Casita. Studio. Apartment over the garage. These are just a few names given to separate living quarters. While monikers may differ, there is one field to rule them all: Separate Guest House. Located under Exterior Features, this is the only available option for separate living quarters.
What Constitutes Separate Guest House?
Much like a bedroom definition, ARMLS has no official definition for what we consider to be a separate guest house. If the property you’re dealing with has a separate guest house situation that’s a little ambiguous, these alternate MLS fields may be a better fit for your listing:
- Separate Bdrm Exit (under Additional Bedroom)
- Guest Qtrs-Sep Entrn (under Other Rooms)
- Separate Strge Area (under Parking Features)
Your brokerage may have definitive requirements for separate guest houses, so check with your broker for guidelines.
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