Posts Tagged: American National Standard Institute

Calculating Building Size – GLA vs GBA

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Valuation Management Group’s quality assurance reviewers routinely review a variety of appraisal reports covering nearly every property type imaginable.  Occasionally clients will ask our opinion on the size of the building; they have concerns if the appraiser measured correctly or they may not be familiar with what area is included in the calculations provided. Our… Read more »

Calculating Gross Living Area – 3 Important Pieces of Knowledge

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D. Scott Murphy, SRA, an appraiser on the VMG panel and a member of the Georgia Real Estate Appraisers Board has written an article explaining the requirements for gross living area (GLA) per the American National Standard Institute (ANSI). Scott discusses how GLA is “one of the most important elements of a home… [and] one… Read more »