It would help if you could enclose the exact description of the deeds.
If the description is very long it would help more if you reduced the
number of calls to the minimum necessary to display the issue.
I suspect that you are including the bro-in-law deed within the
father-in-law deed as one deed. That would certainly influence the area
calculation by changing the boundary of the surrounding property to
continue as a "cutout" in the smaller part.
Hope this helps.
Jim Barrett via wrote:
My brother-in-law bought an acre of land from my father-in-law. The
first line in
the deed is to locate the position of the brother's-in-law land
land. If this first line is included in the metes and bounds DeedMapper
area as .64 acres. If the first line is excluded DeedMapper calculates
the area as .99
acres, which agrees with the deed.
Is there a way to include the first line to aid in locating the plat within the other
pieces of property without altering the true area?
I tried including the first line to place the property and then removed the first line
to show the correct area. When I did this the location changed.
Thanks. Jim Barrett - Timpson, TX
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