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When do I need a land Survey

If you own land, there is a good chance that you may find yourself in need of a land survey done by one of our licensed professional land surveyors at LandTech.  Some of the common situations where a land survey is recommended and/or possibly required include:

  • Purchasing Land It’s always a good idea to have land surveyed before a land purchase is made. It shows where property lines fall and give a verification of the property’s acreage.
  • Selling Land- Having a property surveyed provides buyers with a higher level of confidence in the property and gives perspective buyers the information needed to make a decision to purchase.
  • Dividing Land- If you own a large plot of land and want to divide it into smaller parcels or lots, a survey will be required to make sure your land is divided in accordance with local zoning laws and regulations.
  • Making Improvements-  County and/or city laws will require a land survey to be performed before you can add any improvements, such as additional structures, fences, or ditch work done on a property.
  • New Construction- New construction requires a land survey to ensure the building is done with in the proper lot lines. Construction surveying or staking, is to take a proposed construction plan set on paper, and physically represent the plan onto the existing site.
  • As-Built Survey- An As-Built Survey is done when a construction project is completed, showing all existing conditions along with major changes in relation to the completed project, showing that indeed, the project has been built by the contractor the way that the engineer’s design specified it to be built.
  • Conflict Resolution- If there is a conflict between neighboring property’s lot lines it is wise to obtain a survey done by a licensed professional land surveyor.   example: conflict over who owns and maintains a fence on a lot line.
  • FEMA Elevation Certificate- Is used by insurance agents for the purpose of quoting your property for a flood insurance rate. An Elevation Certificate is also used to support a Letter of Map Amendment (LOMA) or a Letter of Map Revision (LOMR), which can remove your requirements to have flood insurance for your property.

 

If you are looking for a land surveyor in southeastern Wisconsin contact LandTech at:

262-367-7599

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Elevation Certificate in Sussex, Wisconsin

 

Land Tech Surveying, LLC, just recently finished an Elevation Certificate and a LOMA for a land owner in Sussex, Wisconsin in Waukesha County. They are in the process of refinancing their home and were required to purchase flood insurance for the first time. FEMA came out with new flood maps in recent years for most of Southeastern Wisconsin which shows an expanded range of floodways. This has affected thousands of homeowners, which are now required to purchase flood insurance for the first time or at a higher rate than before.

Land Tech has completed numerous elevation certificates over the years, and has helped many land owners either lower their flood insurance or completely get rid of their flood insurance requirements. In return, they will save thousands of dollars over the years to come.

Land Tech Surveying, LLC, can help those in need of an elevation certificate. Having been through the process many of times, we understand the frustrations and complexities this process may entail. Put our experience to the test as we have successfully helped many of our clients save hundreds, if not thousands of dollars a year. Let Land Tech fill out an Elevation Certificate or a LOMA, and let us handle this difficult process with FEMA to possibly lower your flood insurance costs.

If you are looking for a land surveyor in Waukesha County or Southeastern Wisconsin, give Land Tech a call at 262-367-7599. You can also check out our website at www.wisconsinsurveys.com or email us at landtechsurveying@gmail.com

When is a survey necessary?

Prior to purchasing land, Prior to installing a fence, building a house, or other type of construction, Prior to dividing land into smaller parcels, When you sell a piece of land that has not been previously surveyed, To verify the amount of land assessed for taxes, When you think there is an encroachment on your land, For design and development purposes, & For peace of mind.

Milwaukee Elevation Certificate

Land Tech Surveying, LLC, just recently finished an Elevation Certificate and filed a LOMA  with FEMA for a land owner in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in Milwaukee County. The owner was in the process of refinancing their home and were required to purchase flood insurance for the first time.    Land Tech was able to help this property owner prove that their house was located outside of the 100-year flood elevation, therefore not being required to purchase flood insurance.  

FEMA came out with new flood maps in 2008 for most of Southeastern Wisconsin which shows an expanded range of floodways.   This has affected thousands of homeowners, which are now required to purchase flood insurance for the first time or at a higher rate than before.

Land Tech completes numerous elevation certificates  year after year, and has helped many land owners either lower their flood insurance or completely rid themselves of having to purchase flood insurance by filing a LOMA with FEMA.  In return, they will save thousands of dollars over the years to come.

Land Tech Surveying, LLC, will help those who feel they are paying for flood insurance unjustly, or would like to have their home rated for flood insurance.  Having been through the process many of times, we understand the frustrations and complexities this process may entail.  Put our experience to the test as we have successfully helped many of our clients save hundreds, if not thousands of dollars a year.  Let Land Tech fill out an Elevation Certificate or a LOMA, and let us handle this difficult process with FEMA to lower your flood insurance.

If you are looking for a land surveyor in Milwaukee County or Southeastern Wisconsin, give Land Tech a call at 262-367-7599. You can also checkout our website at www.wisconsinsurveys.com or email us at landtechsurveying@gmail.com

Sincerely,

John Downing, RLS

Elevation Certificate – Washington County Land Surveyor

Land Tech Surveying, LLC, just recently finished an Elevation Certificate and a LOMA for a land owner in Jackson, Wisconsin in Washington County. They are in the process of refinancing their home and now are forced to buy flood insurance for the first time.  FEMA came out with new flood maps in 2008 for most of Southeastern Wisconsin which shows an expanded range of floodways.  This has affected thousands of homeowners, which are now forced to purchase flood insurance for the first time or at a higher rate than before.

