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Prepping for Beginners – 4 Steps to Start Today

By LandCentral

Are you familiar with prepping? Is your pantry stocked, energy source charged, and medical supplies within reach? Or are you an average American, with a few cans of beans and an old corroded flashlight?

Sloped Land 101: Preventing Landslides

By LandCentral

Landslide prevention is a must for any house positioned on or near a slope. The last thing a new home owner wants is to build their dream home only to watch it slide away down a muddy ramp. While retaining …

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Permaculture Basics: 3 Tips to Get You Started

By LandCentral

Try these 3 basic tips to bring permaculture into your life! Permaculture doesn’t have to be difficult. From composting to animals, we’ve got you covered…

Wildfire Prevention: 5 Tips to Protect Your Land

By LandCentral

Wildfires can be the most damaging threat to owning your own land or home. Smoky the Bear’s been saying it for years: “Only you can prevent wildfires.” While we know of ways to help prevent natural disasters, it’s up to …

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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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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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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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