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3 Ways to Solve a Boundary Dispute

What do I do when my neighbor and I don’t agree on property lines? When you and a neighbor can’t agree on a property’s boundary, a boundary dispute may arise. It’s important to deal with boundary disputes as quickly and efficiently as possible to avoid encroachment, adverse possession, and trespassing. Here’s what you need to know. How common are boundary disputes? Boundary disputes are fairly common in cases where large amounts of land are... Read More
Posted by Brian McMeans at Monday, March 25, 2019

Home Buyers Guide to Property Surveys

If you’re preparing to buy a home, or if you’re searching for your next home, you’ve probably already planned for a home inspection, down payment costs, and other essentials, but you may not have considered the importance of a property survey? What is a property survey, and why exactly should home buyers get one? Should home buyers get a property survey? Every home buyer should invest in a property survey in order to have access to information which could... Read More
Posted by Brian McMeans at Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Do I Need an Elevation Certificate?

What is an elevation certificate? An elevation certificate is a document provided to homeowners, insurance agents, and other entities to examine the risk of flooding in order to establish property values, insurance premiums, potential risks and dangers associated with a property, and more. What is an elevation certificate used for? The standard form of elevation certificates was developed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in order to ensure all... Read More
Posted by Brian McMeans at Thursday, February 14, 2019

When Do I Need a Property Survey?

Why Do I Need a Property Survey? You may have heard of a general property survey but are unsure of what type of information you can gain from one. Whether you’re a homeowner or a mortgage lender, a property survey can help you protect investments, understand potential risks and value associated with any property. From flood potential to the chances of landing in court over a boundary dispute , a general property survey is a small price to pay in order to save yourself the hassle of... Read More
Posted by Brian McMeans at Monday, January 7, 2019