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Don’t relegate your old #couch to the dump, when it could be loved by someone new!
If you recently bought a new couch and your old one is just in the way or being stored, then you might want to look into selling it or donating it. The truth is that many people think that their used couch is not worth anything at all, but then they come to find out that they could actually get some money for it and recoup some of the expenses from buying the new one.
Know the value of your used couch
In order to find the value of your used couch, you will need to do diligent research, and take an honest evaluation of the condition and the age of your used couch. The price and value of your used couch mainly depends on the upkeep conditions of your couch, including:
- Why are you selling it?
- How much did you buy it for?
- How clean is the couch now?
- How is the frame or feet holding up?
- Are there any holes or tears in the fabric?
- Are the cushions clean, comfy and soft still?
- Are you a pet owner?
- Are you a smoker?
Check used couch prices online
The best place to start is by checking the pricing of similar couches online. This will give you a good idea of how much other people are willing to sell their unwanted couch for and give you an estimate of how much you can expect to get back.
Check out all the major online sites that sell used furniture such as Craigslist, Facebook Marketplace, eBay and Amazon to see similar listings that are the same style and of the used couch you want to sell.
One of the best places to check how much you should sell your old couch for is splitwise. This website offers the chance to enter in what you paid and the current condition and give you a real-time price on what they think your couch is worth.
Increase the value of your used couch
If you really want to up the value of your couch, you can easily make a few minor changes and updates to your used couch, and increase the price exponentially.
The best way to increase the value of your couch is give it new life. First, start by giving it a deep clean. Next, make some stylish updates to your couch such as changing out the feet on your couch, updating the cushions, adding some decorative pillows, or even buy a new couch cover for it.
If you have a couch that is made of luxe fabric such as velvet, faux suede or brocade, then you might have a used couch that is actually worth a lot of money.
Once you have fairly evaluated your old couch, you should now be ready to value and price your couch with ease.
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