Easement in Gross: Definition, Creation & Termination


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An easement in gross involves a ____ and a ____.

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1. Tara bought a piece of property which entitles her to travel across the neighboring property to reach a public road. What type of property right does Tara have?

2. A cable company has an easement in gross over all the residential lots in a city subdivision. The cable company is purchased by a larger competitor and the easements are included in the sale. What is the term we use to describe the transfer of the easement in gross?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This combination of assessments will assess your knowledge of easements in gross and related concepts. Practice questions will ask about types of easements and what they include, changes in and transfers of easements, and types of property rights.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Quiz questions will test you on:

  • Term used to describe transfer of easement in gross
  • Types of property rights
  • What an easement in gross includes
  • Types of easements
  • Changes in easements

Skills Practiced

In these guides, you can exercise the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding a company's change in an easement and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on easements in gross
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about property rights

Additional Learning

Keep learning about this topic through the accompanying lesson, entitled Easement in Gross: Definition, Creation and Termination. Some objectives of this lesson include the following:

  • Define key terms, such as easement and easement in gross
  • Differentiate between easement appurtenant and easement in gross
  • Understand how an easement in gross could be divided or assigned
  • Relate what you've learned about easements to real life situations