Are there any neighbors in Philadelphia who have shared property?
The neighbors in Philadelphia aren’t the only Pennsylvanians who have to deal with problems of shared property. Fortunately, other municipal governments don’t have property maintenance issues on the same scale as Philadelphia, and they seem to have coping measures in place.
Why are shared walls common in a city?
Because the city land is so uneven and the shared walls so common, “people are used to maintaining them,” Kennedy said, and the municipal government has not stepped in to pay for repairs when the walls start to crack or lean. “It’s just the basic responsibility of living in a hilly place,” she said.
What to do about shared property in PA?
For residents who can’t afford the repair costs, other models, including loans and real estate surcharges, are being considered to solve the problems of sharing common property. Exploring the stories that matter across the commonwealth with all Pennsylvanians in mind.
Can a neighbor dispute a right of way?
A friend of mine is going through a dispute with a neighbor about a right-of-way and I thought it was worth sharing. Many pieces of property have legal right-of-ways that grant access to pieces of property for many reasons. Furthermore, many property owners arean’t always aware of the right-of-ways and the significance of them.
What should I do about shared driveways and alleys?
It is best if these title documents and driveway agreements are drafted or reviewed by an attorney familiar with easement rights. Realtors should keep a keen eye out for these shared access issues. They should be addressed with the potential seller as early as possible.
Where is nieghbor Whos land meets the road?
The driveway now also has a lease on it for a gas company. The nieghbor whos land meets the road ( not land locked in ) and is L shaped , which means up my left side and across my back side. He had his own road going up the hill behind his house ( no one lives in it).
Can my neighbor replace our shared fence and require me to pay a share? Shared payment for a fence is not required in every situation! Please answer a few questions to help us match you with attorneys in your area. By clicking “Submit,” you agree to the Martindale-Nolo Texting Terms.