Tip of the Week for 2/23

Tip of the Week – Garage Stall Dimensions

What size is that garage? Of the current 30,000+ Active Single-Family homes listed on the NorthstarMLS system, only 9.3% of them disclose the Garage Dimensions.

Last summer we added several commonly requested data fields to the MLS – including Garage Dimensions. While it is an optional field, most buyers want to know information about a property’s garage.

A spacious garage is very desirable – promote it by giving the dimensions. Even if the garage can only hold a MINI Cooper, lawnmower and a snow shovel – buyers usually want to know what sort of garage space they’ll get with the home they are interested in. If you have a listing(s) with omitted garage dimensions, update it. Better to give that information upfront to save time for everyone. Buyers and their agents will appreciate it!

You will find Garage Dimension field in Add/Edit under the “Structure” section of the listing (above the Garage Stall # field) – as seen in the screen shot below.

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