Misleading Total Square Footage from NWMLS Includes Unfinished Basements by Design

If you’ve been searching for homes in the Seattle area for longer than about a week, you’ve probably had an experience like this: After searching your favorite listings website for homes between 1,500 and 2,000 square feet, you find a decent-looking 1,800 square foot home that looks like a good candidate in your price range. […]