Tenure - Direct Purchases

Regional Average Price per Hectare for Last Six Sales

For information on using this Regional Average to determine the cost of a private sale, see Information Letter 2006-12.
Frequently Asked Questions follow the table.
(This page will be updated each Friday after the Public Sale)
The fiscal year summary is also available.

Sale Date Plains $/ha Northern $/ha

Foothills $/ha

 As of 2017 Oct 11 $671.45 $400.30  $357.64
 As of 2017 Sept 27 $437.70 $319.37  $750.70
As of 2017 Sept 13 $276.18 $399.84  $987.49
As of 2017 Aug 30 $336.21 $331.40  $789.57
 As of 2017 Aug 16  $297.34  $255.41  $1,381.57
 As of 2017 Aug 2  $366.58  $264.33  $968.39
 As of 2017 July 19  $343.39  $285.94  $1,122.45
 As of 2017 July 5  $475.11  $272.97  $1,024.49
 As of 2017 June 21  $499.27  $301.43  $914.66
 As of 2017 June 7  $465.36  $318.47  $1,028.39
 As of 2017 May 24  $460.75  $301.55  $995.18
 As of 2017 May 10  $460.94  $310.56  $465.51
 As of 2017 Apr 26  $469.31  $249.54  $172.03
 As of 2017 Apr 5  $336.21  $258.03  $194.43
 As of 2017 Mar 22  $329.20  $205.62  $187.72
 As of 2017 Mar 08  $282.85  $192.08  $187.72
 As of 2017 Feb 08  $274.54  $169.28  $148.95
 As of 2017 Jan 25  $120.84  $144.37  $187.25
 As of 2017 Jan 11  $100.15  $135.11  $204.79
 As of 2016 Dec 7  $89.03  $110.76  $177.79
 As of 2016 Nov 23  $67.81  $125.05  $163.25
 As of 2016 Nov 09  $69.83  $176.49  $163.25
 As of 2016 Oct 26  $88.13  $204.84  $207.66
 As of 2016 Oct 12  $92.88  $229.84  $289.19
 As of 2016 Sept 28  $104.28  $248.28  $139.84
 As of 2016 Sept 14  $122.73  $239.33  $118.34
 As of 2016 Aug 31  $139.13  $259.05  $309.09
 As of 2016 Aug 17  $137.41  $227.91  $228.03
As of 2016 Aug 03 $137.43 $233.11 $38.37
As of 2016 July 20 $124.81 $191.38 $8.88
As of 2016 July 6 $134.27 $188.32 $17.93
As of 2016 June 22 $77.00 $229.95 $18.28
As of 2016 June 08 $101.35 $138.39 $18.28
As of 2016 May 25 $106.05 $147.91 $15.80
As of 2016 May 11 $102.47 $143.22 $15.80
As of 2016 Apr 27 $102.73 $152.06 $72.88
As of 2016 Apr 06 $95.07 $129.21 $76.84
As of 2016 Mar 23 $100.50 $162.61 $84.16
As of 2016 Mar 09 $90.47 $194.13 $81.79
As of 2016 Feb 10 $86.81 $331.67 $80.03
As of 2016 Jan 27 $87.23 $316.92 $80.03
As of 2016 Jan 13 $79.33 $344.06 $170.89
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What documentation do I need to submit to prove that I control the freehold portion?
If my Land Agent holds the freehold agreement, can I apply for the direct purchase?
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How long does it take to process a direct purchase request?
What if the rights I want to acquire do not qualify for a direct purchase?
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