My question involves an easement in the state of: Indianapolis.
Four years ago I hired a fencing company to install my fence and they did an onsite survey (included in price) to find my property lines. I am currently selling the home. I was looking over my documentation and noticed on the survey that the easement line seemed closer to my house then the back of the fence.
So I measured from the main street to the end of my fence (according to the length of the plot on the survey) and I am 10 feet over onto the easement.
The easement to my knowledge has no utilities running through it... it is only water runoff or flooding. Which it never does in this area. My neighbor behind me has a fence, 10 feet from the center of the easement, my fence is 10 feet from the center of the easement (so 20 feet between our fences) however, the easement shows my fence SHOULD end 20 feet from the center of the easement. This would put my fence really close to the back of my house and pretty much give me no backyard at all.
I called the fencing company and they are no longer in business (father and son business).
So, can I still sell my house? Will I have to move my fence before a bank will approve a person to purchase my house?