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I recently bought a house and it was listed as .90 acres(the
I recently bought a house and it was listed as .90 acres(the parcel the house is on and an outlot behind us) the city is now saying the outlot was never part of the deed and was a mistake going back years, yet the outlot was listed on our initial appraisel and is listed on our tax bill...so we are paying taxes on it. What are my options to keep the outlot which was supposed to be part of the property?
I live in Virginia, I have property in McDowell Co. West Virginia.
I live in Virginia, I have property in McDowell Co. West Virginia. My Grandma gave three acres to my Father in 1952. a couple of years later my Father purchased two additional acres from my Grandma. he then built a house there. that's where I was born and raised. my father lived there till he died in march 2000. in 2003 my mother deeded the property to me. my Mother lived there until 2006, she then moved in with me due to health problems. I promised my Mother I would not sell the house as long as she was alive.in 2008 a Roger Stacy purchased the adjoining property. I have kept the taxes paid on the five acres, I have kept the electricity on, and I go there to stay at certain times. My Mother passed away in January 2015. in august 2015 I decided to sell the property, a couple wanted a rent to own contract and I signed one with them. mr. stacy then claimed that part of my house was on his property. I then hired a survey. the survey plat proved that the my house was on my property. I actually gave up a good po
Customer: ***** *****. I am curious about FENCE LINE, ENCROACHMENT
Customer: ***** *****. I am curious about FENCE LINE, ENCROACHMENT & ABANDONMENT of land between the fence & property line JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue? Customer: neighbor purchased house 9 yrs ago. & shortly after, installed 6' wood privacy fence. JA: OK got it. Last thing — JustAnswer charges a fee (generally around $18) to post your type of question to Real Estate Law Experts (you only pay if satisfied). There are a couple customers ahead of you. Are you willing to wait a bit? Customer: 8 years ago, I purchased house behind him. We share common rear property line. I installed a privacy fence, which I had to cross into his property to connect the my corner to his corner JA: OK. Now I'm going to take you to a page to place a secure deposit with JustAnswer. Don't worry, this chat is saved. After that, we will finish helping you.
My property and adjacent property has shared a driveway for
My property and adjacent property has shared a driveway for about 15 years. At point where drive enters the public road, the property line shows neighbor owns th entrance to drive. By the time the straight drive goes into the property about 60 feet or so, all the driveway is all on my property. The adjacent property recently changed hands for the second or third time, and new property owner proposes to put a privacy fence up which will completely block entrance to my property and will force me to install new culvert into our property and reconstruct our driveway to the point the original driveway will be completely on my property. If he does this he gains exclusive use of a triangler shaped piece of property about 15 feet wide at entrance to drive, tapering to nothing about 60 feet up the drive.This will cause me a fair expense, and necessitate relocating of water main access to put in a new drive.Can he do this, and if so, is there any time frame me must give me before he fences off my access?
My neighbor has been bullying me ever since he bought the house
My neighbor has been bullying me ever since he bought the house next door. I filed several police reports and nothing helped. Recently,he accused me of killing his plants when I used my weed killer spray. I always sprayed near the border of my property to kill the weeds. Now, he planted some plants right near the border and some of them died and wants someone to blame. So, he installed cameras and put signs on the border saying do not spray. I do not want to be a wimp and not spray my own area. What do you suggest I should do short of going to court?
We have been living same property years. Last year a
We have been living same property for 45 years. Last year a survey was done to the property next door. The survey people knocked on our door informed us that part of our blacktop driveway was on the other property, by approximately three feet.Nothing is been done, no letter, or problems, however my question is since I have been maintaining this for many years,can they demand their property? No fights, however I'm very worried that it will cost me major money to redesign my driveway.
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Representing a client (seller) whose deed includes language re: a "potential" 30-ft boundary dispute with the northern neighbor (similar language not in neighbor's deed). Unable to get neighbor to agree to boundary line agreement, so now buyer's attorney's requesting that seller give deed omitting the "potential boundary dispute" language. Not comfortable with this.