Top 10 Things to Buy & Sell in the Apartment Therapy Classifieds

Top 10 Things to Buy & Sell in the Apartment Therapy Classifieds

Jason Loper
May 28, 2013

Antique Channel Back Loveseat in Los Angeles, CA

Scrolling through the Apartment Therapy Classifieds, it's clear that our readers have good taste. And that's why whether you're buying or selling, the Classifieds are a wonderful resource for high design and vintage furniture and accessories. 

  • Sofas
    Reason to sell: Your new apartment doesn't fit that big old sofa anymore.
    Reason to buy: You're finally upgrading from that futon you've had since college.
    Shown: Paul McCobb Style Modern Sofa in Chicago, IL

  • Office Chairs
    Reason to sell: That vintage chair looks great but it's a pain in your back.
    Reason to buy: You don't sit at your desk very often ... because you don't have a office chair.
    Shown: Knoll Pollock Executive Chairs in Sacramento, CA

  • Dining Tables
    Reason to sell: Space for a dining table? As if!
    Reason to buy: You're tired of balancing your dinner plate on your lap.
    Shown: 1970's Funky Dining Table in Philadelphia, PA

  • Shelving
    Reason to sell: You've decided to go minimal so you won't be needing that wall full of shelving any more.
    Reason to buy: Your new live-in boyfriend has a huge collection of books.
    Shown: Mid Century Modern Danish Floating Wall Shelves in Brookfield, IL

  • Coffee Tables 
    Reason to sell: You've busted your shin on the coffee table one too many times!
    Reason to buy: Your sofa would be so much comfortable if you had a place to rest your drink and prop up your feet.
    Shown: Vintage Set of 3 Coffee with End Tables in Oak Park, IL

  • Rugs
    Reason to sell: You're moving from your apartment with hardwood floors to a home with wall to wall carpeting.
    Reason to buy: You want to warm up the battered old floors in your apartment.
    Shown: Flat Woven Wool Throw Rug in Jersey City, NJ

  • Dressers
    Reason to sell: You're tiny bedroom is better suited to a storage bed than a separate dresser.
    Reason to buy: You're still storing your clothes in cardboard boxes and suitcases.
    Shown: MCM Dresser in Chicago, IL

  • Rocking Chairs
    Reason to sell: You haven't sat in the rocking chair since your baby started pre-schoool.
    Reason to buy: You want to spend your lazy days rocking and knitting. 
    Shown: Vintage Thonet Bentwood Rocking Chair in Los Angeles, CA

  • Desks
    Reason to sell: After a day at the office, the last place you want to sit is at a desk at home.
    Reason to buy: Paying bills at the coffee table just isn't working for you anymore. 
    Shown: Midcentury Danish Modern Domino Mobler Desk in Catonsville, MD

  • Armchairs
    Reason to sell: Your new apartment is feeling more Art Deco than Danish Modern.
    Reason to buy: You're current seating options consist of a folding chair and the floor.
    Shown: Danish Modern Lounge Chair in New York, NY

    (Images: As credited above.)

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