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What to Know About Vegetation Survey Areas

April 14, 2020 9:29 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

If you’re in the market for surveying land, there’s a number of things you’ll want to be aware of. Surveying a piece of land is easiest when it’s flat and bare, but that’s not the reality in the vast majority of situations. There are frequent impediments to a survey, including buildings of different purposes that may be scattered around a site. Another important thing to stay aware of is the presence of vegetation – it can obscure or impede surveying equipment, and getting around this potential obstacle takes skill and expertise. Luckily, your partners at Bettersworth & Associates, Inc. are... View Article

Ordering a Texas Land Survey

March 27, 2020 11:13 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Experts recommend having a land survey conducted during any type of real estate exchange. “Land survey” is a broad term applied to different processes for analyzing a property’s physical boundaries and the various usage possibilities for the area. When it comes to understanding the specifics of a particular piece of land, real estate buyers, sellers, mortgage lenders and title companies are all entitled to ask for a land survey conducted by a reputable and experienced land survey company in Guadalupe County, TX. Why is a land survey ordered? Any party involved in a real estate transaction can request a survey... View Article

Get a Land Survey for Fence Installation

February 7, 2020 4:08 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

No one would begrudge someone putting up a fence to add a little privacy to their front or back yard. Provided the job is done quickly and competently, a new fence can add value to your property and give you a little much-needed distance from your neighbors. Before they can have a fence put up, however, a savvy landowner should enlist the help of a competent land surveyor in Guadalupe County, TX. No matter how big or small your property is, you can’t go wrong hiring a land surveyor to guarantee you’re 100 percent sure of your property lines before... View Article

How Land Surveyors Create Deed Descriptions

October 25, 2019 12:50 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

When performing land surveys in Guadalupe County, TX, it is important for the surveyor to develop a strong deed description, which plays a key role in the property’s record. The deed description goes beyond just the basics of where the house is located. It features in-depth descriptions of the measurements of the property, where it’s situated, what else is in the area and anything else that is worth noting on the deed. Those who write property descriptions will use specific terminology in the deed description, which can sometimes read like a foreign language or jargon to people outside of the... View Article

The History of Eminent Domain

September 11, 2019 12:03 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Eminent domain is the legal concept that the government can seize a private citizen’s land for civic use. The owner must be compensated, but their consent is not required. Often, this land is used for utilities, railroads, highways and government buildings or facilities. Sometimes eminent domain is used when public safety is at issue, such as with environmental hazards. The idea is that the seized land will be of greater benefit to the public, but the original owner must be monetarily compensated for the loss of their land. Although the policy behind the law seems justified, and landowners are free... View Article