Furniture shopping can be a very stressful experience, especially when you’re doing it online. Granted, you’re bypassing the pushy salespeople, and likely sitting at home in your pajamas while you browse furniture options, which sounds very relaxing. However, there’s no one there to ask your questions to, you don’t get to see the furniture in person before buying, and believe it or not, there are people out there that are looking to scam you. Here’s a list of furniture buying tips for when you’re furniture shopping online.
- DO your research! Google the store or person you’re buying from to find out if they’re a legitimate or reputable seller.
If you have recently purchased furniture for your home you are well aware of the ludicrous costs of furniture. In fact, the average cost of a five piece living room set is between 1,200 and 2,200 dollars. Although every homeowner would like to own the best brand name furniture, the fact is the economy in which we live simply does not afford that luxury to many of us. In fact, after home mortgages and car payments, furnishing their homes is the third biggest investment that most American homeowners will ever make. The good news is there are plenty of options for people with a desire for durable, name brand furniture, but who cannot afford to pay premium, brand name prices. Furniture outlet stores have become popular for budget minded homeowners, because they can offer the lowest prices on quality affordable