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"The thing that we've seen over the past couple of years is more outdoor living areas," says Laurie Knudsen, president of the Charlotte Regional Realtor Association. Some popular features: Screen porches, outdoor kitchens, two-way fireplaces.

"It's a selling point if a house already has it," she says. And "it's going to make it more competitive on the market."


 

 

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