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 seo No comments
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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 seo
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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 seo
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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
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Advice on How to Handle Conflicting Property Boundaries

Many homeowners and business owners don’t know where their property ends and their neighbor’s land begins. In fact, most don’t really think about their property’s boundaries until they think someone or something is encroaching upon them. There are a lot of things that can cause landowners to argue over boundaries, such as a bank or
November 15, 2017 Advance Surveying
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What Is a Plat Survey?

Even if you’re a landowner, you may not be familiar with what a plat survey is. A plat survey is the means used to make a plat, or an official, drawn up map of a piece of land, accurately. To make a plat, a system that employs geographic features, distances between clearly identified points and
October 15, 2017 Advance Surveying