Q: I'm buying a home that has an easement, can I legally build a garage that overlaps the easement
The lot is .52 acres, however with the easement the home and yard are on .30 acres the rest is easement
A: You will need to pull a copy of the easement agreement from the county recording office. Proceeding without permission from the entity that owns the easement is risky. Is this a utility easement or sewer easement? Who owns this easement? You risk having to take down the garage at a later date if you do not have the information that can address these issues first. Check out www.provenresource.com for more information.
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