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By Rochford Law Posted on September 15, 2021 at 3:20 PM

Understanding Tennessee's Utility Easement Laws

In the case of real estate purchases, rather than renting, you are now free to use the property to your liking while following the codes and laws of the locality. However, there are times when others can use your property in a certain way, even if they don't have ownership rights. Utility easements are one of the most common versions of this concept.

Power lines and water pipes must run over and below our houses in order to deliver power and water to public facilities. Occasionally city employees can work on private property. You can avoid the stress that comes with knowledge of Tennessee utility easement laws by understanding them beforehand.

Here’s what you need to know about utility easements in Tennessee before reaching out to a real estate attorney:

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Topics: Easement Law, Easements, Nashville Real Estate, Real Estate Attorney

By Rochford Law Posted on August 30, 2021 at 2:43 PM

Understanding Tennessee Utility Easements

When purchasing real estate, as opposed to renting, you now can use the property the way you see fit while adhering to local codes and laws. Did you know that in 2019, 64.9% of families owned their primary residence? That’s not a lot of people in the grand scheme of things. With this in mind, in some circumstances, others have a right to use your property in a certain way, even if they have no claim to ownership.

Utility easements are one of the most common versions of this concept. In order to deliver power and water to public facilities, the power lines and pipes connecting our houses must run above and below our homes. It is possible for employees of the city to perform work on private property. You can avoid the stress that comes with knowledge of Tennessee utility easement laws by understanding them beforehand.

With that in mind, here’s what you need to know about utility easements in Tennessee before reaching out to a real estate attorney.

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Topics: Easement Law, Easements, Nashville Real Estate, Real Estate Attorney

By Rochford Law Posted on July 9, 2021 at 11:46 AM

Tennessee Utility Easement Laws: What You Need to Know

When purchasing real estate, as opposed to renting, you now can use the property the way you see fit while adhering to local codes and laws. In some circumstances, others have a right to use your property in a certain way, even if they have no claim to ownership.

Utility easements are one of the most common versions of this concept. In order to deliver power and water to public facilities, the power lines and pipes connecting our houses must run above and below our homes. It is possible for employees of the city to perform work on private property. You can avoid the stress that comes with knowledge of Tennessee utility easement laws by understanding them beforehand.

With that in mind, here’s what you need to know about utility easements in Tennessee before reaching out to a real estate attorney.

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Topics: Easement Law, Easements, Real Estate, Real Estate Lawyers

By Rochford Law Posted on May 3, 2016 at 4:00 AM

An Introduction To Easement Law

The Tennessee law of easement frequently comes into play in conflicts between two adjacent property owners. Easements are a particularly nuanced area of practice, so if it’s something that you’re considering, it’s important to have your facts straight. We’ll start with the basics…

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Topics: Commercial Real Estate Law, Easement Law, Easements, Nashville Real Estate, Real Estate Law, Real Estate Lawyers, Real Estate Title, Residential Real Estate Law

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