buford

The Town Sale

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The gavel has fallen and the chance to own your own town has ended.

Recently I told you that the town of Buford, Wyoming was being auctioned off at a starting bid of $100,000. The ten acre piece of land included a convenience store, school and modular home. Earlier this week the auction began and just eleven minutes later Buford had a new mayor.

The winning bid was $900,000 and came from an unidentified buyer from Vietnam. He says he made the trip to Wyoming to bid on the land for a chance to own a piece of the American dream. In a statement he says that owning property in this country has always been his goal.  read more »