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  1. #1
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    Default I Know Where My Property Markers Are, Why Should I Need to Pay for a Survey?

    My question involves real estate located in the State of: Minnesota

    I built my home over 15 years ago and also had a survey done at that time.
    My property monuments are still in place.
    At that time, I put up a 2 wire smooth fence , just off the property line (So I can maintain it from my own property)
    I have always told them that the property line is not the fence ,but a few inches on the back side of my fence.
    My nieghbor, who has lived there quite a few years, does not believe where I say the line is ,but he has nothing the prove it otherwise.

    I believe the burden of proof is on him and HE would need to hire a surveyer to prove me wrong?
    Am I right?

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    Default Re: I Know Where My Property Markers Are, Why Should I Need to Pay for a Survey?

    There is no requirement to put a fence on the line. What's the problem?

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    Default Re: I Know Where My Property Markers Are, Why Should I Need to Pay for a Survey?

    The problem is, He has a 1 foot tall timber wall, with large rocks behind that wall ,on a side hill ,and when it rains hard, the ground get soft and the rocks and soil slide down the hill and pushes the wall on to my property . It has been fixed by him many times. ( real bad repairs) But this time he's being difficult and wants me to prove where the line is.
    He never disputed the line in the past.

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    Default Re: I Know Where My Property Markers Are, Why Should I Need to Pay for a Survey?

    If you property corners are in place all you have to do is to pull a string from one to the other. It is a straight line.

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    Default Re: I Know Where My Property Markers Are, Why Should I Need to Pay for a Survey?

    I understand that.
    The problem is I have a 750 foot long property line with hills along the line ,so it's kinda hard to just pull a string.

    If he thinks the line is wrong, Shouldn't he be the one proving ME wrong by getting it surveyed?

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    Default Re: I Know Where My Property Markers Are, Why Should I Need to Pay for a Survey?

    You are the one claiming he has damaged your property so you have the burden of proof. Have a surveyor come out and put in permanent intermediate markers.

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