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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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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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A Beginner’s Guide to Property Tax Abatements

By LandCentral

  Property Tax Abatements. What a mouth full. But don’t let that legal title scare you. When broken down, these three little words can be music to your ears. We know, we know. It’s the middle word you’re afraid of: …

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HUD’s Mission to Build Communities is Having an Impact

By LandCentral

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has been a cabinet-level government agency since 1965. HUD’s mission is to create strong, inclusive communities, help families of all income levels and all walks of life gain access to affordable …

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What the Frack is Going On?

By Josh Speiss

By now, you probably have heard about a growing method of energy production called hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. But do you really know what it is? It’s another way to obtain oil and natural gas from the earth in addition …

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LandCentral Lends A Hand At The Oregon Food Bank

By Cam Clark

The Oregon Food Bank (OFB) collects and distributes food through a network of four Oregon Food Bank branches and 17 independent regional food banks serving Oregon and Clark County, Washington. The Oregon Food Bank Network helps nearly 1 in 5 …

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America’s Safest Counties

By Candice Armstrong

One of the most influential factors in deciding where you want to vacation or call home is safety. You can’t have fun, relax or lower stress by worrying about crime and who your neighbors are. LandCentral has put together a …

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