96-Year-Old Sells House. When She Opens Door Buyers Freak Out
16.Investing in the future
All of the furniture in every one of the house’s quaintly color coordinated rooms was original from the 50s and 60s. Even if she hadn’t known it at the time, those dining sets and smaller pieces of décor would prove to be seriously profitable purchases down the line.
Just as in shopping for house, the furnishings that fill said home can add value. While some people take to intentionally collecting furnishings to be flipped at auction at a later date, Joyce’s 1950s and 60s furnishings had clearly been picked out by a woman indulging in a love of interior decorating. Today, Joyce’s mid-century modern furniture could mean big things for the 96-year-old.