Five-Acre Lot Cannot be Landlocked

Access Road

Question: We own a home on a five-acre lot in Coconino County. A California buyer has just purchased the five-acre lot to the east of us, and plans to build a large home. The California buyer is landlocked, however, and needs access over our property to get to the main road. Do we have to…

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“Landlocked” Lot Has Right of Access


Question: My parents bought a 5-acre lot near Prescott almost 40 years ago back in the “land fraud” days of the infamous Ned Warren. They have paid property taxes for years. Both parents died in the last year, and my sister and I have just inherited this 5-acre lot. We talked to a real estate…

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Purchase Should Not Prevent Use of Road

  Question:  My parents live in a community consisting of twelve homes on approximately 30 acres in the Flagstaff area.  The only access from this community to the highway is a gravel road over private land.  This gravel road has been used for over 50 years.  A developer has recently purchased this private land, and…

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