ALTA/ACSM Land Title Surveys

The coordination and execution of an ALTA/ACSM land title survey is one of the many services Advance Surveying & Engineering provides to its clients in Golden Valley and Edina. What exactly is an ALTA/ACSM land title survey, and what is the ALTA/ACSM Association? Read on for answers.   What is an ALTA/ACSM land title survey?
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A Land Surveyor’s Tools: Things We Use to Do Our Jobs Well

Professional land surveying near Minneapolis requires the use of several tools to ensure the project is done correctly. Let’s take a look at some of the most important tools that Advance Surveying & Engineering uses on a regular basis. Theodolite When we need to measure angles in the vertical and horizontal planes, a theodolite is
June 15, 2018 Advance Surveying

Why Do I Need a Survey When Buying a House and What’s Included?

In the home real estate industry, two of the most oft-asked questions are “Why do I need a survey when buying a house?” and “What’s included in a survey for the purchase of a new home?”.  Advance Surveying and Engineering, a professional land surveyor serving Minneapolis staffed by a professional team of talented land surveyors
May 15, 2018 Advance Surveying
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Importance of Marking Property Borders

Marking property borders is important for a number of reasons, which is why it’s necessary to hire a surveyor with considerable experience and expertise. Advance Surveying & Engineering can help you understand the many benefits derived from property boundaries. Overview For many Americans, a real estate property is the most valuable asset they’ll possess. Thus,
April 15, 2018 Advance Surveying
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Drones: The Future of Land Surveying?

At Advance Surveying & Engineering we pride ourselves on using a variety of the latest instruments, methods, and technologies to obtain the most accurate measurements possible. That’s why we track the latest changes to the industry, including the future use of drones for land surveying. Let’s review some of the advantages drones could bring to
March 15, 2018 Advance Surveying
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Four Reasons to Hire a Civil Engineer for Your Next Project

Thinking of hiring a civil engineer for your next project in Edina, Minneapolis, or St. Paul? Advance Surveying & Engineering in Minnetonka offers four reasons why doing so is a great idea. Zoning and Building Code Research Our civil engineer has considerable experience working on projects in different jurisdictions throughout Minnesota.  Wherever your project is
February 15, 2018 Advance Surveying

Adverse Possession

Advance Surveying and Engineering has been in this business for almost 50 years and to us adverse possession is one of the biggest misconceptions that people have. This article helps to explain how the law works and its limitations. http://statelaws.findlaw.com/minnesota-law/minnesota-adverse-possession-laws.html
January 24, 2018 Advance Surveying

Social media

At Advance Surveying and Engineering we pride ourselves on being accessible through as many social media outlets as we can. We wanted to be sure that everyone knows that we have a strong presence on social media sites and wanted to share those with you here: Facebook – @advancesurveying (click through on the Facebook icon
January 16, 2018 Advance Surveying
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Construction Surveying – Finding the Right Partner in MN

Tips on Hiring the Right Land Surveying Firm for Your Construction Project When you hire the right land surveying firm for your construction project, you have a foundation from which you can explore a range of different ideas for your land. Here are some tips from Advance Surveying & Engineering on how to pick the
January 15, 2018 Advance Surveying

Uses and Applications of Topographic Land Surveys

A topographic survey is an important tool used by a variety of professionals, ranging from architects and construction workers to engineers and government agencies. Advance Surveying & Engineering, an established member of the Minnesota Society of Professional Surveyors and one of the leading surveying companies serving St. Paul, is happy to share insights into a
December 15, 2017 Advance Surveying