Journal article

Opportunities for surveyors in modern land markets

IP WILLIAMSON

The Link | Office of the Association of British Columbia Land Surveyors | Published : 2005

Abstract

A large component of the activities of the land surveyor, land registries and land information systems is concerned with building and maintaining a land administration infrastructure where one of its primary tasks is to support the operation of an efficient and effective land market. This includes cadastral surveys to identify and subdivide land, land registry systems to support simple land trading (buying, selling, mortgaging and leasing land) and land information systems to facilitate access to the relevant related information. It is assumed that all these land administration activities will support the operation of a land market. But what is a land market? Are our current land administrat..

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