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Type of Project:
Minor kitchen remodel
Major kitchen remodel, midrange
Major kitchen remodel, upscale
Bathroom remodel, midrange
Bathroom remodel, upscale
Bathroom addition, midrange
Bathroom addition, upscale
Window replacement, midrange
Master bedroom suite, midrange
Master bedroom suite, upscale
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Value at sale
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