Should you warn a potential buyer that your house is haunted?

Should you warn a potential buyer that your house is haunted?

Whether you believe in ghosts or not, this time of year always gets us talking about the supernatural, and haunted houses in particular.In America, hunting for ghosts, exorcisms and everything else related to the paranormal is much more popular than in the UK. But even there, many haunted houses are left standing empty. Although people love to tour haunted homes and hear ghost stories, it seems that they aren’t confident enough to actually buy a property with supernatural beings lurking inside. However, others actively seek out haunted houses to buy and live in.So, with that in mind, should you tell someone interested in buying your haunted home that it comes with a few supernatural beings included in the asking price?Flickr – Sean MacEnteeRichard Carpenter, from Fine & Country St Neots, has some advice. “In my experience a property being haunted can, and has, put people off buying a property. It’s also the same if a property is near a graveyard. Although enthusiasts may be drawn t...

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