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I would prefer that nothing be done so I can install quality materials instead of the seller slapping up cheap stuff that I know I have to remove when I buy and realize I paid for that cheap stuff.

This! We bought a condo 15 minutes from RDU 3 years ago. The seller was in a rush to move and barely did any improvements other than a bad DIY beige paint job. We were fine with knowing we'd be putting down new carpet, counter-tops, and paint because we were sure she'd be using builder quality stuff that we wouldn't be happy with. And I liked getting a look at the sub-flooring, seeing that all the wall dings were properly patched, etc.

She resisted the realtor's suggestion of beige paint over the original owner's trompe l'oeil entryway (blue sky, clouds, marble columns) and purple/wisteria foil painted powder room w/faux copper ceiling.I thought those two features were original and charming and helped sell an otherwise cookie-cutter condo.

The comments about stainless steel are making me laugh. We're looking for a new dishwasher and the trend for appliances seems to be towards "black stainless steel" that doesn't show fingerprints as much.

Our grandkids will probably be coveting fancy new Avocado appliances in 20-30 years.

wants it my way, not what the realtor thought a generic buyer would want
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