The average property-survey buyer’s is brief and should take no more than a few hours to complete. A house buyer is not required to employ an engineer for this task, since experienced realtors and mortgage brokers compile a comprehensive list of typical problems for inclusion in the survey.
A comprehensive professional survey may take up to four hours to complete.
The procedure includes an examination of the site’s buildings, adjacent parcels, water bodies (rivers, streams), soil conditions, and other environmental factors that may influence construction or operations, such as road and utility location. Additionally, the survey identifies any current encroachments on the land that may restrict future development, such as structures jutting over property lines or tree growth encroaching on adjacent properties.