Definition : Net area

Measurement of the area of a private portion shown on the cadastral plan and recorded in the certificate of location. It is established by the land surveyor during the preparation of the cadastral plan of the immovable. This area is the floor area as built, after deduction of the areas occupied by the commons portions that surround, pass through or are located in the private portion such as:

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ! L'Organisme d'autoréglementation du courtage immobilier (OACIQ) (The Real Estate Brokers Self-Regulatory Agency) has prepared a newsletter on this subject.

 WARNING ! At the resale of a private portion, the area inscribed in the listing prepared by the real estate broker must be the one appearing on the cadastral plan (i.e. the net area) and not the one mentioned, originally, in the architectural plans (ie gross area).



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