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New ALTA/NSPS Land Title Survey Standards to Take Effect in February 2021
New ALTA/NSPS Land Title Survey Standards to Take Effect in February 2021 Effective February 23, 2021, the 2016 Minimum Standard Detail Requirements for ALTA/NSPS Land Title Surveys are being replaced with the new 2021 Minimum Standard Detail Requirements for ALTA/NSPS Land Title Surveys (“2021 Standards”). The 2021 Standards include a variety of...
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Building Surveyor Salary And Employment
Building Surveyor Salary And Employment What is a Building Surveyor?A building surveyor is going to be the go-to-guy for any kind of construction or property building ideas, concerns, or questions. The building surveyor usually can be found around new construction being done,...
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How BIM can affect Quantity Surveyors?
How BIM can affect Quantity Surveyors? BIM automates core processes for quantity surveyors in the preconstruction stage by reinforcing the 3D BIM model with material and component cost estimates,...
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Land Surveying Techniques
Land Surveying Techniques Land surveying is one of the world's oldest professions and dates back as far as the ancient Egyptians. In today's guide we shall look at land survey techniques, and how they are used.History of Land Survey TechniquesAs we mentioned in our...
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Land Survey - Do I Need One?
Land Survey - Do I Need One? Survey—do I need one?The most common mistake made by home buyers is not having a survey done prior to purchasing a property.Why is this a mistake? Without an ALTA...
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Land Surveyor Research Methods
Land Surveyor Research Methods The most satisfactory method in surveying small areas is the relative positioning of the control points that are calculated in a co-ordinate system rather than directly plotted by scale and protractor. This method allows all errors to be adjusted and it doesn't...
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Focus on Land Surveying Continuing Education
Focus on Land Surveying Continuing Education For land surveyors, the education never stops.   The role of land surveyors is highly advanced and to get their license they must undergo several years study, work experience and licensing examinations. However, it doesn't stop there. In recent years...
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Land Survey Pricing & Factors to Consider
Land Survey Pricing & Factors to Consider As it is often said, "If you think a land survey is expensive, try getting a cheap one!" In other words, there are no $200 boundary surveys. You should not hire a land surveyor just because they are cheaper than the rest. If you do, you are...
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Land Surveying Consultants
Land Surveying Consultants With a history dating back more than 5000 years, the land surveying profession is one of the oldest professions in the world and they are just as important in modern society as they were in the days of ancient man. In...
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Land Surveyor Safety
Land Surveyor Safety January is Safety Month on Land Surveyors United - Safety First! No matter what career path you choose, the safety of you and your colleagues should always be your number one priority. Jobs that involve working outdoors and with heavy equipment are...
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The Great Diamond Hoax of 1872 - Upended - Part 1
The Great Diamond Hoax of 1872 Upended - Part 1 - Snapshot - Compressed.pdf
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Quantity Surveyors and Services They Offer
Quantity Surveyors and Services They Offer One of the questions that I receive a lot is "What is the difference between a Land Surveyor and a Quantity Surveyor?"  So today I figured it was a good time to explain what a Quantity surveyor does and provide some detail about the services they...
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Collection of Surveying Articles to Learn Something New
Collection of Surveying Articles to Learn Something New Download this collection of Surveying Articles added to the community so far!  The articles within are geared to help new surveyors get a better understanding of what is expected of them and as such, will not be totally...
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Land Surveyor Internships
Land Surveyor Internships Many surveyors who graduate from survey school are dumbfounded when they first enter the field.   It can quickly occur to them that everything they learned about surveying - surveying history, theory and best practices - only partially prepared them for becoming a Land Surveyor. For this...
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Focus on Land Survey Data Collectors
Focus on Land Survey Data Collectors The Role of Data Collection in Land SurveyingLand surveys are an important part of the everyday lives of every person living in a modern civilization. Without realizing it, we use the data collected by land surveyors on a daily basis for building,...
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What’s the Difference Between an ALTA/NSPS Land Title Survey and a Boundary Survey?
What’s the Difference Between an ALTA/NSPS Land Title Survey and a Boundary Survey? ALTA/NSPS Land Title Survey  vs   Boundary Survey:  What is the difference?A boundary survey generally shows the property lines, easements, and other details as mandated by the state standard. An ALTA/NSPS  Land Title...
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THE GREAT DIAMOND HOAX OF 1872 - UPENDED - Part III
THE GREAT DIAMOND HOAX OF 1872 - UPENDED - Part III The Great Diamond Hoax of 1872 Upended - Part 3 - Snapshot - Compressed.pdf
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Land Surveyor Tools
Land Surveyor Tools Surveyors tools are basically any device that doesn't necessarily require a specialized skill set to use. A total station is a very sophisticated device that takes extensive training and knowledge to...
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The Great Diamond Hoax of 1872 - Upended - Part II
The Great Diamond Hoax of 1872 - Upended - Part II The Great Diamond Hoax of 1872 Upended - Part 2 - Snapshot - Compressed.pdf
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Why is Land Surveying Beneficial?
Why is Land Surveying Beneficial? From construction layout of high-rise steel structures to 3-D laser scanning, Land surveyors perform comprehensive surveying services for commercial and residential developments, buildings, highways, bridges, utilities, waterways, and property...
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