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What Does the County Have to Do with It?

By LandCentral

All but two states in America are divided into geographical units called counties (Alaska is divided into boroughs and Louisiana is divided into parishes). The county government has greater, direct involvement with the local citizens than state or federal agencies, …

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Tiny Homes: Not Just for Tiny People

By Courtney Hageman

The era of supersizing everything is coming to an end, especially when it comes to modern-day homes. In an effort to save money and reduce one’s carbon footprint, the interest in the Tiny House Movement is growing rapidly throughout the …

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The Five Strangest Homes You Will Ever See

By Candice Armstrong

“Home is where the heart is.” “There is no place like home.” “Home sweet home.” Most of us can relate to at least one these quotes. We design and furnish our homes in our own personal style, which is reflected …

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How to Put a Road on Your Property

By LandCentral

Whether you are building a new home or just improving your house’s appearance, here are a few tips to consider when adding a road to your property. Have a Plan What is the purpose of the road, and what obstacles …

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With a Dream and Some Dirt, the Sky is the Limit

By Chris Briggs

Many folks who buy vacant land do so with the hope of building their own dream home from the ground up, literally. Sometimes they are afraid that they won’t succeed or that it is simply too much for one person …

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What Is An Easement And How Can It Affect Me?

By LandCentral

An easement is a legal agreement between the property owner and a non-owner to utilize the property in some fashion. Two examples would be a shared driveway easement or a utility easement. Your name is on the deed, but your …

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Owning Land on a Floodplain

By Courtney Hageman

A waterfront property is often the most highly sought after type of property in the US. Whether the property is near a lake, river or ocean, it beckons with beauty and many leisure activities, such as fishing or swimming. Unfortunately, …

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Unexpected Costs That Creep Into a New Home Build

By Matt Valzania

Once the decision has been made to construct a new home instead of purchasing one on the market, a plethora of decisions and choices that need to be made becomes quickly apparent. In this sea of decisions it is very …

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Orienting Your Home For Passive Solar Gain

By Matt Valzania

When deciding to build a home or place a modular/mobile home on a site, it is most common to orient it to the road or entrance. This makes the curb appeal as high as possible.; most housing developments utilize this …

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