Q: What options are there for unreasonable neighbors outside of city limits?
We bought a house last year that has turned out to be a money pit. We've wasted quite a bit of money on repairs, while also finding out that the whole street is pretty much a party street. We're out of city limits, so the cops say theres nothing they can do. I'm enrolled in online college and work full time, and also have an early start time for work. Our neighbors CONTSTANTLY, everyday, bump their subs at unreasonable volumes, pretty sure in spite of us because we've nicely asked them on multiple occasions if they could turn the bass down. We are now so stressed because of it all the time that it's actually caused physical sickness, I can't focus on school, have had to call in or go to work late because we were up all night not able to sleep because of them. We are trying to figure out how we can just get out of this house, but believe we would have to deal with capital gains tax, the housing market is screwed up, interest rates are high, and we have no money.
Under the circumstances, you describe I would sell and move. You need direct advice from a tax guy, but you a reasonable period of time to reinvest to avoid capital gains.
Do you have a county sheriff or local constable? If you are in the county there is some county-wide law enforcement body.
Timothy Denison agrees with this answer
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