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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.
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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.
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The bedrooms are "generously sized" with the corner master featuring custom built-ins and a gas fireplace.
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They constructed an enclosed classroom with a capacity of up to 30 seats, and a corner alcove and pin-up space for individual project study plus two small faculty offices with built-ins for books and supplies.
The Salvation Army will take major appliances unless they are built-ins.
To gain space, architects Canatsey/Weinstein furnished the 16- by 22-foot main living area of Robert Marritz's house with interconnected built-ins.
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.
For instance, in lieu using particle board, which can contribute pollutants into the air from the adhesives used to make it, wheatboard, which is nontoxic, utilizes an agricultural waste product and is safely biodegradable, can be substituted as a substrate for casegoods and built-ins.
Trudy waved a hand at the wood paneling, built-ins and brick-faced fireplace in the bedroom where they sat close to his oxygen supply.