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Do easements run with the land?
Last Updated: 9th May, 2020
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People also ask, do easements in gross run with the land?
In the US, an easement appurtenant is one that benefits the dominant estate and "runs with the land" and so generally transfers automatically when the dominant estate is transferred. Conversely, an easement in gross benefits an individual or a legal entity, rather than a dominant estate.
do easements run with the land UK? This may be by virtue of section 62 of the Law of Property Act 1925 or the rule in Wheeldon v Burrows. And on a transfer or lease, the benefit of existing easements can automatically pass with the land. However, such creation and passing of easements can be prevented by a suitable provision in the transfer or lease.
Keeping this in consideration, what does it mean for an easement to run with the land?
Runs with the land is a phrase used to describe a covenant or restriction that automatically transfers with the property when the property is transferred. If the property owner with an easement sells the property, the new buyer gains the easement rights that belong with the property.
Does the burden of a restrictive covenant run with the land?
Unlike 'positive' covenants, the burden of a restrictive covenant is capable of 'running with the land', so that successive owners or occupiers are bound by the restriction.