Tag: Homeowners

Homeowner’s guide to surface water law

What if you are suffering flooding and damage to your property from water running off from your neighbor’s property? Is your neighbor liable? Must your neighbor take action to avert the water runoff? In the District of Columbia, the neighbor...

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What does ‘ground rent’ mean?

A ground rent refers to a scenario where an individual owns his house, but someone else owns the actual property (the “ground”). The homeowner pays the ground rent owner an annual fee, or a ground rent, as a rent on the land. In Baltimore,...

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