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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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Unusual as a Schindler multiunit complex housed in a single building, it boasts a penthouse, extensive built-in furniture, and clever Schindler-specified enclosed garden patios to lend privacy to the lower units.
The plan review should lead to the proposed design, including built-ins and shelving, mouldings, colors, wall coverings, window treatments, architectural enhancements, furniture (and its placement), and accessories.
Because the built-ins have the same form and finish as the interior walls, they act more as architectural features than independent pieces of furniture.
Plywood reinforces the tops of built-in tables and counters.
They also finished the basement, which has a full bath, built-ins, and lots of storage options.
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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.
Custom built-ins maximize Space & storage, as does the extra large closet in the extra large master bedroom.