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  Boundary – A boundary is every separation, natural or artificial, which marks the confines or line of division of two contiguous properties. The courts … Read More

Original lines

  Because original lines surveyed and marked by the creating surveyor control over all other elements in a deed, the surveyor must determine whether the … Read More

John Wayne a surveyor?

  John Wayne a surveyor? No, but he played one in the 1949 movie The Fighting Kentuckian. Things have changed a lot since then. Surveyors … Read More

Conflicting boundary lines

  Boundary disputes are often a result of faulty legal descriptions (written and recorded by persons lacking proper qualifications) and surveyors not following proper practices. … Read More

When surveyors are retained

  Surveyors are often retained: Prior to purchasing real property Prior to beginning any construction improvements within property boundaries When dividing parcels of land or … Read More


  Seshat was the ancient Egyptian goddess of wisdom, knowledge and writing. Her name means she who is the scribe. Seshat is credited with inventing … Read More

Chuck Norris can't tell you where your property corners are

  Chuck Norris can light a fire by rubbing two ice-cubes together. Chuck Norris can hum with his mouth open Chuck Norris can stab a … Read More

Do not hire a surveyor who is only an expert measurer

  There are many surveyors out there that simply measure angles and distances. Determining boundary lines is much more complicated than that. If it were … 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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