home buying advice: DEED RESTRICTIONS - WHAT ARE THEY AND WHY ARE THEY IMPORTANT? - 01/13/17 06:43 PM
DEED  RESTRICTIONS - WHAT ARE THEY AND WHY ARE THEY IMPORTANT?
 
What are Real Estate Deed Restrictions and how can you find out about them?
 
Real estate deed restrictions are typically written right into a property's deed. Sometimes they are also called Conditions, Covenants and Restrictions (CC&R’s). They could be imposed by the developer, builder, neighborhood or homeowners’ association or the property’s past or present owners.
 
When considering a home for purchase, it may not be immediately apparent if there ARE any deed restrictions. As you get more serious about moving forward and placing an offer, it’s important to check, as deed restrictions can … (17 comments)