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Old 12-10-2007, 06:25 PM
 
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If you are donating the furniture please Moderator cut: not a good idea to post phone number, use DMs instead I need furniture badly and cannot afford to buy any. we are senior citizens my husband and I and would appreciate some nice used furniture or clothing. Thank you....Mary

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Old 02-03-2008, 10:33 AM
 
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I'm in a similar situation, bought all new last year - red leather loveseat, black leather sofa, recliner. All in great shape. Now, as I'm settling in, I know how I want to furnish our home, and these pieces just don't fit. I went to the Furniture Exchange the other day, and found it's been replaced by a new business. I don't know if Furniture Exchange closed up shop, or moved to new quarters. They always had some interesting pieces and reasonable prices. I made note of the consignment shops mentioned earlier, and will see if I can find them. If anyone knows of any others, please post, or send me a pm.

Thanks!
Was wondering if you had any success?
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Old 03-09-2008, 11:57 PM
 
Location: a nation in decline
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Was wondering if you had any success?
Sorry, just saw this now. (Wasn't ignoring you)

I'm still living with the furniture. It is nice, and works. I decided not to try to change all of it at this time.
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Old 03-10-2008, 01:43 PM
 
Location: North Raleigh
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Judy Derouin - If I had enough CA$H I'd buy it all from you. Sounds like just my style.
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Old 03-10-2008, 02:00 PM
 
Location: Wake Forest
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Every couple of years or so, I decide to redo a room (or to hubbys dismay, most of the house) and buy new stuff.

sometimes I'll sell a piece or two through craigs list, but quite honestly, I give it away locally on freecycle. I get rid of it (yay!) and someone gets it who really needs it, and may not be able to afford to purchase it. win win situation!
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Old 03-10-2008, 03:03 PM
 
Location: Wilmington, NC
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Default Consigning Design on Chatham St. in Cary....

We've had excellent success selling items through Consigning Design. Their website is Consigning Design .

Highly recommend them.
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Old 03-10-2008, 03:08 PM
 
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Gosh, I wish we had the kind of money some posters seem to be spending on replacing perfectly serviceable furniture.

More power to you!
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Old 06-14-2008, 03:50 PM
 
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Posted in this a while ago. I had great success on Craigslist selling two couches and 8 dining room chairs. I got about 65% of what I paid for the couches and about 55% for the chairs. I didn't bother with consignment shop as they take way to much of a cut.
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Old 04-26-2015, 08:15 AM
 
Location: Raleigh, NC
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There is a guy named Steve that will come to your home and sell by "estate sale". I've had a couple of clients use him when they were selling whole house of furniture.

I recently sold an iphone, using some of the trading facebook pages. My daughter has purchased some furniture from those sites, as well.

Much better success with those than craigslist.
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Old 04-26-2015, 09:47 AM
 
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I've had great luck both buying and selling furniture on Craig's List. My neighbor just sold most of her mother's estate household furniture on Craig's List. Consignment stores take too much of a cut.

By the way, I'm SO in the market for a great new sofa! I'd love a leather sofa, one that provides great naps. :-)

My own sad story is that I'm a fairly recent cancer survivor and I can hardly bear to look at the sofa where I spent months looking forward to the end of the chemo misery. Can't just dump it cause it's the only "sitting piece" in my living room other than the chair I'm sitting in now.

So...

:-)
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