One great option for families who eat at their kitchen table is to purchase a tile top table.  

You shouldn't hesitate to bargain when you are furniture shopping.

Take a spin in that recliner before you purchase it and bring it home.  

If you use a credit card without interest to buy furniture, be sure you pay it off prior to the term's end.  

Furniture Buying Secrets How To Shop And Care For Your Furnishings

Many people don't do this, so when they take it home, they see that it doesn't work. You may not be able to have this furniture replaced.

When looking at furniture for a home office, get pieces that can be used in a multitude of ways.

Make sure you look over furniture very carefully before purchasing it.