The problem with common ground is that it is just that… it is ground that is commonly owned by everyone in that subdivision. Which means that you should not use it for your own personal benefit.
There are times when you may need more information than what a standard boundary and improvement survey may show. You may in fact need more than just the property corners marked showing just one point along the property line. We can provide you with as much information as you would like to fit the needs of your project.
The gross land area is the calculation obtained to determine the acreage or square footage of the lot. The results on the area can be determined by either calculating be deeded area or by calculating the area based on the location of the survey monuments.
If you are getting ready to install a fence or add landscaping, you may be interested in knowing where your property lines are located so that you can ensure that you are staying on your own property. The professional who is most associated with property lines is a...
Buying a brand-new home can be a very exciting time! When we think of the word “new” we think of words like perfect, without error, unblemished, etc. These types of words have absolutely nothing to do with whether you need a survey or you don’t. There are a few factors that can contribute to answering this question.
A legal description is a geographical description of real estate that identifies its precise location and boundaries for the purpose of a legal transaction, such as a transfer of ownership. A legal description is kept with the deed and filed with the county recorder...
You would think that with all the decades of experience homebuilders have, and with all the technology that we have at our fingertips that we would be able to know just how big of a house can fit on a lot without “going over”. Apparently, that’s not always the case.
Owning property can be a complex situation. What you can do with it depends, in part, on where the property line ends and where it is situated. We have broken it down to the most important things to think about when determining what you can do with your property and...
The words “common ground” always throws up a red flag to me. While common ground provides more “space” between you and your neighbors, it doesn’t mean that the land is for your private use and benefit. Common ground is typically deeded to subdivision associations and their trustees. It is land that is intended to be used, accessed and enjoyed by all individuals within that subdivision. Here are some examples where that enjoyment went a bit beyond what was legally owned by the homeowner.
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