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Deed Description - Check Lot - Maine

Started this discussion. Last reply by Billy Brooks Jan 12. 10 Replies

I am looking for a definition of "Check Lot".I have found a deed description that calls for "Check Lot #7", for example.  Can anyone define the term "check" as it is used here.  It is 1 of 16 lots…Read more →

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Billy Brooks replied to Garth McNally's discussion Deed Description - Check Lot - Maine
"Hi Bernie, Thank you for responding, I just found what you wrote,I did not get a notice (email) that anyone had added anything to this discussion. Do not know what is up with that. But thanks for sharing. I am sure Garth will be please with your…"
Jan 12
Billy Brooks replied to Garth McNally's discussion Deed Description - Check Lot - Maine
" Hi Garth, Yes, these lot were not property lots  as owner ship at this time. they were more like grid line for inventory. They were like imaginary lines to divide lots into different area for sale of timber. As in where this log was cut…"
Dec 28, 2018
Garth McNally replied to Garth McNally's discussion Deed Description - Check Lot - Maine
"Billy, Are you saying that some time after the 2,640' x 2,640' lot (LOT #25, the school lot) was laid out per the town's lotting plan, the town or the  Board of Trustees for Ministerial and School funds ( in this case) then…"
Dec 28, 2018
Billy Brooks replied to Garth McNally's discussion Deed Description - Check Lot - Maine
"Hi Garth, I am not 100% sure of this but I think it was a term or deed used in setting up a lot or boundary as to a person agreeing to pay for the timber they had cut and only that. They would not own the lot. The school would still own it but you…"
Dec 28, 2018
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Deed Description - Check Lot - Maine

I am looking for a definition of "Check Lot".I have found a deed description that calls for "Check Lot #7", for example.  Can anyone define the term "check" as it is used here.  It is 1 of 16 lots that makes up what appears to be a "School Lot".  Here in Maine the funds obtained from the sale of the timber on said School Lot or the sale of the property itself, was to go to the school(s) in the town.  The Check Lots started with #1 in the SE corner, north through Lot #4, then west to Lot #5,…See More
Dec 28, 2018
Garth McNally replied to Garth McNally's discussion Deed Description - Check Lot - Maine
"Kevin, I'll first address "payment" to schools...it does NOT pertain to my question, my questions is as to the "what a check lot is".  It was only a historical bit of info.  In most cases those lots were sold…"
Dec 28, 2018

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Maurice Heter replied to Garth McNally's discussion Deed Description - Check Lot - Maine
"I will look into this."
Dec 27, 2018
Kevin D. Allen replied to Garth McNally's discussion Deed Description - Check Lot - Maine
"You need to provide more information or clarify your request better.  Are you questioning why "Check Lot 7" is of a differing size?   Or why they are called "Check Lot" in general?  As the the payment of…"
Dec 27, 2018
jim replied to Garth McNally's discussion Deed Description - Check Lot - Maine
"I'm not in Maine, but could it be a remnant lot? A quick google search shows there are other "check lots" in the…"
Dec 27, 2018
EZEH T. BENEDICT replied to Garth McNally's discussion Deed Description - Check Lot - Maine
"From the context of what you have explained,I strongly think the Deed is requesting you to verify the data on the said check lot number else it could mean creating a check lot for the school lots which to me is not in the purview of your job as…"
Dec 27, 2018
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Deed Description - Check Lot - Maine

I am looking for a definition of "Check Lot".I have found a deed description that calls for "Check Lot #7", for example.  Can anyone define the term "check" as it is used here.  It is 1 of 16 lots that makes up what appears to be a "School Lot".  Here in Maine the funds obtained from the sale of the timber on said School Lot or the sale of the property itself, was to go to the school(s) in the town.  The Check Lots started with #1 in the SE corner, north through Lot #4, then west to Lot #5,…See More
Dec 26, 2018

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