Measure Living Area

When deciding to sell your house, it's important to account for every square meter. Follow these four steps to determine your home's surface area.

Step 1: Measure the Usable Area

  • Measure between interior walls.
  • Ignore obstacles.
  • For attics: only include areas higher than 1.50 meters and with a minimum area of 4m2.

Example: Total usable area = 160m2

Step 2: Measure Other Indoor Spaces

  • Identify non-living areas.
  • For attics: measure above 1.50m, exclude below 1.50 meters.
  • Include basements with a height of 2 meters and no daylight.

Example: Total indoor space = 35m2.

Step 3: Calculate Living Area

  • Subtract indoor space from usable area.

Example: Living area = 160m2 - 35m2 = 125m2.

Other: Building-Related Outdoor Space

  • Measure balconies, rooftop terraces, etc.
  • Note: Garden area is measured and entered separately.

With these steps, you can quickly and easily determine the net living area of your house. Remember: only include spaces with a clear residential function.

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