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 No comments

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

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