How to Make Google Maps Show Property Lines

Google Maps Property Lines

So what about the property lines in Google Maps? Are they accurate? As providers of online property lines and parcel data we would advise that all online property lines are subject to further investigation for any legal matters, but that they are great resources for a general idea.  Before building on your property or accusing a neighbor of building on yours, a professional property surveyor should be consulted.  See how property surveyors and civil engineers use our online property lines to save time and provide a general starting point for their legal property line survey. However, if you’re looking for general property line data and continuously updated property information including property owner, ReportAll offers a number of options: use ReportAll Online for searching a property by name or address and getting instant access to property data and property lines in that area, and once you see multiple properties for which you want to download data into an Esri Shapefile, KMZ/KML, CSV or Excel format, use the ReportAll Parcel Data Store and pay a discounted rate based on the number of properties you are downloading. This ReportAll product allows you to buy property line and property data for entire counties, states and more – all across the US.

Check Sidewalks and Street Lights

Examine the lines that are cut in the sidewalk in front of your house. Often, the contractor who poured the sidewalk started and stopped on the property lines, so those cut lines may coincide with the edges of your property. As well, the appearance of the concrete on your side of the property may be slightly different from that on your neighbor’s side. Streetlights, too, are often placed on property lines. While these visual clues are good indications of property lines, if you intend to build or install something on your land, you’ll need additional verification.



What is the parcel map?

A Parcel Map shows the subdivision of land into Parcels for sale and is recorded in the County Recorder’s Office. Parcel Maps typically contain fewer “Lots” than Tract Maps and requirements for improvements (to the property) are less extensive than for Tract Maps.

What is the most accurate site for home values?

We selected Redfin as the most accurate home estimate website because of how it updates data throughout the day and its low margin of error for home prices.

Find Property Lines Online

Every day, more technology is available online, and property maps are no exception. Many counties are now digitizing their property records and uploading them to interactive sites that allow residents to access them from their own computers. These sites make use of a geographical information system (GIS) in order to pull up a lot or parcel of land using an address or an owner’s name. Look on your county’s website and then look around for terms like “Property Search” or “Parcel Search” to access the GIS map.

Other online GIS sites may also be able to help, such as AcreValue, a favorite tool of real estate agents for finding property lines. The lines will give you a general idea of where your property boundaries lie, but they cannot pinpoint the exact property markers for you. For that, you’ll need to use one of the other methods.

Edit or delete lines or shapes

  1. On your computer, sign in to My Maps.
  2. Open or create a map.
  3. Click an existing place on the map. In the bottom right of the box that appears, use the icons to make changes.
    • Remove a photo: Click Edit Move place: Drag the feature on the map.. Then go to the photo and click Remove Move place: Drag the feature on the map..
    • Move place: Drag the feature on the map.

Can you use HuntStand offline?

Offline Mapping:

Ditch the GPS with HuntStand’s full offline mapping. With the tap of a button save your Hunt Area to your phone for uninterrupted use, even without cell phone coverage.


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