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It’s mine! Eminent domain law and North Carolina landowners

Posted in Property Restrictions on Fri July 8, 2016

Taking the leap to owning property is a big jump. Before putting in an offer, investors generally complete research and often negotiate a price they are comfortable paying for the property. After all this work is completed, investors or residential property owners may expect to keep the property for a long period of time – or at least sell it of their own volition.

Unfortunately, this is not always the case. In some cases the government may claim private property for public use,

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Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions?

Posted in Property Restrictions on Thu September 2, 2010

How important is it that you know the restrictions on your property? Just ask a recent Charlotte couple who now have to demolish a $500,000 addition to their home because they innocently failed to follow setback requirements recorded in 1915. Before there were zoning requirements, sellers (grantors) were permitted to restrict the use of property that they sold. For example there could be restrictions on whether it could be used for residential purposes – or the size of a home could be regulated –

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