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Should You Get a New Survey When Buying a House?

February 27, 2021 12:49 am Published by Leave your thoughts

There’s so much on your plate. Home inspections. Moving arrangements. Packing. Utility changes. Is it really worth adding another task to your list and getting a property survey when you’re buying a home? The short answer: yes. It is in a buyer’s best interest to get a residential land survey in Guadalupe County, TX any time you buy a house. Here’s why it’s worth the investment. You may want to make improvements Even if you don’t have grand plans to expand your home next month, you may want to make changes to the property in the future. Even if those... View Article

What Will I Get from a Land Survey?

February 16, 2021 12:13 am Published by Leave your thoughts

When you’re thinking about buying or selling a piece of property, you’ll need a land and boundary survey in Guadalupe County, TX. A land survey is a key tool to ensure you’re getting the exact piece of property you think you’re buying—and that it’s as valuable as you were told. Working with an experienced land surveying company will help take the risk and hassle out of your property transfer. Here’s what to expect when you get a land survey. What a land survey tells you about the property A land survey helps come up with the legal description for your... View Article

What Is a Deed Description?

February 2, 2021 12:13 am Published by Leave your thoughts

If you’re buying or selling a piece of property in Guadalupe County, TX, the deed description is an important part of the process. Understanding what a deed description is, and why it’s important, will help you understand why getting a new land survey is so critical. Deed descriptions and land surveys both help ensure you’re buying or selling the exact piece of property you expected. What is a deed? A deed is a legal document that conveys ownership to the new buyer. It can be drafted in advance of closing. Once the deed is delivered, the property is officially transferred.... View Article

What You Need to Know About Topographic Surveys

January 20, 2021 7:34 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Topographic surveys describe the natural and man-made features of properties. These features include fences, land contours, trees, streams, buildings, etc., as well as the elevation of the land. Government agencies often require topographic surveys. They may also be used by engineers and architects for the design of improvements to a development on a site. Topographic surveys provide important information about the exact height, size, and placement of a given property. These surveys may also be used to form plans for drainage, ditches, grading, and other property features. Are you looking to have a topographic survey completed in Guadalupe County, TX?... View Article

What Is the Legal Description of a Property?

January 6, 2021 7:34 am Published by Leave your thoughts

It may seem on its face that the legal description of a property is obvious, but this is not quite the case. Determining the exact location and boundaries of a property is essential for every real estate transaction. It’s about the land—not any building on the property—being passed from the seller to the buyer. In this way, the property definition in each transaction is unique. Therefore, defining property boundaries in land surveying in Guadalupe County, TX can be contentious. Sometimes the legal description of a property needs to be rewritten. Possessing this exact level of detail is important for moving... View Article

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