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Offline Baradium

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Someone needs to get a better surveyor...
« on: March 12, 2007, 08:43:00 PM »
http://www.earthtimes.org/articles/show/39332.html

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Posted on : Mon, 12 Mar 2007 16:57:00 GMT | Author : General News Editor
News Category : US (World)   
 

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, March 12 A man who accidentally built his house on the wrong plot of land in Saudi Arabia has been allowed by the landowner to keep the home.

The man, who spent nearly $270,000 building the home, discovered while arranging for electricity to be installed in the house that he had mistakenly built his home on a plot of land belonging to another local man, the Arab News reported Monday.

 
The second man initially refused to swap plots -- even when offered $27,000 in compensation -- and demanded that the trespassing house be torn down.

However, the landowner agreed to the exchange after seeing the completed house, the Arab News said.
 
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Re: Someone needs to get a better surveyor...
« Reply #1 on: March 13, 2007, 12:00:28 PM »
That happened in a local subdivision about ten years ago.  It was the builder that made the mistake.  I'll bet he was embaressed!  Anyway, this one worked out OK too!
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