Five years ago, I bought my home for $250,000, of which $150,000 was for the land and $100,000 for the house. I have lived in the house since then, with no husband.
Last year I granted an easement to a developer so that he could build a road through my property to land he is developing for a new subdivision. Without the easement, his land would be relatively worthless. I received $100,000 cash and $25,000 worth of improvements in landscaping ... Log in to view full article.