Missouri Real Estate Laws

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Missouri Real Estate Laws

Missouri real estate laws concerning easements are similar to many other states. An easement is essentially a “use” of your land—utility, water and sewer companies all need to have access and use of a part of your property to perform their services. These are called easements in gross. Easements by prescription become easements when their use goes unchallenged by the property owner for a period of time specified under the law. This varies by state, with the law generally being anywhere from 10-20 years. Under Missouri law, it is 10 years. Before buying property in Missouri, check into the local and state laws that will affect your purchase.



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