Being a Homeowner

Nov. 19, 2020

San Luis is my Home

I am a resident of the Grand Canyon State of Arizona. The first fifteen years of my life, I lived in Mexico, along the border with Arizona, and visited it so many times that I wanted to move to San Luis, AZ. Then, my parents decided to come over here ...

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July 5, 2020

Trespassing

In property law, trespassing is defined as being physically present on the property of another without an invitation from, or the consent of, the owner of that property or the owner’s agent. Property law generally recognizes three types of trespass:

  • Simple trespass

Simple trespass is defined as being on the ...

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July 5, 2020

Get Your Property Surveyed

It's hard to dispute a case of encroachment or build anything new on your property if you don't know where your boundaries begin or end. This is the reason that you need to hire a professional to make a property survey on your behalf. Armed with the results ...

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July 5, 2020

The Benefits of Home Ownership

Plain and simple, owning a home can improve your quality of life, provide stability and give you a sense of control you just can't get from renting. You have a place to live when you rent, but buying is something much deeper – and better.

The intangibles are tough ...

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July 5, 2020

Rights as a Homeowner

Your home may be your castle. However, even as the king of your proverbial castle, you still have certain responsibilities that you will be expected to honor as a homeowner.

Before you buy a house, you may ask yourself the question of what are my rights as a homeowner and ...

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July 5, 2020

Property Rights

Property Rights and Nuisances: Public and Private


A fundamental tenet of modern property law is that the owner of a property has the exclusive right to use or enjoy that property in any way that they might choose. Over the last several decades, various statutory laws have restricted these traditional ...

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July 5, 2020

Property Owners Legal Duty to Prevent Injury

Home and business owners have the legal responsibility of making their properties as safe as possible for the public. The property owners legal duty to prevent injury varies from state to state.

However, the mandates are designed to ensure that people of all ages stay safe and that owners are ...

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July 5, 2020

Property Boundaries

It's a very good thing to know exactly where the boundaries of your property extend to. It's a lot easier to embark on a home renovation project when you know where your property begins and ends. This knowledge is what helps you sleep easily at night without having ...

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July 5, 2020

Property Boundary Lines

When it comes to fixing property boundaries lines, you'll need to know what you're doing. This is one area in which you can't afford to be half right. If you feel that your neighbor has somehow encroached on your property, you need to know how to properly ...

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July 4, 2020

Homeowner Liability: Swimming Pools

Many homeowners consider an outdoor pool, spa, or hot tub to be the ultimate luxury. Despite the obvious benefits that come with these amenities, they also present a very real threat to the safety of your property and your liability as a homeowner.

While you have every right to buy ...

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