Definition of "Elevation"

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Elena Kemper , Real Estate Agent Esslinger-Wooten-Maxwell, Inc.

How tall a structure is from some point.


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Comments for Elevation

Cherie Blue Cherie Blue said:

What is elevation cost in new construction?

Jul 13, 2020  13:16:18

Real Estate Agent

Hey, Cherie! It's hard to say especially if we are talking about residential real estate. A home that has the same square feet and number of bedrooms and bathrooms can be priced differently from one builder to another. The prices are majorly impacted by the layout of your foundation and the front elevation. For example, a simple square foundation is going to be the cheapest while a more complicated layout is going to increase the price. Also, changes in elevation from bump-out windows and added stones for a more stylish look is going to be more expensive compared to the standard square house. Prices also vary based on what city you are building in so keep that in mind as well. If you are at a point where you can't decide between building or buying a home, we have an article that talks about it, so you might want to check it out.

Jul 17, 2020  05:00:50
Sara Sara said:

Hi! What is ground elevation?

Mar 29, 2020  22:18:52

Real Estate Agent

Hey, Sara! Ground elevation also known as height above ground level (AGL) is a general term that refers to a specific height measurement. Different from altitude/elevation (AMSL) which is a height measurement starting from the sea level, ground elevation is measured starting from the underlying ground surface. This measurement is usually useful in aviation, broadcasting and atmospheric science. However, in real estate, the term ground elevation is usually used to find out the height of a structure starting from the ground. For example, the architectural drawing of a house features exterior elevation, which suggests dimensions for exterior walls, the way they are faced and materials used. 

Apr 08, 2020  08:42:46

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