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Reciprocal Negative Easements

H.H. Holloway Trust v. Outpost Estates Civic Club Inc., 135 S.W.3d 751 (Tex. App.—Houston [1st Dist.] 2004, pet. denied). (Implied Reciprocal Negative Easements; Parol Evidence)
The doctrine of implied reciprocal negative easements, which applies deed restrictions to all lots within a subdivision when the owner sells a substantial number of those lots with restrictive covenants designed to further the owner's general plan or scheme of development, applies even to deeds that do not reference the restrictions. Parol evidence may be used to establish the owner’s intent.