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The importance Of The Kitchen When Selling Your Home

The importance Of The Kitchen When Selling Your Home

The Importance Of The Kitchen When Selling Your Home

As lifestyles have changed over the years the kitchen has been transformed from merely a workspace into the hub of the home. The Kitchen is now decidedly the most important room in the house for many families and certainly the most crucial element when it comes to selling your home. The right kitchen will sell your house quickly and even get you a higher price but what is the right kitchen to add real value to your property?

The Costs

If you are thinking of installing a new kitchen then there are several factors to bear in mind before you rush out and waste your money. The biggest issue is cost. A great kitchen will always help your chances of a sale but you will only get the value of your investment back or achieve a profit on your efforts if your installation is proportionate to the value of your house. A £30,000 kitchen is an unnecessary extravagance in an average family home and a £5,000 investment will cheapen a prestige property. The right level of investment is around 4% of the house value. Spend more and you have wasted your cash, spend less and you will devalue the house.

The Style

Choosing the wrong style of kitchen can be as disastrous as getting the finances wrong. Bold statements and unusual design schemes may please you but will narrow the field when it comes to potential buyers. Go for something which will have universal appeal and which is unlikely to offend anyone and ensure that the installation is in keeping with the general style of the property. You may love the idea of a bright red kitchen but it is probably a step too far in a suburban semi! Choose modern styles which will not date quickly and keep things relatively neutral. If you want to liven up the space then do it with accessories which are easy to remove when it comes to selling your home.

The Right Features

Recent research suggests that certain features are highly prized when it comes to kitchens and could make all the difference when it comes to achieving the best price. Top of the hit parade are granite worktops and ranges. Both will cost you a pretty penny to install but you will certainly get your money back and after all you can enjoy them yourself in the meantime!

Things to Avoid

The top kitchen turn offs are lack of storage and Artex ceilings so design your kitchen with plenty of cupboard space and strip the ceilings before you decorate. Walk in larders are highly cherished so if you are lucky enough to have the space then do consider some partitioning to create the cupboard space that could sell your home. There should be somewhere to keep all the pots and pans, kitchen utensils and equipment stored away so if you have a small space to work with then do discuss your options with an expert before you proceed.

A well designed kitchen will make your life much easier but it will also sell your home and possibly make you money so it is worth taking the time to get it right. It is a big investment and a lot of upheaval but the results can be spectacular and profitable too!

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Sandy Springs Real Estate

Atlanta Homes for Sale

  1. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,651 sq ft
    Year built: 2005
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Appraisal
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  2. 3 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 1,420 sq ft
    Year built: 1947
    Parking spots: 1
    Square foot source: Tax Record
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  3. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 840 sq ft
    Year built: 1988
    Square foot source: Tax Record
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  4. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,575 sq ft
    Year built: 1990
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Tax Record
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  5. 2 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 800 sq ft
    Year built: 1915
    Square foot source: Tax Record
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  6. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,458 sq ft
    Year built: 2005
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Tax Record
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  7. 2 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,505 sq ft
    Year built: 2008
    Square foot source: Tax Record
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  8. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Year built: 1914
    Parking spots: 1
    Square foot source: Not Available
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  9. 3 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 975 sq ft
    Year built: 1961
    Square foot source: Tax Record
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  10. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,642 sq ft
    Year built: 1974
    Square foot source: Mgmt Company
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  11. 2 beds, 1 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,000 sq ft
    Year built: 1965
    Square foot source: Tax Record
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  12. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Year built: 2017
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Not Available
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  13. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,776 sq ft
    Year built: 2001
    Parking spots: 3
    Square foot source: Tax Record
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  14. 4 beds, 4 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,801 sq ft
    Year built: 2006
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Appraisal
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  15. 2 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,588 sq ft
    Year built: 1972
    Square foot source: Tax Record
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Sandy Springs Homes for Sale

  1. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,083 sq ft
    Year built: 1991
    Square foot source: Tax Record
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  2. 3 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,199 sq ft
    Year built: 2017
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Developer
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  3. 5 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 4,319 sq ft
    Year built: 1990
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Tax Record
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  4. 2 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 1,126 sq ft
    Year built: 1982
    Square foot source: Tax Record
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  5. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,240 sq ft
    Year built: 1974
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Tax Record
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  6. 5 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 3,492 sq ft
    Year built: 1989
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Tax Record
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  7. 6 beds, 5 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 5,338 sq ft
    Year built: 1995
    Parking spots: 3
    Square foot source: Tax Record
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  8. 5 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,375 sq ft
    Year built: 1996
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Tax Record
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  9. 7 beds, 6 full, 2 half baths
    Home size: 8,173 sq ft
    Year built: 2007
    Parking spots: 3
    Square foot source: Appraisal
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  10. 6 beds, 6 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 4,800 sq ft
    Year built: 2004
    Parking spots: 3
    Square foot source: Builder
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  11. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,938 sq ft
    Year built: 1978
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Tax Record
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  12. 5 beds, 4 full, 2 half baths
    Home size: 5,304 sq ft
    Year built: 1989
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Tax Record
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  13. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,110 sq ft
    Year built: 2013
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Developer
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  14. 2 beds, 2 full, 2 half baths
    Home size: 1,801 sq ft
    Year built: 2017
    Parking spots: 1
    Square foot source: Developer
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  15. 5 beds, 4 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 4,032 sq ft
    Year built: 1988
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Appraisal
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Marietta Homes for Sale

