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The Benefits of Winter Land Surveying

December 3, 2021 12:25 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Many of our clients think of summer as the best season to conduct a land survey. While we do have longer days and better weather in the summer months, summertime isn’t the only time to perform land surveys. In fact, some other seasons can actually be better for a survey than the summer. Keep reading to learn the benefits of winter surveying and why you should schedule your survey today. Surveyor availability Like many professions, surveyors have a busy season and a slow season. The slow season for many surveyors is the winter, and the summer is the busy season.... View Article

How Property Lines Are Determined

November 12, 2021 3:21 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Whether you’ve lived in the same house your whole life or you’re thinking about buying a new property, knowing how property lines are determined is important. Most people take property lines for granted, assuming that fences are always the arbiter of truth. Unfortunately, property lines can change over time. You might discover that the fence you always thought delineated the exact boundaries of your property is actually 10 feet into your property—or worse, the other way around. Here’s what you need to know about how property lines are determined. This information will help clarify matters when dealing with neighbors, land... View Article

Where Does My Property End: The Sidewalk or the Curb?

October 29, 2021 3:21 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

What decides where your property line ends? Many homeowners and business owners wonder just how large their property actually is. Depending on where you live and how property lines are defined there, the answer may vary. There are many different property line definitions that can affect where your property ends. This can affect where you can build on your property and who is responsible for maintaining portions of the property. The best way to find out the exact dimensions and property lines is to hire a land surveyor. In the meantime, here’s an overview of the different property line definitions.... View Article

Benefits of Investing in a Vacant Plot of Land

September 14, 2021 7:26 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

In these uncertain times, market forces have been entirely unpredictable. This adds risk to any type of investment that’s subject to these forces. While many people opt for stocks, mutual funds and bonds in their investment portfolios, there are other investment options available, such as vacant land. Vacant land investments are gaining steam due to their tangibility and lack of maintenance costs, among other things. If you’ve been thinking about buying some vacant land, then this article should help inform your decision. When it comes to investing, here are some of the benefits of vacant land. Appreciation The concept of... View Article

Tips on Buying the Right Plot of Land

August 31, 2021 7:26 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Buying land is a dream of many Americans. It’s a popular investment due to the flexibility it offers and the fact that it’s a finite resource. Mark Twain said it best, “Buy land. They’re not making it anymore.” But if you choose to invest in land, how do you know you’re buying the right land? There are many factors that go into deciding which plot of land you’re going to purchase and why. Here are some tips on buying land. Have a plan When buying land, keep in mind what you’re going to be using it for. If you’re going... View Article

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Bettersworth & Associates, Inc.
111 E Mountain St
Seguin, TX 78155

Phone: (830) 379-5552

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