November 2011 Blog Posts (9)

Investment Insurance

Contract Contingencies

I would say that most people who have gone through the real estate purchasing process are familiar with purchasing contingencies.  They find their “dream property” and make an offer to purchase.  If they are replacing their existing home they will typically want to make the purchase IF their current house sells.  So they put a contingency into the contract that allows them to back out of the contract if their…

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Submitted by David Bosshard, RLS on November 28, 2011 at 8:20pm — 1 Comment

Land Surveying, Surveyor, Land Survey, Oh MY!

It’s All Greek to Me

At one time or another you may have heard the terms “surveyor,” or “land survey,” or “land surveying.”  You might have an idea of what a surveyor is–the most common image people imagine is of someone standing in the middle of a road, blocking traffic, with a funny looking “camera” on top of a large tripod.  To be certain, that…

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Submitted by David Bosshard, RLS on November 27, 2011 at 5:30pm — 2 Comments

11 Sloppy Social Media Mistakes To Stop

Sadly, I discovered something a couple of days ago while checking out my Klout Score. I had recently unfollowed a LOT of land surveyors on Twitter due to inactivity or simply lack of use and noticed that my score actually went up! I try to not unfollow surveyors who are on this network, but I am seeing that…

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Submitted by Jaybird on November 22, 2011 at 7:00pm — Comment On This...

Survey Pincushion Effect

Every so often we will find a property corner that is monumented multiple times.  This is often referred to as a “pincushion” corner.  Property law and the law of boundaries demand that an existing monument that was originally set in order to represent a property corner be honored by all following land surveyors. By this definition, a land surveyor is either an original surveyor who is establishing new boundary lines and setting corners for the very first time, or the land surveyor is doing…

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Submitted by David Bosshard, RLS on November 22, 2011 at 4:00am — 4 Comments

Back of Curb Digest Best of Week 11-11-11

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Submitted by Jaybird on November 11, 2011 at 6:11pm — Comment On This...

Job Security in the Surveying Industry

Think about what you always considered to be job security, and flip it inside out.


When you join a Support Group on LSU, you are immediately on your way to customizing your own unique support network based on your general (or specific) location, a topic which you are passionate…

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Submitted by Jaybird on November 7, 2011 at 2:00am — 3 Comments

Back of Curb Digest Best of Week 11-5

Land Surveyors Digest

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Submitted by Jaybird on November 6, 2011 at 10:06pm — Comment On This...

MobileMapper generations continue

Submitted by Phil Stevenson on November 5, 2011 at 3:51am — Comment On This...

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