Tune in and tone down piano-shopping stress. Unfamiliar with manufacturers, manufacturing methods, materials, or price ranges, the piano buyer can still educate himself before making the big investment, saving time, money, and frustration. This is the first book written by salespeople that dispels myths and airs dirty tricks, making it an easy-to- use buyer's guide for all the well known, and many of the not-so-well known, piano models. *How to choose from new or used, digital or acoustic, upright, grand, hybrid, or player pianos *Nearly half a million pianos are purchased annually in the United States, with Americans spending nearly $1.7 billion a year on them *Piano technicians and teachers require this accurate information to dispense advice on buyingEconomists view an investment as a tangible thing used to generate income, such as a factory machine. ... large purchases, such as a big screen TV, spa, personal watercraft, motorcycle, boat, high-end stereo equipment, pool table, or china hutch. ... Because manufacturers increase the prices of new pianos nearly every year, the resale value of your used piano to a private party eventually goes up, too.
|Title||:||The Complete Idiot's Guide to Buying a Piano|
|Author||:||Jennifer Flinn, Marty Flinn|
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 2008-09-02|