When buying your first home don’t rush yourself, get to know your new home. Picture where you want things to go then set a budget for new furniture. Don’t impulse buy your furniture look around and examine the condition if the furniture. Be prepared to bargain down the price of new furniture and don’t overlook good quality secondhand furniture when possible.
- Usually furniture will be in your home for a long time, which means before you buy it, make sure it will fit with your home and your lifestyle. Can you picture yourself with it?
- It’s important to set a budget and to shop around to see what is available. Also look for good quality lasting furniture.
- Second hand furniture can be a good buy. However, the condition of the piece should be inspected in person before purchase.
“Of course, when you get the keys to your adult abode, the first thing you want to do is jump on your furniture in your pajamas while consuming copious amounts of wine – bad idea. The first thing I recommend is you and your home getting to know each other.”