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Is It Okay To Ask for A Discount?

Yes, you can save money when shopping for furniture!

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Photography: Michael Angelo Chua (Main Photo)

Whether we're shopping for new clothes, shoes, and home must-haves—we all look for one thing: big, red signs that announce a sale. If you love sprucing up the home, we're sure you'll agree when we say that buying new pieces of furniture can be rewarding—even if it's very rare for us to spot 50 to 75% off signs in many home stores.

Have you ever wondered if it's possible to ask for a discount? Next time you go furniture shopping, remember that it's okay to ask about discounts. What most people don’t know is that custom furniture stores can give at least 5 to 10% off the original price. This applies to independent furniture stores as prices are fixed in department stores (unless they go on sale). Keep in mind that they won't tell you this upfront unless you ask. Don't hesitate to inquire as even small discounts can help you keep within your budget. Here's a list of things you can ask and be on the lookout for: 

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1. Ask for the best price.

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