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Why Property Line Surveying in Mobile, AL Is Important

August 22, 2018 3:12 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

For most Alabamans, our greatest investment is in our property. It’s our livelihood, our home and our future. The land we own is not only ours, but ours to steward for future generations. How does a proper land survey play into this important role? Is one necessary? Is it even that important? There are too many horror stories that could have been easily avoided with a competent property line survey. Choosing a reputable and established land surveyor in Mobile, AL to conduct a property line survey is essential for all property owners. Improves Relationship with Neighbors The old saying “good... View Article

New Elevation Certificates Required in Flood Zones

August 6, 2018 9:49 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

This past fall, FEMA released updated maps for flood zones, and also a brand new Elevation Certificate. The new Elevation Certificate is used to certify elevations of building components to determine rules or insurability. Of particular note on the form is fields that require specification of whether the elevation recording is based on the 1927 datum or the 1983 datum, as well as the level of precision of data entered. The new form is available on the FEMA website. Here are a few frequently asked questions about FEMA flood zones to provide further information and context. Representatives of surveying companies... View Article