Notice is hereby given in accordance with the provisions of the Municipal Government Act 1999, Part 6, the following properties situated in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality will be sold at Public Auction at, Main Concourse, Centre 200, 481 George St, Sydney, Nova Scotia, on commencing at 2:00Â
next tax sale Spring 2013
Terms: Taxes, interest and cost owing (the amount advertised) to be paid at the time of sale by cash, money order, debit, certified cheque from the bank (a cheque will not be accepted if not certified), or a lawyerâ€™s trust cheque, balance of your bid to be paid within three (3) days after the sale, plus $270.00 Deed Preparation & Registration to be paid at the time of sale. IF PLANNING TO USE DEBIT METHOD OF PAYMENT, FOR DAILY LIMIT, PLEASE CONTACT YOUR FINANCIAL INSTITUTION, PRIOR TO ATTENDING THE SALE.
Bidder registration is now required at the tax sale.Â Registration will begin at 1pm. All bidders must register before the tax sale.
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. Note: For properties with less than 6 years taxes owing, the redemption period has been reduced from 12 months to 6 months, by the new Municipal Government Act, Section 152.
SECTION 144(2) of the Nova Scotia Municipal Government Act-Purchase of Tax Sale Properties by Municipal Employees or their spouses is not permitted.
The Cape Breton Regional Municipality makes no representations or warranties to any purchaser regarding the fitness, geophysical or environmental suitability of the land(s) offered for sale for any particular use and are being sold on an "as is" basis only.
Further descriptions of the above properties may be seen or picked up at the tax sales office:
Descriptions available in the office