Peace on Earth and Goodwill to All Neighbours

HM Land Registry and the Citizens’ Advice Bureau have adopted advice from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) which is designed to assist neighbours in resolving boundary disputes informally, and provides guidance on how to prepare for mediation or court action if necessary.

This article provides a link to the RICS Consumer Guide on Boundary Disputes, and sets out five easy solutions which are designed to help homeowners avoid a dispute.

Don’t spoil Christmas with a Boundary Dispute

For most Christmas is about spending time with friends and family, but for nearly 2000 in England and Wales who are involved in boundary disputes each year, the ongoing questions over poorly maintained fences or who owns what land might well spoil the festive mood altogether.

To help more neighbours break out the mince pies rather than a war of words, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has published its latest advice on how homeowners can approach tricky issues such as boundary disputes.