Imagine you’re researching a property’s history as part of a pending real estate transaction. You may need to ensure that all lands are included where multiple PINs make up one property, and that the description of the property matches permit records. Map based searches are a naturally good fit.
Let’s say a single driveway provides access to parking at the rear of two neighbouring homes. The neighbours may have cooperated on maintaining it for years, but at the time of the sale, this type of casual arrangement can quickly escalate to a long legal battle. Who owns that driveway?
Pull up high resolution aerial imagery of the location. In VuMAP, you can review historical imagery and compare the site year over year.
You’ll be able to see fence lines, lanes ways and other features that once existed in the past, measure distances between points, and use contextual details like this to help interpret plans of survey and similar reference material.