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Basically, you need to give the water someplace to go, keeping in mind that water flows downhill.

So you need to find a low area that you can direct rainwater to. (And directing it to the property of your neighbor on the other side, is not the best idea)
But maybe the street is lower and an option ?
You might have to make a map of your property with heights. A laser or even stakes, string, and line level can be used.

In many places, cities had bylaws prohibiting modifying the terrain in ways that effect how water flows over (at least) other's properties. Hence the above comments about your neighbor's berm.
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