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Easements Aren't Easy (Part One)

Posted by Tim Lam | Sep 01, 2013 | 0 Comments

An easement is simply the right to use some or all of a real property which belongs to another person or entity. Most easements limit the scope and purpose of the area. Common situations which require easements can range from a billboard sign which is based on a residential property to a high tension line power transmission tower owned by a utility company which is located in the backyard of a residence. A very common easement in rural areas is a driveway which must pass through a third party's property to reach a public road. Easements are often persistent, that is, when title to a property with an easement is transferred, the easement remains effective. This is important - more in part two.

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