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Wetlands 101: The Truth About Building

By LandCentral

Wetlands are valuable real estate for anyone living on planet earth. They provide habitat for rare plants and animals, they serve as a natural filter for other water sources, and perhaps the most important purpose to humans is the role …

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7 Easy Steps to Hiring a Contractor

By LandCentral

Hiring the right contractor is imperative to building your dream home. Unless you’re that rare human who likes to roll up your sleeves and do the job yourself, a contractor will do most of the heavy lifting. This means more …

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Land Clearing Basics: Getting Your Land Ready to Build

By LandCentral

  Land clearing is something most home owners fail to consider, yet it’s a crucial step in the building process. It typically comes after you’ve purchased your raw land but before you bring in the construction crew. While pricing and …

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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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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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Subdividing Basics: What You Need to Get Started

By LandCentral

  Are you looking for a way to increase the value of your land? Then subdividing might be the answer. Whether you want to divide the property among family members or simply turn a profit while unloading a few acres, …

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Sloped Land: The Good, The Bad, and The Awesome

By LandCentral

  Many people avoid purchasing sloped land. They think that other than a good water slide, there’s not much you can do with it. Well, think again. Sloping home sites offer plenty of opportunities. And we hate to burst your …

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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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