reciprocal negative easementAn easement created when a landowner sells part of the land and restricts the buyer’s use of that part, and, in turn, that same restriction is placed on the part kept by the landowner.
? Such an easement usu. arises when the original landowner creates a common scheme of development for smaller tracts that are carved out of the original tract. [Cases: Covenants 20; Easements 13. C.J.S. Easements ¡ì 59.]