History of Land Surveyors

History of Land Surveyors

Have you ever seen a land surveyor taking measurements before and wondered how that job was established? Surprisingly, land surveyors have been around for centuries and although the job has changed, it has been an established career for some time. Land surveying, defined as the process by which land is mathematically measured and mapped, has… Continue Reading

Is the Estate ‘Real’? Why to Survey When Buying or Selling a Home

Is the Estate ‘Real’? Why to Survey When Buying or Selling a Home

After enduring some struggles over the course of the last decade, the housing market is in excellent shape right now. In fact, according to one CNBC report that was released at the end of March, the seller’s market is stronger than it has been in years at the moment and many real estate agents are… Continue Reading

Professional vs. GPS: Why You Need a Pro Surveyor

Professional vs. GPS: Why You Need a Pro Surveyor

Most people commonly associate GPS with driving directions. But the truth is that GPS is being used in many different walks of life these days and helping to get jobs done. For example, the surveying industry has started to rely on GPS more and more when it comes to doing things like establishing property lines… Continue Reading

It’s About Time: A Change to the Second Could Improve Surveys

As the saying goes, time is of the essence. And if you didn’t think time could be any more accurate than the atomic clocks that most digital devices rely on daily, think again. Have you ever thought about how long a second really is? You probably haven’t because it’s here and gone in the blink… Continue Reading

Surveying and Job Site Safety

One of the first steps before beginning any construction project is typically land surveying. This part of the process is essential for the safety of the present and future of the building and its surroundings. If you’re planning on building a home or office, it’s vital to have a professional land surveyor measure, map out,… Continue Reading