Family heirlooms can be just about anything, as long as there is monetary or sentimental value attached. As heirlooms get passed down over time, their mystique grows. In this section we'll examine everything to do with passing down heirlooms and receiving them.
In the days of underwater mortgages and funky home financing, inheriting a house can be as much of a curse as it is a blessing. But if you have emotional ties to the house, or if more than one person inherits, what do you do?
To a child, a treasured family heirloom may seem to be nothing more than a worthless trinket. So how do you decide the appropriate age to put a part of your family's history in that youthful hand? We'll offer some insights.