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What to Do About Conflicting Property Boundaries

July 28, 2020 4:06 am Published by Leave your thoughts

It’s every property owner’s worst nightmare. You’re building a fence or a structure on your land only to discover that your neighbor believes you’re crossing the boundary onto their property. No matter which side of the dispute you’re on, conflicting property lines in Guadalupe County, TX is a big-time hassle. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to mediate these disputes or even avoid them altogether. Get a land survey first Don’t take any steps to develop your property without first making sure you’ve hired a qualified land surveyor. Before you have a professional create plans, and before you break... View Article

Myths and Misconceptions About Land Surveying

July 14, 2020 4:06 am Published by Leave your thoughts

You might think that you know everything there is to know about land surveying. You might even believe that the science and skill of land surveying is easy to master. You’d be mistaken on both counts. Misinformation surrounding surveying abounds. There are so many land surveying myths in Guadalupe County, TX—it’s essential to set the record straight. Here are some of the most common misconceptions regarding land surveying. Land surveys are useless Whether you are buying, developing or simply maintaining a piece of property, land surveys are invaluable. A land survey teaches property owners everything there is to know about... View Article

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

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

Phone: (830) 379-5552

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