appurtenance

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Anything attached to a piece of land or building such that it becomes a part of that property, and is passed on to a new owner when the property is sold. It may be something tangible like a garage, septic system, water tank, or something abstract such as an easement or right of way.

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The appurtenance was necessary as the construction team indicated it was vital and permanent so trusted the expert consultant on the issue.
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There was an appurtenance agreement among all the buildings in the neighborhood that kept people from building things together too closely.
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You should try to always own any appurtenance on your property so that you can sell it all as one piece.
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