Let me start off by saying that I am not sure if I do or don't believe in ghosts, I believe in vibes, actions, environments and people can give off good or bad vibes which tend to be right more often than not.
Myself, 3 friends and my girlfriend recently moved in to a house we are renting, a couple of us are students and the others work full time so we were looking for someplace cheap. We found a pretty large house not far from the school and downtown, rent is working out to be $250 each in an area that is usually 400-500 a person. At first when we viewed the house we assumed rent was cheap because the house is old and almost no renovations have been made to it other than those that have had to been. We moved in on the 30th of November and instantly some of the people who helped us move and my girlfriend got very bad vibes from the house. They expressed feeling uneasy, and one girl even went as far as not entering the room that connects to the hallway to the basement.
Let me describe the house, it is a one and a half story house so the upstairs has very low weird angled ceilings. The lights are all old fashioned they stick out of the wall on fixtures but the wiring was all redone a couple of years ago and it all works fine, however the house still uses fuses. The basement is very, very small and you have to take a trap door to get down to it. Basically all that is down there is the furnace and water heater and fuse box.
Since we first moved in we have all experienced different and weird things, we chalked them all up to the house being very old and living with 5 people in a 3 bedroom house. But tonight while 3 of us were hanging out we got talking about it and did some research and came to the conclusion that our house is haunted or at least we think. I will describe some of the things that have happened.
The temperature varies ALL the time from room to room but it is not the same, for example my bedroom is always only extremes going from very hot to very very cold, our kitchen is always colder than everywhere else and the living room changes depending where you stand or sit. We chalked this up to there being 5 people who all like different temperatures and change the temperature a lot, but our temp never goes out of the 65-70 range.
The lights in our living room on 2 occasions have flickered for no apparent reason, the light is a dimming room so we fiddled around with the dimming and no matter what they still flickered. We switched it on and off and it still flickered and then eventually went away on its own. The other night in our garage (its detached) I went to clean up a mess from a party we had the night before, the lighting was EXTREMELY dim, barely on and I could not see right, as well as I got a really weird feeling but I had to clean up so I started and after a couple minutes the light was as bright as usual.
Two of the guys I live with have both on different occasions talked about hearing noises coming from the hallway that connects to the trap door, and one night last week when they were having a cigarette in the kitchen the trap door slammed shut for no apparent reason. The hallway that connects the trap door to the kitchen also has a side door to outside, this door is more convenient yet none of us use it for a reason we can't explain, this room also gives very bad vibes for me personally and I avoid it 100% other than during daylight hours, it has laundry hookups but we do not have laundry machines moved in yet so for now we are storing empties there.
I have a lot of trouble sleeping and the other night around 5am I went to go downstairs to use the bathroom, I decided to take down some dishes with me and I did not want to turn the light on because it would wake up my girlfriend, when I got to the top of the stairs I heard a rustling and a weird growling/eating noise coming from the bottom, I FREAKED out and ran back inside my room woke up my girlfriend and we both stayed up for the rest of the night without leaving the room until it was daylight.
Everyone in the house has "heard strange noises", we again chalked it up to the house being old and living with 5 people all on different sleeping schedules. The guy who lives in the room next to me says that tonight he heard a scratching noise coming from the basement, we have no pets and there is no way that any animals could have gotten inside.
We have also had more than a couple electronic malfunctions, our internet randomly cuts off but only for my computer and my girlfriends, not the others in the house even the guys laptop in our room is fine, our adapter that let's us hook cable up to our TV has not worked in this house but worked fine in other houses. Our wireless printer no longer works and one persons computer randomly stopped working the day after we moved in and he had to take it in to be fixed. Certain outlets stop working randomly and only seem to work sometimes. And last week when I came home from work I went to make dinner and blew a fuse, I changed it and the fuse blew the second I got back in the kitchen, I unplugged some stuff and changed it again, the same thing happened, I got my roommate to come help and after we changed it together it worked fine.
Many things get moved around and misplaced, every time I go in the kitchen it seems like EVERYTHING has been moved around not just one or two dishes, our kitchen is always a mess with lots of dishes and whatnot so I can see some things being moved around but it always feels like to me that the entire setting is different, I chalked it up to living with lots of people. This morning I went to grab my usb stick from the table downstairs, it was not there so I came upstairs and asked my girlfriend where it was, she went downstairs and grabbed it from that table and I SWEAR it wasn't there, people lose their phones, keys, wallets and shoes all the time, this morning also I was looking for my wallet which I always keep in my coat, I checked in my coat first place for it and it was not there, I had to leave so I left home without my wallet, down the street the wallet was in my pocket when I reached inside.
I should also include that our landlords are REALLY REALLY WEIRD. They are swingers, and are a couple in their early 50s, they give off very WEIRD vibes, not bad or good just strange like they are up to something or hiding something, we chalked it up to them being swingers.
Everyone has also had the feeling of not being alone or being watched, my girlfriend especially feels very uneasy and won't go downstairs by herself at night time. Almost all of these occurrences do have an at least somewhat logical explanation that is why I say I am unsure whether or not I believe in ghosts.
At this point I am not really sure what I am asking or wanting to hear, am I crazy? Are all these logically explained, is there a spirit or ghost? Should I be worried or what should I do? Either way the "activities" seem to be happening more or at least noticed more over the last 4 or 5 days.