Identifying the boundaries of a parcel of land by placing stakes or pins in the ground, or by painting marks on stone walls or rocks. Staking shows the boundaries of the property but does not show the existence of possible encroachments.

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Now that we've closed escrow on the land, they will be out staking the exact boundaries for the fence line before we move in.

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After we finish staking all of the vampires, there will be no undead creatures left to scare our children, feast on our families, or chase our women through the forest.

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Staking the property will need completed prior to providing an estimate of property value as the property line must be physically marked; however, please keep in mind that this is only for surveyor purposes and if there are property overlaps adjustments will be made to the estimate.

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stakeholder analysis Hart-Scott-Rodino Act of 1976