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Building on a land partially claimed (Adverse Possession)

  • 12-05-2023 3:00pm
    Registered Users Posts: 306 ✭✭

    Hi all, I'm in the process of buying a site.

    I have been told by the estate agent that a relatively small part of that site is claimed by one of the neighbors (Adverse Possession).

    He apparently fenced the land (not sure when he did). I'm not even sure if he actually 'possessed' the land for 12 years or longer.

    My 2 questions are:

    1-Is there a registry where I can actually check if the claim has been officially recorded?

    2- If I finalize the purchase, do I have the right to remove the fence and the trees on it without asking any permission?