Category: Determining Property Lines

Building a Shed on Your Property

shed in residential backyard

Your house is getting cluttered, and your garage is getting piled up with yard tools.  You’re looking to clean up your house and get rid of some junk that you don’t need.  A shed in your backyard might be the best solution to store items you don’t need in your house or garage.  Before you… Read more »

Mistakes that Land Surveyors Have to Tackle

Land surveying on a residential property

Land surveying is done by licensed professionals with experience and training in the field. When a land surveyor comes in to conduct a survey, they may come across errors and past mistakes that they have to research and fix. The resume that BLAZE Design brings to the table is over 30 years of experience and… Read more »

Building a Home and Land Surveying

family getting land survey before new build

You have land, and you want to build a new home on it. The first thing you need to do is acquire a land survey before starting to build. It’s a complicated process when you have the desire to build on your land, especially a new house. Why Land Surveying is Important A Land surveyor… Read more »

When Land is Transferred, Land Surveying Should be Done

Land surveying before transferring land

When a transfer of land is taken place, it is always good to hire a land surveyor in case of any changes were made to the land. A new survey done by a licensed professional clearly outlines the current legal description of the land. What does a land survey cover? Land surveys define the boundaries… Read more »

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 »