Real Estate Glossary

# Floor Area Ratio

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FAR for short, this is the ratio of the building’s floor area in relation to the size of the land on which the property is located. It is expressed as a decimal number and is calculated by dividing the total area of the building by the total area of the lot. The higher the FAR, the greater the density.

FAR for short, this is the ratio of the building’s floor area in relation to the size of the land on which the property is located. It is expressed as a decimal number and is calculated by dividing the total area of the building by the total area of the lot. The higher the FAR, the greater the density.