An easement is the right to use another’s real property without owning it. The term Easement commonly refers to pathways across one property to another, and can also refer to rights to use a property, such as the right to park in an area. Easements may grant or deny rights, and may benefit or burden a property.
In the context of ALTA Land Title Surveys, there are several important types of easements:
All easements are required to be identified in the ALTA Survey and would typically be noted in the Schedule A of a title commitment.