Adverse Possession and Community Associations

There are several ways to acquire ownership of land. The most common form, of course, is by purchase. A buyer and seller enter into an agreement, and at closing of the transaction title is conveyed to the new owner.  But there’s another way to get land—without an agreement and without consent. It’s called adverse possession. In the last 12 months 3 of homeowner association clients have dealt with owners claiming adverse possession on portions of common property.     Read the article…………….


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