I have a neighbor that has mowed my property up to the wooded area for a number of years. Does this establish parameters for adverse possesion? I have not ever made an issue of his mowing. Recently, past two weeks I noticed when walking the perimeter of my property along the woods, that the neighbor has encrouched on my property with a landscping wall and then dumped dirt, although spread out in an area that grass no longer grows but that is on my property. He is difficult to approach when he does things like this other times he is very neighborly. How best to approach?Thank you.
State/Country relating to question: Ohio
Nothing to this point. Thought about writing a certified letter or contacting an attorney for the best way to move forward. I'm not particularly comfortable knocking on the door and talking when he has been as brazen as it appears. He has a tendancy to be a bit of a bully.
Best would be to send him a letter thanking him for good neighborly behavior and mowing Your property for so many years. If you assert ownership it defeats adverse possession. You could even put a piece of lawn furniture out there to reinforce your position.Good luck to you. I wish you all the best.
Experienced real estate lawyer and real estate broker.
Would it be best to send it certified or is that sending the wrong message.
Send it certified so that you have proof of delivery if ever a problem arises.You can say something like, by the way a lawyer said to send this certified. Sorry for the formality of it."That will make it a little more friendly.Good luck.
Thank you. That's what I was trying to find, a way to approach it.
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