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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. Here, we explore conservation easements pros and cons.

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Real Estate Easements: What Massachusetts Homebuyers Should Know

Buys Brokers Only LLC

Prospective homebuyers in Massachusetts have a lot to consider when deciding on a home, and one of those considerations is whether there are any real estate easements affecting the land.

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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.

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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. The Land Trust Alliance, a national land conservation organization working to save the places people need and love by strengthening land conservation across America, welcomed some important legislation. Read on to learn more.

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Appraiser pleads guilty to fraud scheme

Valuation Review

A North Carolina land appraiser recently pleaded guilty to conspiring to defraud the United States as part of a syndicated conservation easement tax shelter scheme. This involved inflating charitable contribution deductions based on a fraudulent appraisal value of a conservation easement on land that claimed more than $1.3

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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 […]. Unusual Properties.

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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. Theodore Roosevelt, one of the nation’s original land protectionists, embodied the power and beauty of a conservation easement in the following quote: “Here is your country.

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