Used furniture no longer required can easily be sold off second hand in order to raise some additional funds for the new furniture that is going to replace it.
These days, people shopping for new furniture do need to be a little more careful. You will notice this soon enough once you start shopping online and in the stores for both new and used office furniture, lounge and living room furniture, dining room furniture, patio and verandah furniture and the like. You will soon see that the quality is no longer the way it used to be. Some of the old furniture that you may be a little too quick to discard could still just as easily be restored back to all its former glory.
And what could be more glorious than that? Compare and contrast. Take a white finish pine desk and put it to one side. And then alongside of that new desk, place the old oak desk. You may need some help with this one because it is quite heavy. That is quality for you. It is solid oak, to be sure. And even at a glance, the desk not yet having been restored, you may recognize the possibilities here.
And yes, you could purchase new old desks too. Interestingly, many of them will continue to be made in the old styles, the Edwardians, the vintages, the retros, even the Victorians, if you are able to source sticks of furniture that far back. And with that extra bit of resourcefulness, yes, that is quite possible. Even if it is just a matte finish, the oak wood presentation continues to impress, does it not.
New or old furniture, either way, you can still profit if you look after your property well.