Land exchanges also allow the BLM to reposition or consolidate lands into more manageable units and to meet community expansion needs.
The provides specific guidance to ensure that statutory and regulatory requirements are followed and the public interest protected. With the passage of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), Congress mandated that the BLM retain most remaining public lands, significantly reducing the acreage available for disposal.
The fees your agent alluded to are for a new survey, drafting a new legal description and recording those documents with the county’s register of deeds. We currently pay property taxes of 0 (cabin parcel) and 0 (vacant parcel).
The unknown here is assuming the assessor would reduce the assessment… At the time of purchase, I asked the selling agent about the possibility of joining the two parcels as a possible tax-reducing move.
However, select sales continue to remain an important component of the BLM's land management strategy, when they are in the public interest and consistent with publicly-approved land use plans.
See the FAQs about Federal Land Sales for more information.
The BLM sometimes uses land exchanges with other landowners to improve land management, consolidate ownership, and protect environmentally sensitive areas.
On the other hand, if you plan on owning the property for some time, determining the outcome of consolidation in advance is possible with some effort. If you have (or can locate) a properly staked boundary survey, the actual cost may be minor.
Reader Question: Dear Monty, My wife and I recently purchased some lakefront property. She seemed to think that the fees involved, and the inconvenience factor would make this a bad idea.
The building on the cabin parcel is extremely close to the property line. Monty’s Answer: Gene, the real estate agent’s premise may be true.
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