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.
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
Photo: Construction Site

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
Photo: Property Boundaries

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
Photo: Land being surveyed

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

New owners!

Advance Surveying and Engineering is very proud to announce that we are under a new ownership team. In April the company was purchased by longtime employees Tom Bloom (President), Wayne Preuhs (Vice President) and Mary Wrob (Secretary and Treasurer). We are excited to offer exemplary land surveying and engineering services as we have since the
June 21, 2017 Advance Surveying

Our new office location!

We are very proud to announce our new office location, 17917 Highway 7, Minnetonka, MN, 55345. While we spent many years at our old office location (only 0.5 miles from our new office location) we felt compelled to improve our location and move to an office that is more visible to the public. Our new
November 21, 2016 Advance Surveying

The year in review….

At Advance Surveying and Engineering we are taking some time to look back at 2015. It was a very good year for the company as we embarked on relationships with new clients and a few interesting surveys. We have taken pictures of the ups and downs of 2015. Please enjoy.          
January 28, 2016 Advance Surveying

Summer Surveying

Surveying in the summer is probably my favorite time of the year to be in the field. The flowers are blooming, the trees are full with leaves and the ground is so soft, but with the nicer weather comes the downside to surveying in the summer…mosquitoes.  I often wonder, after a day in the swamp
June 9, 2015 Advance Surveying