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Do I Need A Survey For A Fence?

Do I Need A Survey For A Fence?

Did you know that fences are frequently erected in the wrong place? In other words, a fence should be located on a property boundary, but this is often not the case. The only way to determine the location of your boundaries is to have an identification survey performed by a licensed surveyor. So before you

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land subdivision surveys

Land Subdivision Surveys

A subdivision is a complicated matter that involves many steps before a successful completion can be achieved. If you’re hoping to subdivide you’ll need the assistance of expert surveyors and land mappers. When it comes to Shoalhaven land surveying, there’s no better choice than our team here at Leslie & Thompson. Here’s how we can

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When Do I Need A Land Survey

When Do I Need A Land Survey

Surveying is used to measure land and property, but not everyone is aware of the various circumstances when they might need a survey. To assist our customers, we’ve outlined some common scenarios when a survey may be required. When Land is Purchased When purchasing a parcel of land, an identification survey will be needed. This

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construction surveys

The Importance of Construction Surveys

Surveyors still play a major role in construction work and are needed in the planning and design of both large and small projects including: Residential developments Commercial developments Subdivisions   Although new technological advances make the surveyor’s work somewhat more streamlined, surveyors still require a high level of specialised training to provide a precise and

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Land Surveying Can Save You Money

How Land Surveying Can Save You Money

As a homeowner or property developer, it’s not unusual to look for ways to save money. Keeping expenses down is important whether you’re building a commercial structure or buying a new home. But the key is to save money in the right places. One area in which you shouldn’t skimp is the land survey. Some

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Removing Trees

Removing Trees? Make Sure They’re Yours

There are many reasons you may choose to remove trees from your property. Trees that are dead or in poor condition could pose a safety risk to your buildings and to people on the property. Some trees could be a storm hazard. And still other trees may simply interfere with your building plans or your

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Compulsory Acquisition and Land Surveying

Compulsory Acquisition and Land Surveying

Is your land well and truly yours? Private ownership of a land is an important factor in our society, but in many cases, the government can obtain use of your land. This is called land acquisition, land resumption, compulsory acquisition, or compulsory purchase expropriation, and refers to eminent domain: the government’s right to seize privately-owned

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Property Maintenance

Regular Property Maintenance

Whether you’re a homeowner looking after your own property or a developer responsible for a range of homes and commercial properties, you know the importance of regular, comprehensive maintenance. This involves not only your outside landscaping and the exterior of your buildings, but includes a number of potential issues inside the home as well. Maintenance

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Do I Really Need a Surveyor?

Buying or selling a home? Developing a property or subdivision? Planning a construction project? What these circumstances all have in common is that they deal with land and property. In these situations and others, multiple tasks are needed to accomplish the end goal. From planning and preparation to executing the actual build and finishing, not

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Subdivision Planning 101

For land developers, projects such as creating a subdivision require an enormous amount of planning. From finding and purchasing your land to the approvals and regulations you’ll need to manage along the way, there’s much to be done. While this is by no means a comprehensive guide, we hope that simplifying the planning process down

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