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ALTA/ACSM Land Title Surveys:

An Introduction to the New 2011 Standards

January 12, 2011 | Webinar
3:30 PM (Eastern Time)
2:30 PM (Central Time)
1:30 PM (Mountain Time)
12:30 PM (Pacific Time)



This program is an introduction to the new 2011 Minimum Standard Detail Requirements for ALTA/ACSM Land Title Surveys, which will have been recently adopted by the American Land Title Association and the National Society of Professional Surveyors. In addition to many changes, this version is the first complete rewrite of the standards since they were first adopted in 1962.

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Course Agenda
  1. Purpose
    1. Standard Survey Exception
    2. What Comprises a Complete Survey
  2. Request
    1. Written Contract
    2. Table A Items
  3. Surveying Standards and Standards of Care
    1. Effective Date
    2. Other Standards
    3. Measurement Standards
  4. Records Research
    1. "Record Documents" Defined
  5. Field Work
    1. Monuments
    2. Access
    3. Lines of Possession
    4. Easements
    5. Water Features
  6. Preparation of the Plat or Map
    1. Boundary
    2. Easements
    3. Presentation
  7. Certification
    1. Mandatory Certificate
    2. Date of Field Work
  8. Deliverables
    1. Hard Copies
    2. Digital Copies

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Specific performance objectives include improving participants' knowledge base such that after attending this workshop, they are able to, for an ALTA/ACSM Land Title Survey:

  • Outline the purpose of an ALTA/ACSM Land Title Survey
  • Explain the process of requesting an ALTA/ACSM Land Title Survey
  • Explain how other survey standards and standards of care relate
  • Explain the concept behind the measurement standard (Relative Positional Precision)
  • Outline the records research required and who is responsible for it
  • Outline the items required to be gathered as part of the field work
  • Identify what needs to appear on the plat or map
  • Explain the ALTA/ACSM certification

Who Should Attend?

  • Professional Surveyors
  • Real Estate Attorneys
  • Real Estate Brokers
  • Title Industry Professionals



  • TUITION

    Site license: Only $89 for an unlimited amount of participants at your site

    Note: Continuing education credit not available.


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