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Calculating Square Feet of Finished Living Space

I see listings with the garage counted in square footage of space (even listed in square footage of living space).  Can you count garage in finished space?
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August 06 2012 - Frankfort
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Garage is not finished living space, unless it has been converted with permits and is heated/airconditioned (as appropriate for the climate).  Then there should be no garage square footage shown.  Agents and owners who do so should be ashamed of themselves!

I have seen a lot of houses recently where the garage has been converted yet the agent shows both a garage as well as adds in the square footage for the converted area.   Sloppy and misrepresentation, IMHO.



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Yes, it does.  
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Then there are plenty of agents who misrepresent from the listing I have been viewing. Kind of games the system, including "Zestimates".
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