  1. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,012 sq ft
    Year built: 1981
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Tax Record
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  2. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,478 sq ft
    Year built: 1975
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Tax Record
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  3. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 2,095 sq ft
    Year built: 1988
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Tax Record
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  4. 5 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,201 sq ft
    Year built: 1979
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Tax Record
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  5. 6 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 4,159 sq ft
    Year built: 1998
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Tax Record
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  6. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,321 sq ft
    Year built: 1973
    Square foot source: Tax Record
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  7. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,334 sq ft
    Year built: 1989
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Tax Record
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  8. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,392 sq ft
    Year built: 1952
    Square foot source: Tax Record
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  9. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 2,558 sq ft
    Year built: 2000
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Tax Record
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  10. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,294 sq ft
    Year built: 1978
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Tax Record
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  11. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,651 sq ft
    Year built: 1979
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Tax Record
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  12. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Year built: 1999
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Not Available
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  13. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,118 sq ft
    Year built: 1962
    Parking spots: 1
    Square foot source: Tax Record
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  14. 5 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 1,442 sq ft
    Year built: 2001
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Tax Record
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  15. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,049 sq ft
    Year built: 1984
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Tax Record
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Alpharetta Homes for Sale

  1. 5 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 3,477 sq ft
    Year built: 1988
    Square foot source: Builder
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  2. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 3,418 sq ft
    Year built: 2007
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Tax Record
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  3. 5 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 3,674 sq ft
    Year built: 2005
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Appraisal
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  4. 6 beds, 5 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,939 sq ft
    Year built: 1992
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Appraisal
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  5. 6 beds, 5 full, 2 half baths
    Home size: 4,526 sq ft
    Year built: 2001
    Parking spots: 3
    Square foot source: Tax Record
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  6. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,422 sq ft
    Year built: 1999
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Tax Record
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  7. 5 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 4,006 sq ft
    Year built: 1999
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Appraisal
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  8. 3 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Year built: 2005
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Not Available
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  9. 5 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 3,319 sq ft
    Year built: 2007
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Tax Record
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  10. 5 beds, 4 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 4,247 sq ft
    Year built: 1993
    Parking spots: 3
    Square foot source: Tax Record
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  11. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,905 sq ft
    Year built: 2005
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Appraisal
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  12. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,571 sq ft
    Year built: 2017
    Parking spots: 3
    Square foot source: Builder
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  13. 5 beds, 5 full baths
    Home size: 3,365 sq ft
    Year built: 1993
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Appraisal
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  14. 6 beds, 5 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 4,746 sq ft
    Year built: 1993
    Parking spots: 3
    Square foot source: Tax Record
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  15. 2 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,218 sq ft
    Year built: 1999
    Square foot source: Tax Record
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Roswell Homes for Sale

  1. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 2,013 sq ft
    Year built: 1983
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Appraisal
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  2. 2 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,800 sq ft
    Year built: 2006
    Parking spots: 1
    Square foot source: Tax Record
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  3. 5 beds, 4 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 4,495 sq ft
    Year built: 1999
    Parking spots: 3
    Square foot source: Appraisal
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  4. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,472 sq ft
    Year built: 1995
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Tax Record
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  5. 3 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Year built: 2005
    Square foot source: Not Available
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  6. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,040 sq ft
    Year built: 1984
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Tax Record
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  7. 6 beds, 5 full baths
    Home size: 4,752 sq ft
    Year built: 2003
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Appraisal
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  8. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 3,892 sq ft
    Year built: 1981
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Tax Record
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  9. 5 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,606 sq ft
    Year built: 1970
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Tax Record
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  10. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 988 sq ft
    Year built: 1979
    Square foot source: Tax Record
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  11. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,842 sq ft
    Year built: 1982
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Tax Record
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  12. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Year built: 2005
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Not Available
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  13. 6 beds, 5 full, 2 half baths
    Home size: 7,377 sq ft
    Year built: 2006
    Parking spots: 3
    Square foot source: Appraisal
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  14. 2 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,824 sq ft
    Year built: 2003
    Parking spots: 1
    Square foot source: Mgmt Company
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  15. 5 beds, 4 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,426 sq ft
    Year built: 2000
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Developer
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Lawrenceville Homes for Sale

  1. 4 beds, 2 full, 2 half baths
    Home size: 3,304 sq ft
    Year built: 1980
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Appraisal
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  2. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,880 sq ft
    Year built: 2002
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Builder
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  3. 5 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 3,100 sq ft
    Year built: 2015
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Builder
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  4. 5 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 4,460 sq ft
    Year built: 1994
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Appraisal
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  5. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,823 sq ft
    Year built: 2003
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Tax Record
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  6. 4 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,728 sq ft
    Year built: 1972
    Parking spots: 3
    Square foot source: Tax Record
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  7. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 2,136 sq ft
    Year built: 2004
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Tax Record
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  8. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,290 sq ft
    Year built: 2002
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Tax Record
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  9. 5 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 4,348 sq ft
    Year built: 1992
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Tax Record
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  10. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,769 sq ft
    Year built: 2006
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Tax Record
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  11. 4 beds, 4 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,765 sq ft
    Year built: 1992
    Parking spots: 3
    Square foot source: Appraisal
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  12. 5 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,752 sq ft
    Year built: 1995
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Tax Record
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  13. 2 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,875 sq ft
    Year built: 2006
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Tax Record
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  14. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Year built: 2017
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Not Available
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  15. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Year built: 2017
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Not Available
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