Haunted House Edition! Spooky Homes That Cost $300,000

Athens, Ohio


Athens, Ohio is known for its Lunatic Asylum, a mental institution that ran between 1874-1993. The property, now called The Ridges, is owned by a university, but has plenty of haunted stories, disembodied screams, ghosts, and more.

This real estate for sale doesn't exactly make you feel warm and fuzzy inside, does it?

Home + 2 Lots for Development

Sq ft: 16.88 acres

Size: 3 beds, 1.5 baths

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Chicago, Illinois


On Valentine’s Day, 1929, Al Capone and his gangsters gunned down seven men in Chicago, and people are still experiencing screams and machine gun sounds at the site. There are also reported haunted spots along the Chicago River.

Because of this horrific incident, this property is quite a steal for $300,000.


Sq ft: 1,000 sq-ft.

Size: 1 bed, 1 bath

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Portland, Oregon

IS1zfywa3xh7ot0000000000Portland’s Old Town is famous for its mysterious Shanghai Tunnels, and according to legend, sailors, loggers and cowboys were kidnapped or “shanghaied” and smuggled through trick doors in saloons to bring to the waterfront, where they could be bought by sea captains.

Would you live there if you got this?

Single Family Home

Sq ft: 2,049 sq-ft.

Size: 3 beds, 2 baths

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Savannah, Georgia


The city of Savannah sits atop Native American burial grounds, and its roads were paved over cemeteries of slaves. The city’s history includes battles, fires, disease epidemics and natural disasters. Some say these occurrences have left Savannah haunted by restless spirits.

We can see things getting creepy here at night... would you be afraid?

Single Family Home

Sq ft: 1,350 sq-ft.

Size: 3 beds, 3 baths

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New Orleans, Louisiana


New Orleans is famous for its blurred lines between the walking and the dead. Due to the town being below sea level, the tombs of the dead actually sit above ground in 42 cemeteries within the city.

According to natives, ghosts of the War of 1812 still reside in the French Quarter. You'd never know it though, with this quaint condo for sale.


Sq ft: 1,088 sq-ft.

Size: 2 beds, 2 baths

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San Francisco, California


It’s said that the souls of the Chinese immigrants that came to San Francisco in the 1850s wander the alleyways of America’s oldest Chinatown to this day.

The Presidio, a retired military base, and Alcatraz, a former prison, are also regarded as haunted. However, the spirits have far from kept San Fran real estate vacant. This loft, while beautiful, is just barely over 210 square feet.


Sq ft: 210 sq-ft.

Size: 1 bath

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