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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

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