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What Does it Mean to Survey Property?

May 13, 2013
I recently posted this question on a message board and received more than a few responses. This was by no means a scientific study, but the resulting comments, many of which strayed way off topic, confirmed what I have already come to realize. The answer to this question lies largely in the eyes of the beholder.


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Fence Line Surveyors–Did They Get a Bad Rap?

At this late date in the history of land surveying, surprisingly and sadly, there is no clear definition of what it means to survey property.
April 29, 2013
For one surveyor, it can mean simply utilizing the measurements (bearings and distances) in the client’s deed, acquiring a starting point and an azimuth


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Liberated Beavers and Cavorting Catfish

February 5, 2013
A student recently asked if court opinions ever discussed beavers and their propensity for obstructing streams and ditches.
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Double the Fun

January 8, 2013
Owning one business can be time consuming, expensive and challenging.
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The 'Lucky' Surveyor

January 2, 2013
I’ve never had any luck. I can’t win at poker, although I enjoy the game. 

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Objective Uncertainty

December 4, 2012
Fundamental to a well-reasoned opinion on the location of property boundaries, also known as a survey of property, is being able to properly interpret a deed. Proper interpretation of a deed requires understanding uncertainty.
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Book Review: 'The Pincushion Effect'

July 3, 2012
Jeff Lucas has written a powerful book--one that all American surveyors ought to add to their libraries.
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