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please help figure acerage

Postby ray » Mon Apr 16, 2007 4:25 am

I have road frontage of 96'
right side is 596'
left side is 709'
rear is 206'

I have come up consistently with approx 2.5 acres but my appraiser says 1.2 and the realtor says 5.2 can anyone please help?
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re adjust

Postby ray » Mon Apr 16, 2007 4:37 am

sorry the rear boundary is 260' not 206
ray
 

Postby Guest » Mon Apr 16, 2007 8:23 am

Ray,

A four-sided figure is not "rigid" based on just the four sides. You need at least one angle (and which corner it is, or one diagonal, to fully specify. The deed description should give that, or the bearing angle of the four sides, which allows it to be calculated.

Without it, the acreage can't be calculated.
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acreage

Postby ray » Tue Apr 17, 2007 8:22 am

the left side rear corner is 86 degrees ,not sure if that helps
ray
 

Postby Dirtman » Tue Apr 17, 2007 12:48 pm

Ray:

Check your boundary lengths and the interior angle of 86º between the left and rear sides.

An interior angle of 86º gives a diagonal measurement of 737.95 feet. The sum of the remaining two boundary sides is less than 737.95 feet. For any triangle, the sum of any two sides will be greater than the third side.

An angle of 68º will give you 2.49 acres, more or less. Could the interior angle be 68º, instead of 86º?

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Re: please help figure acerage

Postby Eaglescoutnc » Tue May 29, 2007 5:49 pm

your approximate acreage is 1.83. I could tell you more if I knew more information. If you could get bearings and distances from you deed or map that has your property dimensions I could get you an exact amount. I hope this will help you.


ray wrote:I have road frontage of 96'
right side is 596'
left side is 709'
rear is 206'

I have come up consistently with approx 2.5 acres but my appraiser says 1.2 and the realtor says 5.2 can anyone please help?
Eaglescoutnc
 


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