When you see a specific acreage on a “for sale” sign, an on-line listing, a real estate flyer, or a printed ad, do you ever wonder where the exact acreage comes from? How do they know exactly how many acres they are selling? And, how do you know (for sure) how many acres you are buying? It might not surprise you if I told you that both sellers and seller’s agents often use the tax records, recorded deeds, wills, family records, drawings, court documents, historical documents, and many other sources to determine acreage. What may surprise you … [Read more...]