servient estate


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servient estate

n. real property which has an easement or other use imposed upon it in favor of another property (called the "dominant estate"), such as right of way or use for access to an adjoining property or utility lines. The property giving usage is the servient estate, and the property holding usage of the easement is the dominant estate. (See: easement, dominant estate)

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The open, notorious, and visible elements of adverse possession are required to give notice to the owner of the servient estate that the user is asserting an easement.
The use of EFS ratios in appraisal is limited to the application of the inverses of these ratios in before-and-after valuation to determine market value of the servient estate (i.
The placement of power poles, towers, and other supporting structures such as guy wires can significantly affect the value of both a servient estate and a dominant estate (i.
The inverse multiplier of the EFS ratio (1 - EFS ratio) is then applied to the land value estimate of the taking area to determine the land value of the parent tract's fee and servient estate interests after the taking.