Just bought an apartment? Now it's time to furnish it.
You searched high and low for the best apartment deal and finally found it. Congrats! Don't get too comfortable yet though, now the real fun starts. Call it your 2nd hunt, but this time it's for furniture- definitely less stressful and no where near as expensive as your apt purchase. Furniture has more than general utility in a home, it also sets the stage for how you want to showcase your space and express your personality.
Over the years, we've spent a lot of time helping clients furnish their new home as well as stage it for selling purposes. We've hit the pavement time and time again looking for stores that carry a wide selection of furniture at affordable prices. Who doesn't enjoy a great deal?
When the time comes and you're ready to furnish your new home or just upgrade your existing furniture, make sure to check out our guide below that includes some of our favorite go-to spots. Let us know if you have others stores you enjoy.
ABC Carpet and Home Warehouse Outlet
1055 Bronx River Ave, Bronx, NY 10472
While it may be a trek to get out there, the ABC Warehouse is a must in our books. Just think ABC Carpet and Home but highly discounted. They carry the same eclectic mix of furniture, rugs and accessories that suits even the hard to please. The best time to go is during their outlet sale, which happens about 3 times a year (Summer is the next one). If you sign-up for their email list, you'll get an additional discount on your purchase.
Restoration Hardware Outlet
131-07 40th Rd C-305, Queens, NY 11354
Rent a car for the day in anticipation of what you can buy with significantly trimmed price tags and a vast selection of the Restoration Hardware items you've come to know and love. And not to worry about parking, the shopping center the outlet is located in offers three hours of parking for free. Double-win!
Design within Reach Outlet
55 Hartz Way, Suite 19, Secaucus, NJ 07094
The DWR Outlet is a one-stop resource for the most innovative modern design of the past and present, only with a few dings and dents. Want to know where customer returns, discontinued merchandise and overstock items go? Well, here's your place. The assortment changes constantly and everything is sold as is and ready to take home immediately.
From the Source
69 West St Brooklyn, NY 11222
Who doesn't love wood furniture? From the Source fuses organic and modern designs together using plantation-raised and reclaimed woods- some of the different types of woods they offer include teak, mango, sonokeling rosewood, ingas, acacia, driftwood, and mahogany. Their warehouse and design studio in Greenpoint is open to the public daily. And with 35,000 square feet of space, you're bound to spend hours strolling through checking out all they have to offer.