On an average, an Indian living in a city moves once in every three years, either for work, education or health care. This make the hassle of relocation a real pain. Relocation also means either dumping the furniture or selling it at a very low-price.
So why not go for renting furniture?
Renting is not a new term and is often referred to as shared economy. People have been renting houses and cars since years, but it was fragmented and disorganized, and often constrained to certain limits.
However, with the advancement of information and communication technology, the shared economy is becoming more organized, easy and convenient, and is growing at a very fast pace. Now anything and everything under the sun can be rented- from clothes to furniture, to cameras and camping gadgets.
Furniture is a very expensive commodity, which makes the furniture rental industry one of the fastest growing. It appeals to expats, students and young professionals who look for a fancy lifestyle and don’t believe in or cant afford to hoard due to uncertain conditions. For such consumer between 25-35 years of age, furniture rental provides them the luxury they want irrespective of their income by giving immediate access at cheaper price.
Renting furniture is a great way to save time, money and energy. Almost two-thirds of the furniture rental companies started in 2015, and since then, they are making huge profits. It is a source of income for the renter as well. So, renting furniture is also a way to lease out unused or spare furniture.
In the online furniture renting portal, one must provide clear pictures of the furniture. Minute details like the type of furniture, its age, the price etc. must be provided in details. This will help the person who is interested in taking the furniture on rent. He/she just has to visit the website, search for the furniture, and choose one depending on their budget and taste. One can also strike a direct deal with the owner.
Renting furniture online is really a smart decision. It helps in saving the time of both the owner and the tenant. Transportation cost of the tenant is also saved as the furniture are directly delivered to the house itself.