The Finch Formerly Known As Gold

8 December 2003

Elastic measurements

Depending on whom you want to believe, the New Digs contain 1053, 1057 or 1060 square feet of living space. (The most recent appraisal says 1053, so that's the figure I give out to those who ask.) Not huge, but not so tiny as my former hovel out on Shabby Road.

When The Expert and I first saw this house, she commented, "This seems bigger than they say it is."

My brother did a walk-through yesterday, and he said that it was at least as big as his house, which he described as having 1400 square feet.

Good floor plan? Or just sloppy measuring techniques?

I suppose it's time to pull out the tape measure for myself.

Posted at 7:22 AM to Surlywood

I think it is a common thing. I'm not sure exactly the method used for measuring. My appraisal says this house has 1163 sq. ft. but the listing showed it at 1400. My own measurment shows it at 1396 which I suppose could be rounded up. By all means do your own measuring and let's see :)

Posted by: ms7168 at 10:54 AM on 8 December 2003

Hey -- 10th Ave N isn't COMPLETELY shabby!

Posted by: David at 9:00 PM on 8 December 2003

Actually, I was at least a block away from 10th; I lived in the back of this particular semi-tenement.

Posted by: CGHill at 9:05 PM on 8 December 2003