Despite Corpses, Chicago House Sells in a Week

Chicago house with corpses sells in a week
Chicago house with corpses sells in a week

Aside from a short sale or an auction, it's pretty miraculous for any home to find a buyer in less than a week in this sour economy -- especially one that's been housing three dead bodies for decades.

In Chicago's lakeside community of Evanston, some may be suspicious of paranormal activity. According to Crain's Chicago Business, within a week of hitting the market, buyers made an offer on this five-bedroom Victorian home (left) despite the fact that it housed several dead bodies.

Sandra Brown, co-owner of Weichert Realtors-Lakeshore Partners who had the listing, argues that this situation is not out of the ordinary for home shoppers.