When you move or reorganize your home, you are bound to end up with things that you don’t want anymore; things like: dusty old prints that your grandmother had hanging in her hallway, costume jewelry, interesting old dishes. You might even have a mink coat you don’t want to keep anymore.
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Are you downsizing? Do you have a large quantity of things that you’d like to sell? If so, you might be wondering Which is better an auction or an estate sale? Between auctions and estate sales, the best monetary return is almost always
As I look at downsizing, I remember when we started collecting something not just because we liked it, but because it was a “collectible.” Or, because it was an “investment.” I remember buying the good, well built furniture because it would “retain it’s value.”
Antiques and Collectibles Can Take Over! Possession Paralysis I love antiques and collectibles, and recently read an article in the New York Times New Old Age Blog that really hit home. Titled “Possession Paralysis Revisited” by Paula Span, it is a follow up of an article written a couple years ago titled “When Possessions lead to […]
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Digging Out a Hoarder in Seattle, Washington. Does someone you love hoard? Do you worry about their ability to safely navigate in their home? Does it concern you that they may be eating expired food or not storing food properly in the refrigerator? Are the papers stacked so deeply a small kitchen fire could turn […]