Are you new in Dubai and have you bought one of the bungalows or apartments such as City walk apartments for sale?
If that is indeed the case, then we believe that you must be beyond excited to start your new life here. This international hot-spot is loaded with exciting places and thrilling spots, therefore we completely understand your joy. Similarly, we also acknowledge your worries regarding the cultural and language difference. It takes quite a while to really adapt to a place and make necessary adjustments. That is because, before coming to any new place you are never certain enough if you would be able to spend the coming 5 or 10 years of your life in that place.
One of the few truly effective ways to hedge your bets is to economise your spending. So for instance, even if you feel like getting a brand new car or new furniture, you should not opt for them unless you are financially secured. Although everyone needs to have certain items under their roof, you should not necessarily spend on brand new things all the time.
Just a bit of caution and judicious picking of pre-loved things can help you save thousands of dirhams. Here are some of the ways that can help you fill your space with serviceable items without spending too much money.
Always start by creating a list
If the idea of getting second-hand items sounds good to you, you should first try to think what are the second-hand items that you can live without and what are the second-hand items you would not be able to survive without. This is an important question to ask because no matter how good is a pre-loved item, it is second-hand after all and there might be problems regarding hygiene and manufacture. If you can comfortably live without a particular second-hand item, there no good reason to buy it.
If you are too conscious about hygiene and do not feel like getting even the necessary pre-loved items, you should know that fortunately, Dubai has plenty of supermarkets that sell dozens of cleaning agents. Furthermore, in this city, you can also call professional companies to come to your place and steam-clean every corner and fabric of second-hand stuff.
Therefore, there is nothing to worry and hesitate about, we know that getting pre-loved items is not your top priority but you should also know that using the things that have been used before is much better than being broke.
Have an idea of the prices
Whether you are buying new stuff or the used one, in both cases it is your money that is being invested and you ought to be prudent about it. Rather than being a hasty buyer, you should run around and check all the high-end, middle and lower budget shops. Although you should not wait to buy a decent quality and fairly-priced item, it is usually better to stay informed. That is because information arms you against being charged unfairly.
Where to find good pre-loved stuff in Dubai?
IKEA in Dubai’s Festival City is a fantastic opportunity to make some notes and get some high-quality products at decent rates. If you can afford to give more time to explore, we recommend you to check out Dwell, Bloomingdales Home, White Company and Laura Ashley.
You would also find ads in the newspaper, showing good quality furniture. The newspaper also mentions the phone number of the owner, therefore it also enables you to talk to the previous owners and ask them regarding their furniture and why do they want to resell it. Furthermore, by opting for the newspaper you can also know where the item is located and how far it is from your place. You can also negotiate with the owner regarding the price and might get successful in slashing big chunks of cost.
This whole process might make you expend much time and energy, but it would also help you save quite a lot of money. However, you might need to consider how to get bulky items to your place, as it is unlikely that your seller would offer any delivery.
Besides, getting second-hand furniture, Dubai offers many fantastic options for you to make a wonderful living here. Therefore despite the belief that Dubai is the home for just the boujee lifestyle, you can comfortably live here irrespective of your bank balance. So get a penthouses for sale in Dubai and make your dream life come true.