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The Complete Beginner’s Guide to GIS

By LandCentral

  GIS stands for Geographic Information System. Yep, it’s a mouthful. It’s also something you use every day without even realizing it. So what is it? Simply put, it’s a mapping technology that helps us puny humans make sense of …

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Energy Efficient Homes: 6 Small Ways to Save Big

By LandCentral

  When it comes to building an energy efficient home, you can do it the easy way or the hard way. The hard way often involves spending money you don’t have on technology you don’t understand. The easy way is, …

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How to Mark the Property Lines of Your Land

By LandCentral

  Understanding how to mark the property lines of your land is a useful skill for any property owner. How else will you know where your piece of earth ends and the rest of the world begins? While most properties …

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How to Verify Your Land Access

By LandCentral

  Land access is pretty important. The last thing you want to do is purchase a property without easy access. And this access can vary greatly. Is the property you’re interested in only accessible by a private road? Does your …

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Zoning for Beginners: 6 Easy Basics

By LandCentral

Ah, zoning. That boring tagalong word that seems to plague every real estate venture. Zoning is about as exciting a topic as septic tanks. And yet, like septic tanks, we should all be grateful we have them. Zoning is, after …

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Top 5 Pros and Cons to Living Near Water

By LandCentral

  Living near water is a dream for many Americans. From that silent pull to the ocean shores to the midnight skinny dip in the local lake, humans have always been drawn to water. Not surprising since 70% of the …

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3 Easy Ways to Learn the History of a Property

By LandCentral

  Have you ever wondered about the history of a property? Like who lived there before you? Was it ever used for anything other than a homestead? Or the main question on every new homeowner’s mind: has anyone ever died …

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6 Glorious Reasons to Move to Mississippi

By LandCentral

  Ah, Mississippi, everyone’s favorite state to spell. Known for its fertile land, small towns, and southern hospitality, Mississippi is a pleasant escape from the urbanized rat race. However, with nicknames like “The Bayou State” and “The Magnolia State”, it’s …

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