Graveyard as “residential property”

January 25, 2013

  • 71 Cemeteries
  • 71k10 Acquisition of and Title to Lands
  • 71k13 k. Power to Sell or Mortgage or Lease.

71 CemeteriesApart from any personal reluctance to live on top of burial sites with human remains resting barely two feet below ground, the desecration and concealment of a graveyard places limitations and potential obligations on the buyers that they would not expect, or desire, for residential property.
Development Corp Rhee v. Highland Dev. Corp., 958 A.2d 385 (2008)
Suggested by Greg Care; Brown, Goldstein & Levy LLP; Baltimore, MD