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What Constitutes A Legal Bedroom
Many people ask me "what constitutes a legal bedroom". We recently discussed this in our broker weekly meeting so I thought I would share with you below what really does constitute a legal bedroom...
A bedroom window must be 5.7 square feet
No more than 44 inches from the ground
Must have access to a bathroom w/out passing through another bedroom
NO closet requirement - Contrary to popular belief
Must be 70 square feet in size...50 sqft. per person if more than one.
Ceiling must not be lower than 7 feet
Must have access to natural ventilation and must have a heat source...no portable heaters
Melody Hall Visser is a passionate Realtor who lists, sells, and dwells in Northern Virginia. Currently, she serves as a REALTOR at eXp Realty, LLC. As a life-long resident of Virginia, Melody has....