Personally, I’ve had the opportunity to buy very nice things for our new home…at prices I can afford. It’s been utterly magical.
The people who have sold me the stuff are benefitting as well and I’ll give you an example.
Yesterday I bought this fantastic patio furniture, used, at a great price. Typically, to get a deal this good, someone has fallen on hard times. That was not the case here.
The man was selling the furniture because he has a large deck, a wife and four children. He’s going to enclose the deck and make a sun room so they’ll have more space.
Now this was A LOT (Jupiter) of furniture. Top of the line dining set for six, huge umbrella, gliding love seat, glider chairs with ottomans, various tables. It’s more than most people want or have space for so you can imagine what happens on his end. People wanted him to split it up. They want to come over and see it. Disrupt his family life, try to lowball him, etc. But no…
I came in, happy to buy it all. It’s exactly what I’d have wanted other than we can’t afford this. But we could afford it, one year old.
So this man loaded all this stuff up in his truck and trailer and delivered it along with a gallon of Mean Green so I could clean it up! I thought that was funny.
I’m sure you see the deal here. That guy got rid of the furniture that was in his way. I no longer have a large deck, with nowhere to sit. I no longer have to try to figure out how I am going afford outdoor furniture that will last more than a season or two without extraordinary effort. I had a great time yesterday, scrubbing down my new patio furniture, that will probably last the rest of my life!
What’s working out for you these days?