Top 20 reasons you might hate your neighbour!
We know first-hand that neighbourly disputes can be very distressing and can quickly escalate to the point where neighbours do the best they can to avoid bumping into one another, or conversely, clash horns and end up in costly and time consuming litigation!
But why? Huffington Post Reporter Sara Spary took a look at the top 20 reasons you might hate your neighbour, and although somewhat surprising but plausible, *a neighbour would prefer to live next door to a drug baron than a neighbour who was to progress with notifiable party wall works without having first served Notice!
*infringement to property ranks more infuriating than criminal activity when it comes to ranking neighbourly disputes!
How many of the top 20 relate to property and land?
25% of the top 20 reasons you might hate your neighbour in order of most annoying are:
1. Messy and untidy property
2. Property infringements
3. Property damage
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4. Overgrown garden
5. Prolonged building work and unwanted extensions
Here is the full list of top 20 causes of neighbourly disputes:
Late night parties
Dogs barking loudly
Complaints from neighbours
Rows over parking spaces
Prolonged building work/unwanted extensions
Whilst TK Surveying Group can’t control your neighbours meddling, loud dog barking and raucous intimate activities, we can certainly seek to help you with your property related matters.
Get in touch with one of our friendly consultants to find out how we can help you.
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