96-Year-Old Sells House. When She Opens Door Buyers Freak Out
15.A thorough inspection of the appliances
Not a single lighting fixture of piece of plumbing was out of order. The only room to have been redone since the 1950s was the kitchen. True, the kitchen had been remodeled, but only once in the 1960s, and since then, not a room had been touched or changed in any way.
While basic appliances like ovens and refrigerators frequently have a working life of 10-15 years, Joyce, a product of World War II and a recession, understood what a little elbow grease was worth. Capitalizing on her early investment in home maintenance, Joyce had saved herself hundreds if not thousands of dollars over the years. Speaking of investments…