Thanks to undiscriminating destructive storms, an aversion to aging and a singular focus on all things shiny and new, Miami real estate isn't as full of creepy old houses or hair-raising historic hotels as some of us would like.
But we do have our share of haunted spots -- and it turns out that's not something that turns off buyers. If fact, according to Realtor.com's Haunted Housing survey, 62 percent of respondents surveyed are open to purchasing a home with spooky characteristics.
But some funny business is just too much, including actual ghost sightings, moving objects, and levitation:
"Our data reveals that while the majority of consumers are open to purchasing a haunted home, many buyers conduct research on a home’s history to be aware of any weird incidences,” Alison Schwartz, vice president of corporate communications for Move.com, said in a statement. “Additionally, Realtor.com data finds that while some respondents are willing to purchase a haunted home at a discounted price, many say levitating objects, ghost sightings and seeing objects move from one place to another would deter them from purchasing a home.”
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Are you frightened, but in a good way? So were we! With help from Realtor.com, we checked to see which houses on the South Florida market are over 100 years old. And while we can't promise these properties will produce any spectral sightings, we think a few of them look good enough for a ghostly hangout: