Practically everyone but the real-estate agent had been against him purchasing the place.
“That heap of rot is a death trap,” his friend Tomas had said.
“It is haunted,” Fran had shuddered. “You’ll get murdered in your sleep and become another ghost, just like them.”
Others hadn’t been much subtler:
“The place is a wreck!”
“This monster will eat up all your money and spit you out broke and homeless.”
“Are you out of your effing mind?”
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