Keeping sentimental stuff around is – honestly – just sad.
“In other houses there were people, there must be lights, but they were too far away to seem real.”
What about that collection of milk bottles, or jelly jars, or old sneakers, or the wetsuit that fit you 23 years ago?
With a rental, if the building starts leaning 18 inches to the left, you can walk away.
“Your psychotherapist will (hopefully) listen for 50 minutes once a week. But the list of folks who’ll put up with your prattling stops there. Except for your Realtor.”
You have turned lemons into lemonade…But just because you like doing dishes by hand doesn’t mean buyers are going to embrace a kitchen without a dishwasher.
“Lean into anything that lands as a negative.”