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Jul
6
2016

This Website Can Tell You If Someone Died In Your House - FORBES

This Website Can Tell You If Someone Died In Your House
BY Natalie Sportelli FORBES Staff Reporter

http://www.forbes.com/sites/nataliesportelli/2015/10/26/this-website-can-tell-you-if-someone-died-in-your-house/#71a16ab54153

If you could find out if someone died in your house, would you want to know? Founded in 2013 by software engineer Roy Condrey, DiedInHouse.com allows users to search an address to see if it had a dark former life (or even accommodates the afterlife). From murders and suicides to meth activity and arson, DiedInHouse uses data from over 130 million police records, news reports, old death certificates and more to determine if your house has seen horrors.

The website’s creation begins like a ghost story. Three years ago, Condrey received a text message in the middle of the night from one of his tenants that read: “Did you know that your house is haunted?” Condrey went down a cyber rabbit hole seeking, but not finding, an easy way to determine if his property had indeed seen a gruesome crime or fatality.

“I went online to find a ‘Carfax’ of sorts for deaths in homes and I didn’t find anything, but I did find pages and pages of people asking if there’s a way to find out if their house is haunted,” says Condrey, who rents his a number of his properties. He later learned through his data collection that, in fact, at least 4.5 million homes nationwide have had documented deaths take place on the premises. The number of homeowners that know about the history of their home is unknown.

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Jul
1
2016

Website reveals frightful truth when purchasing a home

Website reveals frightful truth when purchasing a home

Posted: Jul 01, 2016 9:03 PM EST
By Danielle Cotterman, Reporter

http://www.wfmj.com/story/32359441/website-reveals...

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Website reveals frightful truth when purchasing a home

What is it about a home that makes you fall in love? Is it the character, the neighborhood? What about its history? That's where a realtor might come in. They can tell you the how many times a home...

What is it about a home that makes you fall in love? Is it the character, the neighborhood? What about its history?

That's where a realtor might come in. They can tell you the how many times a home has been sold, when a house was built and if it's had any updates.

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Jun
29
2016

You can live in the ‘Amityville Horror’ home for $850,000 - Market Watch

You can live in the ‘Amityville Horror’ home for $850,000

By Daniel Goldstein - Personal Finance Reporter
Published: June 29, 2016 1:19 p.m. ET

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/you-can-live-in-t...

You can live in the ‘Amityville Horror’ home for $850,000 image

You can live in the ‘Amityville Horror’ home for $850,000

Allegedly haunted Long Island house was the scene of grisly mass murder in 1974

Allegedly haunted Long Island house was the scene of grisly mass murder in 1974

It’s a notorious piece of American crime history and ghostly lore, and now you can live (or survive) in it.

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Jun
22
2016

The ‘Amityville Horror’ house is for sale: Five bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms and one bloody history - The Washington Post

The ‘Amityville Horror’ house is for sale: Five bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms and one bloody history
By Lindsey Bever June 22 at 10:31 AM

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp...

The ‘Amityville Horror’ house is for sale: Five bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms and one bloody history image

The ‘Amityville Horror’ house is for sale: Five bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms and one bloody history

"There've been four owners since the murders," listing agent Jerry O'Neill said, "and none of them ran out of the house screaming."


In 1974, it was an expensive and stately Long Island estate, nestled in a vintage-home village, with white shutters on the windows, white lattice on the side and a white sign out front that read: “High Hopes.” 

But the house on Ocean Avenue in Amityville was darkened that year by a gruesome mass murder that claimed every family member there — except one. 

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Jun
21
2016

Learn Your State's Stigmatized Property Disclosure Law!

Now You Can Search an Address using DiedinHouse.com to Learn the State's Stigmatized Property Disclosure Law!

Before Buying or Renting Your Next Home, Get Informed About Everything! Use DiedinHouse.com to Learn the House History.

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