No Title Insurance for Encroachment

Question: We bought a home in Anthem with a “clean” title insurance policy.  A few months after we moved into the home, we noticed that the block wall in our backyard on our property between us and our neighbor was collapsing. The collapsing was due to the neighbor’s landscaping that encroaches onto our property. Our…

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Trespassing Exception for Surveyors

Question: The construction of a new home on the lot next to our North Scottsdale home will begin soon. In the last few weeks a guy has been trespassing on our property with his surveying equipment. He said that he is a licensed surveyor, and that he is entitled to trespass on our property to…

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10 Years of Use Gives Neighbors Driveway Rights

  Question:  After we purchased our home in Gilbert last year, we noticed that our neighbors were using a portion of our land for the driveway to their home.  We were concerned about adverse possession.  Therefore, we contacted the sellers of our home, and they said that our neighbors have been using that driveway for…

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