Property Law FAQ – what is an encumbrance?

Auckland Law firm and Property lawyers guiding you through the property transfer processWhat is an encumbrance?

An encumbrance is a restriction or limitation on the Certificate of Title, which may or may not be able to be removed. Encumbrances include mortgages, changes, easements and covenants. Some encumbrances may benefit the property.

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