Although it may not look nice, it would be wise to buy a sofa cover when you buy a new sofa. Let's face it, sofas can be quite busy and it would be a shame that it is ruined by stains. You can buy a neutral color to match everything else. Look for furniture with a classical, endless style. Fashionable or outdated furniture wins a time test and will quickly look old fashioned.It's better to buy the furniture you're interested in straight away as good deals are going fast. Make your furniture shopping at the end of the month or end of term where possible. This is the time when furniture stores change their inventory, and they often sell existing extracts for a big discount. They will also often negotiate prices to get the pieces out of the shop.Believe it or not, it is much cheaper buy furniture at the end of the month. Most furniture companies make decisions towards the end of the month on which lines of furniture they will continue to use and which they will remove. Those they are trying to dispose of are sold at very discounted prices. Start your search on the internet. You may go to a brick and mortar shop for your final purchase, but starting online is good for a few reasons.First, you can get an idea of what the price range will be, and you can also find specific pieces that you end up buying. Although it is good to talk to the sellers in furniture stores, realize and remember that they might not be the best source of advice and information. They may focus on customer service, but only sell them. A real interior planner is someone who can help you find the right furniture for your home.