HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY
In the matter of the Halifax Regional Municipality Charter
of the Province of Nova Scotia
THAT the lands and premises situated in the Halifax Regional Municipality hereunder described shall be SOLD AT PUBLIC AUCTION for arrears of rates and taxes due to the Halifax Regional Municipality, unless the arrears of rates, taxes and expenses hereunder specified are paid in full. The auction will be held at the Maritime Hall, Halifax Forum, 6209 Almon Street, Halifax, N.S. on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 and will commence at the hour of eleven o'clock in the forenoon.
THE HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES TO ANY PURCHASER REGARDING THE FITNESS, GEOGRAPHICAL OR ENVIRONMENTAL SUITABILITY OF THE LAND(S) OFFERED FOR SALE FOR ANY PARTICULAR USE and does not certify the legal title, legal description or boundaries AND the lands offered for sale ARE BEING SOLD ON AN "AS IS" BASIS ONLY, subject to any estates or interests of the Crown in Right of Canada or the Province of Nova Scotia.
TAKE NOTICE that tax sales do not in all circumstances clear up defects in title. A tax deed conveys only the interest of the assessed owner, whatever that interest may be. If you are intending to clear up defects in the title of your property by way of a Tax Sale, you are advised to obtain a legal opinion as to whether or not this can be done.
Property Taxes: The purchaser will be responsible for all property taxes beginning the day of the sale.
The treasurer has not made any determination as to whether a survey is or is not required.
Next list will be posted on August 17, 2018
A description of the above noted properties may be viewed at our web site at www.halifax.ca questions may be directed to HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY Collection Staff at
490-6769, 490-4610, 490-5603 or 490-4656.
Any Zoning concerns should be directed to the appropriate Department.
TERMS: PAYMENT OF CASH, CERTIFIED CHEQUE, MONEY ORDER, BANK DRAFT, IRREVOCABLE LETTER OF CREDIT OR LAWYERS TRUST CHEQUE
AND NOT OTHERWISE. A purchaser at tax sale shall IMMEDIATELY pay the purchase price or deposit an amount equal to the TAXES, INTEREST, OTHER LIENABLE CHARGES, EXPENSES and HST if applicable. The balance of the purchase price, if any, MUST BE MADE WITHIN THREE (3) BUSINESS DAYS OF THE SALE BY CASH, CERTIFIED CHEQUE, MONEY ORDER, BANK DRAFT OR LAWYERS TRUST CHEQUE AND NOT OTHERWISE. IF A PURCHASER DOES NOT HAVE PROOF OF A HST REGISTRATION NUMBER THEN HST IS DUE AND PAYABLE AT THE TIME OF SALE.
NO COUNCIL MEMBER OR EMPLOYEE OF THE HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OR THEIR SPOUSE, SHALL PURCHASE PROPERTY AT A TAX SALE CONDUCTED BY THE HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY. (Pursuant to section 159 of the HRM Charter)
A person with an interest in land sold for taxes may apply to the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia for an order directing the payment of all, or part, of the surplus balance to that person. (Section 162 of the HRM Charter). Tax Sale Surplus funds can only be withdrawn after any applicable redemption period has expired.
Dated at Dartmouth, Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia the 17th Day of August, 2018.
Jerry Blackwood, CPA, CGA
Manager of Revenue, Treasurer