To ensure that plots of land are not claimed and left unused, estates not accessed for extended periods of time will be automatically demolished, and the plots of land will be put back up for sale. Estates Subject to Demolishing Free company housing that has not been accessed by at least one member within forty-five days. Private housing that has not been accessed by the owner within forty-five days. Purchased plots of land upon which an estate has not been built within forty-five days. * The count for days of inactivity will begin on the release of patch 3.1. Steps Prior to Demolishing Thirty days of inactivity A notification indicating that the estate is being prepared for auto-demolition will appear in the Timers interface in the Duty tab of the Main Menu. Thirty-five days of inactivity An e-mail will be delivered to the registered e-mail addresses of all free company members, or the owner of a private estate, indicating the estate is being prepared for auto-demolition. Forty-two days of inactivity An e-mail will be delivered to the registered e-mail addresses of all free company members, or the owner of a private estate, indicating that the estate will be demolished automatically in three days. Forty-five days of inactivity The estate will be automatically demolished. Halting Demolition Any free company member or private housing owner entering the estate at any time prior to demolition will cancel the demolition process. After Demolition When an estate has been demolished, or the rights to an empty plot have been relinquished, said plot will be made available for purchase to all players on that World. The price will decrease every six hours from the time at which it is made available for purchase. Reclaiming Gil and Items When an estate has been demolished, gil and certain furnishings will be placed in the care of the resident caretaker for a fixed period of time. Redeemable from the Resident Caretaker 80% of the price paid for the estate grounds. Indoor and outdoor furnishings that are not destroyed upon removal. Not Redeemable from the Resident Caretaker The construction permit required to build an estate. Furnishings destroyed upon removal. Housing exteriors. Private chambers. Company workshops and any registered airships in the workshop. * Players will have thirty-five days to redeem items from the resident caretaker before they are made irredeemable. Items belonging to a free company estate can only be retrieved by members with the authorization to purchase or relinquish land. Items belonging to a private estate can only be retrieved by the owner.