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Where To Buy And Sell Used Affordable Couches In Kenya

Where To Buy And Sell Used Affordable Couches In Kenya

Are you looking for an affordable used couch for sale in Kenya that is as good as new? Perhaps you are wondering where you can find one near you. Well, this guide is here to help you find that good used sofa on a budget to spruce up your living space.
We will tell you everything you should know about where to buy or even sell your used, affordable couches and sofa sets in Kenya.

5 Places to Buy and Sell Used Affordable Couches in Kenya

Now, let’s look at where you can buy and sell used, affordable couches

1. Online Marketplaces Sites

If you are looking to buy or sell a couch in Kenya, the best place to start is with the right online stores. Online e-commerce stores are a great way to find a wide variety of used, affordable couches at far cheaper prices compared to buying a new one.

You can even get a good 3-seater sofa for rates below Ksh. 10,000!

One of the most popular online marketplace sites in Kenya you can use for your search is the Corido Marketplace. On the site, you will often find a variety of used, affordable couches listed that you can buy. Moreover, the platform is very safe and secure. 

Simply navigate to “Furniture” and enter the item that you are looking for; in this case, enter “couch” or “sofa” and select the location.

A list of affordable couches will appear for you to preview. You can also filter according to price to easily find a couch within your budget. The beauty of Corido Marketplace is that we update our listings daily. You can check out the new Corido deals here!

On the other hand, if you have a couch or sofa that you want to sell, you can click on “Post Item” on the Corido Marketplace website. From there, you can create an account and provide details about your couch, your location, and images of the couch.

If you need help with selling your couch on Corido Marketplace, you can book an agent for assistance here

Tip: If you want to sell your couch or marketplace, ensure that the images are of good quality to attract potential buyers. Alternatively, you can reach out to the Corido Marketplace team directly at +254794 858010 or send us an email at [email protected].

2. Social Media Marketplaces

Nowadays, social media platforms are not just used for social connections but also for social commerce, news, and entertainment, among others. 

On social media platforms like Facebook, there is a feature called Facebook Marketplace where users can list products they are selling, both new and old. Therefore, you can log in to your Facebook account, find the Marketplace, and search for the word “couch or sofa.” A list of affordable couches in Kenya will appear. You can filter by location, radius, price, condition, color availability, and material.

If you want to sell, you can easily click on “Sell” on the Facebook Marketplace and provide details about the couch you want to sell from the comfort of your home. You will get notifications and inquiries once buyers get interested in your item.

However, when buying or selling couches on Facebook Marketplace or any other social media platform, you need to be very careful. The platform is prone to scammers with fake listings ready to con you. Also, the platform lacks buyer protection. For instance, when you want to buy a couch, some sellers may request that you make a deposit, and there is no escrow to guarantee you that you will get the couch. Some may even disappear forever.

To avoid being scammed or conned, it is better to use trusted online marketplaces like Corido Marketplace

Tip: You can also check out second-hand item sellers on Instagram and TikTok to find used, affordable couches that you may like.

3. Thrift Stores

Thrift stores are also another great way to find used, affordable couches in Kenya. These stores often have a wide variety of couches to choose from, and the prices are usually very reasonable

A place like Toi Market is renowned for its diverse selection of second-hand goods, including furniture. Here, you can find pre-loved couches at budget-friendly prices. It’s always a good idea to explore such markets for unique and affordable used items.

You can also visit Gikomba, which is one of the largest second-hand markets in East Africa. You might just stumble upon comfortable and affordable couches, although it requires some patience and a keen eye.

Tip: Take your time to inspect for any damage or stains as you shop for a used couch at a thrift store or charity shop. You should also be prepared to negotiate the price to get a good deal. 

4. Local Furniture Stores

Another place where you can buy or sell used, affordable couches is your neighboring furniture stores. Yes, chances are some local furniture stores near you might sell or buy used, affordable couches. 

These stores often have a more limited selection than online marketplaces or thrift stores, but you might get a good deal on a second-hand sofa.

5. Word of Mouth and Networking

Last but not least, you can sell or buy used items in community groups that you are part of. In this case, you can simply engage with local community groups, both online and offline.

You could even let friends, family, and acquaintances know you’re in the market for a nice used couch. They might be someone in your network looking to upgrade their furniture.

Who knows, you might get quality, used, affordable couches at a reasonable price!

Wrapping up

In a nutshell, there are many places where you can buy or sell second-hand couches in Kenya, depending on your preference, including through a trusted online platform like Corido Marketplace. 

Reach out to us if you are looking to buy or sell your used couch in Kenya. Here are our contacts +254794 858010, or send us an email at [email protected].

We inspect and evaluate every used item we buy and list on our sites so that you can get value for your money while staying within your budget!

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