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What is a Legal Property Description, Part 2: How is Your Land Defined?

  • CourthouseDirect.com Team
  • 06/08/2013
  • Surveying
In the first part of our series on legal property descriptions, we discussed government land surveys, lots and blocks or platting. But what about street addresses?
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What is a Legal Property Description, Part 1: Do you Know Where your Land Is?

  • CourthouseDirect.com Team
  • 05/13/2013
  • Surveying
Most property owners are aware that their domains have been subdivided, set apart or otherwise separated from larger chunks of surveyed land. Although an individual who owns a quarter-acre lot in an incorporated city may have a very ...
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How Does GIS Technology Work?

  • CourthouseDirect.com Team
  • 04/15/2013
  • Surveying
A geographic information system (GIS) joins hardware, software and information together to capture, manage, analyze and present various kinds of puzzling information. You can solve problems by viewing the data and processing the answers to ...
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Happy National Surveyors Week from CourthouseDirect.com

  • CourthouseDirect.com Team
  • 03/22/2013
  • Surveying
Did you know tomorrow caps off the National Society of Professional Surveyors' annual National Surveyors Week?
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How Has Technology Changed the Land Surveying Industry?

  • CourthouseDirect.com Team
  • 03/15/2013
  • Surveying
Land surveying technology circa 3,000 years ago until the late 20th century: Body Parts (e.g. feet, fingers) Sticks/Rope Chains/Steel Bands Tape Measures Logarithmic Tables Slide Rules/Calculators
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Why are Land Surveys Important?

  • CourthouseDirect.com Team
  • 03/04/2013
  • Surveying
Maybe you were out driving in the country and found a piece of land you would like to build on. Or perhaps you have always wanted to develop commercial real estate. In these cases, and others, a land survey is not just recommended, it is ...
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