covenant that runs with the land
A formal agreement or promise that passes with land from owner to owner so that the land cannot be conveyed to a new owner without the covenant.
Category: Real Estate & Rental Property
Category: Wills, Trusts & Estates

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

covenant that runs with the land
n.
   a promise contained in a deed to land or real estate which is binding upon the current owner and all future owners.
   See also: covenant

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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