Category: Determining Property Lines

What You Need to Know Before Putting Up a Fence

Land surveying helps determine where your property lies

Putting up a fence in your yard can be a difficult decision at times because you want some privacy in your life, but you don’t want to come off the wrong way as a neighbor, or maybe you do.  You will have to consider some things before you do so, which includes land surveying. Reasons… Read more »

Benefits of Land Surveying in Settling Property Disputes

Property disputes have been around as long as there has been property—unfortunately, arguments over what belongs to whom, and what a specific property’s boundaries entail, is part of our human nature. But it doesn’t always have to be this way. With new land surveying methods, we can avoid the delays and detriments that property disputes… Read more »

How to Handle Neighbors and Land Survey Issues

When deciding to buy or build a new house, one of the first and most important duties is to have a land survey completed. Getting a land survey is your chance to understand the boundaries of your home so you can plan your residence accordingly. It is important to respect these land boundaries, but there… Read more »

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… Read more »

The Four Norths

In order to obtain accurate measurements across a wide variety of topographic features, surveyors look to not just one, but four norths, each of which denotes a different direction and point of reference. Many people outside of the profession don’t realize just how flexible the term “north” really is. Rather than referring to just one… Read more »

Wetland Delineation: What It Is and Why It Matters

At Blaze Design, Inc. we do our best to serve society by conducting detailed, accurate land surveys each and every time we’re out in the field. After all, people all over Vermont and New York depend on us to keep their homes clear of flood plains, unstable terrain, and other environmental hazards. Every now and… Read more »

The Importance of Land Surveying Today

Population growth is reaching unprecedented levels across the world. Having breached 7.1 billion, the concentration in world population is centered in the East, such as China and India. Domestically speaking, the population growth is gobbling up residential and commercial land faster than ever.   The population of the US surpassed 300 million for the first… Read more »

Why You Should Hire a Land Surveyor Before Buying or Building a New Home

Building your dream home is an exciting opportunity for you and your family. You can literally watch your imagination spring to life from the ground up, and designing the unique aspects of your new home is often both fun and fulfilling.   Buying an existing property can also be a perfect way of upgrading your… Read more »

Determining Property Lines After a Storm

  In our last post, we briefly made mention of the damage that was caused throughout the state of Vermont by Hurricane Irene in 2011. What we didn’t really go into detail about was how to deal with that damage once the storm has passed. As you sift through your water-logged possessions and all of… Read more »