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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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Superbly restored and maintained, the soaring bright interior spaces have exceptional built-ins, and outside, the landscaping sweeps up through and around the architecture.
Has the designer created built-ins that solve storage, entertainment, and other identified needs?
A refrigerator and dishwasher painted to look like expensive built-ins
The DeBoers finished the third floor, which is beautiful, with built-ins and could be used as an office, additional family room, or fifth bedroom," Coldwell Banker's Kristin Winter told Realtor.
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The property 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.
Foyer leads to living room with custom built-ins and crown molding.
The National Home Office Association reports that nearly 15 million Americans do their primary work from home, and approximately 40 million have some type of home office, ranging from the takeover of the dining table to elaborate built-ins in the study.