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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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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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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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8 Awesome Reasons to Move to Arkansas

By LandCentral

  Ah, Arkansas, the middle child of the south. Sandwiched between the boisterous states of Tennessee, Louisiana, and Texas, Arkansas is the most overlooked state in the region. Yet, like a typical middle child, Arkansas has more to offer than …

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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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