When Sandy Davis first moved into her west Nashville home nearly 20 years ago the neighborhood around her looked much different.
Today her neighbors' homes on either side and across the street have been torn down, in their place are new and much pricier development.
In the coming years Davis received dozens of offers to buy her property. "I think my highest was $110,000 and they tried to convince me that was a fabulous offer," said Davis.
However, she's made her plans clear, she's staying put. In recent months Davis has noticed things have happened on her property. "I call it more than bullied, I call it criminal behavior," Davis said.
During one build she said someone caused thousands of dollars in damages to her chain linked fence. In another instance, she said a portion of the fence on her back deck was mysteriously removed. "It was just as straight as a pin and it was sitting right here," Davis explained.
Davis said she knows why these things are happening, "to make me so financially drained that I can't keep the property up because I'm meeting code standards and then they can condemn the property and take over," said Davis.
Every day she locks up her property in fear she'll come home to another situation. "They do things to my home when I'm gone," she said.
However, this is a battle Davis isn't backing down from. "What I don't understand is why the State allows these loopholes for big time persons to come in and harass the elderly and move them out of their homes and move them out of their dreams," Davis said.