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Residential Land Surveying Services

Whether you are buying a new home, are looking to build any new structures, or just want to make sure your property lines haven’t shifted, the team at Herrick & Salsbury, Inc., is here to make the process of getting your boundary survey completed as simple as possible.

Typically, a boundary survey will provide deed research, measurements, setting corner markers, locating the improvements on a parcel, preparing a plan showing the results of the survey, and creating a new metes and bounds description of the boundary lines. A metes and bounds description is used in a deed to describe the directions and distances around the perimeter of a property.

Exceptions can be made, with client agreement, to limit the scope of work to locating one corner, one boundary line, dividing the property, marking a boundary line for fence installation,  or documenting a line location agreed to between two property owners known as a boundary line agreement.

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What Our Clients Are Saying


When I show a property, a lot of time the seller has lived there for many years. They’ve become friends with their neighbors. Things have moved over lines. Lines have moved. Driveways have moved. That’s when we call Herrick & Salsbury and they can come out and figure out where the lines are so we can get the property sold.

Michele Francis, Realty of Maine

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