6 Things you can buy second hand and save significant amount of money

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By: tiarajoseph11
on 3rd Aug,2015

You can go through this article to know which items you can buy used in order to save a considerable amount of money.
6 Things you can buy second hand and save significant amount of money


Do you know that certain items can cost you remarkably less if you buy them second hand? Yes, it's true and it doesn't mean that you have to buy items that have been used quite a lot of times. Some of these items have hardly been used and most of the times the manufacturers/retailers refurbish or even repackage them so that they appear new to you. You can go through this article to know which items you can buy used in order to save a considerable amount of money.

 

  1. College textbooks - You can buy books at remarkably less price in comparison to what you'd have to pay if you buy them new. There are several websites which offer such college textbooks at low price. Such books are also available at used bookstores.
  2. Good videogames - The online shops sell used videogames at almost half of the original price. So, if your kids are not very keen to play with videogames that are newly launched in the market, you can find such videogames at Walmart or buy online at amazon.com.
  3. Durable furniture - This is one thing which you can find good deals at consignment stores and antique stores. You can find a suitable piece of furniture for you at craiglist.org. You can simply look at the pictures and select your chosen item without having to step out of your home.
  4. Musical instruments - It is a wise decision to buy used musical instruments especially if you don't know whether or not you'll at all pursue with the hobby for long. It is also better to learn in a used instrument for the first time and once you get used, you can always buy a new one as per your choice.
  5. Bicycles for children - Have you thought how many days your kids will ride the bicycle before they grow up? So, it is always a good idea to buy a used bicycle for your kid with a little wear and tear or you might come across one that looks almost new.
  6. Fitness equipment - You can look for a lucrative deal on second hand sports equipment, which has hardly been used. Equipment such as, stationary bikes, can be easily found online which has been refurbished by the retailer.

Above all, one of the best things to buy second hand is cars. You can save from about $10,000 to $30,000 by buying a second hand car, depending upon which type of vehicle you want to purchase. You can save more if you are planning to buy an expensive car. Even a year old car can help you save lump sum amount while at the same time you don't have to compromise with the look of the vehicle. However, it is advisable you buy used card from reputed dealers. 

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