Attorney Scott D. Fisher was featured in a news story on America Now, where he explained the problems that are associated with abandoned and rundown houses. Not only are these homes an eyesore, but they can attract crime to the area and reduce the value of surrounding homes by as much as 15-20%.
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In his interview, Los Angeles estate planning attorney Scott D. Fisher provides the following tips for dealing with an abandoned or rundown house on your block:
- Call the police about crime or squatting on the property;
- Contact the official owner to clean up the property;
- File a code violation complaint with the city or county; and
- Get your neighbors involved!
To see all of Attorney Scott D. Fisher's Featured Segments, go to the America Now News.com home page and type "Scott Fisher" into the search box.
About Scott D. Fisher & Associates
Our firm has represented clients in all types of estate planning and real estate matters for more than 25 years. If you are concerned that the value of your home is being affected by a local eyesore, we can help you do something about it. Contact us online or call (323) 989-4860 for any of your real estate law needs!