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The Importance of Surveying a Property Line

Although a land survey may seem tedious and unnecessary when doing some projects, in fact there are many cases in which they become valuable, cost saving tools.  Recently one of our clients found out how important a survey can be.  The client contacted us with concerns about a retaining wall that borders their property.  They stated that the wall is crumbling, and client does not know who is responsible for repairs to the wall.  LandTech was able to help!  A crew went out and completed a boundary survey of the property, and also mapped the points of the retaining wall in question. After all of the information was compiled a map of the property was made showing all of the needed information. This in turn helped decide who was responsible for any new construction or repairs that were needed to happen with the wall.

 

What areas of Wisconsin do you service?

Southeastern Wisconsin (Waukesha County, Milwaukee County, Washington County, Ozaukee County, Dodge County, Jefferson County, Walworth County, Racine County and Kenosha County) is our main service area.  We also do work throughout the rest of the State of Wisconsin.

Waukesha County: Brookfield, Delafield, Muskego, New Berlin, Oconomowoc, Pewaukee, Chenequa, Waukesha, Dousman, Eagle, Elm Grove, Hartland, Lannon, Menomonee Falls, Merton, Mukwonago, Nashotah, North Prairie, Oconomowoc Lake, Sussex, Wales, Genesee, Lisbon, Ottawa, Summit, & Vernon

Milwaukee County: Milwaukee, Cudahy, Franklin, Glendale, Greenfield, Oak Creek, St. Francis, South Milwaukee, Wauwatosa, West Allis, Bayside, Brown Deer, Fox Point, Greendale, Hales Corners, River Hills, Shorewood, West Milwaukee, & Whitefish Bay

Washington County: Hartford, West Bend, Germantown, Jackson, Kewaskum, Newburg, Richfield, Slinger, Addison, Barton, Erin, Farmington, Polk, Trenton, & Wayne

Ozaukee County: Cedarburg, Mequon, Port Washington, Bayside, Belgium, Fredonia, Grafton, Newburg, Saukville, & Thiensville

Racine County: Racine, Burlington, Caledonia, Elmwood Park, Mount Pleasant, Rochester, Sturtevant, Union Grove, Waterford, Wind Point, Dover, Norway, Raymond, & Yorkville

Walworth County: Walworth, Burlington, Delavan, Elkhorn, Lake Geneva, Whitewater, Darien, East Troy, Fontana-on-Geneva Lake, Genoa City, Mukwonago, Sharon, Williams Bay, Bloomfield, Geneva, La Grange, Linn, & Richmond

Kenosha County: Kenosha, Paddock Lake, Pleasant Prairie, Silver Lake, Twin Lakes, Genoa City, Brighton, Bristol, Paris, Randall, Salem, Somers, & Wheatland

How long does a land survey take?

Simply put, we will meet your deadline. You tell us the date you need the survey and we will deliver it to you by that date. If we can not meet your deadline, we will recommend you to another company that may be able to help you. Land Tech has never committed to a project and not met the agreed upon deadline.

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.

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