An easement is the right of use over the real property of another.
An interest in a property that entitles the holder to limited use, such as a utility company having an easement for utility lines.
Legal right of access to or use of a property or use by a specific person(s) or certain groups for specific purposes. Easements may affect property values and sometimes are granted after a monetary exchange. Easements are sometimes a part of the deed or can be part of a master document recorded in the public records and transferred to a new property owner.