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The Impacts of Net Lot Area on Property

Have you ever noticed an undeveloped parcel of ground that seemed to have potential to build upon? Some might think they found a diamond in the rough and wonder, “why has no one purchased this yet?” There is usually a reason. There are several limitations and...
I Had No Idea This Survey Would Take So Long!

I Had No Idea This Survey Would Take So Long!

We often hear comments like this from our clients about boundary surveys: “We did not think this was so much work.” “Our lot is not that big.” “We only wanted this side surveyed.” Howell Kline works very hard at being efficient,...
A Monument for the Ages

A Monument for the Ages

It’s not every day that you stumble upon a historical monument while doing a boundary survey. Although, that’s exactly what happened back in 2009 when I was just a young survey technician. As I was cutting through thick briars ahead of the field crew, I noticed a...
I don’t own the strip of ground along the road?

I don’t own the strip of ground along the road?

I don’t own the strip of ground along the road? This is a question we often get from homeowners. It usually comes after we have surveyed the property and marked the corners. The property owner is standing on their front corner and states “I thought I owned to the...

A Personal Fortune

This January, while we all said “Good Bye” (and perhaps “Good Riddance”) to 2021 and look forward to 2022, I celebrated a personal milestone. It was 35 years ago last week that I began my career as a land surveyor. The year was 1987. I had recently graduated with an...