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Florence. 4056 County Road 16 35633. I bought house and

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Lawyer's Assistant: Has any paperwork been filed?

I bought house and found that the property line is against roof line

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I need to have a set back on side of house owner cut vacant lot off at roof

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Real Estate Law
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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
This house and lot next to roofing was owned by one family polla next owned all othe property and built two houses she sold to her half brother mark Pruitt I can’t paint house without trespassing.the riff line in dead on property line. No setback at all no side yard
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When was the home purchased and in which state?
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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
16 Florence Alabama
Real Estate Lawyer: legalgems, Arbitrator replied 7 months ago

And what year was the purchase please?

Did the property owner disclose the issue, or was a survey done by the buyer?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
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Real Estate Lawyer: legalgems, Arbitrator replied 7 months ago

Thank you.

If the seller misrepresented the boundaries it is possible to sue for misrepresentation and breach of contract.

Damages would normally be the cost of the property as is, and the cost as represented. However the court will expect the buyer to exercise due diligence, so generally recovery is not permitted if they did not survey the property.

One cannot trespass on another's land so if one needs access for maintenance and the neighbor won't allow access, the homeowner can seek an injunction which would allow limited access but generally would be required to pay for that access.

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