Best Furniture Buying Tips Ever!

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Random House Information Group, 2005 - Antiques & Collectibles - 174 pages
Don’t know the difference between a winged and a Windsor-back chair? Want to know how to negotiate with dealers for the best discount? Home furnishings expert Jennifer Litwin will guide you through every step of the furniture buying process. This savvy guide reveals the tips and insider’s secrets you need to:

§Recognize popular furniture pieces and styles
§Detect a fake
§Choose the ideal piece for your needs and your budget
§Know the right questions to ask dealers and designers
§Negotiate prices and billing arrangements (and avoid sneaky, added fees)

Complete with 100-plus images, a furniture glossary, and an introduction to ten up-and-coming furniture designers.


Jennifer Litwin is the nation’s consumer advocate in the home furnishings industry who was trained at Sotheby’s and is a consumer reporter for Consumers Digest magazine in the furniture category. She is a consumer reporter on a variety of television news shows, author of Furniture Hot Spots: The Best Furniture Stores and Websites Coast to Coast, and has appeared as a guest on numerous television shows across the country.

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Contents

Critical Pointers to Make
31
Clues that Spell
54
A History
71
Copyright

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JENNIFER LITWIN is an antiques broker and the owner of JL Litwin, Ltd. in Chicago. She has an MBA degree from the University of Chicago's Graduate School of Business, and her focus is on assisting people in finding and acquiring fine furniture. She has her own web site, www.furniturehotspots.com., where samples of her reviews are featured including some of which has been published in "Consumers Digest,"

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