Questions from prospective purchasers of real estate repeatedly pop up, and at the top of that list is, “Do I really need a survey?” Other than for the purchase of a condominium unit for which the recorded plats and plans govern, there are no viable reasons not to get a new survey. Boundary disputes and encroachments have been problematic in Virginia since colonial times.
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The water from rainstorms, irrigation, and miscellaneous home use has significant impacts on the environment. Unlike household sewerage, these water sources are not related. Draining over rooftops, pavements, turf lawns, and shrub beds to eventually make its way to streams and rivers and ultimately into the ocean, bringing along whatever pollutants it may come across.