Sofas, loveseats and sectional recliners are undoubtedly expensive but are completely necessary for a family room, living room, and den. There are other options to buying a brand new sofa available to you if you want a new sofa, but just don't have the money. It's going to take a little time and patience, but it is possible.
The first thing to do is to look online at websites like Nextag.com. Websites such as this don't necessarily tell you where you buy the most affordable sofa but it will help you compare different prices, colors, materials, sizes and name brands so that when you do start your barging shopping you'll know if you're getting a good deal or not, or if you can find something better. It's always good to do a little research in order to make an informed decision.
Once you've done your research and you know what you're looking for, you're readying to start looking for an affordable sofa. Try searching on amazon.com, sometime they have really good deals where you can get a sofa that was priced at almost $5,000 for just over $2,000. Another great way to find an affordable sofa is to shop at your favorite stores website. For example Macy's occasionally runs a deal where if you buy online it's half off and free shipping. It's the exact same sofa in the store, but you get it half off if you buy it online. Also try to wait for seasonal sales, such as Labor Day, Thanksgiving, etc. all department stores will have a sale.
If you're in the predicament of really wanting a sofa, loveseat and/or sectional recliner for your house and just don't have the cash there are a lot of places that sell barely used or refurbished sofa. This is the perfect solution for someone who is just looking for something for right now rather than a sofa they will keep for years to come. There are also some websites such as furniturefindex.com that offers gently used furniture.
You may feel a little disappointed that you have to settle for not so new furniture, especially if you had your heart set on something brand new, but keep in mind that used furniture isn't a bad thing. You can find some great deals for refurbished sofas that you'd be proud to tell your friends about. Unless one of your guest is looking extremely hard and analyzing your furniture it's hard tell the difference between brand new and slightly used furniture.
Some things to keep in mind when you're on the hunt for your sectional recliner are to think about color and fabric as well as space. You don't want a blue couch is a room with a lot of wood furniture, nor do you want a microfiber couch sitting next to a leather chair. Sofas can be pretty big, so make sure you have ample space for one. The last thing you want is for your living room or den to look especially small because you have a sofa that's too big for the room.
In addition, make sure you take your time to look. If you don't have the money to spend, don't just buy the first thing you fall in love with, because if you do it's almost guaranteed that once you sit it in one good time you'll see a couch that looks better for cheaper. There's no rush to get a sofa, it may not be comfortable sitting on the floor and you may not able to have guest over as you would like, but you want to get the best deal possible. So search the web, ask frimoends, and keep your eyes peeled for a good deal.