Metes and Bounds Descriptions

Kenneth Farmer · June 9, 2019
Course Type Duration Assessment CLE Credit Available
Internet 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.

About Instructor

Kenneth Farmer

Ken Farmer is Sr. Underwriting Counsel for First American Title Insurance Company in Mississippi. Ken is responsible for providing underwriting guidance to agents throughout Mississippi and underwriting support and direction to the sales team and their marketing efforts to help improve growth opportunities in Mississippi. Ken performs various responsibilities centered on quality, communication and policy evaluation all in support of developing and maintaining agency relationships.

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Course Includes

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