RMS mandatory for Alberta REALTOR®

Residential Measurement Standard – RMS – in Alberta


Frequently Asked Questions:

 What is the purpose of the RMS?

The RMS gives consumers, real estate professionals, and other industry professionals accurate and consistent property measurements. These measurements can be used to compare properties and determine their suitability. Proper application of the RMS ensures real estate professionals provide reliable and verifiable property size and dimensions.

How do I measure properties according to the RMS?

It depends on the type of property being measured:

Measure detached properties using the exterior wall at the foundation. Detached properties include fully detached bare land condominiums

Measure attached properties using the interior perimeter walls at floor level. Attached properties include half-duplexes, townhouses, and apartments

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