Do you live in Oahu? Oahu, which is also known as the O’ahu is one of the largest islands in Hawaii, United States. Technically speaking, it is the third largest island and the most populated area in Hawaii. Therefore, before we start to talk about the Craigslist Oahu furniture, our team and I would like to congratulate you in your move to Hawaii!
Many American people who just moved in a new place rely on Craigslist as one of their reliable place to look for used furniture. Using used furniture is a great idea, especially for people who live in Oahu. Although we cannot say that it is a remote area, the number of craftsman there is not as many as the ones here in the mainland of United States.
We are not saying that there is absolutely no way to get furniture, but you may be dealing with huge delivery cost. In addition, there is not much of a variety in the local furniture stores. Having used furniture will save you a lot of money, which can be used for other things in your new home.
One of the best sources of information about used things is Craigslist. I think there are more and more people depending on their service to find used products, including furniture. You do, however, have to remember that Craigslist only facilitate the buyer-seller transaction, which means that they don’t handle any transaction whatsoever.
To search for furniture using Craigslist in Oahu area, here are the steps:
- First you go to the the site’s homepage at craigslist.com. At this point, the craigslist will show you the big picture.
- To narrow down the category, scroll down in the US section. Then when you find Hawaii, click on it.
- At this page, you will see oahu tag at the top of the page. Click on it. (The ‘oahu’ tag may look like ‘oah’ in some screen)
- After that, just type ‘furniture’ in the craigslist search box and press enter.
- Now you should be seeing a search result consisted of hundreds of furniture for sale offers.
- To avoid Craigslist showing you stuffs from unrelated categories, click on the text that says “showing xx categories”. Then choose the furniture category.
There are some things to consider when you are using Craigslist to find furniture in Oahu island, which are:
- Always use the gallery view in the search result page. You need to see the real picture of the furniture you are looking.
- If you have a specific kind of furniture in mind, try to search with that keyword.
- Alternatively, if you have a specific theme for the room, like French or retro, you may want to try to do a broad search with that keyword in furniture category.
- Be persistent on the details. Ask about the furniture’s age, warranty, defect, and other aspects of the furniture’s quality.
- Be patient. Since the list is huge, you should invest your time in searching for the gem. When you’re lucky, you can get a branded furniture with a surprisingly low price!
- Always opt for the ones that you can pick up yourselves. Avoid shipping.
These are some of the basic tips on how to search Craigslist Oahu furniture. Enjoy!
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