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A house in a newly built development that is furnished and decorated to be shown to prospective buyers.
- ‘This year, her furniture propped a model home at the International Builders' Show in Las Vegas.’
- ‘Her tranquil and textural work has been shown in various galleries, private collections, on television, and in model homes throughout Northeast Ohio and parts of Colorado.’
- ‘Too often, families haven't the time or resources to look at model home after model home in their desired area.’
- ‘To get a handle on all the possibilities, visit builder's model homes.’
- ‘When you put on ‘aesthetic blinders ‘so you can zero in on function, you'll find the model home kitchens have pluses and minuses, just like yours.’
- ‘They live in an isolated model home that is all that remains of a bankrupt developer and his dream.’
- ‘To net top dollar, you have to banish most traces of yourself - from your refrigerator magnets to your kids' artwork - and create an idealized living space, almost with the look of a model home.’
- ‘Property owners will be able to choose from model home designs and also will be able to design their own internal floor plans.’
- ‘We drove by a model home, for house buyers to tour.’
- ‘After the ceremonies, guests were able to receive their first look at a completed model home, and came away impressed with this new concept.’
- ‘The room that aunty Lanya and uncle James share looks like something out of a model home.’
- ‘The model home makes Jack froth: ‘It's not a house, it's a thing to keep the TV dry.’’
- ‘You've been working on this model home, and what will then happen once that's completed?’
- ‘Look at new model homes to verify that features you're considering adding are present in those homes.’
- ‘As you look at floor plans, work with an architect or a custom builder or tour model homes.’
- ‘The idea for the Global Village stemmed from a group of five model homes the the organization maintained in town to show visitors to its headquarters.’
- ‘So if you visit a model home and see something you like, ask the salesperson about that builder's policy.’
- ‘Visit a few higher-end model homes to see what the pros are doing.’
- ‘Since model homes today are frequently driven by interior design, architects also should evaluate the degree to which their efforts will be appreciated.’
- ‘Even the model homes we visited presented barriers that gave us difficulties.’
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