You're searching for your first home. It's exciting, but you admittedly have no idea what to look for when you walk in the front door. You end up just looking for a home that is aesthetically pleasing, that suits your taste.
In an ideal world, you and your neighbor will get along. You may even become friends. You'll share dinners in the backyard or you'll talk over the fence.
For those interested in real estate, the value can shift dramatically for a variety of reasons, so it's important to understand exactly what makes a property valuable. One of those potential reasons is the impact of modern real estate trends. When a certain type of property becomes a hot commodity, the price tends to skyrocket.
Imagine a winter snow flurry took down the boundary line fence between you and your next-door neighbor's property last year. You've been wanting to replace the fence and it seems only natural that your neighbor should help foot the bill. However, you can't agree how high the new fence should be, what color to paint it or what materials should be used to build it. Can you turn to the law for support?