Is your house haunted? (And A Few Other Fun Facts...)

Just for fun...

In areas with significant Chinese population (18% or higher), addresses ending in the "unlucky" number 4 sell for a lower market value.   Source

The best day of the week to list your home is Friday.  Source 

The acronym FROG stands for Finished Room Over the Garage.  Source

The original house-warming gift was, literally, meant to warm your house.  (i.e. firewood) Source

Other common house-warming gifts from around the world are honey (symbolizing a sweet life), salt (symbolizing a life full of flavor), candles (symbolizing, well, light), and coins (symbolizing good fortune).  Source 

In the state of New York, if you are selling a property believed to be haunted you are under legal obligation to disclose that information to prospective buyers.  Source


Comment balloon 3 commentsJenifer Lower • May 15 2015 09:41AM


Good to know.  I learned something new today.

Posted by Rose Mary Justice, Synergy Realty Pros (Synergy Realty Pros) over 3 years ago

Hi Jenifer, fun facts for sure.  In NY, I wonder if you'd have to disclose if your neighbor's house is haunted, too?

Posted by Michael Dagner, Your Denver Homes Realty Expert (Brokers Guild Classic) over 3 years ago

Thanks for sharing the fun facts.

Have a great day and an outstanding weekend.

Posted by Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs (Realty Group Referrals) over 3 years ago