From the Forum: New Fences and Property Lines

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    The fence came down between neighboring backyards and an owner is concerned that the neighbor might be encroaching on the property line with a new fence. While a survey will sort out the property line issue, the owner is wondering if they should replace their own fence at the same time. Should they chat with the neighbor about a shared fence rather than both putting up new fences?

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