Q: I’m Purchasing Real Estate and Seller wants to keep the mineral rights. How many years that they can keep them

What steps must the purchaser take to recover the Mineral Rights from the seller

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Nina Whitehurst
Nina Whitehurst
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  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Crossville, TN

A: Usually when a seller reserves mineral rights, they reserve them forever. You might think about negotiating a lower price because you will be getting less than you originally expected, or say no to the reservation of mineral rights, or say yes to only a partial reservation.

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