running with the land

Definition of "running with the land"
  1. A right or obligation in real estate law that stays with a piece of property regardless of its owner
How to use "running with the land" in a sentence
  1. The easement for the public path was running with the land, passing from one owner to the next.
  2. He was obliged to maintain the fence bordering the neighbor's property as it was running with the land.
  3. The right to use the shared driveway was running with the land, so even the new owners could use it.

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