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Pending sales 
No public land sales are offered at this time.  When sales are open to bidding, a Notice of Realty Action will be posted to this site.
How can I buy public land?
  • There is no land sale application process. 
  • Public lands are offered for sale only on the initiative of BLM.
  • Requests to have specific tracts of public land offered for sale may be submitted to a BLM field office for consideration. 
Purchase price
Public lands are sold at not less than fair market value as determined by a federal appraisal.  Considerations such as legal and physical access, the highest and best use of the property, comparable sales in the area, and the availability of water all affect the land value.  There are no “free” lands.
Purchasing the minerals
There is an application procedure for the purchase of federal minerals. See
43 CFR 2710 for application requirements.
Land sale notices, mailing list

The Montana/Dakotas State Office maintains a mailing list for anyone requesting information on pending land sales. If you want your name added to the mailing list, please send a letter or email to the BLM at the following address:
Bureau of Land Management
Montana State Office
5001 Southgate Dr.
Billings, MT 59101
(406) 896-5278

Land sales in other BLM states:
For information on land sales in other states, visit that state's website (www.blm.gov)

Last updated: 06-22-2016