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Owner of lot of land, the grant deed of which contains

Owner of lot of land, the grant deed of which contains specific restrictions of how the land can be used (residential), and invokes mutual equitable servitude between all lot owners in subdivision. Our lot was only lot ultimately sold (1954), the rest retained by seller/owner over the years. Only now the successor/owner of remaining land has sold the land and it has been re-zoned commercial and on verge of commercial development. Do restrictions on our land apply to remaining land via reciprocal negative easement? This is California.

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Did not know if the last message got transmitted to you. The

Did not know if the last message got transmitted to you.The context of my case is that in 1984 the town of Durham built a water tower on Beech Hill. They did not purchase the land but entered into a memorandum of understanding with the then landlord that they were desirous of a fee simple interest in the land but wanted permission to immediately enter upon the land to build the water tower. The memorandum was recorded as was a mylar labeled the "water tank site". They never took steps to buy the property. In 1996 I purchased the property with no restrictions, etc. My attorney prior to purchase of the land put the town on notice that they did not have a recorded deed for the water tank site. Their reply was that they did have a deed and maintained that they had a deed until I brought suit in 1995. They now have admitted that they don't have a deed or permission to be on the land. The suit drags on. etc.The problem is who owns the water tower. It was the intent of the town to build a water tank on this site which they recorded as "the water tank site". The intent was for the town to own the land not lease it. The water tower was erected as an integral part of the land hence the water tank site. So who owns the water tower?

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My aunt owns property in florida and has a quick claim deed

My aunt owns property in florida and has a quick claim deed with her name and her sons name. Her son just passed away. Is the property totally hers now or does it go in his estate?JA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: His death certificate was just filed.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No, I was just wondering about the ownership of my aunts house.JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Lakeworth, Florida

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Who is responsible for damage to real property by adjacent

Who is responsible for damage to real property by adjacent property owner via construction and personal use in the state of South Carolina?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: South CarolinaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Yes. I've filed civil suit 4-22-17 for damages to repair my driveway. It is assumed it is a shared driveway which it's not. I have a recorded plat.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No.

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Friend has bee told he must install a sidewalk where one

friend has bee told he must install a sidewalk where one never existed on his property. What alternative does he have?JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: he is in PA, AllentownJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: The city has told him he must. He has no $$ and is very poor and is 75 years oldJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: any solution to this?

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I bought a property in November, and am just finding out

I bought a property in November, and am just finding out there is an easement on the property, what are my rights.JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: North DakotaJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: I assume the previous owner/developerfiled it. I wasJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: What

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Question on easement, Kingston wa, yes we are suppose to

Question on easementJA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Kingston waJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: yes we are suppose to sign and pay for lot with Chicago titleJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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I'm looking into buying land that a house has been built on

I'm looking into buying land that a house has been built on but the deed for the house is on a separate plat. Would I own the house even though it's in foreclosure attached to a different deed?JA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And has any paperwork been filed?Customer: Ga. No paperwork so farJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: I'm currently trying to talk to owner of the land the house is on who is not the previous owner of the houseJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I don't think so

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05 April 2017 12:18 I would like a second opinion on the

05 April 2017 12:18I would like a second opinion on the easement description that has caused this legal issue. I will add the file. In your opinion does the easement description allow the dominant property owner to have full use of the easement area? If a property line fence were erected where would it be located ?05 April 2017 12:27LorenLorenReal Estate LawyerThank you for your new question.Without a survey or plat the description is meaningless to me.The fence would be on the property line as shown in the description. The only proviso is that the fence could not be placed in a manner where it would unreasonably interfere with the use of the easement by the property to which it inures.Please remember that site rules require you open a new thread to ask a new question. Thank you for understanding.I have added a second a second scan.Would the dominant property owner be allowed to walk around or use the full easement area?He has dropped his claim for adverse possession. But is now demanding an exclusive easement. There was a fence that allowed him to use the easement area but my deceased father had moved the fence to the property line.

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