Property owner's horror story...moral of the story: A survey is cheap insurance.

Sunday's Star Tribune ran an article about a homeowner who bought a home that wasn't on his property.
 
"Despite the land changing hands several times, no surveys were done that could have detected the error.  Seven years later, nobody knows how to fix the situation."
 
 
"Experts agree that if either Freddie Mac or Barone had paid for a survey, the problem would have been discovered before their deal went through."
 
Read the full story here:
 

http://www.startribune.com/local/165865416.html