The 36′ x 13′ Bedroom. In the Basement.

Bedroom Sizes:  “Small,” “Medium,” and “(Extra) Extra Large” You certainly can call a 36′ x 13′ room in the basement of a home a “Bedroom,” as a certain listed Golden Valley home does now. But, that doesn’t make it so. That’s true even if the room technically meets the criteria for a legal Bedroom:  it...
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The "Non-Conforming" Catch-All

Missing by a Little — Or a Lot? What does a “non-conforming bedroom” look like? When it comes to real estate listings, it could mean a lot of things. At one extreme, a Realtor might list a bedroom as “non-conforming” because the egress window is smaller than allowed by code, or there’s no closet. At...
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