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What Is a Contour Line?

June 30, 2020 6:58 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Contour lines in a Guadalupe County, TX topographic survey offer a way to determine the various elevations of the property’s topography. Any time you buy or sell a property (especially for development), you’ll need a land survey. The land survey will give detailed descriptions and information about the property, including a drawing that accurately depicts any changes in elevation. Why are contour lines in land surveys important? Imagine that you’re interested in buying a piece of property for developing. If you’re building a structure, you’ll need to know whether the land is suitable for it—whether it’s a house, a bridge... View Article

When Do You Need a Surveyors Real Property Report (SRPR)?

June 16, 2020 6:58 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

A Surveyors Real Property Report (SRPR), also known as a “spot” report in layman’s terms, is designed to tell you everything you need to know about a property you want to develop or purchase, including which buildings are on the land, where the boundaries are located, which legal encumbrances you may be subjected to and whether there are other property or legal issues that may affect your land. If you’re thinking of buying or selling a piece of property, having your land surveyed beforehand is wise. You’ll quickly identify any problems or discrepancies in the description and even ensure that... View Article

How to Reduce Sediment Loss on Construction Sites

May 20, 2020 10:14 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The soil underneath your feet is more than just dirt. Mixed in among the earth is a substance called sediment. This umbrella term refers to everything from the remains of plants and animals to rocks to various minerals. Perhaps even more fascinating is sediment’s tendency to be mobile whenever possible. Sediment can be transported via water, air or a variety of other means. When it lands in your property, sediment serves a wide range of purposes. It can strengthen the foundation of your home and enrich the soil to make growing easier. When you perform construction on your property, however,... View Article

How COVID-19 Is Impacting the Construction Industry

May 6, 2020 10:14 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The United States is currently navigating one of the most challenging periods in the nation’s history. As millions of Americans shelter in place to avoid the hazards posed by the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, we are all forced to contemplate how to move forward in a time when social distancing is the norm. The impact of COVID-19 has been sweeping—every industry has been affected, including the construction sector. Here are some of the ways that the novel coronavirus is having an effect on everything from new construction to the handling of property disputes in Guadalupe County, TX. Construction projects are moving... View Article

How Surveyors Work with Realtors

April 28, 2020 9:29 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Surveying is a skilled and meaningful profession that has a vital and natural place in the world of real estate. Land planning and surveying goes hand in hand with land usage, which of course all real estate professionals are interested in. Surveying gives insight into the most efficient and effective use of any land, and this is the information that the real estate industry thrives on. Having a property survey done in Guadalupe County, TX is a great way to make sure that deals and parcels of land are exactly what they seem to be, and can offer a significant... View Article