Built-ins

Definition

  • Items that are permanently attached to a dwelling or building are considered "built-ins." Such items can include appliances, cupboards, shelving, etc.

Synonyms
attachment, permanent structure, fixture

Alternate Spellings
builtins

Related Terms and Acronyms

  • Attached (attd, att) Abbreviation,
    • Something that is affixed to a property.
    As in attached garage.
  • Builder Upgrades Definition,
    • Refined features or materials that a builder offers for an extra charge.
  • Carport (cprt, crprt) Abbreviation,
    • A roofed parking area that lacks one or more walls.
  • Custom Builder Definition,
    • A contractor that constructs or remodels houses based on plans submitted by the client.
  • Custom Home Definition,
    • A house built according to plans from an architect hired by the owner.
  • Detached (detd, det) Abbreviation,
    • Something that is not affixed to a property.
    As in detached garage.
  • Drywall Definition,
    • Panels of gypsum plaster wrapped in thin cardboard and attached to the house framing to create interior walls.
  • Field Changes Definition,
    • Modifications made to a building on-site.
  • Fixture Definition,
    • Personal property that becomes real property when it is attached to a building. Examples include chandeliers, built-in bookcases and cabinets and drapery rods.
  • Manufactured Housing Definition,
    • Factory-built home that can be placed temporarily or permanently upon land. Styles vary from modest trailers to dwellings that look like site-built houses.
  • Personal Property (PP) Acronym,
    • Property that is movable and not permanently attached to a dwelling or structure.
  • Speculation Builder Definition,
    • A developer that builds houses without a commitment from a purchaser.
  • Speculation Home Definition,
    • A house built before a buyer has been found, on the assumption that one will be found.
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