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Good morning. The realtor is absolutely obligated for this. As the realtor specifically stated, this is your fence on your property. As such, the realtor had absolutely no right to remove any of the fence that belonged to you. If they refuse to pay you for this voluntarily, if the amount is $10,000 or less, you can file your claim in small claims court and would not need an attorney. If more, you would want to engage an attorney. You should let the realtor know that if the realtor doesn't pay for this, you will not only be filing suit against the realtor and the realtor's broker, but also filing a formal complaint with the state board of realtors. Once the suit is filed and a judgment awarded, you become a judgment creditor, and if the losing party doesn’t then pay the judgment, you can have the sheriff serve a summons on the losing party for a debtor examination. That forces the losing party to meet the judgment creditor in court and answer questions under oath about the losing party's assets. After that information is obtained, the judgment creditor has the power to garnish wages, attach bank accounts, have the sheriff seize other personal property, and/or place liens on any non-homestead
property to satisfy the judgment.
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