Surveyors’ fees, like those of other professionals, are dependent on the type of services required, and/or requested. Which in turn determines the level of effort and the number necessary. The following factors help determine the final cost of a survey.
• Information available
• Research required
• Clarity [or vagueness] of the legal description
• Amount of land involved
• Number of property corners
• Improvements such as houses, out
• Terrain and vegetation.
• Boundary disputes
• Personnel & equipment required
• Surveyor’s familiarity with the area
These variables make it difficult to determine exact fees, but based on experience the Surveyor may have in a given area , and the type of work required the Surveyor can usually furnish a good estimate of the cost.