STEVE INSKEEP, host:
Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep.
If you want to maximize the sale price of your house, do not do this. A real estate agent took a married couple to see a house in Janesville, Wisconsin. The wife screamed, and at first the agent assumed she'd seen a dead mouse. No such luck. What they'd found was a dead homeowner lying on the bed. Authorities do not suspect foul play in this case, but it does bring to mind the maxim that when you're showing a house, the current owner should not be around.
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