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Sarah Cline quoted in WAMU: To Stop Adams Morgan Building, Group Tests New Approach: Squatter’s Rights

November 21, 2016

Sarah Cline, member of the Firm’s Commercial and Residential Real Estate practice groups, was quoted in the WAMU article, “To Stop Adams Morgan Building, Group Tests New Approach: Squatter’s Rights”.

“In layman’s terms, an easement is you as a property owner granting a third party the right to use your property,” says Sarah Cline, a real estate attorney at Shulman Rogers. “That can be the right to access the property, or the right to cross over it or the right to use in some other way like cutting down the trees or hunting on the property.”

Cline says easements are common in the world of real estate. “You’ll see utility easements all the time. If there are alleys, a lot of time you’ll see easements for access to alleys. That’s common in the District.”

Read the full article at WAMU.org.