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Friends of ours once owned a sprawling home in a tony New Jersey suburb where monthly property taxes were in the four-figure range. He was an investment banker and she was a home interior designer turned stay-at-home-mom, a lady whose volunteer exploits kept her busy when her children were not around.
Spring is the perfect season for holding a garage sale. It is the season of renewal and thoughts of working outdoors is on everyone’s mind. That means homeowners will be looking at their furniture, tools and other outdoor items with an eye to perhaps getting rid of some stuff while even acquiring some new or gently used items.
Garages, particularly those that are attached to houses tend to get crowded with junk, with little to no room for cars. Somehow, we’ve turned a garage’s original purpose of temporary car storage into permanent junk storage, storing all kinds of stuff inside, including things no one needs.