Tax Forfeited LAND FOR SALE


The 2020 Tax Forfeited Land Auction 
will be held
September 18, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.
Location yet to be determined

  Information on individual Land Auction tracts will be posted on this website by August 7, 2020

Signage for tracts in the 2020 Tax Forfeit Land Auction will be posted on all accessible land sale sites by August 14, 2020.

All tracts are sold "as-is" and must be purchased at or above the appraised value.  Potential buyers are encouraged to thoroughly research properties before purchase and check with local planning and zoning authorities.

Information on searching land records (Landshark) can be found on the Pine County Recorder Office website.

Parcels can also be searched on the Pine County Beacon website.

Official plats with lot dimensions and other details can be searched for here, and may have useful information for some of the tracts below.

Land auction terms and conditions, purchase calculation forms, and other additional information are outlined below.

Landlocked Property Info:
Landlocked parcels do not have legal access.  For those interested in landlocked parcels you are encouraged to contact and arrange access with adjacent land owners.  If cooperative access cannot be obtained, please be aware that Minnesota State Statute 164.08 offers specific direction on gaining access through cartway law.  All cartway proceedings are unique to the situation.  Be aware that typical cartway process may involve legal expenses, purchase of the cartway and/or other fees paid to the land owner, survey costs, construction costs, etc.

The local township is actively involved in the cartway process.

Interest Rate on Contract Purchases

Winning Bid and Over-The-Counter Land Purchase Form
Mail-In Bid Form
Contract for Purchase of Tax Forfeited Land TEMPLATE

Land Department Contacts

Greg Beck, Land Commissioner/County Forester 
(Tax forfeit land, land sales, timber harvest and forestry inquires)

Joe Kelash, Land Management Technician
(Tax forfeit land management and sales, forest management, and forest inventory)

Land Department
1610 State Hwy 23 N
Sandstone, MN 55072