A squatter is a person living in someone else’s property without any legal right of ownership over the property.
In most cases, they occupy vacant properties. However, there are cases where previous homeowners continue to reside in a property they have already sold and completed the sale successfully to another person. These people also qualify to be regarded as squatters.
Without a doubt, squatters can cost you as a homeowner a lot of money.
Let’s run through; the cost of legal fees to file an eviction claim and a repossession claim, potential damage to property, theft, and the overall stress of someone else living in your property.
Prevention, however, is better than cure. Taking a shift, let’s look at some of the ways you can defend your home from squatters.
1. Taking an Unoccupied home insurance cover
The best protection ever for any homeowner is insurance protection. This is the …