Everyone has the must-haves for their new home. Whether it’s a media room, an amazing pool, or even just a backyard. There are plenty of different essentials for every new homeowner, but we think there’s one that stands out from the crowd. When it comes to home essentials, furniture truly is one of the most important aspects of the home.
The right furniture can change the look and feel of your home. So, to give you some inspiration when you’re designing your new no or low deposit home, we’ve put together our list of the top 6 must-have furniture essentials in every home.
Of course, before you can pick the perfect furniture for your new home, you need to own your own home first! That’s where No1 Property Guide comes in. Using Darren Walters’ no or low deposit new home system, we’ve been able to help thousands of renters escape the rental nightmare. And we might be able to help you as well!
Simply fill in our pre-qualification form and speak to our New Home Consultants to find out your factual new home options. From there, we’ll simply guide you through the journey to homeownership.
#1 The Comfiest Couch You Can Find
Whether it’s your favourite armchair, a cosy 2-seater, or a luxurious leather lounge, finding the right couch is key. As with almost all furniture, what you choose will come down to what suits your needs and the aesthetic you’re going for
But you’ll want to take into consideration the time you’ll be spending on it. As well as the general layout of the entire room.
Your couch is basically the centrepiece of your living room. So, making sure it doesn’t eat up too much space or sit awkwardly in the room is vital.
Of course, make sure it’s comfortable as well! You’re going to be spending your relaxing hours on it, it needs to be comfortable.
#2 The Right Computer Desk is One of the Absolute Furniture Essentials
Work from home? Enjoy playing computer games? No matter what your reason, if you’ve got a computer, you’re going to need a desk. Your main choice here will be choosing between a standard sitting desk or a newer stand-up desk.
Most stand-up desks can be lowered down to the standard sitting desk height. So they’re a great option if you want the best of both worlds. But they’re generally more expensive, so make sure you’ll actually get your money’s worth if you plan on paying the premium for a stand-up desk.
#3 Tables – Dining Tables, Bedside Tables, Coffee Tables? Oh My!
There are plenty of different tables to consider in your home. Whether it’s your kitchen dining table, the coffee table in your living room, or your bedside tables, there are so many great designs and colours to choose from!
When it comes down to it, your dining table is about functionality first and foremost. It needs to be big enough to sit your whole family, but not so big that it feels like you’re all separated. And if you’ve got kids, you’ll want to make sure it can take a knock or two as well!
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For your coffee table and bedside tables, you’ll probably be looking at the aesthetics over the functionality for the most part. Consider the general colour scheme of your home or the room they’ll be in. And find something that either matches or blends into your existing design.
And the best part is with one of our no or low deposit house and land packages, you can plan this in advance! Every single client we help get into their own home gets to choose their colour scheme. Internal walls and fixtures, to the external cladding, you get to decide the colour scheme of every part of your home. This means you can choose the look and feel of your house well before it’s even been built!
Fill in our pre-qualification form today to start your journey to homeownership through Darren’s unique no or low deposit system.
#4 Chairs—You Need to Sit Somewhere!
Whether you want to relax in the dining room, or are having a party outside with a few drinks, chairs are going to be a necessity!
Generally, if you’re buying a dining table or an outdoor setting, chairs will be included. So, you’ll be picking the entire set. But if you’re buying second-hand furniture, or just looking to mix up your look, you’ll need to find something that suits your style.
#5 Beds—Our Pick for the Most Essential Furniture of All
Every piece of furniture on this list could be argued to be the most important. But in our opinion, the bed takes the cake. You’re going to need to sleep every night, and picking the right bed is the only way to ensure you can get a great night’s sleep.
This choice is going to come down to purely comfort. While a great bedframe design can add a touch of flair to your room. Being comfortable, at least in our opinion, is all that matters.
Find the perfect bed for a great night’s sleep, and then build your room around it. Not the other way around!
#6 Entertainment Unit
Of course, you’re going to need somewhere to put your TV and sound system. This is where you get to choose your entertainment unit! If you’ve got a common theme in your house, then you can choose around that. Or simply look for a unit that will be strong enough to hold your TV and big enough for all your storage needs.
Is Furniture One of Your Home Essentials?
At the end of the day, you’re the one who gets to decide what is essential in your home. Whether it’s furniture, artwork, or a swimming pool, every homeowner is different. What’s important to you is all that matters.
But what’s important to us is helping you get into your new home. Darren Walters has helped thousands of renters escape the rental nightmare. And now they get to focus on choosing the perfect couch. Rather than worrying about paying rent this week.
If you’re ready to get out of the rental cycle once and for all, fill in our simple pre-qualification form. With this, our New Home Specialists will be able to assess your situation and find out all of your factual options. From there, we’ll simply guide you through the journey from renting to owning your own no or low deposit home.