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This hub is for those surveyors who perform surveys according to the ALTA/NSPS Standard Details. As we know, these are typically used for most commercial property surveys.

What is a Title Exception or Survey Exception?

From Thompson Reuters WestLaw, a Survey Exception is... An exception in the title insurance policy that may either be:A general survey exception. This is an exception that the title insurance company includes in a policy if there is no satisfactory survey of the real property described in the policy. The general survey exception excepts from the policy any state of facts that an accurate survey and inspection of the land would show. An exception with a detailed survey reading. This is an…

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What is an ALTA Land Survey?

ALTA Land Survey An ALTA Land Title Survey is completed based on the “Minimum Standard Detail Requirements and Accuracy Standards For ALTA/NSPS Land Title Surveys.” This ALTA survey standards document was developed and is revised on a regular basis by a combination of Title industry (the American Land Title Association) and Surveying industry (the National Society of Professional Surveyors) professionals. The latest version of this document is the 2016 revision. Call (800) 798-9540 today to…

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Click Below to Download the Latest ALTA Standards

2016 Survey Standards - PDF

2016 Survey Standards - DOCX

2016 ALTA Table A - PDF

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