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Sep
16
2014

Did Someone Die in This House? The Answer Could Save You Thousands

Just when you think you’ve seen everything, you realize you haven’t.

I came across a website the other day that lets you find out if there has been a death in a property you are planning to buy. This information would be valuable to both homeowners and real estate investors. The site is called DiedInHouse, and it is there to answer one question: “Did someone die in this house”?

http://www.biggerpockets.com/renewsblog/2014/09/16/did-someone-die-in-this-housee-the-answer-could-save-you-thousands/

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Did Someone Die Here? The Answer Could Save You Thousands

Did you know that a violent death could devalue your home by as much as 25%? Learn how to find out what happened in your property and save yourself money.

Now, before you even ask me why you might want to have that information at your fingertips, let me point out that a whole lot of people have a real aversion to moving into a house where someone has died, particularly when it is a violent death such as a murder or a suicide.

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Sep
11
2014

The Safety Talk You Need to Have With Clients

"Some real estate professionals provide a list of third-party resources for their buyers to check on crime statistics in an area, such as Family Watchdog to locate registered sex offenders in an area; CrimeMapping.com’s mobile app to uncover crime activity near your current location; and sites like DiedInHouse.com that reveal if any deaths occurred at the property in the past."  

http://realtormag.realtor.org/sales-and-marketing/feature/article/2014/09/safety-talk-you-need-have-clients

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The Safety Talk You Need to Have With Clients

Keep all parties safe in a transaction by offering buyers and sellers these important tips.

   
   
   
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Sep
4
2014

Family who moved into former Powell home says mysterious events forced them out

http://www.kutv.com/news/top-stories/stories/vid_13562.shtml

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Family who moved into former Powell home says mysterious events forced them out | KUTV.com

KUTV The family who is currently renting the home formerly owned by Josh and Susan Powell says they

(KUTV) The family who is currently renting the home formerly owned by Josh and Susan Powell says they have moved out. 

Joanna Aeosana says since she and her family moved in two months ago numerous mysterious events have occurred inside the house. She says the company who leased the house to her never told her about the history of the home.

In 2009, Susan Cox Powell disappeared from the home and was never seen again. Her husband Josh Powell was the only person of interest in the case, but later ended up killing himself and the couples' two sons in a house fire in Washington State.

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Sep
4
2014

House Hunting Secrets; do you know all of your new home's history?

http://www.19actionnews.com/story/26448272/house-hunting-secrets-do-you-know-all-of-your-new-homes-history

               

House Hunting Secrets; do you know all of your new home's history?

           

House Hunting Secrets; do you know all of your new home's history?

By Dan DeRoos

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Sep
2
2014

Did someone die in your house? Valley woman discovers tragic history in her new condo

http://www.fox10phoenix.com/story/26422443/2014/09/02/did-someone-die-in-your-house-valley-woman-discovers-tragic-history-in-her-new-condo

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Did someone die in your house? Valley woman discovers tragic history in her new condo

Here's a question that usually doesn't come up as you buy your American dream home. Has anyone ever died in the house, if so how did they die?Those creepy questions are ones that a young valley woman wishes she would have asked.

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