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Why an ALTA Title is so Important for Commercial Lending and Transactions

July 1, 2016 6:26 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Are you a prospective commercial developer seeking a loan for your new property? There are many terms and concepts you’ll need to be familiar with to help create a smooth lending process from your end. One such process to be aware of is the ALTA title survey, which will be performed by the surveying company you hire in Mobile, AL. What Is an ALTA Title Survey? ALTA is the acronym for American Land Title Association. ALTA determines the data that your surveying company needs to include when performing the ALTA title survey. The ALTA title survey is essential to the... View Article

The Explosion of the Alabama Housing Market

June 15, 2016 1:18 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The Mobile, Alabama metro area was the 12th-largest growing metro area in the United States from 2013-2014 and has continued to grow steadily ever since. If you’ve ever visited Mobile, you might understand why. The beautiful Gulf Coast beaches and marshlands, combined with comfortable temperatures year-round, make it the perfect place to live. Even though it’s warm and the beaches are nice, it’s safe to assume that most people prefer to live indoors; therefore the housing market has exploded in the past few years as well. The growing job market in Alabama, particularly in manufacturing and technology, is also evident... View Article

Six Reasons to Build Your New Home in Mobile, AL

June 1, 2016 1:17 am Published by Leave your thoughts

If you’ve ever been to Mobile, Alabama, you might already understand why so many people are flocking to live there. The average annual temperature is a comfortable 67 degrees and it is only a few miles away from some of the most beautiful beaches on the Gulf Coast. Mobile is becoming an increasingly popular destination for tourists and those looking to move or build a new home apart from just the nice weather and beaches. Higher income According the Department of Numbers, which provides income data for cities all over the country, in 2015 the median household income in metro... View Article

Advice from a Civil Engineer in Mobile, AL: Understanding the Benefits of GIS

May 15, 2016 1:50 am Published by Leave your thoughts

A geographical information system, or GIS, is a way to collect, store and organize data that has to do with geographic location. GIS uses technology to more effectively map locations, understand data about those locations and visualize potential changes to the locations. GIS can be used for everything from city planning to vegetational analysis, and is often used by Polysurveying & Engineering, a local civil engineer in Mobile, AL. In fact, the team here at Polysurveying & Engineering is so excited about the potential of GIS that we want to share it with our valued clients and friends. To that... View Article

Tips on Building a Home Studio, from Your Surveyor in Mobile, AL

May 1, 2016 1:50 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The Internet and other technologies are making working from home easier than ever. Many people who work from home use their basements, attics, spare bedrooms or even just the kitchen table as their workspace. But a lucky few have a designated, separate office or studio space in their own backyards. Whether you are a photographer, videographer, writer or any other type of professional who works from home, a home studio might be a possibility for you. But first, you need to familiarize yourself with zoning rules and regulations. To that end, here are a few tips for getting started on... View Article