Top 6 Problems When Purchasing Florida Waterfront Property. Problem 3.

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Problem 3. Pier Locations, Boundary Lines and Permits.

Having (or keeping) a pier is a first priority consideration for many waterfront lots. It is not relaxing and fun to have a dispute with a neighbor about whether a pier is on his property, your property, on the line, should be shared, or whether a pier that you were counting on using is even legal in the first place. If you are considering a home where there is currently a pier or where you would like to put in a pier, its continued viability should be examined. First, consult with planning and zoning — was the existing pier built with a permit (or grandfathered?), or if you would like to put in a new pier, can an adequate pier be placed on the site given environmental limitations and the location of neighboring piers? Second, is there any dispute with a neighbor about the location of any of the piers (does a pier encroach the property line extended into the water?) or is there an expectation that a pier will be shared? If you are purchasing a property that is one of several that were previously owned by a single family, it is very common that multiple homes shared a single pier. This sort of agreement should be spelled out — or it can quickly lead to a disagreement.

 

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Natalia Carey
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Coldwell Banker Next Generation Realty
 
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Gita Bantwal
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This is good information for people thinking of buying a waterfront property.

Mar 17, 2013 09:12 PM #1
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Barbara Tattersall
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Something to think about no matter where the property is.  Piers, septic setbacks, building setbacks, vegetation, etc.  In New Hampshire we have a shoreline protection law. Also, any "improved" property within 200 feet of a "great pond" has to have a site assessment.  All for the protection of the environment.

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Natalia Carey
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Thank you, all, for your comments and feedback ! 

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