Real Estate Term of the Day: Easement

Real Estate Term of the Day: Easement

EASEMENT – the right, privilege, or interest that one party has in the land of another (Barron’s Dictionary of Real Estate Terms)

Common types of easements that can show up on a property title search include:

  • Utility:
    • storm drain
    • sanitary sewer
    • electrical power
    • telephone line
    • gas pipe
  • Road access
  • Driveway access
  • Sidewalk easement


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