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William E. Wood at the mall
I also am in Norfolk and totally agree with what Geoffrey and Wayne told you, but I would like to know who told you that and why? Is there an obvious problem? It sounds like you might have purchased the home after these renovations were done, was there an issue at that time? The best way to know what price to list is to have a Realtor come look at your home and do comps based on whether it is truly a 4 bedroom or 3, but the tax records truly have no bearing on this. Please feel free to contact me if you have any further questions. Claudia McKenna
A bedroom must have its own door, not walking through one room to get to another. it must have a closet, be heated and have a window whoch in the old days was counted as the second way of egress. Any room counted should also be above ground, not in a basement. The code usually goes by when it was built or remodeled, if you were to remodel again today, you would have to bring upo to todays codes.
good luck with your sale
Assuming that the attic is not up to code, you should look at what it will cost to bring it up to code. When you reach an agreement with a buyer, they will amost certainly do a home inspection, where these code issues will surface. Unless you're selling the house in as is condition, the buyer is going to ask you to make these repairs. You might as well do these repairs now, as it will make the marketing of the home that much more effective, and the selling the home that much easier. The fact that the tax record reflects the house one way, and the reality of the house is different, happens all the time. Make the repairs.
Feel free to email me your property address and I'll be happy to pull some comps for you, and also stop by your place to provide you with my professional opinion as well -- no cost or obligation.
Frank Biganski, Realtor
Reliance Realty, Inc.