3 Ways of Finding Out if Someone Died in a House For Sale That One is Considering Buying

3 Ways of Finding Out if Someone Died in a House For Sale That One is Considering Buying

  • Ghanaians are very religious people who take matters of death, the supernatural and after-life very seriously
  • As such, they are very particular about knowing the circumstances surrounding someone's death and also performing the appropriate funeral rites
  • Research has shown that many people do not like to buy or rent homes where someone had previously died

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If one is curious about finding out if someone has died in a property that they are considering buying, then there are a few things they can do. YEN.com.gh mentions them below.

A man meets his potential new neighbour
A man meets his potential new neighbour. Photo credit: Getty Images. Source: Getty Images.
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Ask the Real Estate Agent

The property owner may not be forthcoming with information since they are looking at making quick cash on the property. Real estate agents, however, are obligated to tell one the truth since they have been contracted for their services.

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When a real estate agent is asked a direct question like this, they are required to be truthful. If they know someone died, they can’t lie about it.

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Speak to Neighbours

There may be instances where the real estate agent may genuinely not have an answer to the question. It may be an odd way to meet your potential neighbours, but if you're worried about someone dying in the house, you can always ask them.

Search the Internet

Searching the internet for any news item concerning the property owner or even the community is worth a shot. One can Google the address of the property. If there was a newsworthy death in the home, Google is likely to display a news story about what took place.

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In an earlier article, YEN.com.gh wrote about how a Finland-based Ghanaian called Eric Nyamekye took to social media to share how he was able to build a house in Ghana within two years of his stay in Finland.

He said that Finland as well as other European countries are ideal places for hardworking people to succeed within a short period of time. He stated that irrespective of the job one does, they will be well to do and he encouraged as many Ghanaians that can travel abroad to do so.

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