“A room should never allow the eye to settle in one place. It should smile at you and create fantasy.” – Juan Montoya
The moment you decide to invest in a condo, one of the things you need to consider is the furniture you want to have at home. You need to think about what type of furniture that would match the theme or the ambiance you want to have. Whether you plan to invest in High Park or any condominiums in the Philippines, having the right furniture at home is one way to have a beautiful and attractive home.
Choosing the right furniture for your home may be a challenge, especially when you do not know what looks good and what is not. One thing is for sure; you do not want to commit costly mistakes. To give you an idea, we list down some rules when it comes to choosing and buying furniture for your condo.
1. Decide if you plan to keep the furniture for one year or long haul
Many homeowners are buying furniture at a swift market, where furniture are all affordable. However, before you buy it, think about whether you want to have the furniture for a short or extended period of time. If you are planning to junk it after, then you can buy furniture at a lesser price. But if you are planning to keep it for a long time, then buy furniture that are durable enough to last long.
2. Measure twice, buy once
Before you purchase a particular furniture, make sure to measure the area where you want to put the furniture. Or even measure the doors, windows before the purchase of a curtain. This is to make sure that you will not have to buy another one just because the measurement of the cloth is not proportioned to the windows and doors. One thing is for sure; you do not want to waste another money because you made a mistake not measuring it first.
3. It is ok to take it slowly
Just because it is your first condo, that does not mean you have to fill it with furniture right away. Of course, there are also a lot of things you need to consider. Paying your electric bills, maintenance fee, taxes and other expenses that you need to consider. Of course, you do not want to use up all your savings just to have the furniture that you want.
4. Make a budget and stick to it
If you think there is a need to buy furniture at home, then you need to make a budget. You have to think about how much you are willing to pay for a particular furniture. When budgeting, you should set a reasonable amount of money. It is in this way where you will be able to spend enough money on your furniture.
These tips mentioned above is simple yet effective enough to prevent committing costly mistakes when buying furniture. One thing is for sure; you do not want to regret your decision later on.
March 27, 2017