Are covenants that pertain to previous owners enforceable once the previous owners have sold the land on.

Published: 13th January, 2016

The burden of restrictive covenants will usually run with the land provided the covenants are still capable of taking effect and successors in title are bound by the restrictive covenants.

Personal covenants (positive covenants) do not run with the land and will fall away when the property changes ownership.