Moving day. A happy, well-to-do family eagerly unloads from their car, excited to begin the next chapter of their lives in their new home. The “Price Reduced: For Sale” sign now reads “Sold,” and the family has the keys in their hand. They were able to buy this house at a great bargain, and today is their day to make it their own.
The movers are nowhere to be found, and a paper flutters upon the front door. It’s a note. “We left your boxes in the foyer,” it reads. “We couldn’t stay here any longer. Good luck.”
The family is unnerved by the note, but are determined not to put a damper on moving day. They unlock and open the front door. It creaks eerily, opening into silence. Suddenly, the quiet of the vacant room is cracked by a gruff whisper, “Gettttt ouuuut!”
The house is empty.
While this particular story-arc is frequently seen in Hollywood, instances like these reportedly happen to everyday people more often than you’d think.
For most of us, Halloween is simply a day spent in costume, a fun holiday to exchange creepy stories before taking the kids trick-or-treating. The Halloween decorations are going up, and it’s that time of year again. In preparation for the spooky season, I thought I’d share some ghost stories told to me by fellow homeowners.
You might want to sleep with the light on after these true tales. Read on...if you dare.