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Metes and Bounds

A method of describing a parcel of real property. Metes are measures of length and bounds are boundaries. A metes and bounds description begins from a known or established “point of beginning” and proceeds along courses and distances, eventually returning to the point of beginning. For example, from point A, North 100 feet, then East 90 degrees 100 feet, then South 90 degrees 100 feet, then Wet 90 degrees 100 feet to the point of beginning.

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