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Would you accept this?

I paid about 700$ for my kitchen table and six chairs three years ago. It was on sale at my job at a furniture store. It is a formal dining set and it will not fit in our new home we are moving into in a week and a half.

Now I am trying to sell it and was trying to get at least $200 out of it, but I have been offered $100.

Here's the kicker... the chairs are going to have to be re-upholstered and the table has some small nicks and scratches here and there from family use with the kids.


Should we just buy the fabric and redo them ourelves or should we just take the offer and be happy we are selling it at all?

 
Memigen

Asked by Memigen at 8:54 PM on Jul. 21, 2010 in Money & Work

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Answers (10)
  • $100 for a 3 yr old table with same damage and chairs need redone.. I'd counter at $125 and take the $100 if they say no.
    GrnEyedGrandma

    Answer by GrnEyedGrandma at 8:56 PM on Jul. 21, 2010

  • It's a pretty good offer, especially considering the work that needs to be done
    aliceinalgonac

    Answer by aliceinalgonac at 8:55 PM on Jul. 21, 2010

  • Take the $100.00.
    QandA

    Answer by QandA at 8:55 PM on Jul. 21, 2010

  • I'd take the offer.
    lovinangels

    Answer by lovinangels at 8:56 PM on Jul. 21, 2010

  • sell it as is for the $100 bucks
    princessbeth79

    Answer by princessbeth79 at 8:57 PM on Jul. 21, 2010

  • check around on craigslist and see what others are asking for a comparable set... then decide. in the past when i have sold things i've been offered half of what i was asking (asking price based on this research ahead of time) and i refused - sold for the price or near price i wanted.
    figaro8895

    Answer by figaro8895 at 8:59 PM on Jul. 21, 2010

  • Take the money
    mamaofficer

    Answer by mamaofficer at 8:57 PM on Jul. 21, 2010

  • check on craigslist or ebay i bet you can get moree money
    Soon2bemom16

    Answer by Soon2bemom16 at 9:04 PM on Jul. 21, 2010

  • I'd ask for me... 100 is nothing!
    CaitsMom408

    Answer by CaitsMom408 at 9:06 PM on Jul. 21, 2010

  • I would take the $100. Redoing the chairs can cost another $100.
    tyfry7496

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 10:20 PM on Jul. 21, 2010

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