Continuing Our Journey: An Update from Herrick & Salsbury, Inc.

As we progress through 2024, Herrick & Salsbury, Inc., remains steadfast in our commitment to providing exceptional land surveying and consulting services. Here’s an update on our recent developments and ongoing initiatives. Evolving Real Estate Market Trends Since the pandemic, the real estate market has continued to evolve, showing resilience and complexity. Our team stays […]

Herrick & Salsbury’s Steve Salsbury Spearheads Permit Acquisition for Critical Shore Path Restoration

In the collaborative effort to repair Bar Harbor’s Shore Path, Steve Salsbury from Herrick & Salsbury contributes his expertise in acquiring the necessary permits. His involvement ensures that the restoration project moves forward smoothly, reflecting the community’s collective endeavor to revitalize this cherished coastal walkway. Read more here: Shore Path rebuild begins _ News _ ellsworthamerican […]

Burying Someone on Your Property in Maine: Understanding Taxes and Regulations

Private burial on one’s property is a choice some individuals in Maine may consider, often due to personal, cultural, or environmental reasons. While deeply personal, it’s crucial to understand the legal and tax implications of such a decision in the state of Maine. Understanding Private Burials: Private burials, while not common, are considered by some […]

Who Called Code Enforcement on Me?

Receiving a notice from code enforcement can be a source of concern for any property owner. It’s natural to wonder who might have reported the issue. In this post, we’ll explore the typical practices of code enforcement agencies and offer advice on how to handle such situations. Understanding Code Enforcement: Code enforcement is a crucial […]

The Tools We Use

The field of surveying is an exciting industry, and new technologies are modernizing the way we do our job!  Many may think land surveyors mainly do fieldwork; however, each job comes with a split of time spent in the field and in the office. Whether in the field or in the office, Herrick & Salsbury, […]

Do You Have A Boundary Survey Conflict in Maine?

Here’s How a Land Surveyor Can Help When it comes to property ownership and disputes, having accurate and well-defined boundaries is crucial. In Maine, land survey conflicts can arise due to various reasons, ranging from unclear property lines to disagreements between neighbors. Fortunately, professional land surveyors play a vital role in resolving these conflicts and […]

Right of Way and Easements (Part 6)

Our previous blogs covered various terms and examples of easements and rights of way. This blog covers other accesses and the differences between exclusive and non-exclusive rights. Rights of way and easements can be exclusive or non-exclusive. Non-exclusive means shared rights with others. In other instances, exclusive rights are granted by a Servient Estate. An […]

Right of Way and Easements (Part 5)

In our previous blog, we discussed some examples of living within a land development, commonly known as a subdivision, and how rights within the development work, along with an example of a road within a typical subdivision that might be maintained. We will continue with some further examples using the same typical subdivision. The State […]

Rights of Way and Easements (Part 4)

In our previous blog, we discussed some examples of living within a land development, commonly known as a subdivision, and how rights within the development work, along with an example of a road within a typical subdivision that might be maintained. We will continue with some further examples using the same typical subdivision.  The original […]

Rights of Way and Easements (Part 3)

In our previous blogs, we have discussed various terms and given examples of rights of way and how rights of way are acquired and potentially lost. In the following two blogs, we will discuss some examples of living within a land development, commonly known as a subdivision, and how rights within the development work. Rights […]

Right of Ways and Easements (Part 2)

In our first blog, we gave an example of a woodlot owner (PARCEL B) who has the right of way for an access road to their parcel of land with no road frontage or other access. The woodlot owner prepares for a harvest and begins to clear and rebuild a road within a deeded right […]

Right of Ways and Easements (Part 1)

The terms easement and right of way are similar and often interchanged. “Easement” is the right and privilege to cross or otherwise use someone else’s land for a specified, expressed purpose. Examples might be a utility easement for power, a water line or sewer line easement, a view easement for a scenic overlook, or an […]