Growing Up from Storage: When it’s Time to Move on

man organizing garage sale

There’s no shame in  being a pack rat. In fact, if you’re anything like me you’re much more likely to let things stack up rather than sell them or give them away. While there’s no reason to be ashamed in collecting nice stuff and keeping great furniture or important possessions while you find yourself in a small apartment, but do you have storage because you have a lot of great things worth keeping for that larger apartment or house you’ll have someday, or because you’re holding on to too many things that it’s time to get rid of?

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Are You Losing Antiques at Your Garage Sale?

Antique brushes, camera, scale

Who doesn’t love the thrill of bargain shopping at an estate sale, flea market, garage sale, or even a local auction house? Shows like American Pickers or Storage Wars have made the thrill of the hunt even more  mainstream. Going on the hunt is easy – but are you 100% sure you’re not on the wrong side of selling an antique cheap?

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