Land Tech has completed numerous elevation certificates over the last year, and has helped many land owners either lower their flood insurance or completely get rid of their flood insurance.  In return, they will save thousands of dollars over the years to come.

Land Tech Surveying, LLC, will help those who feel they are paying for flood insurance unjustly, or would like to have their home rated at a lower risk for flooding.  Having been through the process many of times, we understand the frustrations and complexities this process may entail.  Put our experience to the test as we have successfully helped many of our clients save hundreds, if not thousands of dollars a year.  Let Land Tech fill out an Elevation Certificate or a LOMA, and let us handle this difficult process with FEMA to lower your flood insurance.

If you are looking for a land surveyor in Washington County or Southeastern Wisconsin, give Land Tech a call at 262-367-7599. You can also check out our website at www.wisconsinsurveys.com or email us at landtechsurveying@gmail.com

Sincerely,
John Downing, RLS

Brookfield Wisconsin Land Surveyor – Call (262) 367-7599

Land Tech Surveying, LLC recently completed a boundary survey for a client in Brookfield, Wisconsin.  The property consisted of a 1/2 acre parcel in a residential subdivision.  The owner was looking to re-build his fence, but the City of Brookfield requires and updated survey to do so.  It turned out that the original fence in the rear of the lot was built 1 foot past the property line.  The new fence will now be moved over so that it does not encroach onto the neighboring property.  This is one reason why it is important to have an updated Plat of Survey done if you are planning on doing any sort of construction on your property.  If you or someone you know is looking for a land surveyor in Brookfield or a land surveyor in Waukesha County, give Land Tech Surveying a call at 262-367-7599 or visit our website at www.wisconsinsurveys.com.

Sussex Wisconsin Land Surveyor – (262) 367-7599

Last month Land Tech Surveying, LLC completed a boundary survey for a client in Sussex, Wisconsin.  The property consisted of 2 different parcels totaling 2.5 acres.  The owner is looking to build a home on the property at some point, but for the time being, he just wanted to see where the property lines were.  When he does decide to build, the 2 parcels will have to be combined into one.  In order to do this a Certified Survey Map, otherwise known as a CSM will have to be drafted and recorded with Waukesha County Register of Deeds.  For now it was important for the land owner to know where his boundary was so that he can decide where he would like to build and he has a visual of how large his lot is.  If you or someone you know is looking to build a house, contact a land surveyor to start the planning process and have a boundary survey or plat of survey done.

Call Land Tech Surveying, LLC at 262-367-7599 or visit our website at www.wisconsinsurveys.com.

Sussex Land Surveyor – (262) 367-7599

Last month Land Tech Surveying, LLC completed a boundary survey for a client in Sussex, Wisconsin.  The property is a 1 acre residential lot in a subdivision.  It was important for the land owner to know where his boundary was so that when he gets to building a fence, it will stay on his property.  There were also multiple utility easements cutting through the property that were shown on the survey.  If you are about to buy a property, make sure to have an updated survey done before closing.  A small cost ahead of time can save you a fortune in the future.

Call Land Tech Surveying, LLC at 262-367-7599 or visit our website at www.wisconsinsurveys.com.

Boundary Survey in Wisconsin

Land Tech just recently finished a boundary survey on a 152 acre farm in the Town of Hubbard, in Dodge County Wisconsin.

What is a Boundary Survey?
A boundary survey is a survey to establish the boundaries of a parcel using its legal description which typically involves the setting or restoration of monuments or markers at the corners or along the lines of the parcel, often in the form of iron rods, pipes, or concrete monuments in the ground, or nails set in concrete or asphalt.  In the past, wooden posts, blazes in trees, piled stone corners or other types of monuments have also been used.  A map or plat is then drafted from the field data to provide a representation of the parcel surveyed.

If you are looking for a land surveyor in Southeastern Wisconsin, give Land Tech Surveying and Engineering, LLC a call at 262-367-7599. You can also check out our website at www.wisconsinsurveys.com or email us at landtechsurveying@gmail.com.

Thank you,
John D. Downing, RLS

Elevation Certificate and LOMA in Kewaskum, Wisconsin

Land Tech Surveying and Engineering, LLC, just recently finished an Elevation Certificate and a LOMA for a land owner in Kewaskum, Wisconsin in Washington County.  They were paying a very high rate of flood insurance on  a property that has been high and dry for as long as they can remember.  FEMA came out with new flood maps in 2008 for most of Southeastern Wisconsin which shows an expanded range of floodways.  This has affected thousands of homeowners, which are now forced to purchase flood insurance for the first time or at a higher rate than before.

Land Tech has completed dozens of elevation certificates over the last year, and has helped numerous land owners either lower their flood insurance or completely get rid of their flood insurance.  In return, they will save thousands of dollars over the years to come.

Land Tech Surveying and Engineering, LLC, will help those who feel they are paying for flood insurance unjustly, or would like to have their home rated at a lower risk for flooding.  Having been through the process many of times, we understand the frustrations and complexities this process may entail.  Put our experience to the test as we have successfully helped many of our clients save hundreds, if not thousands of dollars a year.  Let Land Tech fill out an Elevation Certificate or a LOMA, and let us handle this difficult process with FEMA to lower your flood insurance.

If you are looking for a land surveyor in Washington County or Southeastern Wisconsin, give Land Tech a call at 262-367-7599. You can also check out our website at www.wisconsinsurveys.com or email us at landtechsurveying@gmail.com

Sincerely,
John Downing, RLS