Alphatec Surveyors performs accurate and on-time residential and commercial ALTA/ACSM specified surveys for the purpose of providing mapping data for the issuance of title and/or mortgage insurance. The request, typically from the mortgage company, will specify that an “ALTA/ACSM land title survey” is required with a listed number of data items to be incorporated in the survey. The data typically specified includes boundary lines, main and ancillary building locations and the identity of easements, adjacent or on-site land use descriptions such as cemeteries, water features, access points and right-of-ways.
The ALTA (American Land Title Association) and the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping (ACSM) are the two primary entities that have developed a set of nationally recognized land surveying standards that also promote uniformity in land surveying. ALTA surveys are more often performed for commercial development as it provides the title and lending entity critical information to insure the title to the land at a level typically required for high value projects.