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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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Surveying for Roadway Construction

Surveying for Roadway Construction

At the onset of any construction project, land surveying serves an integral role. Never is this more apparent than in a major civic task such as roadway construction. Such a pivotal project needs great precision to execute it perfectly. Fortunately, certified land surveyors working with modern, advanced technology can make this happen. Land surveys for

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Residential Surveys

Residential Surveys in NSW

Residential Surveys in NSW Homeowners and property investors alike frequently find themselves in need of the services of a licensed land surveyor. The provided services from a company like ours include a range of residential surveys for NSW residents and contractors, aimed to ensure better, more-informed decisions for buying, selling, and renovations.   Industrial operations

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When Do You Need Large Area Mapping?

While land surveying services are a common need of residential property owners, they are also in high demand for commercial, industrial, or civic works projects. In many instances, such projects are extensive, and require the expert knowledge and skills of professional surveyors who specialise in large-scale projects. Land surveying and mapping have a wide span

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What Surveys Do I Need for a Home Addition?

When purchasing a new property or building a home or structure from the ground up, the need for a survey is clear. Determining your property boundaries and other relevant information is vital from the very beginning of land ownership. Even when a survey does exist, it is recommended to have a current pre-purchase survey completed

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Digital Terrain Models & Their Use in Surveying

Land surveying is not simply about boundaries and area. In its most basic sense, surveying does revolve around the existing boundary limits of a property, and a land surveyor is frequently deployed to determine these with expert precision. For homeowners and property developers, this is one of the most common tasks demanded of local land

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Surveying in the News: NASA Surveys the Great Barrier Reef

At Leslie & Thompson, we interact on a daily basis with the most common and in-demand surveying needs. For property identification surveys, engineering surveys, large scale land mapping, and other services for engineers, property owners, builders, and more, the surveying we provide is a vital aspect of a project’s development process. It is always exciting

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The Role of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) in Surveying

Land surveying is an industry that seems consistently to be undergoing changes and moving forward. These advancements arise because of the rapid growth of technology in today’s society. Such transformations in data collecting, analysis, and mapping are enormous boons to the surveying world, and only serve to complement existing knowledge and techniques. Surveying is not

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