Just in case you need to feel better about the situation in your current neighborhood, head over to AOL to read tales of un-neighborly behavior which are enough to make anyone's blood boil. While these tales of chaos in the neighborhood don't have a direct correlation to personal finance, your neighbors can easily drag your home's value. Whether it is the nosy 83-year-old or the parking spot bandit, you'll definitely be able to empathize with one of these stories.
I'm sure just like me you have been happily living, minding your own business, maybe even being all friendly like with some of your neighbors, when out of the blue a new neighbor moves in bringing eight chickens and a penchant for shooting squirrels in your backyard. Sound too far fetched? Welcome to my in-law's property. Maybe you are living in an apartment complex and a new tenant decides to run a generator on his balcony all night five feet from your bed.
Wherever you live, neighbors are a part of life. Unfortunately, when it comes to dealing with a neighbor from hell, your legal options are often limited, and revenge usually only serves to escalate the madness.
Do you have a neighbor horror story? Share it with us in the comments below. If you have any tips for dealing with these pariahs let us know your best as well!
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