Land Survey Questions and Answers

Dave Hislop - Land Surveyor

What can a professional land surveyor do for me?

  • Land consultations
  • Written land boundary legal descriptions
  • Lot corner monuments set
  • Certified elevation benchmarks
  • Certified boundary plans (when requested ink on mylar drawing suitable for recording at the Register of Deeds and writing deed descriptions from)
  • Locate buildings, fences, and other improvements in relationship to property and easement lines shown on an as-built contour plan
  • Subdivision plans showing newly created property lines
  • In New Hampshire, state subdivision application for lots under 5 acres or in the shore land resource protection zone
  • Appear in court as an expert witness

What will a land survey cost?

The cost depends on many factors such as:

  • Time of year
  • Foliage
  • Size, shape and accessibility of property
  • Terrain
  • Availability and credibility of existing records and monuments in the vicinity of subject property
  • State standards
  • Town and city standards
  • Conflicting deed calls
  • Uncooperative, hostile neighbors
  • Traffic

Call me to discuss your situation so we can determine what your cost would be.

Please send me an email ( with your survey request with whatever information you have or just give me a call (603-436-1330) for a free estimate and proposal. Our physical location is at 34 Old Post Road, Newington, NH 03801

Serving landowners, land buyers, civil engineers, architects, and municipalities in New Hampshire, Maine, and Massachusetts.

Protect your land investments, prevent costly mistakes, and avoid boundary disputes with a professional title search and land survey.