"No traps in the house, other than this one. I never came down here, see, because I knew these skeletons would kill me... So I never knew what evil things were happening! I mean... I never got confirmation anyway. I suspected, because I'm smart - I know the lay of the land! Probably the most interesting things are kept up in the top levels of the house...? Only the family is allowed up there."
With an 8 insight check: He's a little hard to get a read on, even though he's pretty off balance right now. Definitely self interested follows the gold type, but he did see right through the party's trick to get into town. He may indeed know a few useful things, but is tongue tied and trying to recover his balance after realizing his employer is dead.