Property Plats and How to Obtain Yours

What is a property plat? A plat map, also known as a “plat” or “property plat”, is used to show how a tract of surveyed land is divided into lots within a county or municipality. The plat map is drawn to scale and records the land size, boundary locations, nearby streets, and any easements or rights of way. When you purchase a home or property, you will receive a plat map. Why do I need a plat map? It is important to locate your property plat because it contains the property divisions to consult when selling or transferring ownership of … Continue reading Property Plats and How to Obtain Yours