ALTA/ACSM Land Title Surveys: Leveraging the Feasibility Assessment Tool for Land Development Deals
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will prepare real property counsel to use land title surveys as a due diligence tool in real estate transactions or development deals. The panel will review the most recent requirements of an American Land Title Association and American Congress on Surveying and Mapping (ALTA/ACSM) land survey, discuss when a survey needs to be conducted, and explain how to review the finished form.
ALTA/ACSM land survey overview
- Purpose of survey
- Components of survey
Requesting a survey
- When to conduct a survey
- Selecting a surveyor
- Standards of care
- Measurement standards
- Records research
- Field work
- Plat or map information
- Surveyor certification
- Surveyor deliverables
- Effective use of surveys
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- What does a land survey accomplish, and when should it be conducted?
- What standards need to be met to complete an up-to-date ALTA/ACSM survey?
- What legal issues should clients be advised of when discussing ALTA/ACSM surveys?
Following the speaker presentations, you'll have an opportunity to get answers to your specific questions during the interactive Q&A.
Gary R. Kent, L.S.
Director of Surveying
Mr. Kent is a past-president of both ACSM and the Indiana Society of Professional Land Surveyors. He has a BS... | Read More
Mr. Kent is a past-president of both ACSM and the Indiana Society of Professional Land Surveyors. He has a BS degree in Land Surveying from Purdue University and is registered to practice surveying in Indiana and Michigan. He is chair of both the NSPS/ACSM committee and the ALTA committee on the ALTA/ACSM Standards. The Schneider Corporation is a 42-year-old consulting firm providing solutions in surveying, GIS, 3D graphics, architecture, and civil, municipal and transportation engineering.Close
Land Law Washington
Mr. Morris focuses on real property, land use, contract, and civil litigation issues. He is also a... | Read More
Mr. Morris focuses on real property, land use, contract, and civil litigation issues. He is also a Professional Land Surveyor with 25 years experience in land development. He has a unique background that allows him to quickly understand the most complicated of real property issues.Close
Curtis W. (Curt) Sumner
National Society of Professional Surveyors