Conservation Easements Pros and Cons: Keep Ohio Cool and Green

The Robert Weiler Company

And, surprisingly, one way to beat the heat may involve a unique land protection vehicle known as a conservation easement. While these 8 sustainability trends drive the commercial real estate industry , the importance of a conservation easement cannot be underscored.

Conservation Easement in Ohio: A Guide to Protecting Our Treasured Land

The Robert Weiler Company

The importance of a fully modern open space preservation vehicle – a conservation easement in Ohio – cannot be better summarized than by our 26th President. As a land protection tool, conservation easements cannot be understated. What Is a Conservation Easement in Ohio?

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Appraisers indicted in syndicated conservation easement tax scheme

Valuation Review

24 charging seven individuals, including two appraisers, with conspiracy to defraud the United States and other crimes arising out of their promotion of fraudulent tax shelters involving syndicated conservation easements dating back nearly two decades.

Land Trust Alliance welcomes reintroduction of conservation easement legislation

Valuation Review

The reintroduction in Congress of the Charitable Conservation Easement Program Integrity Act was brought forward.

Land Trust Alliance applauds Congress for conservation-easement legislation

Valuation Review

The Land Trust Alliance, a national land conservation organization, applauded the House Ways and Means Committee’s vote to advance the Charitable Conservation Easement Program Integrity Act as part of reconciliation legislation. Land Trust Alliance President and CEO Andre Bowman said, “the time has come to stop abuse that has dragged on for years

Land Trust Alliance reacts to alleged conservation easement tax scheme indictments

Valuation Review

The Land Trust Alliance, a national land conservation organization, reacted to news that a federal grand jury returned an indictment charging seven individuals with conspiracy to defraud the United States and other crimes arising out of their promotion of fraudulent tax shelters involving syndicated conservation easements.

6 Things That Terrify Appraisers

JMV Lending

a round house), multiple dwellings on one lot, adverse influences such as a nearby freeway, easements that clearly affect value, income properties (two to four units), over-improvements, unfinished structures, significant deferred maintenance, and unclear […].

Opinion: Title insurance is vital to protecting the American dream

Housing Wire

As someone who spent a career in the title insurance industry – both as a builder of a title business and leader of the industry’s trade group, — I am proud of the role we play in helping to protect what most Americans consider the biggest purchase of their lives.

Buying or Selling Ohio Land for Sale? Think Land Appraisal.

The Robert Weiler Company

Land easements and encumbrances. When there is Ohio land for sale – whether raw acreage, commercial property, or residential – a land appraisal is the key component of the process. Any loan for a property is based on the appraisal value.

Red Flags Related to a Title on a Home

Will Springer Realtor

EASEMENTS: An irrevocable right to use some part of another person’s real property for a particular purpose. Most easements are routine, in which a utility company needs access to the property to maintain service of its electricity, water or internet.

6 Tips When Buying Commercial Land for Sale in Columbus, Ohio

The Robert Weiler Company

Learn about roads, easements, and property rights: Consider spending the afternoon or night on the land that’s for sale, if possible. Learn about easement rights and road access.

What is a Land Appraisal and How Is Land Appraised?

The Robert Weiler Company

Land easements and encumbrances. When there is land for sale – whether raw acreage, commercial property, or residential – a land appraisal is the key component of the process. Any loan for a property is based on the appraisal value.

The Four Tests of Highest and Best Use

McKissock

If not, obtain one, specifically covering boundaries to learn if easements or encroachments exist.). Is there a maintenance easement, such as with waterfront properties, that could affect existing or proposed structures?

How to Best Search for Land to Buy in Ohio [2022]

The Robert Weiler Company

Possible Title Issues (Easements, Foreclosure). Land investors choose land to buy in Ohio for many reasons. Unlike other investments of value, buying land is often a safe investment. Land is a limited resource, has permanence, and appreciates in value.

Can Condos or HOAs Require Vaccination Proof to Use Amenities?

Empire Appraisal Group

Can Condos or HOAs Require Vaccination Proof to Use Amenities? Source: Can Condos or HOAs Require Vaccination Proof to Use Amenities? Florida Realtors. By Rob Samouce.

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Pre-Appraisal Checklist for Homeowners

D Fritz Appraisals

Any easements or encroachments – any part of the property should be accounted for to get the most accurate estimate of the land value. Be Prepared for an Appraisal for a Positive Impact on Your Home’s Valuation.

9 Things to Know BEFORE Your Home Appraisal

Raleigh Realty

9 Things to Know BEFORE Your Home Appraisal Home appraisals. They can keep buyers up at night after going under contract on a home. With competitive bidding wars and home selling for large percentages over the asking price, it's no wonder everyone is concerned about the home appraisal.

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How Does Lot Size Impact Property Value?

CP Home Appraisals

If that added lot space is not usable due to zoning, easements, vernal pools or other issues, the lot is not going to hold much value. Homeowners who have larger lots than other lots in their area want to know if the value of their home would be substantially more.

Boost Profitability of Your Farm for Sale in Ohio: 2 Determining Factors

The Robert Weiler Company

What You’ll Need to Know: When it comes to land use, pay attention to zoning ordinances, covenants, easements, and agricultural use restrictions, to name a few.

Real Estate Appraisers Share How They Stand Out from the Competition

McKissock

” “I have a life long time in agriculture and worked at a title company, giving me a good understanding of legal descriptions and easements.” Also, I have appraised multiple airports and done various easement studies for research.”

7 Takeaways: Due Diligence Fee and Earnest Money in Real Estate

Raleigh Realty

Any existing easements on the property which legally allow another party to use someone else’s property.

11 Land Buying Tips: How to Buy Land

Raleigh Realty

It will help you learn if there are any easements or restrictions on the land that you need to know about. How to Buy Land Everything you need to know about buying land and building on it As millennials enter the prime of adulthood, more and more are buying homes.

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Commercial Real Estate Appraisal Review: Essential Handbook to a Necessary and Influential 2nd Opinion

The Robert Weiler Company

Consider the grantor’s position when considering a disbursement for a mixed-use development, conservation easement, or specialty use property. In the age of social media, we’re frequently asking friends and family for their thoughts on a subject.

The Home Appraisal Checklist Form [Digital and Printable]

Realvals

Easements or encroachments. I’m often asked by homeowners if there is anything they need to do to prepare for the home inspection. I usually inform them to clean up a little and gather any information they have on the property.

Appraisals and Water Frontage

Appraisal Today

The canal was owned by the state with an unclear easement for building beyond the rear lot line. Appraisals and Water Frontage. Steven W. Vehmeier. Excerpts: What about an off-site water view? In a large townhouse-style condominium complex, there were only eight units that had water views.

Pros and Cons of Complex Property Appraisal: Insights from a Florida Appraiser

McKissock

Unusual site (size, shape, terrain, setbacks, easements, deed restrictions, etc.). In my previous blog post , I observed that specializing in complex property appraisal can be very profitable for the residential appraiser—in Florida and all across the U.S.

When Selling a Home, the Neighbors Matter

Zillow

Problems regarding fence repair, retaining walls or easements can often bring a neighbor into your home sale process. Few sellers consider their neighbor's home when preparing to sell their own. Why would they?

A Guide to Houston’s Best Ranches & Farms On The Market

Houston Properties

It is important to know if your plans for the property will conflict with existing zoning restrictions and if there are conservation easements that could restrict the use of the property. A Guide to Houston's Best Ranches & Farms On The Market.