How To Confront A Neighbor Who's Hurting Your Home Value

Neighbors play a big part in how happy you will be in your home. Will you be able to have potlucks and sleepovers, or will you try to run as fast as you can into your home to avoid seeing them? Believe it or not, things such as annoying pets, unkempt yards, foul odors, and dangerous trees could reduce the value of your home by 5% or more. If you have a bone to pick with your neighbor, it is important to follow a few tips before beginning the conversation. This includes taming your temper, giving notice when you would like to chat, and doing your homework about local laws and ordinances. Whatever the issue, try to handle your differences amicably and save the law-slapping as a last resort. Read the full article here: http://money.cnn.com/2013/07/01/news/home-value.moneymag/index.html