An obligation or right that attaches to a property and passes to the new owner after the land is sold.
Rights or covenants which bind or benefit successive owners of a property are said to run with the land, such as restrictive building covenants in a recorded deed which would affect all future owners of the property.
Rights, restrictions, or covenants which affect successive owners of a parcel of land are said to run with the land. Sales Agreement—See agreement of sale.
A covenant (such as an easement) that will follow the land title from owner to owner.
A phrase used in property law to describe a right or duty that remains with a piece of property no matter who owns it. For example, the duty to allow a public beach access path across waterfront property would most likely pass from one owner of the property to the next.
A covenant is said to run with the land when it extends beyond the original parties to the agreement and binds all subsequent takers to either liability to perform it or the right to take advantage of it.