Zillow Advice: For Sale Listings - Should I include a finished walkout basement in the square footage of my FSBO listing? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Should-I-include-a-finished-walkout-basement-in-the-square-footage-of-my-FSBO-listing/510944/ Zillow Advice | Zillow Real Estate I wasn't sure, thanks. The ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Should-I-include-a-finished-walkout-basement-in-the-square-footage-of-my-FSBO-listing/510944/ I wasn't sure, thanks. The zestimate for my property is extremely low ~ 45% of what I'm asking. I thought my price was reasonable considering the surrounding properties and all the amenities. It is ~100k less than what I paid for it! Thu, 12 Sep 2013 02:06:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Should-I-include-a-finished-walkout-basement-in-the-square-footage-of-my-FSBO-listing/510944/ 2013-09-12T02:06:00Z The standard of the industry ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Should-I-include-a-finished-walkout-basement-in-the-square-footage-of-my-FSBO-listing/510944/ The standard of the industry is that basements (even finished walkout basements) sq ftage is separate from the above grade finished living area with heating/cooling (as appropriate).&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; A few small regional areas have a different standard and show total square feet, breaking it down into&nbsp; above and below grade.&nbsp;&nbsp; It is important to follow the standard in your area so you don't get very annoyed buyers and./or their agents.&nbsp;&nbsp; What does your tax assessor show, that tends to be the best bet. <br/> Wed, 11 Sep 2013 22:28:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Should-I-include-a-finished-walkout-basement-in-the-square-footage-of-my-FSBO-listing/510944/ 2013-09-11T22:28:00Z