Top questions to ask before hiring a surveyor

A professional will assist you with scope and estimates, but having a clear idea of what you want to accomplish will help communication.

Do you want professionals to do everything, or do you have the time and skill to do some of the work?

Many projects such as have a DIY component, such as painting or cleanup.

First and foremost, protect yourself and make sure the contractor and any sub-contractors are licensed, bonded and insured.

Everything You Need to Know About Memphis Surveyors

Does the surveyor I want to hire need to be licensed in Memphis?

Before you start any project, it is crucial to learn about the certifications and licenses that you or your Surveyor need to have. There are 0 surveyors in Memphis that are licensed.

Here are the types of license(s) Surveyors need to have to work on Surveying Services jobs in TN:

Can I browse unscreened Surveyors in Memphis?

We do our best to screen all of our surveyors. However, there are still some surveyor professionals in Memphis that have not been pre-screened. This means that their licenses may not be up to date to operate in Memphis or TN. Always be sure to pre-screen them yourself before hiring. Here are some unscreened professionals offering surveying services:

  • Geo Surveyors:
    • Services Offered: Surveyors
    • Active/Verified License: No, current status is inactive
  • Harris & Associates Land Surveyors:
    • Services Offered: Surveyors
    • BBB Rating: NR
    • Active/Verified License: No, current status is inactive
    • Services Offered: Surveyors
    • Active/Verified License: No, current status is inactive

How does invoicing/payment work for most Surveyor projects in Memphis?

Every project differs, but you should ask any surveyor for an estimate, before they do any work. In fact, ask for their general payment terms before any surveying services work is done.

If the job is large and going to take longer than a day, it's common practice for surveyors to request a down payment. Usually, this will be around 25% so they can commence work on your surveyor project.

If it's a quick job, you'll likely be given an invoice/bill when the job is complete. Then it's up to you and the surveyor to determine if you pay immediately or can send payment at a later date.