Property Disputes

7 03, 2018

Property Line Disputes

By | 2018-05-15T09:40:57+00:00 March 7th, 2018|Property Disputes|Comments Off on Property Line Disputes

What are Property Line Disputes? The term “property line dispute” (also known as “boundary line dispute”) can refer to a broad array of disputes over the ownership of land. Typically, property line disputes arise from one of two sources: encroachment, or a problem with the recorded deeds. Encroachments: Encroachment occurs when one party’s recognition or [...]

7 03, 2018

Real Estate Mediation

By | 2018-05-02T15:20:55+00:00 March 7th, 2018|Property Disputes|Comments Off on Real Estate Mediation

Resolving land use disputes in the State of Washington can be a lengthy and tedious process. A land development project often require a variety of different permits and approvals from numerous local, state, and federal agencies and authorities. To obtain each of these permits, you must first file an application, which can take more than [...]

7 03, 2018

Joint Ownership Disputes

By | 2018-05-02T15:21:51+00:00 March 7th, 2018|Property Disputes|Comments Off on Joint Ownership Disputes

Common Points of Contention Some of the most common joint ownership disputes that arise among property co-owners include the following: One of the owners has sole possession of the property but refuses to pay rent or will not compensate the owner who is not in possession of the real property at that time. One of [...]

7 03, 2018

Title Insurance Disputes

By | 2018-05-02T15:22:15+00:00 March 7th, 2018|Property Disputes|Comments Off on Title Insurance Disputes

What is Title Insurance? As with all insurance, title insurance is meant to reduce the risk of the parties covered by it. Think of your health insurance: You pay a premium each month, and in exchange, the insurance company agrees to pay for your healthcare in the off-chance you have a problem. Title insurance is [...]

7 03, 2018

Inverse Condemnation Law

By | 2018-05-03T14:22:42+00:00 March 7th, 2018|Property Disputes|Comments Off on Inverse Condemnation Law

Protecting the Rights of Landowners Throughout Pierce County While many people have heard the terms "eminent domain" or "condemnation," most people don’t know how to protect themselves when it happens to them. It can be intimidating when agents of the government show up at your front door, demanding that you sell them your land and [...]

7 03, 2018

Purchase and Sale Agreement Attorneys

By | 2018-05-02T15:30:27+00:00 March 7th, 2018|Property Disputes|Comments Off on Purchase and Sale Agreement Attorneys

Why Purchase and Sale Agreements are Important in Real Estate Transactions There is a lot at stake in any real estate transaction. Whether you are purchasing a home, residential rental property, commercial property, or even a parcel of vacant land, buying real estate can be a big investment and a big risk. Selling property can [...]

7 03, 2018

Adverse Possession Attorneys

By | 2018-05-02T15:31:51+00:00 March 7th, 2018|Property Disputes|Comments Off on Adverse Possession Attorneys

What is Adverse Possession? Adverse possession is a strange quirk of property law dating back to Roman times. You may know it by the colloquial term, “squatter’s rights.” Basically, if someone has had possession of a piece of real property for a long time without the permission of the legal owner, then she may be [...]