ARE YOU BUYING A PIG IN A POLK? It seems to me that home buyers are being asked to make the most expensive purchase of their lives without the benefit of all the information regarding their real…Read more →
It has come to my attention that some professional boards are requesting that their members supply copies of old or previous mortgage surveys for new clients. Is it time to have every PLS copyright…Read more →
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THE NEW POB
The new point of beginning for land surveys is orbiting the earth at 5,000 miles an hour 12 ½ thousand miles up in the stratosphere. That’s correct and I suppose I owe my fellow professional land surveyors an apology for my participation in the changes we have been going through the last 20 years (see the POB cover article attached). The fact of the matter is the PLS’s of this country have had our exclusive provenances invaded by all manor of non-surveyor…Read more →
There is a growing need for accurate land surveying data to be a fundamental requirement for government level geographic information systems. As an example for the USGS National flood inundation mapping science initiative a professional survey level data layer would be of great benefit to help determining exactly which structures in or out of the flood zones. Greetings my name is John W. Veatch. I am a land planner, a professional land development engineer, professional land surveyor,…Read more →
John Veatch has had a lot of experience surveying near the Gulf Coast. Unfortunately the John Veatches of the world have a pension for being 20 years ahead of their time. If you’re a history buff you might enjoy this.
John Veatch came from a preacher’s family, growing up in Indiana and Kentucky.
His father was also a member of the Indiana legislature. He received a good education with background in medicine, geology, and botany. In 1829 at the age of 21 he traveled…Read more →