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Will an Elevation Certificate Lower My Flood Insurance?

April 14, 2021 11:29 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Issued by the National Flood Insurance Program, elevation certificates provide several pieces of information that homeowners insurance companies will use to determine your rates. You will need this certificate to obtain flood insurance for your home. That said, flood insurance isn’t required for all properties, and is most often needed in areas with high flood risks. Even if the flood risks are minimal in your area, it may still be a good idea to purchase some form of flood insurance. The process for obtaining an elevation certificate can be pretty straightforward, depending on where you live. Those living in Guadalupe... View Article

Can a Property Owner Block an Easement?

March 31, 2021 11:29 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Easements are interesting in that they allow certain people access to property that isn’t owned by them. An easement on your property means that certain businesses, which could include utility companies, may gain access to your land if needed. There are also easements that allow for driveways to be built through a person’s land in order for an owner to gain access to their home or other pieces of property. This is why it’s important to always check for easements before purchasing a piece of land. While some people don’t have issues with this legal situation, it could be quite... View Article

What Is Adverse Possession?

March 13, 2021 12:49 am Published by Leave your thoughts

You’re probably familiar with the term “trespassing.” Images of teenagers walking across your lawn probably come to mind. Adverse possession does involve trespassing, but it is much more involved than an invasive stroll through your lot. Following is a quick overview of adverse possession law in Guadalupe County, TX and what you need to know to protect your property from adverse possession. Adverse possession in Guadalupe County, TX defined Adverse possession is a process by which a trespasser gains ownership of someone else’s property. The trespasser enters the property, occupies it for a certain period of time and gains legal... View Article

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

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

Phone: (830) 379-5552

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