Many of us do not want to live in a haunted house. Now there's a business in Canada that helps prevent that from happening and it's called "Diedinhouse.com"
Diedinhouse.com's website that tells you if someone died in your house
Some people are very keen on matters of the macabre especially death. This sensitivity is so much that some buyers might eschew the rental or purchase of a dwelling place if they knew someone had died in it. This is particularly the case in places where a suicide or homicide have occurred. However, the disclosure of a death on the premises is not legally defined as a “material” fact which must be revealed to buyers as is required with other issues such as mold or termite infestation. It is possible for a heinous act to have been performed in a home only days before someone buys it unaware of its history.
Source: USAToday storyFor $11.99, a search on his website — which was a year in the making — will dig through multiple sources to see if anyone spent their last days at your address. Coast to Coast AM says the site scours millions of records. (In Texas, for example, you might want to avoid the Fort Worth home where a drunk woman hit a homeless man with her car and left him to die in her garage.)
Realtors initially weren't fans of Condrey's business, since it's harder to sell so-called "stigmatized properties."
Condrey says a death on-site can reduce a property's value by 15% to 25%. But lately, he says, some realtors have been coming around, even using his site to run their own searches.
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