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How could the answer to this question possibly be anything other than yes?

 

If you're asking a legal question, at a minimum, you'll need to identify your state.  Also, why would you consider your garage to be "living space"?

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1 minute ago, pg1067 said:

How could the answer to this question possibly be anything other than yes?

 

If you're asking a legal question, at a minimum, you'll need to identify your state.  Also, why would you consider your garage to be "living space"?

A relator company is trying to sell my grandmother a house and is counting the garage as part of the house and not as a garage. Is this legal to do

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Since your grandmother knows about this it wouldn't be a problem unless there is some state or local law that says otherwise and we don't know where you live.

 

If she is looking at house A and it is 2000 sq ft including the garage and another similar house is 1800 sq ft not including the garage she can make her decision based on that knowledge.

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The pretty much the only time the "law" cares about square footage is tax assessment purposes. How a realtor markets a house is not covered by law. If the house is listed in MLS, there are numerous different ways square footage is reported. Total space inclusive of a garage or basement is one of them.

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2 hours ago, Jeffrey said:

A relator company is trying to sell my grandmother a house and is counting the garage as part of the house and not as a garage. Is this legal to do

 

Realtors are the equivalent of car salesmen. Never believe anything they tell you.

 

Use your computer/internet to help your grandmother by looking up the specs from the county assessor's records and looking up nearby sales of comparable houses in her area. Armed with knowledge she can make an appropriate offer and just walk away from the deal if she doesn't get it her way.

 

 

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2 hours ago, Jeffrey said:

A relator company is trying to sell my grandmother a house and is counting the garage as part of the house and not as a garage. Is this legal to do

 

As long as your grandmother understands that the square footage of the garage is being included in the total square footage, what difference does it make?  She understands all of the relevant facts and can, therefore, make an informed decision.

 

Also, I assume you meant "realtor company," not "relator company."

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