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Kiplinger: 11 Things to Buy Used

Furniture

Hit up estate sales, consignment stores, antique stores or even yard sales to find unique and affordable pieces. Craigslist.org is another good source of used furniture. For example, we found a china cabinet, dining table and six chairs for sale on the site for $475. A similar table and chairs cost $1,199 at Macys.com, and a similar china cabinet was $1,499.

Caution: Don’t buy used mattresses (unless you want to risk getting bedbugs), and consider getting upholstered items professionally cleaned.

(Photo: iStock)

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