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Introduction to Easements

Introduction to Easements

Begin learning about easements, the functions of affirmative and negative easements, the types of easements—easements appurtenant, easements in gross, and profits a prendre—and transfer of easements.


Welcome to Introduction to Easements!

In this clip, we’ll start by defining what an easement is. Then, we’ll survey the two basic functions of easements; affirmative easements and negative easements. We’ll end by discussing the three basic types of easements, in addition to a summary of the assignability of easements—that is, the extent to which they can be transferred from one person to another. The three types of easements are: easements appurtenant, easements in gross, and profits a...