About Buddy’s



Because we don’t take your satisfaction for granted!

“We guarantee you will be satisfied!” Over the last 50 years, Buddy’s has built our business one satisfied customer at a time. Buddy Bi-Rite, known today as Buddy’s Home Furnishings was founded in 1961 by Mr. Norman “Slat” Slatton, Sr. He had a dream to serve the demands of the growing Tampa Bay area. Today, Buddy’s is the largest independent “Rent to Own” dealer in the country with 103 locations nationwide.



Every customer is important to us, and we’ll prove it. We are dedicated to earning your trust and your business. “When you need us, we are here for you!” Buddy’s offers flexible payment options including weekly or monthly rental or lease purchase programs or up to six months same as cash financing. We also offer instant approval, so you can start enjoying your new merchandise sooner. “YOU are our priority!” With Buddy’s lifetime reinstatement program, you’ll never lose a dollar you’ve invested with us. “Our products and selection bring comfort into your life!” Buddy’s offers a huge selection of name brand, quality furniture, appliances, electronics, computers and MUCH more. We are constantly updating our inventory with the newest styles and technology, so you will always have the best we have to offer.”