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What is ALTA? When do you need an ALTA survey? If you’ve ever purchased a piece of property, you may have been asked for an ALTA survey. This type of survey is often required (or strongly recommended) before transactions involving real estate, especially vacant...read more
If you have visited “The Local” coffee shop in downtown Gillette, you may have noticed this large antique map on the wall. As professional land surveyors, we have a passion for all things map-related, but this one was particularly fascinating. We wanted to provide a...read more
Imagine what it was like to turn 47 square miles of swampland, infested with dangerous cottonmouth snakes and 15-foot crocodiles, into the world’s most popular family vacation destination. I’m talking about Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. Like all great...read more
Today’s Land Surveyors may not face the same perils and uncertainty as the pioneers of the old West, but they do face hazards at work every day. We regularly work in active mines and oil fields, busy highways, rugged and remote terrain, and construction zones to...read more
You may have heard of the Professional Land Surveyor (P.L.S.) title, but what does that actually mean? Because of the skill and complexity involved with land surveying, laws and regulations dictate that this practice can only be done by licensed surveyors....read more
Hiring a land surveyor is sometimes a requirement, and sometimes just a good idea. If you are purchasing real estate, especially vacant land, having a land survey completed is the best way to be sure you are making a good investment. A surveyor can determine where...read more