run with the land

Run with the Land

Informal; describing rights that are conveyed with the transfer of real estate. For example, the owner of real estate is permitted to build a house on the property. Rights that run with the land are relatively all encompassing, though they generally exclude mineral rights.

run with the land

Passes with the transfer of the land. Covenants and easements run with the land.They are binding on the land—and through the land,binding on the owners.This is true even if subsequent owners do not agree or have no knowledge of the easement or covenant.

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The imposition of transfer fees created through private transfer fee covenants ("PTFC") that run with the land, enforceable against future owners, is becoming increasingly common.
Agreements: The property's co-owners are allowed to enter into a limited co-ownership agreement that may run with the land.
Similarly, when a lease calls for the lessee to maintain insurance, make repairs, or pay taxes, these obligations are also deemed to run with the land and will remain in effect.
Since contamination of real property is the owner's personal legal obligation and does not run with the land as does a lien or mortgage, the discounted sales price was given to cure the contamination problem, with the property's fair market value always equaling the value of contaminated property.