Consolidation Survey

A consolidation survey, also known as a lot split, consists of splitting a single parcel into two separate parcels or is a combination of several land parcels into one. Once complete, the land is given a new legal description to correctly reflect the new parcel. The primary reason for a consolidation survey is to parcel…

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Relocation Survey

A relocation survey is just one of the many important services for your land. Location surveys include the precise identification of established land boundaries. Knowing of the exact boundaries of your land will help you avoid expensive encroachment disputes and ill-will disputes between you and your neighbors. If an issue has already occurred, then your…

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Site Planning Survey

A Site Planning Survey is a survey that uses a combination of both boundary and topographic surveys. This is used for the preparation of a site plan to be used for designing building improvements or land developments. It is possible that this may also include a subdivision survey, which would divide undeveloped land into various…

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What Is A Real-Time Kinematic (RTK) Survey?

Real-time kinematic, also known as RTK,  is a surveying technology which measures the relative positions while using two different Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) antennas in real-time with better accuracy. Errors found within GNSS results are decided and fixed using RTK technology. The new generation of intelligent RTK systems provide reception of all available satellite…

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Ways To Identify A Flood-Prone Area

The Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, has an online tool that makes it easy to see if your address is in a flood zone. The Flood Map Service Center shows information like flood zones, floodways, and your own home’s risk level. There’s also topographical and infrastructural information about features like levees, coastal barriers, and the base…

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What is a Subdivision Survey?

A subdivision survey may be required when an existing property needs to be divided. This can be for any number of reasons. They include, but are not limited to, estate settlement, mortgage requirements, development purposes, or to sell a portion of your property. To prepare a subdivision survey correctly, a boundary survey should be performed…

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What is a Total Station?

A modern surveying instrument that integrates an electronic theodolite with an electronic distance meter is called a total station. A theodolite uses a movable telescope to measure angles in both the vertical and horizontal planes. For instance, they come in two different types. The first is transit, which rotates in a full circle in the…

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When should you have your land surveyed?

When should you have your land surveyed?

If you’re going to be selling or buying land, it’s a good idea to make sure it’s been surveyed recently. An up-to-date and accurate survey of the land will make certain that the legal property lines listed on the deed are correct, and any discrepancies between neighboring land owners can be addressed promptly. Most lenders…

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What is a Wetland Survey?

A wetland survey establishes the location and size of a wetland in order to follow proper federal, state, and local regulations. In south Florida, a wetland is an area inundated or saturated by surface water with a large presence of vegetation typically grown within saturated soils. The first step of wetland delineation in south Florida…

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What is a Construction Survey?

A construction survey in the South Florida is used to determine reference points on a property that will provide guidance to the workers on a construction site. These surveys are extremely important and a necessity for every construction site; whether for commercial development, residential development, or state and federal development projects. Therefore, companies that provide…

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