Q: Why Do I Need to Hire a surveyor?
A: Hiring a surveyor is necessary for accurately determining property boundaries, ensuring compliance with regulations, and providing valuable information for construction projects and land development. A professional surveyor can help protect your property rights and prevent costly legal disputes.
Q: I am selling, buying, or refinancing property. Why do I need a survey?
A: If you are using a loan in transaction, you may be required to have a survey performed on your property by a licensed surveyor for the State of Texas. The survey will show the boundary of the property as well as all permanent structures located on the property. The survey is for all parties to review before your transaction is completed so everyone knows what is included in the transaction.
Q: Do I need a survey for construction?
A: Yes. A construction survey is needed to acquire a building permit.
Q: Do I need a survey to put up a new fence?
A: Yes. The survey will show the fence company where the property lines are.
Q: Do I need a survey to plat or replat property?
A: Yes. You must have a current survey to incorporate the necessary data into a new plat for compliance with municipal regulations.
Q: If my property is in a flood zone, do I need flood insurance?
A: Yes, if your property is in a flood zone, flood insurance is required, and you will need an elevation certificate.
I recently purchased a property in Houston and needed an as-built survey to ensure compliance with local regulations. South Texas Surveying provided exceptional service, quickly completing a detailed survey that highlighted all existing structures and improvements on the property. Their team was responsive, professional, and easy to work with. I highly recommend South Texas Surveying for any land surveying project.
Our company needed construction staking services for a large commercial project in Texas. We chose South Texas Surveying based on their excellent reputation and were not disappointed. Their team was meticulous, efficient, and worked seamlessly with our construction crew. Their expertise greatly contributed to the success of our project, and we look forward to collaborating with them on future endeavors.
Real Estate Developer
As a real estate developer in Houston, we have worked with South Texas Surveying on numerous projects, including ALTA/NSPS surveys. They consistently deliver accurate and timely results, ensuring our developments meet all regulatory requirements. Their professionalism and deep knowledge of the industry make them an invaluable partner in our development process.
South Texas Surveying assisted us with a topographic survey for our new construction project. Their attention to detail and use of drones provided us with invaluable data that helped our architects and engineers design an optimized site plan. The level of expertise and quality of service they offer is fantastic. We will definitely work with them again for future projects in Texas.
We recently hired South Texas Surveying for a boundary survey on our property in Houston. Their team was incredibly professional, thorough, and efficient. They clearly explained the process and provided us with an accurate survey report that helped us resolve a dispute with our neighbor. We couldn't be happier with their service and highly recommend them for any land surveying needs.
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Land surveying is the process of measuring and mapping land to determine property boundaries, elevations, and other features. It is essential for legal compliance, construction projects, and property transactions. In Texas, land surveying is vital for managing property rights and resolving disputes.
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