Surveying

How to Verify Your Land Access

By LandCentral

  Land access is pretty important. The last thing you want to do is purchase a property without easy access. And this access can vary greatly. Is the property you’re interested in only accessible by a private road? Does your …

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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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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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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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Google Earth for Land Owners

By LandCentral

In Part 1 of this series, we learned how to use Google Earth to find a specific property, and how to view it in four different ways different ways. This blog shares additional insights into using Google Earth: Step 5: …

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The tool every forestland owner should be using.

By Cam Clark

According to the U.S. Forest Service (USFS), as many as 34 million acres of forestland could be lost in the United States during the next 50 years due to natural disasters and pest infestations. With the right information, you can …

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8 Most Common Land Survey Questions Answered

By Josh Speiss

You bought a new piece of property with every intention of building your dream home.  Before building you have to have your property surveyed.  Here are the 8 most common surveying questions.   Do I need a survey in order …

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Getting Your Property Surveyed

By Matt Valzania

All properties on LandCentral are undeveloped, and most have not been surveyed recently. Having land surveyed is not a requirement of ownership. You don’t need to have your property professionally surveyed in order to own, use or enjoy the land. …

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