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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-25428801

54k spent on arguing whether wheely bins should be kept blocking a shared drive.

Oh and a neighbour dispute to disclose when either sell.

Shouldn't laugh really, but it's kind of funny. He should have moved his wheelie bin out of the way in the first place.

I would never buy a house with a shared driveway.

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Ironic that neighbour disputes over often very trivial matters get lawyers rubbing their hands together, their bread and butter....people should have the sense to realise that things don't or shouldn't have to go that far....when will they ever learn. ;)

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Shouldn't laugh really, but it's kind of funny. He should have moved his wheelie bin out of the way in the first place.

I would never buy a house with a shared driveway.

Would you buy a flat with a shared communal entrance?.....shared garden wall?.....shared pavement or road? ;)

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Would you buy a flat with a shared communal entrance?.....shared garden wall?.....shared pavement or road? ;)

Having seen the problems that some mates who bought flats have had with the upkeep and security of communal areas and service companies that charge a packet to (mis)manage communal areas, I just wouldn't buy a flat.

I'd also be extremely reluctant to buy any house that had a shared drive or that required any sort of third party co-operation to access a part of my property unless there was a specific agreement in place to guarantee me access. I see plenty of houses near where I live that have garages around the back but which have a shared driveway, a total recipe for disaster should one party get arsey and decide to do something that blocks the drive.

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Would you buy a flat with a shared communal entrance?.....shared garden wall?.....shared pavement or road? ;)

My next house will be detached, away from neighbours and with enough space around it to not care.

Hell is other people.

The less you share the better.

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Would you buy a flat with a shared communal entrance?.....shared garden wall?.....shared pavement or road? ;)

Depends on the price, and they're expensive around here, although in fairness quite a lot less price heated than houses.

Who cares anyway... it's just a few months of HPI in London that reduced costs fee, house prices saved at no cost to anyone else in the market.

A quick check suggests for the two houses involved.

1. £215,000 Sale date: 27 July 2001 (Zoopla's estimate value £463,000)

2. £290,000 Sale date: 12 May 2006

I thought this thread may be about this from yesterday.

You won't get one of those in Halfords! World's most expensive bike is coated in 24-carat gold and has 600 Swarovski crystals... but will cost you £67,000

article-2525926-1A2D9D9B00000578-338_87x84.jpg

By Daily Mail Reporter

PUBLISHED: 17:21, 18 December 2013 | UPDATED: 17:28, 18 December 2013

Only 10 have been made because of their cost but one buyer in London has mounted the bike on their wall as a piece of artwork.

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My next house will be detached, away from neighbours and with enough space around it to not care.

Hell is other people.

The less you share the better.

+1

The housing hierarchy

Relegated at Christmas – apartments

Struggled bravely but relegated in March – flats

Looked like staying up, but didn’t – homeless people

Lower mid table bores – shipping containers/ramshackle sheds at the end of gardens in London suburbs etc

Mid table mediocrity – terraced/town houses

Pushing for Europe - the 3 bed semi

Some competition on Thursday evenings – ‘link’ detached

Champions League qualifiers – detached but within pissing distance of next doors walls

Champions League proper place – detached, room to swing an Indiana Jones replica whip

Champions – mansions etc.

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My next house will be detached, away from neighbours and with enough space around it to not care.

Hell is other people.

The less you share the better.

......I take it you mean somewhere rural on a large plot of land? ;)

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Have been waiting for a topic like this to come up -- Is it ok for me to dump doggie doo in someone else's wheelie bin out on the pavement? (wrapped of course)

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Have been waiting for a topic like this to come up -- Is it ok for me to dump doggie doo in someone else's wheelie bin out on the pavement? (wrapped of course)

No, you are defecating someone's rubbish. ;)

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If I had been the judge I would have awarded several thousand pounds to the neighbour for emotional distress, then locked the inconsiderate git up for 3 months in a high security prison. I bet he would be more considerate of other people after that.

But hey that is just me.

This sort of thing will only get worse with the ever increasing population densities of new build housing.

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Just seems amazing to me the guy couldn't see that blocking a shared driveway was unreasonable. He deserves all he got.

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