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Monday, 3 November 2014

Surveying Your Land: Tips on Hiring a Professional Land Surveyor in San Diego

When hiring a service, you always want to make sure that you are getting the best value for your hard earned money. However, price shouldn't be the sole factor to look into especially when looking for someone to survey your land. Turning to a service with the cheapest price tag will only lead to dissatisfaction when you find that they have given you a sub-par quality survey. Here are some tips that will help you find the right professional to do the job:

  1. Hire a licensed firm to perform your land survey. Land surveyors are required by the state they offer services in to have the appropriate license and certification. Don't throw away your money on someone that is not legally qualified to survey in the state you live in. you can check with your local licensing board to make sure that you are dealing with a legitimate land surveyor.
  • Choose a company that offers professional liability insurance. Professional liability insurance will protect you should the land surveyor make a mistake on their measurements.
  • Find a land survey firm with ample experience. Even when a firm has all the proper licenses and certifications at hand, nothing guarantees the quality of the service you will receive better than experience. Choose a professional land surveyor that has ample experience in the type of service that you require them to do, whether it be boundary surveys, topographic surveys, high definition surveys, land development and boundary surveys, etc.
  • Go for a company that uses modern equipment. Everything changes with the times, and with all the technological advancements that the industry has seen over the years, it would be a huge mistake not to take advantage of all the modern approaches that land surveyors offer. Find a company that has a good handle on modern technologies and strategies in land surveying.


  1. I've been looking into getting some land surveyed. I want to make sure that we won't have any problems with building our office building on this property. What is the biggest things that can be a concern with construction if you don't survey the land?

  2. Experience proved vital when I hired a surveying company. I was glad they had all of the licenses and insurances, but the experience really was the biggest benefit. I'm glad they knew what they were doing and it made the project much easier to finish.