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The purpose of an ALTA/ACSM Land Title Survey is to satisfy specificneeds, unique to title insurance matters, when asked t...
For a survey of real property, and the plat, map or record of suchsurvey, to be acceptable to a title insurance company fo...
• In order to meet such needs, clients, insurers, insureds, and lenders are entitled to rely on surveyors to conduct surve...
• A complete 2011 ALTA/ACSM Land Title Survey includes the on-site fieldwork required under Section 5 herein, the preparat...
Here are few sample ALTA survey’s -• Commercial Office Buildings• Hotels and Motels• Industrial and Manufacturing• Multi F...
Smith-Roberts      100 N.E. 5th StreetOklahoma City, Oklahoma 73104     Phone: 405 840-7094     Fax:      405 516-2680    ...
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The Purpose of an ALTA Survey

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The Purpose of an ALTA Survey with 6 industry examples. Smith-Roberts National Corp. ( http://www.smith-roberts.com ) is a nationwide ALTA Land Survey coordinator and the originator of the DesignReady Survey®.

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The Purpose of an ALTA Survey

  1. 1. The Purpose of an ALTA Survey www.smith-roberts.com
  2. 2. The purpose of an ALTA/ACSM Land Title Survey is to satisfy specificneeds, unique to title insurance matters, when asked to insure title toland without exception as to the many matters which might bediscoverable from survey and inspection, and which are not evidencedby the public records. www.smith-roberts.com
  3. 3. For a survey of real property, and the plat, map or record of suchsurvey, to be acceptable to a title insurance company for the purpose ofinsuring title to said real property free and clear of survey matters(except those matters disclosed by the survey and indicated on the plator map), certain specific and pertinent information must be presentedfor the distinct and clear understanding between the insured, the client(if different from the insured), the title insurance company (insurer), thelender, and the surveyor professionally responsible for the survey. www.smith-roberts.com
  4. 4. • In order to meet such needs, clients, insurers, insureds, and lenders are entitled to rely on surveyors to conduct surveys and prepare associated plats or maps that are of a professional quality and appropriately uniform, complete and accurate.• To that end, and in the interests of the general public, the surveying profession, title insurers and abstracters, the ALTA and the National Society of Professional Surveyors, Inc. (NSPS) jointly promulgate the details and criteria setting forth a minimum standard of performance for ALTA/ACSM Land Title Surveys. www.smith-roberts.com
  5. 5. • A complete 2011 ALTA/ACSM Land Title Survey includes the on-site fieldwork required under Section 5 herein, the preparation of a plat or map showing the results of the fieldwork, the preparation of a plat or map showing the results of the fieldwork and its relationship to record documents as required, any information in Table A (option items) that may have been negotiated with the client, and the 2011 ALTA/ACSM Land Title Survey certification.• (Minimum Standard Detail Requirements for ALTA/ACSM Land Title Surveys, Effective February 23, 2011, pg. 1)* www.smith-roberts.com
  6. 6. Here are few sample ALTA survey’s -• Commercial Office Buildings• Hotels and Motels• Industrial and Manufacturing• Multi Family Complexes• Retail and Shopping Centers• Wind and Solar Energy Farms www.smith-roberts.com
  7. 7. Smith-Roberts 100 N.E. 5th StreetOklahoma City, Oklahoma 73104 Phone: 405 840-7094 Fax: 405 516-2680 Toll Free: 800 411-2010Email: Info@smith-roberts.comwww.smith-roberts.com

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