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Real Estate Basics: What is an easement?

You're in the process of buying a house, and it's perfect in every way. There's even a place in the yard for your dream workshop.

As you're reviewing the Seller Property Disclosure Statement, you find that the Seller says there's an easement on the property, right where you want to put the workshop. 

What is an easement, and how and when does it affect your right to use your property? Can you still build the workshop?

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