Do I Need a Survey?

Do I Need a Surveyor?

Purchasing real estate is one of the most significant financial investments a person makes in their life. Having a survey done by a Professional Land Surveyor prior to purchase is an essential step in gaining peace of mind. 

Land surveys can eliminate the costly expense of having to move a building, fence, garage or driveway. While most neighbors may agree where they think the property lines are, boundaries are not always where they appear to be. Agreements may not hold up in court if there is a discrepancy.

Land boundaries, especially those in question, should be located and mapped by a Professional Land Surveyor, and filed as a public record, prior to purchase. 

Most municipalities also require a current survey be completed to acquire a permit for construction

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  • 4 Aug
    Wisconsin Historic Landscape Project 08:00 PM

    Are you interested in the landscape and vegetation of Wisconsin prior to European settlement? Do you need access to historic Public Land Survey System (PLSS) data? Are you curious about historic applications

  • 7 Aug
    WLIC Membership Application Due All Day

    Application for appointment to the DOA's advisory Wis Land Infromation Coucil are due by today. WLIC membership will consist of 5 private sector reps (includinga professional surveyor), 5 public scector

  • 13 Aug
    NGS Ecosystems and Climate Operations webinar 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM

    The NGS Ecosystem and Climate Operations (ECO) team adapts NGS products and services to support non-navigational coastal stakeholders. These users need high accuracy land elevations and water levels even