Archive for the ‘Property Lines’ Category

Installing Fence = Get a Survey!

Are you or is a neighbor going to install a fence on a property line? Think of this first; a stockade fence costs about $180 for an 8 foot section. This means a 96 foot long fence would cost around $2,200! Fence companies DO NOT require a survey! What happens when the fence is installed […]

Know Your Boundaries – Keep them Clear

I have mentioned this many times in the past, land is expensive ~ know your boundaries. In this post I would like to remind everyone to clear debris from your boundary markers. Fall is a good time for this because the leaves fall and cover your markers. After many years of leaf cover, finding those […]

Why does a Property Survey cost so much?

There are many factors involved in performing a Property Survey (a survey to determine the perimeter boundaries of a parcel, set or find the property corners, and to prepare a plan that can be recorded at the County registry of deeds). All of these factors are associated with the cost of performing the services. Below […]

“I don’t need a survey, I can see my monuments”

In most cases, when a homeowner sees a property monument, for example an iron pipe, granite bound or a drill hole in a rock, you can be reasonably sure that this is one of the property markers. It is when situations arise such as putting up a fence, adding an addition to your house or […]

Please put the gun away and then we can talk!

I get asked this question a lot: Do you every get a gun pointed at you. The answer is yes. I am not referring to a hunter …… that is another story. The most interesting story takes place during a project in Wells, Maine. My team was out in the woods and searching for different […]