Stretch Your Hard-Earned Dollars—This Is the Best Time to Buy Furniture

At first thought, it may seem like any time is a good time to replace a tired piece of furniture with something new. After all, an entire living room's aesthetic can be ruined by a stained sofa, just as a master suite can suddenly feel less grand with mismatched nightstands near the bed. But before you rush out to replace worn furnishings, as desperate as it may seem, consider timing your buys to get the best bang for your budget.

As it turns out, there is a "right" time to buy furniture—whether you're looking for indoor, outdoor, or used finds—and it's worth it to consider those discounted events as a wise strategy for refreshing the look of your home. Sure, it may mean holding on to that raggedy couch and those unsightly nightstands for a little longer than you'd like, but by doing a little research and saving until the time is right, this entire shopping exercise will end up being more rewarding.

Read on for ways to figure out when you should finally replace furniture for something new, and set a reminder. Because when you're clued into this secret, you won't want the right time to pass you by.