In a perfect world, neighbors would always peacefully resolve their disputes. In the real world, however, things between neighbors can take a nasty turn with little provocation. Previously genial neighbors can become cold and passive-aggressive over minor things like the placement of a garbage bin or someone forgetting to mow their grass. Many times, the dispute that causes a neighborly rift may be over a tree.
Contracts are powerful legal documents. Within these papers are clauses, provisions and legalese that can be extremely important if issues arise during a transaction. One example involves the sale of property.
There are times when a real estate dispute ends up in court. There is no way around this, as both parties are unwilling to "meet in the middle" via negotiations.
Real estate agents are heavily involved in helping people buy and sell homes and in doing so, they can also be in the center of some disputes that happen as a result. In some cases, the agents may be targeted by these lawsuits for what they did or what they failed to do.
Throughout New York City and surrounding areas, there are vacant plots of land that have sat dormant for many years. Despite the fact that the property value of these lots has increased over the years, owners continue to sit back and do nothing.