Response to Fracking in Stokes County. "Consider this as your response to a buyout offer: Come And Take It"
This from a savvy landowner who has figured out that it may be better to fight a pipeline by forcing the company to try to take the land in an eminent domain proceedings – ie. condemnation - which ostensibly would force a fair valuation of the property. Believe it or not, this actually can be the best option – and may even be preferable to a lease or sale. In real estate transactions involving the city or state, I routinely opted for a condemnation settlement rather than an outright sale – twice on road Right of Way matters. Consultant your attorney and tax accountant.(There may be some tax advantages to condemnation)
Consider this as your response to a buyout offer: Come And Take It
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