The Importance Of The Kitchen When Selling Your Home

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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. 6 beds, 7 full, 2 half baths
    Year built: 2007
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  2. 6 beds, 5 full, 2 half baths
    Year built: 1986
    Square foot source: Not Available
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  3. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,696 sq ft
    Year built: 2017
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Owner
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  4. 4 beds, 1 full, 2 half baths
    Home size: 3,022 sq ft
    Year built: 2005
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Owner
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  5. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 2,403 sq ft
    Year built: 1987
    Square foot source: Builder
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  6. 3 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 4,398 sq ft
    Year built: 1974
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  7. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,587 sq ft
    Year built: 2010
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  8. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 474 sq ft
    Year built: 1965
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  9. 3 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,202 sq ft
    Year built: 2016
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Builder
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  10. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Year built: 2006
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Not Available
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  11. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,200 sq ft
    Year built: 1945
    Parking spots: 1
    Square foot source: Builder
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  12. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,656 sq ft
    Year built: 2014
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  13. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 675 sq ft
    Year built: 1913
    Square foot source: Owner
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  14. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Year built: 2005
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Not Available
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  15. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,776 sq ft
    Year built: 2003
    Parking spots: 3
    Square foot source: Public Records
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Sandy Springs Homes for Sale

  1. 6 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 5,268 sq ft
    Year built: 1979
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Owner
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  2. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,709 sq ft
    Year built: 1977
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Owner
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  3. 5 beds, 4 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 4,399 sq ft
    Year built: 1998
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  4. 5 beds, 5 full baths
    Home size: 4,020 sq ft
    Year built: 2017
    Parking spots: 3
    Square foot source: Builder
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  5. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,160 sq ft
    Year built: 2006
    Parking spots: 1
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  6. 5 beds, 5 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,940 sq ft
    Year built: 1972
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  7. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,850 sq ft
    Year built: 1982
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Owner
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  8. 4 beds, 2 full, 2 half baths
    Home size: 2,947 sq ft
    Year built: 1978
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  9. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,131 sq ft
    Year built: 1982
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  10. 5 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,887 sq ft
    Year built: 1978
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Appraiser
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  11. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,582 sq ft
    Year built: 2012
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Builder
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  12. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,938 sq ft
    Year built: 1978
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  13. 5 beds, 4 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 5,418 sq ft
    Year built: 1987
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Appraiser
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  14. 4 beds, 4 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 5,260 sq ft
    Year built: 1999
    Parking spots: 3
    Square foot source: Appraiser
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  15. 2 beds, 1 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,350 sq ft
    Year built: 1980
    Parking spots: 1
    Square foot source: Public Records
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Marietta Homes for Sale

  1. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 4,201 sq ft
    Year built: 1995
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Owner
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  2. 6 beds, 5 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 7,309 sq ft
    Year built: 2004
    Parking spots: 3
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  3. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,860 sq ft
    Year built: 1962
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  4. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,026 sq ft
    Year built: 1988
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  5. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,578 sq ft
    Year built: 1966
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  6. 5 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,639 sq ft
    Year built: 1961
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  7. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 3,300 sq ft
    Year built: 1978
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Owner
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  8. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,632 sq ft
    Year built: 1976
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  9. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,494 sq ft
    Year built: 1995
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  10. 3 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 1,292 sq ft
    Year built: 1967
    Parking spots: 1
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  11. 2 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,361 sq ft
    Year built: 1984
    Parking spots: 1
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  12. 2 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,624 sq ft
    Year built: 2005
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  13. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,527 sq ft
    Year built: 1974
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  14. 6 beds, 5 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 6,781 sq ft
    Year built: 1999
    Parking spots: 3
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  15. 6 beds, 5 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 4,782 sq ft
    Year built: 2005
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Owner
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Alpharetta Homes for Sale

  1. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,220 sq ft
    Year built: 1998
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  2. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,789 sq ft
    Year built: 1986
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  3. 5 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,765 sq ft
    Year built: 1995
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  4. 5 beds, 5 full baths
    Home size: 4,432 sq ft
    Year built: 1988
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  5. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,499 sq ft
    Year built: 2006
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  6. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,799 sq ft
    Year built: 1986
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Appraiser
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  7. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,744 sq ft
    Year built: 2017
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Builder
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  8. 5 beds, 5 full baths
    Home size: 2,787 sq ft
    Year built: 1993
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  9. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,500 sq ft
    Year built: 2001
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  10. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,200 sq ft
    Year built: 2000
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Owner
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  11. 5 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,742 sq ft
    Year built: 1992
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Appraiser
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  12. 4 beds, 4 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 6,200 sq ft
    Year built: 2000
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Builder
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  13. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,641 sq ft
    Year built: 1993
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  14. 6 beds, 6 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 5,031 sq ft
    Year built: 2013
    Parking spots: 3
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  15. 5 beds, 5 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 6,243 sq ft
    Year built: 2001
    Parking spots: 3
    Square foot source: Owner
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Roswell Homes for Sale

  1. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,759 sq ft
    Year built: 1995
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  2. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,904 sq ft
    Year built: 1994
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  3. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,216 sq ft
    Year built: 1993
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  4. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,589 sq ft
    Year built: 1984
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  5. 5 beds, 5 full, 2 half baths
    Home size: 10,310 sq ft
    Year built: 2006
    Parking spots: 3
    Square foot source: Appraiser
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  6. 3 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,107 sq ft
    Year built: 2017
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Builder
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  7. 3 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,107 sq ft
    Year built: 2017
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Builder
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  8. 3 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,107 sq ft
    Year built: 2017
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Builder
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  9. 3 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,107 sq ft
    Year built: 2017
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Builder
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  10. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,632 sq ft
    Year built: 1995
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  11. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,236 sq ft
    Year built: 1993
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Builder
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  12. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,627 sq ft
    Year built: 1972
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Owner
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  13. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,575 sq ft
    Year built: 1980
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  14. 6 beds, 4 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 4,144 sq ft
    Year built: 1989
    Parking spots: 3
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  15. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 4,897 sq ft
    Year built: 1980
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Appraiser
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Lawrenceville Homes for Sale

  1. 5 beds, 4 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 4,144 sq ft
    Year built: 1988
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Builder
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  2. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,694 sq ft
    Year built: 2005
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  3. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,212 sq ft
    Year built: 2006
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Appraiser
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  4. 6 beds, 5 full baths
    Home size: 4,955 sq ft
    Year built: 2005
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Appraiser
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  5. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,441 sq ft
    Year built: 1995
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  6. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,340 sq ft
    Year built: 1985
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  7. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,562 sq ft
    Year built: 1977
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  8. 5 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,688 sq ft
    Year built: 2017
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Builder
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  9. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Year built: 2017
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Not Available
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  10. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,034 sq ft
    Year built: 2005
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  11. 5 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,248 sq ft
    Year built: 2000
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  12. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,248 sq ft
    Year built: 1990
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  13. 5 beds, 4 full baths
    Year built: 2007
    Square foot source: Not Available
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  14. 4 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 2,240 sq ft
    Year built: 2000
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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  15. 5 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,329 sq ft
    Year built: 1996
    Parking spots: 2
    Square foot source: Public Records
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