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Moving In to A New Home But CAn’t Afford New Furniture?

Moving into a new home can be stressful enough without having to worry about furnishing the place. The new place is a blessing and you have an amazing vision on how you want the place to look, but there is one small problem, it’s called ‘Budget’. Not having enough money to buy new furniture for your new home is a problem faced by many new home owners and there is no shame in it. Instead of going to IKEA and other big names in the furniture business, saving a lot of money can be done by following the steps of many previous home owners who learned how to fully furnish their homes while working with a tiny budget.

Step 1: The Look You Are Going For

Driving to every used furniture store is not that much fun when you don’t know what you are looking for. You want to buy furniture and that’s obvious but knowing that the look you will go with and the used furniture cannot be different in colors, coordination, and size. Examining your home and measuring how much space you have and what would fit perfectly in it will allow you to choose the right size furniture without having to work with one couch fits all.

Step 2: Mix Up Online & Offline Efforts

Luckily for us there is a great tool to look for used furniture and that is the internet. Looking into websites like Craigslist might lead into you finding the perfect table or couch. Although everything being sold on there is used, you can find $3,000 couches for $300 which is in my book a good deal. Now of course not all your furniture will cost that much but getting a couple of nice couches for a very cheap price can be done to begin building your furniture collection. Instead of spending hours on the internet searching for used couches, find a couple on the internet then start visiting used furniture stores and see what prices are available on furniture sets then individual furniture in that order.

Step 3: Discount Stores and Thrift Stores

Thrift stores don’t always carry the best items, but it’s only because the good stuff get sold the same day it arrives. Visiting a thrift store once a day for a week might end up leading you to an amazing collection of furniture, and for cheap.

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