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Not Your Father’s Manufactured House

By LandCentral

If your image of manufactured housing is a cluster of teal and white trailers lined up in a mobile home park, you need to get with the times. Sure, mobile homes are still great for placing on vacant land or …

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Building an Earth-Friendly, Self-Sustaining Home

By Angela Tipton

Becoming Environmentally Aware What if you could build a self-sustaining home from recycled materials, such as old earth-filled tires, recycled bottles, aluminum cans and reclaimed wood? You’d have to consider that pretty earth friendly. Then what about having no utility …

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Shipping Container Tiny Homes: a Builder’s Perspective

By Angela Tipton

Tiny homes are all the big buzz these days. Their low cost and compatibility with the minimalist lifestyle appeals to a great many folks. At LandCentral, we had an opportunity to chat with Len Marsh, the owner of findmytinyhouse.com located …

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Benefits of Using a Grey Water Recycling System

By Candice Armstrong

If you are reading this article, you most likely are environmentally conscious, and are looking for ways to save money and help the environment. For starters, let’s first define what grey water actually is. Grey water is all the wastewater …

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Tips For Hiring The Right Contractor

By LandCentral

  When hiring a contractor for a big project, it’s easy to make a costly misstep. It could be something minor, such as overpaying because you didn’t get other bids, or a communication error where the finished job doesn’t look …

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What the Frack is Going On?

By Josh Speiss

By now, you probably have heard about a growing method of energy production called hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. But do you really know what it is? It’s another way to obtain oil and natural gas from the earth in addition …

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Affordable and Environmentally Sound Cob Housing

By Candice Armstrong

It may surprise you to learn that you can build your own home for as little as a few thousand dollars: just by using your bare hands and feet! Cob housing is extremely affordable, earth friendly and has been around …

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Know before you go.

By Candice Armstrong

With summer right around the corner, this is the right time to get outdoors, visit your land (or if you are considering purchasing a piece of land) and get to know your surrounding area. With any property purchased on LandCentral.com, …

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