If you own a home and have a growing family, you probably have a lot of stuff. Outside of the things you use every day like your furniture or your car, there are many items you hang onto in cabinets, on shelves and within storage spaces that you haven't touched in years. Even if you haven't used them, these items are probably important to you in a sentimental or emotional way. Their presence supports your existence intrinsically even if they aren't always practical.
Due diligence is one of the foremost responsibilities of commercial reality investors. If you are in the market to buy, it is your duty to honestly and reasonably assess the liabilities and assets of a property you are interested in.