Why is buying a Used espresso machine in Singapore better?

In Singapore, there are many chain cafes who replace their commercial espresso machine with new machines due to rebranding or productivity.

When sold, a one-year-old espresso machine instantly becomes a second-hand espresso machine. These chain cafes will usually trade-in their old espresso machine to the machine supplier and the supplier will, in turn, put these used espresso machines for sale in Singapore. 

There are many benefits of owning used commercial espresso machines in Singapore.

First of all, definitely is the cost. A brand new espresso machine in Singapore may cost between $3,000 to $20,000 depending on the espresso machine brand, features, capacity and material. On the other hand, a used espresso machine in Singapore may cost one-tenth of the cost price. 

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You may negotiate with the vendor for a free machine if you have a sustainable minimum order quantity for the coffee beans. If you are starting out and do not have a constant order pattern, do lower the cost of starting a business, you can opt for the rental of the used espresso machine in Singapore at affordable prices. 

Secondly, second-hand espresso machines in Singapore are generally well seasoned by the previous owner due to high volume sales. From this perspective, it can be said that the espresso machine has undergone a factual QA/QC check by the previous owner. If the machine has any manufacturing defects, it would all have been rectified by the previous owner. 

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Thirdly, when you invest in a used espresso machine as compared to a new espresso machine, the depreciation works to your favour. Like buying new cars versus second-hand cars. The depreciation for a used espresso machine is much lower. 

<Note: Another way not to be burden by depreciation cost, is to rent the coffee machine. If you opt for rental, you do not incur a one time upfront cost, thus incurring lower start-up costs. Renting a used commercial espresso machine also means that you have greater flexibility to change or upgrade your espresso machine according to your business needs. > 

Lastly, used espresso machines are put on sale and are offered by reputable vendors who have a good track record and local technical support team. You need not worry about the espresso machine repair or the downtime for repair.

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