Nashville, TN asked in Real Estate Law and Land Use & Zoning for Tennessee

Q: I just built a new home in Tennessee. After construction was finished a trailer park comes in.

I just finished building my new home. In front of my house a man is bringing in a trailer park. There is going to be 5 trailers in a 2.5 acre lot. This will make my value of the home go down can I sue for making my resale value go down. I had no idea this was going to happen or I would have not built my dream home here. I have reached out to the owner but he is asking way more for the land than I can afford.

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Anthony M. Avery
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  • Real Estate Law Lawyer
  • Knoxville, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: You might check the Zoning of the Tract for compliance. Septic Systems for 5 MHs on a couple acres might be a problem. If in violation, call the County. Or there may be a change in zoning going on now where you oppose it. You definitely want to check Access to that Tract, which may directly affect you. At least call your County Commissioner and complain.

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