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How Elevation Determines Flood Risk

May 4, 2022 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Floods are a terribly destructive force that can not only damage the land around your home or property but can also damage and destroy the buildings on the property. Determining the flood elevation of a property can help you decide if you need flood insurance and assess your own flood risk. So what is flood elevation and how does it affect your property? Keep reading to find out. What Is a Negative Flood Elevation? When determining the risk of a flood there are three types of elevation to consider. The first is base flood elevation. This is the typical elevation and... View Article

What Is Lot Grading and Why Is It Important?

April 15, 2022 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Most communities in the United States have a master plan that determines what you can build and where. A master plan very much emphasizes the importance of lot grading, which is what enables drainage and sensible development to occur. The idea is to take into account the land, the climate, and how smart construction could work without creating massive problems within the community. When communities grow with no real control or plan for development, very bad things can happen. Sewage could become a truly deadly issue by flowing onto other properties and contaminating them with pollutants and fecal matter. A... View Article

Different Types of Land Surveys

April 15, 2022 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Land surveys allow you to better understand your land boundaries. A survey is usually performed to describe, locate, map, and monument the boundaries and the corners of your land. But what are the different types of land surveying? As a landowner, you can use different types of land surveys options when surveying your land. As a property owner, it is very important to have your land surveyed to understand where your ownership boundaries lie. Different occasions call for a surveyor’s services, like when you are purchasing or selling a parcel of land or home, dividing your land into smaller parts, or installing fences... View Article

Dealing with Conflicting Land Boundaries

March 11, 2022 8:15 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Has your neighbor built a fence that crosses over onto your property? Is your neighbor complaining about a tree that’s clearly growing on your property? Dealing with conflicting property boundaries is almost always difficult and frustrating. Land boundary disputes can turn previously friendly neighbors into enemies. Thankfully, dealing with conflicting land boundaries doesn’t have to be a nightmare. Below, we’ve covered the steps you should take in the event of a property boundary dispute. Use this information to help prevent the situation from getting out of control. Get a professional land survey While determining property lines based on a property... View Article

Everything You Need to Know About Land Surveys for Fence Installations

February 25, 2022 8:15 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Are you planning to build a fence on your property? Before getting started, it’s important to determine the exact location of your property line. Building a fence over your property line could result in problems with neighbors and possibly legal trouble. Save yourself some time, hassle and energy by investing in a professional fence installation land survey. Read on for more information on professional land surveying for fence installations. Why you should get a land survey before installing a fence Professional land surveying should be an essential part of any fence installation. There are several ways to find property lines... View Article

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