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CHAPTER 12

LAND, LOT, AND BUILDING MEASUREMENTS

Calculating Down to the Foot

Real estate investors need to employ many different skills in managing their properties. Included in these are land and building measurements. The geometry involved in figuring out land size or internal square feet does not have to be complicated; if you follow the basic steps and view the task of calculation in its specific context, the job is not complicated.

THE IMPORTANCE OF LAND MEASUREMENT

As a starting point, why do you need to be able to measure land and building space? Many possible applications will arise during the course of looking at properties you are thinking ...

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