Affirmative Easement

Business / Real Estate / Affirmative Easement: Gives the owner of the dominant tenement the right to use the servient tenement.

Easement By Prescription

Business / Real Estate / Easement By Prescription: An easement acquired by continuous, open and hostile use of property for the period of time prescribed by state law. MORE

Easement By Necessity

Business / Real Estate / Easement By Necessity: An easement allowed by law as necessary for the full enjoyment of a parcel of real estate, for example, a right of ingress and egress over a grantors land. MORE

Easement By Estoppel

Business / Real Estate / Easement By Estoppel: An easement created when a persons words or actions lead another to believe that an easement exists. If, in relying on those words or actions, the easement user acts to his or her detriment, they may MORE

Easement In Gross

Business / Real Estate / Easement In Gross: An easement that is not created for the benefit of any land owned by the owner of the easement but that attaches personally to the easement owner. For exam ple, a right granted by Eleanor Franks to Jo MORE

Implied Easement

Business / Real Estate / Implied Easement: When the owner of two or more adjacent properties sells a part thereof, he or she grants by implication all those apparent and visible easements which are necessary for the reasonable use of the prope MORE

Utility Easement

Business / Construction / Utility Easement: The area of the earth that has electric, gas, or telephone lines. These areas may be owned by the homeowner, but the utility company has the legal right to enter the area as necessary to repair or ser MORE

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