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Shelter from the Storm

Source: 
Land Trust Alliance
Author: 
Meghan Mullee

They say that when it rains, it pours. This is certainly true with bitter lawsuits.

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Cutting in line

Source: 
Land Trust Alliance
Author: 
Lorri Barrett

A subordination agreement lets you cut the line in front of the bank in the case of a lien foreclosure or a bankruptcy proceeding. Without one, the bank can erase your easement and sell the property free of restriction without paying you for it.

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Title chain reaction

Source: 
Land Trust Alliance
Author: 
Lorri Barrett

In recent cases, several land trusts have run into trouble with title defects. From scrivenor’s errors to wild deeds, a title search can discover many potential pitfalls and help you avoid trouble down the road. Title insurance can add another layer of protection.