DNR to Open Bids Online for State Land Auction 492
Many Alaskans will find out if their dreams of buying a piece of state land for their own will come true, as the Department of Natural Resources opened bids for State Land Auction #492 on Wednesday, October 13.
The Division of Mining, Land and Water (DMLW) offered 209 parcels of land in 24 subdivisions across the state during this year’s auction, and received 210 bids on 90 of them during the bidding window from March 31 – September. 28.
Bid results will be posted on the division’s Land Sales webpage in real-time, at http://landsales.alaska.gov. COVID concerns will limit in-person attendance to eight people; call (907) 269-8594 to make a reservation.
The bid opening will be carried via Facebook Live on the “Alaska State-Owned Land For Sale” Facebook page, at: http://www.facebook.com/alaskaland. Parcels not sold at auction may be offered on a first-come, first-served basis through the Over-the-Counter program via the Land Sales website, starting Oct. 26 at 10 a.m.
“The regular schedule of land sales auctions is just one more way my administration is keeping my promise to use our natural resources to benefit Alaskans, and to put Alaska lands into Alaskans’ hands,” says Governor Mike Dunleavy. State land is also available through the Remote Recreational Cabin Sites staking and farmland sales programs.
For details on financing and associated costs and land sales news and updates, follow Alaska State Land Sales at:
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