An easement on a piece of residential real estate doesn't necessarily stay in force forever. There are ways that an easement on a property can terminate. One way is through abandonment.
No one wants to experience an unpleasant surprise, particularly when it comes to a big purchase. For most people, one of the biggest types of purchases they will make during their life is a home purchase. Unpleasant surprises related to a home they purchased, such as the discovery of an undisclosed defect, could greatly affect a person's ability to use the home the way they wanted to and their future ability to resell the home at a solid price.
Lately, the Orange County residential real estate market has been in a pretty long-running trend of sale price increases. This can be seen in some statistics recently discussed in an Orange County Register article.