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LI Home Buyer, Home Buyer in Nassau, NY

How is the price per square footage calculated?? Is it lot size or building size??

Asked by LI Home Buyer, Nassau, NY Sat Apr 5, 2008

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Joe Sorrentino’s answer
Contrary to what has been stated here, Square footage for architectural purposes is the exterior dimensions of the frame of the house that is considered heated floor space. When you get into Lofts and balconies, that has to measured as well on an interior basis. A fireplace chase (box on the exterior) is counted as well along with bay and bow windows. Clerestory is not measured for determining the sq/ft of living space but builders many times factor it in because there is cost associated with it ( framing, insulation,drywall, molding, paint etc). Everything in the box of a home is included in square footage including stairs, closets etc. Basements are usually not counted unless it is legal living space. Garages are also not counted. If a house has a sun porch attached to a house but is not heated, it is not counted.
I hope this helps.
Joe Sorrentino
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Schiappa Customs
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sat Apr 5, 2008
It is for the interior living space, excluding, terraces and balconies and basements or attics.

Hope this helps! If you need more info, please contact @ 917 902 2873, thanks
Alexandra
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Jul 24, 2013
OK, if it's a structure it is based on interior square footage! Hope this helps!
good luck
Leanne Smith
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