Rules Roundup: Measuring a 4-Level Split

Have you ever struggled measuring a split level house? Accurate measurements are critical to fellow agents, potential buyers, CMA’s, appraisals, etc. Incorrect or incomplete data remains one of the top violations reported to the NorthstarMLS Rules and Regs Department each year.

In fact, last quarter there were over 2,300 total notices on listings with incorrect or incomplete data – such as measurement of the finished square footage, foundation size or room dimensions. To better understand the challenges of accurately measuring a 4-level split property,  we went out on site to watch Zoe Liston — local appraiser, agent and MLS Instructor. Click the Play button on the video below to watch.

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NorthstarMLS Measuring Videos 1. To help demonstrate how to measure a single family home, we went out on site this past July with Zoe as she explained the measuring process to collect the total square footage of a basic single-family property. 2. Zoe leads you through the nuances of measuring square footage and cover frequently asked measuring questions in this recorded webinar video.

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