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Reason #6457 Why Your Residential Closing Needs a Lawyer at the Table

Lawyers have war stories.  Stories about deals gone wrong and documents drawn up on a napkin, but missing an essential element.  Most of those stories originate with someone who decides to forgo legal advice (because it’s too expensive) then it costs them a TON of money to right the wrong. 735 more words

Blog Posts

Ducking and weaving to consent

Adrem Nominees PtyLtd v Auburn City Council NSWLEC1043

Earlier this week we looked at the conditions of consent relating to the installation of security cameras on a domestic residence. 1,023 more words


This Land Is Your Land-This Land Is My Land

When you purchase a home, you may assume that you get all the land within the property stakes to do what you wish. This sounds very logical. 435 more words

Real Estate

A8-Property law- Easements/ Servitude-Part 1

  • Easements/ Servitude – Is a right enjoyed by a landowner/ tenant over a neighbour’s land.
  • Cases: Re Ellenborough park[i] (1956) Ch 131
  • There must be a dominant and a servient tenement:
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Enter into an Exciting Conversation with Property Owners Called “Who Owns That Tree"

As I discussed in a previous blog post, there are some aspects of property ownership that are commonly misunderstood.  One of those items definitely involve easements.   649 more words

Recent Developments in Neighbor vs. Neighbor Encroachment Related Disputes

By: Keith J. Turner and Angelica J. Varela

Sometimes the development and use of property goes beyond the property line, such as driveways and landscaping improvements, which are called “encroachments.”   (An “encroachment” is the extension of a building or other structure beyond the boundaries of the land on which it was rightfully constructed onto adjoining land, or into its airspace, without the permission or consent of the adjoining landowner.)   Encroachments are often discovered when a land survey is done by a property owner when submitting a new property improvement, such as when a property owner wants to add a swimming pool or home addition.  798 more words

Local Laws & Ordinances

Navy easement on hold until lawsuit settled - Kitsap Sun

Disappointing but not unexpected news. Working piecemeal on this apparently.

The Navy has suspended its application for a restrictive easement along Hood Canal’s Kitsap County shoreline until a lawsuit over a similar easement on the Jefferson County side is settled.

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