WHAT IS A SURVEYOR'S REAL PROPERTY REPORT (SRPR)?
A Surveyor's Real Property Report is an accurate representation of a parcel of land.
It is a legal document showing the exact location of all structures on a specific property relative to the boundaries of that property.
It typically includes an illustration called a "plan", showing the structures on a given property and boundaries of that property, as well as a written report containing any opinion or concerns that the surveyor may have with regard to the property.
A surveyor's Real Property Report includes setting iron bars at the front property corners.
In a Real Estate transaction, the Surveyor's Real Property Report can be relied upon as both a legal and accurate representation of a property for all parties concerned.
HOW MUCH DOES A SURVEYOR'S REAL PROPERTY REPORT COST?
There are many factors that will affect the cost of a Surveyor's Real Property Report, among them are: lot size and shape, number and size of structures, natural features (such as tress, large hills or swamps),and the age of the property.
If you require specific cost information, contact our office either by using the "Contact Us" button at the top or bottom of this page, or by telephone at 613·498·0298 or 1·800·350·6827. We will be happy to estimate the cost of a Surveyor's Real Property report for your property.
WHY DO I NEED A SURVEYOR'S REAL PROPERTY REPORT?
Different people require a Surveyor's Real Property Report for different reasons when a property is being sold.
For the purchaser, the Surveyor's Real Property Report provides valuable information about one of the largest investments a person will ever make. It identifies possible conflicts with adjoining property owners, and gives clarity about location of the boundaries of a property.
For the property vendor, a Surveyor's Real Property Report provides appeal to the purchaser by clearly and legally defining the property, thus avoiding any confusion or misunderstandings with regard to what is contained on the property and who has legal access to it.
For the Realtor, a Surveyor's Real Property Report provides a graphic illustration of the property for sale which helps avoid delays in the sale of the property. It also provides protection from lawsuits resulting from misrepresentation of a property in a purchase and sale agreement.
WHAT WILL A SURVEYOR'S REAL PROPERTY REPORT SHOW?
On the "plan",or illustration of the property, the Surveyor's Real Property report will show the following:
WHAT DOES A SURVEYOR'S REAL PROPERTY REPORT ENTAIL?
The Ontario Land Surveyor does a search of the title of the property to be surveyed as well as the adjacent properties and a search of any encumbrances registered against the title of the subject property. The Ontario Land Surveyor also does a search of other surveyor's offices and government agencies to obtain plans and documents that relate to the boundaries of the subject property.
WHO CAN PREPARE A SURVEYOR'S REAL PROPERTY REPORT?
In Ontario, only a licensed member of the Association of Ontario Land Surveyors can prepare a Surveyor's Real Property Report.
WHAT IS A REFERENCE PLAN (R-PLAN)?
A Reference Plan is an illustration or "plan" showing the legal boundaries, existing easements (registered and non-registered), fences, hedges, and any other signigicant features near the property limits.
HOW MUCH DOES A REFERENCE PLAN COST?
Depending on the complexity of the plan, the time required for research, field work, calculation, checking and reporting, the cost will vary.
WHO NEEDS A REFERENCE PLAN?
When a new lot is being created, or severed, or if the existing description does not clearly define the extent of the subject property, a new Reference Plan may be in order.
HOW DOES A SURVEYOR'S REAL PROPERTY REPORT DIFFER FROM A REFERENCE PLAN?
Reference Plans are used to graphically define a land parcel, where a Surveyor's Real Property Report shows improvements to the land parcel, typically showing dwellings, garages, out buildings, swimming pools, easements (both registered and non-registered), fences, hedges etc..
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