Category Archives: Adverse Possession

Adverse Possession

San Francisco Rent Control Tenant Buyout Offers Now Approaching 100 Months Rent

We’d love to take your $50,000, but we can’t afford it From the S.F. Gate: S.F. landlords offer tenants tempting offers to move out This is what San Francisco rent control has become. 24 years ago, the Reyes family moved into … Continue reading

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How To Put The Adverse In Adverse Possession

It’s been six months since Category 5 Super Typhoon Haiyan struck Southeast Asia, killing at least 6,268 people in the Philippines alone. The storm deposited an ocean freighter in the middle of a neighborhood in Tacloban, one of the hardest … Continue reading

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Sometimes You Have to Exercise Your Property Rights (Or You Might Lose Them)

 And one day a year we prove it (photo from the NYT) From the NYT:  Closing for a Spell, Just to Prove It’s Ours Our old friend Adverse Possession is back (see previous post on Greek property rights). It’s rare in … Continue reading

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Culture Matters: Greek Property Records

From the NYT:  Who Owns This Land? In Greece, Who Knows? That one at the top has been in my family for ages, I swear From the article: As Greece tries to claw its way out of an economic crisis of … Continue reading

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