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built-ins

Appliances, machinery, and other equipment installed as part of a building rather than left freestanding.Built-ins are considered fixtures,and fixtures are considered real estate.A contract to sell real estate automatically carries with it an obligation to leave all fixtures in place and included in the sale.There is usually a great deal of controversy over the exact nature of something as a built-in or not,such as a high-end refrigerator surrounded by custom cabinetry and with matching door insert panels.If in doubt,specifically list all appliances,machinery,and other such questionable items in the purchase contract.

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The interior surfaces and built-ins have been correctly taken back to the original humble plywood and fir.
The house's white-plastered walls, high ceilings, and built-ins give it a continuity and a bright, airy feeling.
This thin and light notebook boasts a record number of built-ins, including a DVD+CD-RW combo drive, a 56K data/fax modem, a 10/100 network card, multiple USB ports, stereo speakers, and a microphone.
An armoire, rather than built-ins, houses the owner's china and glassware because, Sitz-Teacher said, ``I like furniture in the kitchen.
Features waterfront views from master suite, 10-foot ceilings, impressive wraparound balcony, island kitchen with breakfast area, elegant built-ins, designer furnishings and two covered garage parking spaces within the Longboat Key Club.
It features Caribbean overtones throughout and contains a separate family room with mahogany built-ins, an entertainment complex with a large movie theatre, a wine cellar room, wet bar, billiard room and gym.
There is an adjacent dining room and each bedroom has custom built-ins and closets plus panoramic views from the midtown Manhattan skyline to the East River.
Over 300 color photos show wood and composite decks from small to huge; from traditional to innovative, and plain decks versus those with built-ins and railings, gazebos and more.
From artifacts and decorations to built-ins popular in past eras and blends of antique design touches to modern settings, color photos and plenty of completed designs provide homeowners with many new options.
Produced in an edition of ten in 1994, it is a kind of provisional blueprint for the house, details of which - from the lighting scheme to the plethora of built-ins - have subsequently been worked out in various exhibitions along the way (two versions of the kitchen cabinetry, for example, were displayed as Pardo's contribution to MOCA'S "Pure Beauty" show, in 1994).