Massachusetts is one of the most expensive states in the Northeast to buy land. Rule of thumb is the closer you are to Boston the more of a premium to be paid on land. So the idea of owning a large tract of land is out of the question unless you are looking to spend in the millions. Massachusetts average price is $6,000-$10,000 for an acre of land. In 2011 some areas of Massachusetts have seen a rise in property value throughout the state. http://www.boston.com/realestate/news/articles/2011/09/18/some_mass_areas_see_a_rise_in_home_values/ Worchester County, Berkshire Massachussets, Winchendon, MA currently has many foreclosed farms for sale.