What to do if my neighbor is asking me to sign a shared sewer line agreement?

It states that there is a 3 foot wide easement on both sides, that costs will be shared and that the agreement is passed to who ever ownes the house. Is that something I should sign?

Asked on July 20, 2012 under Real Estate Law, Washington

Answers:

M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

I would sign nothing until an attorney actually reads it and discusses the situation with you.  It is difficult to give guidance here with out knowing more of the facts.  Do you have a sewer line now or is this something new?  Do you agree to put it in?  Please get help.  Good luck. 


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