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    Need help from central Florida residents!

    I have recently decided to purchase a vacation home in the central Florida area so that I can have a place to stay every time I go to Disney. I am now looking for furniture, and I need some input on which furniture store to go to. Here in Virginia (where I live) we have places that sell discount furniture and they offer deals like "No money down, no payments for a year, etc." I am on a tight budget for this vacation home (I'm a teacher!), and while I could buy the furniture here and drive it down, renting a UHaul is expensive, and I would rather just buy the furniture in Florida. So does anyone know of any discount furniture stores in the central Florida area that would offer a deal like the stores here in Virginia? It's so hard to shop when you're not familiar with an area and the stores there!
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    Re: Need help from central Florida residents!

    We have "Rooms to Go" and they offer deals like that. You can check them out online to see if you like that style. There is also an "Ikea" store in Orlando. They have great prices on furniture. They are online too. Good luck with your new home!

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    Re: Need help from central Florida residents!

    You can also try a national store that has an outlet in your area and Orlando. It should be simple to select and make your purchases in Virginia, then pick up in Florida.

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    Re: Need help from central Florida residents!

    Thanks! I'll check those places out when I get down there. And good idea about buying here picking it up there - I hadn't thought about that!
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    Re: Need help from central Florida residents!

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    Thanks! I'll check those places out when I get down there. And good idea about buying here picking it up there - I hadn't thought about that!
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    Re: Need help from central Florida residents!

    I am a big fan of Ikea. We have purchased may things for when my son was in a dorm. This past year we purchased almost all of my sons furniture for his college apartment. They are wonderful for kitchen stuff.
    Glasses that are nice, 6 for $5.00, coffee mugs 6 for $4.00. Frying pan, sauce pans, dirt cheap. Same for bath towels, shower curtain, bath mats. While they are not Macy's, you can outfit a home in short order for very little. Bring your tools, their furniture all require assembly. Perfect directions, easy assembly. In 45 minutes we put 5 pieces of my sons together. We also had a high end floor to ceiling full wall entertainment center delivered, so you have that option too.

    You can pick up a dining set for about $l50.00, out door sets $75.00.
    We purchased 2 of their famous chairs, one for each of our kids. I'd highly recommend these. They are contemporary but one of the most comfortable chairs I've ever sat in. Great back and neck support and the ottoman for it is a must. Perfect for a day after Disney. They come in a variety of wood finishes and you get to pick any color fabric you want on the spot or leather. When you want to replace the cushions you just go pick new ones around for around $30.00.

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