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Five Reasons to Have Your Property Surveyed
Post On May 15, 2015
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Whether you are purchasing a home or have lived in your home for years, it is always recommended to obtain a Survey on your Property. The following are a few reasons for having a Survey completed: RIGHTS OF WAY AND EASEMENTS A Survey will determine whether any rights of way and/or easements are...

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5 questions about adverse possession in Washington State

A person who holds adverse possession of another person's land for a sufficient period of time becomes the legal owner of that land. Each state has slightly different rules that determine whether title has transferred through adverse possession. This guide is based on the law in Washington State....

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Analyzing a boundary line dispute.
Post On Apr. 17, 2014
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Steps to be taken before you see a lawyer about a boundary line dispute. Step one - investigate the features on the ground. When you learn a neighbor disputes the location of a common boundary with your property start your investigation by searching for survey markers, metal rods in ground, and any...

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Mind Your Property Rights
Post On Jul. 19, 2012
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Owners of Arizona real estate are often surprised to learn that an individual may be able to acquire title to land by utilizing that land openly, adversely and continuously for a statutory period. In fact, your favorite neighbor can, by occupying your land for a period of time, gain legal ownership...

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