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Need assistance in selling furniture...Please help!

Post by ACT » Sat, 23 Aug 2008 9:42 am

Hi all,

I'm relocating back to Australia in about a months time and I have quite a lot of furniture which I would like to sell off before I leave as I don't need to bring them back with me. I have tried posting my items online without much luck. :cry:

Does anyone know if there are any places in Singapore which buys second hand furniture? Any assistance or advise would be great! :D

Thanks.

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Post by bub » Sat, 23 Aug 2008 10:46 am

2 Ideas-

The Expat Living magazine has a section where you can try and sell your stuff- pick one up and see if it works for you.

Or, try putting ads up in the supermarkets- I know the carrefour has a board set up and I've seen those around in other places.

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Post by ACT » Sat, 23 Aug 2008 10:56 am

Thanks bub, will give the magazine a go. Tried my luck around some supermarkets without much feedback. Thanks for the advise much appreciated.

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Post by Matney » Sat, 23 Aug 2008 12:59 pm

No luck on ebay?

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Post by Strong Eagle » Sat, 23 Aug 2008 1:43 pm

Do you have a friend at the American Club who could post an ad for you on their bulletin board?

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Post by ACT » Sat, 23 Aug 2008 11:51 pm

Thanks strong eagle for the advice. Will give it a go. I tried ebay before Matney not very big market for Singapore ebay tho. Thanks for the word of help though Matney.

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Post by durain » Sun, 24 Aug 2008 12:26 am

yeah, unfortunately ebay in singapore it not too hot. try the following as well...

http://singapore.craigslist.com.sg/
http://singapore.gumtree.sg/

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Post by Currymeister » Sun, 24 Aug 2008 12:51 am

Advertising in a monthly magazine may be too long a lead time for your requirements, you're only here for a month.

I'd say try post on mothers sites, and or boards in mother groups in the malls (e.g mother group in Tanglin Mall, we saw that they are mad for furniture and most items had been updated as sold)

Also have you tried the facebok classifieds?
I put my desk on there and had two replies.

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Post by chrisso » Fri, 29 Aug 2008 5:10 pm

HI ACT,

Can you send me an email with photos and prices of what you are selling? I might be interested in some items and might know people also who might be interested.

Thanks.

Chris
[email protected]

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Post by pressman_g » Sat, 30 Aug 2008 12:05 pm

I am in the same boat. I've posted a bunch of stuff on Craigs list and sold just about all of it (at about 30 cents on the dollar). Stuff moves... but buyers are few and always low ball.

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Post by snowqueen » Tue, 02 Sep 2008 6:05 pm

Hi ACT and Pressman_g

We have just found an apartment which is unfurnished. If you have some photos and prices I would gladly take a look as I need practicaly everything and was make a list for a trip to Ikea.

I will personal message you so you have my email details.

Regards,

Sarah (Snowqueen)

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Post by kmlkml » Thu, 04 Sep 2008 11:07 pm

Hi Sarah

We will be leaving Singapore soon and would like to let go of my furniture. Please let me have your email address if you're interested. my email [email protected]

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Post by nzgreg » Sat, 20 Sep 2008 3:33 pm

Hi ACT

I have just arrived with my wife and we need some stuff. Can you email with what furniture you have to sell. [email protected]

thanks ...

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