That begs the question though, are you a collector or a pack rat? A few years ago I came up with a simple quiz for my old weekly newspaper column, which I am updating here and now for your own benefit.
The furthest back I can remember, our garden sat at the far end of my family’s suburban property, along the rear fence and opposite the original single-car garage that’s still standing almost 60 years later.
Anyone here old enough to remember Kevin Nealon’s Mr. Subliminal character on SNL? The gag was that while Mr. Subliminal said one thing, he then said (slightly under his breath) what he was really thinking.
The usual suspects are location, location, location, and price, price, price, but you may very well be entering a blind alley if you don’t know exactly why a particular style of home may not work for the buyers.
Starting out a brand-new year, perhaps it might be a great time to either try locating some items you’ve misplaced over the years, or hand in others you may have accumulated along the way, which weren’t yours in the first place.
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