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What You Should Know When Looking to Hire a Commercial Property Surveyor

So, you need a land surveyor; how do you find a qualified one? What should you expect in your survey?

There are many questions like these that you may be asking yourself and these are good. However, finding a qualified commercial property surveyor goes well beyond the “basic” questions. To help you make an informed decision; we have developed a list of questions and qualifications you should consider during your search for a professional commercial property surveyor.

Questions to Ask:

Are you licensed and insured?

This is common with most incorporated survey firms; however, having the right coverage is much different from project to project.

Do you have experience in completing the type(s) of survey(s) I need?

This is one of the most important questions you can ask due to the wide range of commercial survey types and the equipment needed to properly and accurately complete them. Experience drives accuracy, speed and overall quality of the final report.

What equipment will be used for my survey?

This is an extension of the experience needed; You want to ensure that your survey firm is operating with the latest technology and equipment available to provide an accurate and precise survey for you.

Availability and Timeframe?

In today’s fast paced world, time is money and having to wait for a survey to be completed can cost you in the long run. Therefore, it is important you have a proper understanding on the length of time the survey you are requesting should take. An experienced survey firm should be able to give you an accurate time table which you can utilized to complete your overall planning.

Other Qualifiers to Consider:

  • Training & Education
  • What Professional Affiliates or Certifications Do They Have
  • Are They Familiar with the General Area of the Survey
  • Can a Price Estimate Be Provided
  • What Is Included in the Final Report

If you are looking for a qualified commercial property surveyor, Stoner & Associates, Inc. is here to help. We will answer all these questions and more. Call us today to discuss your project at 954-585-0997.



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