Lost views

15
Mar

Neighbour Tree Disputes – Here’s what to do

Relations with a neighbour can go from good to gnarly surprisingly quickly, and one of the most common reasons for disputes is

26
Sep

Neighbour wins $500k view dispute for new foliage that replaced old

A homeowner who moved and raised her dwelling has won a court order compelling the removal of her neighbour’s 9 m Chinese

10
Mar

Soul darkens Hilton’s outlook, disappointed unit buyer in $1.4 mil value loss claim

A buyer who signed up in March 2008 for a $3.15 million Orchid Tower apartment in the Hilton Surfers Paradise resort has been sued by the developer for its re-sale loss

28
Oct

Tree litigation booming in Qld

The Neighbourhood Disputes (Dividng Fences and Trees) Act places responsibility on a “tree-keeper”

4
Oct

Neighborly boundary disputes: bamboo obstructs healthy sunlight, tribunal rules on removal

The explosion in tree litigation and boundary disputes to re-gain panoramic views and exposure to sunlight has taken a new twist with Oxenford

18
Sep

Views of sky and rooftops too ordinary for tree law protection

A long-standing dispute between Caloundra residents has led to a claim that trees on one

12
Aug

“You must lop trees”: court restores ocean views to 1995 outlook

When Albert and Betty Livingstone acquired their two acre compound below the southern edge

7
Sep

Boat harbour restaurant wins $100k for patrons’ blocked view

Play Audio An appeal court has confirmed that a restaurant be relieved of liability for rent arrears and collect more than $100k compensation because the landlord

27
Aug

Court orders “urban jungle” must go, neighbours’ 1980s city view preserved

Play Audio Queensland residential property owners – whose view or sunlight is substantially affected by vegetation on neighbouring land – can require the offending trees

9
Nov

No Bella Vue in Porto Grande: Developer mixes metaphors in penthouse panorama gaffe

A Gold Coast couple promised “exclusive penthouse views from Surfers Paradise to Burleigh” were devastated when their $1.6 million “Bella Vue” apartment

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