I received an interesting email last week about possible claims against a neighboring property owner who was taking steps in an apparent effort to lower the amount of compensation the agency would have to pay for the property. I didn't get much in the way of details, but it did get me thinking about how (and why) this might occur, and what someone could do about it.
The first thought that occurred to me is why would a neighboring property owner want to cause the value of property to be lower? It seems that in most circumstances, the last thing one owner would want is for a low value to be established ...
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