Looking for a home bargain? Try a stigmatized property 



IT'S NOT HAUNTED, IT'S 'STIGMATIZED'

On the morning of December 6, 1959, Dr. Harold Perelson walked into the master bedroom where his wife, Lilian, slept and bashed in her skull with a ball-peen hammer. The deed done, he padded down the hall, locked himself in the bathroom, and took his own life with a lethal cocktail of acid and tranquilizers.

In the decades following this tragedy, the property, dubbed the “Los Feliz Murder Mansion,” fell into a state of uninhabited disrepair. Then, in 2016, a serial entrepreneur and tech investor named Braden Pollock purchased it for a steal at a probate auction.

Following the sale, Pollock made big plans to renovate the house and move into the master bedroom — the very same room where Lilian was brutally murdered 60 years earlier. He had no qualms about the house’s checkered past; he just wanted a screamin’ deal on a fixer-upper. 

Read full article by Lindsay Quinn @ the Hustle HERE.