How to read a survey

For any specific question on an actual survey, it is imperative that you ask the surveyor himself. That's what you've paid him for, and you have too much at stake.

But for general information, this page should help.

These are things the homeowner, the purchaser of the survey might notice.

This box shows which professionals look at what items on a survey.

These are different types, or purposes, of surveys and what they show.