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Buying Land With a Conservation Easement: What You Need to Know


[Updated: Sep 03, 2020 ] Jan 26, 2020 by Maurie Backman

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Pros Cons
• You could save considerable money on your purchase, as opposed to buying comparable property not on an easement.

• You might get to own land with some unique property features.

• You may not be allowed to make improvements to your property, including building structures and removing trees and shrubs.

• You may not be allowed to subdivide your property or may be limited in doing so.

• You may have trouble selling the property or getting a good price because of the restrictions.

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