- Items that are permanently attached to a dwelling or building are considered "built-ins." Such items can include appliances, cupboards, shelving, etc.
attachment, fixture, permanent structure
Related Terms and Acronyms
- Attached (att, attd) — Abbreviation,
➥ As in attached garage.
- Something that is affixed to a property.
- 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 (det, detd) — Abbreviation,
➥ As in detached garage.
- Something that is not affixed to a property.
- 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.