Southern Mansion SM-700 value

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Hello Greenleaf community!

I inherited, and have subsequently built, the Dura-craft Southern Mansion (SM-700) kit from my grandmother. It was a great project, but the completed mansion is just too big for our house. I'd like to sell the completed build and was hoping this community could help me identify a fair price. Google Photo Album of the build process: https://photos.app.goo.gl/iOChUYSVr5MC5Gkf2 

How much should I ask for something like this? It took dozens of hours to build. The house is complete, with original manual and all extra wood bits.

Thanks!

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Did you do any finishing work on the house at all, or will the purchaser have to put in the papering, paint, stain, lighting, etc?  You might check on Ebay to see what others are asking (and getting) for the same model house.  Be advised that no matter how much time and work you put into a dollhouse you will probably never recover your expenses.

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Welcome to the forum. Unfortunately your link isn't working for me.

A dollhouse is only worth what someone is willing to pay for it, and as Holly mentioned we rarely recoup what we put into it! Looking at completed auctions on eBay is a good way to gauge what people are willing to pay. If you're able to fix your link we might be able to give you some better advice.

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2 hours ago, fov said:

Welcome to the forum. Unfortunately your link isn't working for me.

A dollhouse is only worth what someone is willing to pay for it, and as Holly mentioned we rarely recoup what we put into it! Looking at completed auctions on eBay is a good way to gauge what people are willing to pay. If you're able to fix your link we might be able to give you some better advice.

Try this link.

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Emily, the first link works just dandy for me.

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I purchased my finished kit for $125 and sold it at a charity auction complete with lighting, paper for $175. 

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