Improving Your Land

Easiest Property Improvements To Make Right Away

By Courtney Hageman

You did your research, narrowed down your options, made a payment and now you’re the proud owner of a parcel of land. What’s next? First, take a big, deep breath and relax. Unless your property falls victim to a giant …

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How To Deal With Waste on Vacant Land

By Matt Valzania

In my previous posts found on Land University, I discussed getting water and power hooked up to your new home. The last item that needs your immediate attention is how to deal with waste on vacant land. In this post …

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Great Ideas For Alternative Homes

By Cam Clark

Have you ever wondered what types of alternative homes are out there, aside from the standard house, duplex, or apartment? Perhaps you are under the impression that it might be too expensive to think of a home as a way …

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How Do I Get Water On My Property?

By Matt Valzania

So you found your perfect piece of land, and are in the process of building your dream home. The power has been connected to your property giving your builders the juice they need to run their tools. Now is the …

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How to Hook Up to the Power Grid

By Matt Valzania

One of the first things that needs to be addressed when you decide to build a new home is how you plan on getting electricity, especially in this technology driven day and age. One option is to live off the …

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First Steps For a New Land Owner

By LandCentral

You’ve just paid off your very own piece of land, and now you’re probably wondering… What’s Next? The First Step: Make a Plan You dreamed of this land when you put down the initial payment. Maybe that dream is still the …

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Off The Grid Living Part Three: Waste

By Matt Valzania

In two other articles found on LandCentral’s Land University, I discussed two of the most vital systems needed in off the grid living, water and power. The last item that needs to be addressed no matter where you live is …

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Off The Grid Living Part Two: Power

By Matt Valzania

In another post I discussed the basics of how to supply your off the grid home with water, whether it was from the ground with a well or by harvesting rainfall. In this post I am tackling that other essential …

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Off The Grid Living Part One: Water Systems

By Matt Valzania

Have you been considering off the grid living? Maybe you just want to reduce your dependence on local utilities? Off the grid living is possible in just about every climate and with some careful planning, can be more rewarding than …

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