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We have an Avocado tree which grows four feet from the

We have an Avocado tree which grows four feet from the property line. (planted before the land was subdivided 20 years ago) In the past years it has grown over into our neighbor's yard with most of the branches being twenty feet up and fifteen feet over the fence. Our new neighbors decided to strip the tree of avocados up as high as they could reach before they were even completely ready to harvest. They got nearly 50% of the crop without even a “may I” or “thank you” and we're talking about $3 to $4 each at a Farmer Market since you can't get these in a store.Sharing is not a problem but he isn't sharing with me and I'm doing all the work. Can I tell him to keep his hands off?

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I moved into my home in august of 2016. On the day i took

i moved into my home in august of 2016. On the day i took possession of my home there was water damage to my bathroom ceiling from the upstairs neighbors leaking pipe. The hoa paid for the tera out and fixed the pipe. when this happened it was the day of closing. the hoa has since the turned this over to collections and is on my credit. what do ido please helpJA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state the association is in?Customer: utahJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: meaning?JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: many frivolous charges

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I purchased a townhouse in Houston in June 2015. The

I purchased a townhouse in Houston in June 2015. The inspection showed foundation problems. We lowered the price, bought the townhouse, several piling were placed inside and outside the back of the house. At that time we had a hydrostatic plumbing test done and the results were no leaks. About 3 months later I noticed the large, nearly floor to ceiling windows, were pulling away from the wall. There was about 1/2 inch gap. I called the foundation company out and they determined the foundation was fine. We went ahead and replaced the windows, along with having the entire back wall of the house rebuilt. Now the same thing is happening again. I had the foundation company out again and again they said the foundation was fine.JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: To complication matters, I found paper work indicating the previous owners were aware of the foundation problems (2012) and didn't disclose them. I thought they had the front of the house lifted, but it turns out, they pulled permits and all, but did not actually do the work. This could be because our neighbor whom we share a wall with threatened to sue them if they had the foundation repaired. This is in Houston.JA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: Previous owners filed for permits. I did not as I was not aware I needed a permit for the work.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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I own an upstairs condo and have received several noise

I own an upstairs condo and have received several noise complaints from normal walking on the wood flooring. I put down some throw rugs as well. I bought the condo with the wood floors. I will be attending a hearing next week. Can the HOA require to pay to have the wood flooring pulled up so they can inspect the padding? I asked the HOA to validate the complaint because they should also be supporting me as a home owner. I live in California.

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I have a neighbor who is not nice. Had my property surveyed

I have a neighbor who is not nice . Had my property surveyed and he removed the surveyors stakes. .. so I couldn't erect my fence. I have survey repeated and is ready to put my fence. Do I need to inform and if chose to use my fence to enclose their property, can I request compensation. I am in Central Florida.JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Central FloridaJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: I am reapplying for a permitJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No. Thanks.

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My neighbor has so much trash, junk cars, foul smell coming

My neighbor has so much trash, junk cars, foul smell coming from the property, close to four years behind on taxes, water shut off for non payment. I have been dealing with various levels of the same thing for many years. The original owner passed away a few years ago and his daughter is living there but cannot afford to change the property into her name. My property is very marketable except people don't want to live next to those problems. So my real estate is worth nothing because of this.JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Island County, WA.JA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: No. Years ago I made complaints to the planning commission on three separate occasions. Finally I was told I would need to take care of the problem with my own attorney.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I feel the only way the place would get cleaned up is to own it. But they are not interested in selling.

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We inherited 60 acres of farm ground from my father. It is

We inherited 60 acres of farm ground from my father. It is located between two parcels of farm ground by different owners. We have always had a right of way easement to get to our acreage. Now since my father has passed, the owners want us to pay $10,000.00 for 16.5 feet of easement. Is this legal in Illinois?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: IllinoisJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: Not yet, they want us to sign a contract for the easement. I do not believe my father ever had a physical contract, just verbal and he never paid for it that I know of.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I think that's it.

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I offered a piece f land across the street from my house for

Hi, I offered a piece f land across the street from my house for sale to my neighbor (who lives next to the piece of land) We agreed on $6000 and he would pay all extenuating costs. I would profit $6000 even. He gave me a deposit of $2000. well, after a year we had a lot of troubles getting the sale done. And he didn't want to pay for any more extraneous costs. He pulled out of the deal. At one point, I did offer to give him his deposit back. But now he is DEMANDING it back. Do I have any legal way to not pay him back the deposit?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: PAJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: We had a contract (which expired last March) and I was trying to get paperwork done with my mortgage company.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no, not really

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My husband and I own a condo in midtown Atlanta GA, and my

My husband and I own a condo in midtown Atlanta GA, and my next door neighbor is complaining to the Association that a noxious smell is coming from my unit. She has called the police twice on us and the Association had fine us twice. We have not paid for the fines. Is there an attorney that can help us? ***** *****JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state the association is in?Customer: georiaJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: none. The association has put weed smell on our payment ledger. Which I don't know how they can do that based on a complaint.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No.

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