Metes and Bounds Descriptions

Kenneth Farmer · June 9, 2019
Course Type Duration Assessment CLE Credit Available
On-Demand 1 Hour Yes 1 Hour

This course covers the drawing of metes and bounds legal descriptions. The purpose of this course is to provide a detailed understanding of how to describe real property using the metes and bounds system.

After completing the assigned readings in this course, you should be able to:

  • Understand map scale
  • Use a land measure compass
  • Draw parcels from a metes and bounds legal description

To get the most out of this course, we recommend that you use (1) a 5-inch land measure compass with cursor arm divided into four 0-90° quadrants to lay out a property description, and (2) a three-sided 12” triangular engineer's scale graduated in 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60 parts to the inch.

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Course Includes

  • 9 Lessons
  • 28 Topics
  • 5 Quizzes
  • Course Certificate