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We have a legal ROW over our neighbour's property( in
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I have a neighbor with a shared driveway who wont sign a
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We own two adjacent properties (19 & 25 Market Road) in
We own two adjacent properties (19 &***** in Remuera. We are thinking about a Minor Dwelling at the rear of the 25 Section. The 25 section where we hope to build the MD is at the end of our 19 long driveway. The 19 long driveway was created as a ROW in 1967 shared with our neighbour at 19A. The title shows a 50:50 split with each having a ROW over the other half. Do we need permission from our neighbour at 19A to use the driveway to access the 25 rear section for construction? Do we need permission of our neighbour at 19A to access the 25 MD by our future tenants? … read more
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We own a 30m gravel driveway to which the neighbour has an
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I am just wanting to clarify re a boundary fence matter.
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Not sure - hwo does this service work? Wellington, New
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I own a small rural property where there is a large
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3 questions please regarding easements. 1. Can an owner put
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We are selling a section(house on it demolished after chch
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Good evening. I recently installed power to my front gate. I
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Hi - I have an issue with a shared driveway. We live on
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I have some questions on property law related to ROWs. The
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we own a property that is accessed by a shared Right of Way,
we own a property that is accessed by a shared Right of Way, also used by 5 other households. There is an easement for our right to use the ROW, and a covenant on the title describing the share of mai… read more
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Greetings, Our situation is that one (Owners A) of four co
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Hi, I own a lot adjoining my property which is meant for a
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My town property is in front of another. There is an easement
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On our land title are the words appurtenant hereto is a right
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