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Mapping the Ever-Changing Coastline

July 23, 2018 9:49 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The threat of rising sea levels has created a great deal of concern in coastal states like Alabama. In addition to the threat it poses to the environment through flooding and the significant amount of funding it will take to keep water levels at bay, it will also result in the need for new land surveys on a widespread basis, as people’s owned land literally erodes away. This is nothing new on a historical level—the earliest inhabitants of coastlines on the Gulf of Mexico were also forced to adapt their lifestyles and move their homes in response to changing water... View Article

How to Handle Property Disputes with Land Surveying

July 6, 2018 7:22 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Land disputes between neighbors are relatively common, especially after recent changes in property ownership. For example, neighbors commonly argue about who’s responsible for maintaining a fence located along the property line, who should have to pick up fallen branches or do yard-work and landscaping near the boundary, or simply where the property line begins and ends. The best way to settle these sorts of disputes is by hiring a professional land surveyor to perform a boundary survey in Mobile, AL. Upon the completion of this survey, you’ll have a clear map of exactly where the property lines lie, which will... View Article