“The moment the idea is admitted into society that property is not as sacred as the law of God, and that there is not a force of law and public justice to protect it, anarchy and tyranny commence.” - President John Adams
Private property are assets that can be acquired, transferred and controlled by a single owner rather than government, such as land, houses, personal possessions, and goods. Generally, in the U.S., private property is protected by the Constitution.
Before you purschase your retreat land, be sure to check thoroughly for any easement agreements or rights-of-way because they could limit your ability to work on your land.
The state owns all navigable waters and streams, which are for the use of the public. In addition, each state has different laws regarding how people can use the state’s water.
Mineral rights provide their holders with the right to resources under the surface of a parcel of land. Surface rights permit rights to the surface of a given parcel of land. And of of this activity is liable to create noise, light, air and water pollution, and other environmental and safety hazards.
Selling timber on your land can be profitably; however, there are many important things to know before beginning the process.