Upgrading your landscaping and fixing the exterior of your home can really boost the value of your property. Like any construction project, your ultimate landscape plan is limited only by your creativity and budget. Learn more here about landscaping and other outdoor projects in the articles, blog posts, videos and radio shows.
When you buy a home, it's the title company's job to find easements during the title search process. What can you do if the title company does not disclose an easement? Easements may include landscaping issues and could affect the way you manage your property. Can you win a lawsuit over an easement?
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A homeowner put a new walkway next to his driveway and along side his neighbor's yard, but is now having issues with the neighbor over conflicting landscaping. The neighbor installed a fence and removed the new sod along the walkway, causing the walkway to come apart. The best way to settle disputes with neighbors over landscaping is usually through communication, understanding, and maybe a plate of cookies.
What can you do when the property that borders yours is to undergo extensive landscaping changes? Do you have a say in the matter? Even if your local government has approved the landscaping changes you may be able to provide an alternative by suggesting a qualified contractor.
What can you do if new construction on a neighboring lot will impact your property? You can talk to the new construction developer or to the county to try to get some resolution. In addition, a real estate attorney may be able to help you get compensated for the loss of the trees.
It's important to know how your land is zoned when you want to sell it. A land's zoning affects what can be built on the property as well as the price that the seller can get. To find out your zoning, you need to contact your municipality.
Neighbors may not have rights when it comes to your fence, but good neighbors will work to keep the neighbor involved. Different parts of the country have different laws regarding rights to your neighbor's yard to work on your fence. You should talk with your neighbors before changing anything they will look at every day.