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Avoid the Most Costly Home Furnishings Mistakes

Are you only getting second best, at best? If not thought out properly, your new home can become a disappointment when the repair bills appear.
 
Retailers bank on the fact that people are too busy these days to shop for their homes just one piece at a time, and just want their houses done.  Period.  Well, if you fall into the rut getting everything at once, you will regret your purchases.  Each piece you buy should represent a purchase you made because of your everyday living needs .  If not thought out carefully you will risk overpaying and creating a generic-looking space that really doesn’t reflect who you are, your taste or current daily lifestyle.
 
View the slideshow above to learn how to avoid the most costly home furnishings mistakes.

Take your time, and you, too, will have the house you love for a lifetime.
 
Are you a first-time homebuyer and not sure where to begin? We found this great article from our friends at AOL Real Estate, First-Time Homebuyer's Guide, which offers everything you need to know about buying a home. From fixing your credit to getting your money's worth, they share that there's more to buying a home for the first time than paying a mortgage. Check out all their tips here.
 
Read more home expert tips from The Shop Cop here.
 
Photo Credit: Alamy

Tags: Budget, Curator Network, Décor, Jennifer Litwin, Furnishing, Designing, Redecorating, Shopping

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