Where Is Your Property?: A Guide to Real Estate Principles, Land Surveying Procedures, and Legal Decisions

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Where Is Your Property?: A Guide to Real Estate Principles, Land Surveying Procedures, and Legal Decisions

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Where Is Your Property?: A Guide to Real Estate Principles, Land Surveying Procedures, and Legal Decisions
by Richard C. Gunter

Where Is Your Property? is a beginners guide to understanding the complicated world of real estate. This book is intended for those who will purchase property, those who have property and want to better understand the legal principles, and those whose vocation brings them into contact with property descriptions.

Explore concepts of the many facets used in property descriptions by those in the surveying and legal professions, concepts such as:

s Common property
s Titles
s Title insurance
s Public streets
s Private streets
s Eminent domain
And many more!

Clear, concise, and easy to understand, this book can help everyone, from the first-time home buyer to the most sophisticated real estate developer.

About the Author

For fifty years, Richard C. Gunter has been a land planner, civil engineering designer, land surveying professional, and real estate developer. He has researched thousands of deeds, titles, and abstracts, and has calculated, drawn, and recorded over three thousand boundary surveys and subdivision plats. He has designed award-winning subdivisions, commercial properties, apartment complexes, and golf courses. He was on the planning and engineering team that designed the city of Lake Saint Louis, Mo.

His ancestor, mathematician Sir Edmund Gunter, invented the Gunters Chain, which was adopted by Thomas Jefferson for the surveying of the public lands after the Louisiana Purchase. His best advice is to always use a real estate attorney.

(2010, paperback, 102 pages)