Real Estate Surveys


Boundary Surveys and Property Certificates
 
With more than a decade of training and continuing education in Surveying Techniques, Boundary Law, and the Public Land Survey System, our expertise in Property Surveying allows us to properly complete the most complicated boundary surveys and certificates.

ILC

 Improvement Location Certificate (ILC): The main certificate required in many real estate transactions.  All visible improvements will be graphically depicted and related to the best available boundary evidence either found monumentation or lines of occupation including platted rights of way, sidewalks and fences.  The boundaries will be within a +/- 1’ relationship to all major improvements.  The Improvement Location Certificate produced pursuant to the standards described by the Colorado Revised State Statute 38-51-108.  The product itself will usually be a legal size page with the improvements drawn to scale with any apparent discrepancies noted thereon.  The plat and the title policy will be used to depict easements of record and encumbrances upon the property.  Three signed and stamped copies of the Certificate certified to the Client and the Title Company will be provided.

LSP

 Land Survey Plat (LSP): A full Boundary Survey or Monumented Land Survey in which all corners of the subject parcel will either be recovered or established.  Included in the survey will be lines of occupation and a description of all found monumentation both accepted and rejected.  The boundary relationships in the region will be to +/- 0.1’ tolerance.   The current Title policy, the plat, the County Clerk and Recorder, and Utility Company records can be used to generate locations of encumbrances and easements of record.  The plat will identify any apparent discrepancies, describing sources of information and be produced pursuant to Colorado Revised State Statute 38-51-106.  Three signed and stamped copies certified to the client, and a copy of the Survey will be recorded with the county.

ISP

 Improvement Survey Plat(ISP):  An LSP which includes additional information about the improvements upon and adjoining the property.  It is a combination of a monumented land survey and the graphical depiction of all structures, visible utilities, fences, hedges, or walls situated on the subject parcel or within five feet of the boundaries of such parcel.  Conflicting boundary evidence, visible encroachments, and sources of information will be noted.  The Boundary relationship in the region to all depicted improvements will be to a +/-0.1’ tolerance.  The current Title policy, Plat, the County Clerk and Recorder, and Utility Company records can be used to generate locations of encumbrances and easements of record.  The plat produced pursuant to Colorado Revised State Statutes 38-51-106 will be certified to the client.  Three signed and stamped copies will be provided, and a copy of the survey will be filed with the county.

ALTA

 American Land Title Association Survey (ALTA):  A survey designed to service the particular needs of the title industry in the insuring of real property “free and clear”.  The most recent minimum standards for which were established February 23, 2011 adopted by the American Land Title Association and the National Society of Professional Surveyors. Included in the survey is all the information requested by the client from the options detailed in “Table A”.  Three signed and stamped copies will be provided, and a copy of the Survey will be recorded with the county.

Boulder/Gilpin County Line Monument         Original Monument 6th Prime Meridian (c1870)            Dependent Resurvey Monument