You may need this service in the case of a sale, an estate settlement or simply to document the history of the property.
Example of a directory of documents needed for the property survey
Excerpt from a table of vendors
Combined maps : a century apart
Heading: house built in Izon, Gironde, by the historian and collector Jules Delpit (1808-1892). At that time, it housed a library of 40,000 books and manuscripts. (Bordeaux Municipal Library).