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I bought a property on 7/22/2016, the survey states the

i bought a property on 7/22/2016, the survey states the neighbor is encroachment on property by 22ft x 100ft. I have attempted to talk to the owner but without on avail. What are my legal recourse ? IN New Jersey

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Barrister

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I purchased 150 x 140 property in a small town in North

I purchased 150 x 140 property in a small town in North Dakota 2 years ago. I just had it surveyed last month. The neighbors garage is 10 ft., (he didn't have a survey done when he built the garage), onto my property. (The surveyor did the survey 3 times to make sure he was right.) I offered to sell the 10 feet to my neighbor but he says he's grandfathered in and can continue to use my property. I thought as a new property owner if I bought 150 x140 and it was registered at the court house as such, that I owned that much. Can you tell me if I have any right to my 10 feet or do I have to give it to him?Thank you, ***** ***** of North Dakota

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Samuel-II

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We live in county, TN. We bought our 12 acres in 2013. Our

We live in Carter county, TN. We bought our 12 acres in 2013. Our deed specifies several neighbors with an easement to use our road to access their properties. Shortly after we bought the property a man building a cabin on a parcel behind our property introduced himself. His property is not listed in our deed as having an easement. We have allowed him, including construction traffic to use our road. He has contributed some funding, though only half of his verbal promise toward repair of the road. Does he gain any rights to continued access because we have allowed him use?

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Roger

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I have a neighbor who built a tree house on our property.

I have a neighbor who built a tree house on our property. this was done 4 or 5 years ago and since it is hardly visible through the trees we did not realize it was encroaching until I looked at a plat map online and saw that it was just over the property line. When I e-mailed my neighbor, who is only here part time, she said she and her husband had thought it was probably on another neighbor's property, not mine. She apparently never notified the other neighbor when they built this thing. They have it connected to their house via a walkway, and there house, which was probably built in the 70's is not in compliance with current setback laws. i only care about the encroachment, which seems to have been done willfully. With Adverse possession laws in Colorado, I worry about them seizing the property.

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Legalease

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We planted crype myrtle trees on our property 4 1/2 years

We planted crype myrtle trees on our property 4 1/2 years ago, with HOA approval. We had our neighbors sign the HOA application, prior to submission to the HOA for approval. The trees are maturing and have a profusion of blooms this year, but they are drooping a bit from the blooms and heavy rain. As the trees mature the limbs will strengthen. One of the branches is drooping over the top of our fence into part of the neighbors yard. However, in the past couple months, our neighbor planted some plants within feet of the other side of our fence (on their property), but close to where our trees have been now for years. They are now complaining, through the HOA, that one of the trees is shading the plants they just planted and encroaching on their property. They are threatening to sue us if we don't cut the limbs on our trees, which may impact the growth and appearance of the tree. Can they sue us?

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I live in County Texas and own 1460.33 acres of land in and

I live in Ward County Texas and own 1460.33 acres of land in Ward and Winkler Co Tx. My neighbor has recently placed a water pipeline across my property without my being informed or compensated. There is no eavesment contract between us. He refuses to move the line so what are my options for dealing with this problem?

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Ray

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A walkway leading from the front yard to the back yard at my

A walkway leading from the front yard to the back yard at my house has been in place for more than 15 years. Some of the land occupied by this path is on my neighbor's property. Three years ago I put up a fence to enclose the walkway. The then-owner was living overseas, and to my knowledge, unaware of the encroachment.One year ago a real estate developer purchased the next door property. This developer is now telling me that they are going to remove the fence and put up another one along the real property line. Doing this would remove my long-standing access to my backyard.

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Barrister

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Our previous neighbor in, constructed a wall to level s yard

Our previous neighbor in Virginia, constructed a wall to level his yard which encroaches by about 3 feet x 10 feet over our property line. He did not ask nor receive our permission. When he sold his home the buyer called this to our attention. We wrote him a letter granting him permission to use our land for as long as we owned our home and indicated that we were not binding any future owner of our property. We are selling our home. What should we do?

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On a preliminary estimated HUD 1 settlement statement

On a preliminary estimated HUD 1 settlement statement for a reverse mortgage short sale which is required by a lender BEFORE the contract of sale will be approved by the bank (as it is lower than the short sale amount they have determined already) and BEFORE the buyer has obtained financing, in the first section where it states "Type of loan, "file number," loan number," "mortgage insurance case number," is that information the SELLER's existing mortgage or should it be left blank because there is no borrower's loan yet? Also does everything on the form need to be filled out or just the most basic sections such as amounts due from buyer to seller, title costs, fees, etc? Is it necessary to do a lien search at this time to determine other costs on the form (taxes etc) since the transaction has not yet been approved?

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Ray

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