How much does a Survey cost ?
Most people are used to seeing the surveyors out in the field, but a majority of the time spent on a survey is dedicated to document research, data processing and analysis, survey plat preparation and preparing the Professional Surveyor’s report. On a typical residential lot boundary retracement survey, the time in the field surveying may be a couple of hours whereas the office time may be ten to twelve hours behind the scenes. The overall cost of the survey will be based upon the time expended on the project and the hourly rates of the firm.
It is important to remember, like many things in life, you get what you pay for and that selecting a professional services on the lowest cost often leads to an inferior product.