Before You Buy

The Best Options for Financing Raw Land

By LandCentral

  Financing raw land is trickier than your standard home loan. With home loans, the lender holds the house as collateral, meaning you’re less likely to skip town if you want a place to live. Whereas raw land can be …

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The Complete Weenies Guide to Living on a Well

By LandCentral

  Thinking of living on a well, but not sure if you can trust that barbaric land water? Well have no fear. Humans have been drinking from that natural tap in the earth since the dawn of time and we’re …

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Property Setbacks: What Are They and Why Do They Matter?

By LandCentral

  Property setbacks help everyone live comfortably. Consider them the breathing space of a space. If you’ve ever envisioned building your dream home, odds are you never pictured it built right on the property line. That’s because whether you realize …

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5 Reasons Why Bigfoot Makes the Best Neighbor

By LandCentral

  Let’s be honest. Neighbors make the place. Living in your dream house on your dream land makes no difference if you’re neighbors make you miserable. While we can’t pick our neighbors, if we could, we should all hope to …

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Zoning 101: What You Need to Know Before You Buy

By LandCentral

  So you’ve found the perfect property. You scoped out the area, fell in love with the neighborhood and already called dibs on where to park your boat. Before you go picking out curtains, you may want to check out …

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How to Skip the Real Estate Agent and Buy It Yourself

By LandCentral

  Ah, real estate agents. The pit bulls of the property world. A good real estate agent has the education, experience and connections you need when buying that perfect dream home. But what about raw land? Is a real estate …

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Before You Build: DIY Perc Test Guide

By LandCentral

  Perc tests, or percolation tests, aren’t the most glamorous part of buying a property. Most people don’t even give them a second thought until it’s time to put in the septic tank. Yet making sure your future property is …

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