How Important is Land Surveying in Today’s World?

Most of you have probably never thought about land surveying until you needed it at some point. Many of us hear about land surveying all the time but never really give it much thought. Since an investment in land and/or … Continue reading

A Short History on Land Surveying

Land surveying is probably the oldest professions anywhere. After man has decided that a section of land should be owned by a tribe, the necessity for surveying began. Land surveying is fascinating. The strategy used aim to determine which section … Continue reading

Why You SHOULD Have a Land Survey Completed Before Purchasing Land?

Buying land, whether commercial or residential, is always an expensive endeavor, even if prices have eased somewhat lately. This is why finding a piece of land that you like and making an offer for it without conducting a land survey … Continue reading

What You Need to Know About Land Surveying

What is Land Surveying?   Land surveying is the art and science of accurately measuring parcels of land. Measurements such as dimensions, lengths, boundary lines, including structures within the area are all precisely determined through a land survey. These measurements are … Continue reading

Land Surveying: Estimating the Cost

Land surveying, in short, is the science and art of establishing or re-establishing property corners, property lines and/or boundaries. There are different reasons why someone wants a lot surveyed. Essentially the most common is to check if a piece of … Continue reading

What Is A Land Surveyor?

A Land Surveyor is essential whenever you plan on building a house, buying or selling a property, or dividing your property amongst your children. Many land surveyor made it down to history. In fact, three of the four faces carved … Continue reading

Things to Know When Building Your House

Land Surveying in Building your house It is a very good idea to build your home because you will be able to get exactly what you want instead of when you buy. Of course, you may need to add some … Continue reading

Flooding From Excessive Rain Downstream From Earth Dams

The Daily Republic in South Dakota published an article that talks about an earthen dam that recently failed because of a nine-inch rainfall last 29th of July 2010. The heavy rainfall overwhelmed the dam’s capacity causing it to fail. No … Continue reading

How To Find Your Home On FEMA’s Flood Insurance Rate Maps

What are FEMA flood maps? FEMA’s Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) or just Flood Maps are provided after a flood risk assessment has been completed or updated for a community.  This study is known as a Flood Insurance Study.  The … Continue reading