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Archives For September 2011

October 2010 Examination Results

  WASHINGTON Fundamentals of Land Surveying – 59% pass rate. Principles & Practice of Land Surveying – 85% pass rate. Washington Specific – 29% pass … Read More

Types of Land Use Planning Procedures

Most jurisdictions break up their land use applications into categories or types. For example, within the City of Portland, land use procedures can either be … Read More

Don't manage your project like Gilligan

  Don’t be a bumbling, dimwitted, accident-prone fool unless you enjoy having Skipper beat you with his hat. Be smart like The Professor. Contact us … Read More

Adverse Possession – ORS

  Chapter 105 – Property Rights – Oregon Revised Statutes 105.620 Acquiring title by adverse possession. (1) A person may acquire fee simple title to … Read More

Know Your Approvals

Know your approvals! With an election year coming up and campaign seasons that seem to never end we thought we would give you a primer … Read More

Adverse Possession – OCEAN

  An easy way to remember some of the elements of adverse possession listed in Oregon Revised Statutes is the word OCEAN. Open Continuous Exclusive … Read More

Who Is W.B. Wells?

In 1924, after graduating from Stanford University, Willard B. Wells founded W.B. Wells & Assoc. Inc in Portland, Oregon. Willard’s philosophy was to provide a quality product for a reasonable fee. We still follow Willard’s philosophy today.
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