real covenant

real covenant
Category: Real Estate & Rental Property
Category: Wills, Trusts & Estates

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

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  • Real Covenant — A real covenant is a term used in real property law to describe a promise concerning the use of land. Real covenants are classified as either affirmative, a promise to do something (e.g. build a fence) or negative, a promise to not do something… …   Wikipedia

  • real covenant — noun : a legal covenant affecting real property or requiring its conveyance; especially : a covenant that runs with the land compare personal covenant …   Useful english dictionary

  • real covenant — A covenant having for its object something annexed to, inherent in, or connected with, land or real property one which relates to, touches, or concerns the land granted or demised and the occupation or enjoyment thereof. 20 Am J2d Cov § 29. A… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Covenant (law) — Property law Part of …   Wikipedia

  • Covenant running with the land — A covenant running with the land, is a real covenant, in the law of real property. It is a nonpossessory interest in land in one form as an agreement between adjoining landowners to do something (affirmative covenant) or to refrain from doing… …   Wikipedia

  • covenant — /kavanant/ An agreement, convention, or promise of two or more parties, by deed in writing, signed, and delivered, by which either of the parties pledges himself to the other that something is either done, or shall be done, or shall not be done,… …   Black's law dictionary

  • covenant running with the land — A real covenant, a covenant under which either the liability for performance or the right to performance passes to a vendee or assignee. 20 Am J2d Cov § 29; a covenant of a lease, the burdens, as well as the benefits of which, are upon the… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • real covenants — A real covenant is one which binds the heirs of the covenantor and passes to assignees or purchasers; a covenant the obligation of which is so connected with the realty that he who has the latter is either entitled to the benefit of it or is… …   Black's law dictionary

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