How to find a survey of a property?

How to find a survey of a property?

Survey records are the property of a land surveyor who performed the work and the individual who hired the company to perform the work. Other than those individuals, the results and drawings of individual property surveys are not public record. However, there a few...
Who Pays For A Land Survey?

Who Pays For A Land Survey?

Land surveys are typically paid for by the person who is requesting the service to be performed. In many cases, the surveyor may require full or partial payment for the services up-front or prior to beginning the work. However, when a survey is performed in...
Why Is Adverse Possession Needed?

Why Is Adverse Possession Needed?

Adverse possession exists as it is a means to correct, fix, or address issues with a land owners deed and title. Here’s an example of what this really looks like. A person wants to purchase the home located at 123 Main Street.  In addition to the house, there is a...
Can I Sue Land Surveyors  Who Are On My Land?

Can I Sue Land Surveyors Who Are On My Land?

This is a difficult question. I am going to give you my personal opinion regarding this question. Simply stated, in no way should my opinion be taken as legal advice or fact. But, since you asked, I’ll do my best to respond with a fair assessment and insight.  Keep in...
Why Are Land Surveys So Expensive?

Why Are Land Surveys So Expensive?

This dates back to a 1748 essay that Benjamin Franklin wrote that included the phrase “time is money”. Oddly enough, it has also been the title of a song, a film, a cartoon and is even a game on the Price is Right! There are two main factors that surveyors take into...