What are ALTA/NSPS Land Title Surveys typically used for? Typically, ALTA/NSPS Land Title Surveys are used in conjunction with property sales and usually is limited to commercial properties. We have seen more and more residential ALTA/NSPS Land Title Surveys being requested in the recent years. The common conception is that ALTA/NSPS Land Title Surveys are

February 6, 2020 Advance Surveying

Where To Get an Elevation Certificate In Minnesota

Wondering where to obtain a certificate for flood insurance? Advance Surveying & Engineering can help. Read on for details about the “where” and “why” of flood insurance certification. Flood Elevation Certificates – What You Should Know Getting your certificate is easy. Just contact our local licensed land surveyor. Not only will we provide you with

January 8, 2020 Advance Surveying

What Does a Civil Engineer Do?

Civil engineering is the world’s oldest engineering field, and arguably its most important. Civil engineering services are required in countries across the globe, in all types of environments and in cities big and small. So what exactly does a civil engineer do? Advance Survey & Engineering answers this question today. What Is a Civil Engineer?

March 15, 2019 Advance Surveying

Tips For Hiring a Municipal Land Surveying Company

Searching for a land surveying company to spearhead your next municipal project? Advance Surveying & Engineering has plenty of experience in this area, including these tips for hiring the right firm. Data Handling Technological advancements have brought significant changes to the surveying industry. One area of interest is data handling. The best surveying companies have

February 15, 2019 Advance Surveying

Trends and Advancements In Land Surveying: Our Predictions For 2019

It was only a few decades ago that pulling a tape across the ground was the go-to means of distance measurement for every land surveyor. But as with many other fields, technology has introduced innovative trends for commercial and residential surveying, advancing our industry to places unthinkable even 15 years ago. As 2018 winds down,

January 16, 2019 Advance Surveying
Photo: Surveyor Engineer Making Measure On The Field

Land Surveying Myths & Misconceptions

Can land surveys be wrong? Advance Surveying & Engineering, an experienced Minnesota land surveyor, explores the various myths and misconceptions associated with land surveying. Land Surveys Are Too Expensive Because land surveys can be done incorrectly, a professional land survey is never too expensive when you consider the thousands of dollars you might end up

December 15, 2018 Advance Surveying

How Do I Hire a Land Surveyor? What Should I Look For?

The two titular questions are commonly asked by homeowners and businesses throughout Minnesota. If you too are curious about how to hire a land surveyor, this blog post is for you. How Do I Hire a Land Surveyor? If you want to hire a land surveyor, the internet is always a good place to start.

November 15, 2018 Advance Surveying

Installing a Fence? Better Survey Your Land First!

If you’re considering a fence installation around your home, Advance Surveying & Engineering recommends hiring a land surveyor in Minnetonka before you break ground. Having a professional survey your land can save you time, money, and headaches. Not a DIY Job Installing a fence is definitely not a DIY job, and a property survey for

October 15, 2018 Advance Surveying

How Important Is a Survey When Buying a Resale Home?

When purchasing new construction, obtaining a new house survey is a given. But what about when buying a resale home? Is a survey still important? It’s common for a buyer to think that after a home has passed through a few owners, a valid survey must exist somewhere. The current homeowner might feel this way

September 15, 2018 Advance Surveying

Does Your Home Remodel Need a Survey?

A land survey is always required for new construction, but is the same true for a home remodel? And if so, what are the circumstances in which one is required? Advance Surveying & Engineering in Minnetonka delves into these questions. What is a land survey? Before we get into the meat of the questions posed

August 15, 2018 Advance Surveying