Livable, Rentable & Usable Area: Definition & Examples


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What is a common way to measure areas in real estate?

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1. What is included in a rentable space measurement?

2. Why may usable space be the best measurement to use when comparing apartments?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Review your understanding of livable, rentable and usable area with this quiz and worksheet combination. Questions will be asked about the components of each unique space measurement.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz and worksheet to review:

  • Typical way(s) to measure areas in real estate
  • Rentable space measurements
  • Why usable space might be the best measurement in an apartment comparison
  • A characteristic of livable space
  • Measurements that include closet and storage space

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw out the most important information from the related lesson on area options
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained to answer questions about different measurement strategies
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding how to compare apartment areas and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Review the lesson called Livable, Rentable & Usable Area: Definition & Examples to find out more information about area options. This lesson covers the following goals:

  • Describe the advantages and disadvantages of measuring with rentable space
  • Explain why a person might be most satisfied by the usable space measurement
  • Recall what is included in livable space measurements