Buying Property with Trees: Who is responsible for fallen tree removal costs? (2023)

Trees are an excellent source of shade and mature landscaping. They add depth to design and, in many cases, can add value to a property. But who is responsible for fallen tree removal?

Most homeowners love having trees as a part of their yards. However, trees can also present issues for property owners. For example, when storms or high winds come through, and a tree falls, it can be damaging and potentially dangerous. In other incidents, a pine tree’s falling pine cones can be hazardous, or their positioning would be inconvenient.

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