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Town of Stellarton Tax Sale - October 14, 2020

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NOTICE is hereby given that the following properties located in the Town of Stellarton are liable to be sold for arrears of taxes and rates due to the Town of Stellarton as described below and will be sold, under the terms of the Municipal Government Act, Part VI, for arrears of rates and taxes, interest and expenses. 

Said properties will be sold at Public Auction on October 14, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. – Stellarton Town Hall, Council Chambers, 250 Foord Street, Stellarton, Nova Scotia, BOK 1SO. 

TAKE NOTICE that Tax Sales do not in all circumstances clear up defects of 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 to 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.  

FURTHER, the Town of Stellarton makes no representations with respect to the location of the boundaries of or the size of the property which you are buying. You are advised to obtain an opinion from a duly qualified Nova Scotia Land Surveyor with respect to such matters. You are also advised that the recoverable costs of a Tax Sale can be considerable. Except for redemption provisions, all sales are final.

THE SUCCESSFUL BIDDER WILL BE REQUIRED TO PAY THE TAXES, INTEREST AND EXPENSES DUE ON THE DAY OF THE SALE BY CERTIFIED CHEQUE, CASH, MONEY ORDER OR LAWYERS TRUST CHEQUE.  THE REMAINING BALANCE, IF ANY, MUST BE PAID WITHIN THREE (3) BUSINESS DAYS AFTER THE SALE.

PLEASE NOTE THAT HST WILL BE CALCULATED AND COLLECTED WHEN APPLICABLE AND THAT TOTALS SHOWN ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

IF TAXES OUTSTANDING ARE MORE THAN SIX YEARS IN ARREARS AT THE TIME OF THE SALE, THE ORIGINAL OWNER DOES NOT HAVE THE RIGHT TO REDEEM THE PROPERTY. PROPERTIES SIX YEARS OR LESS HAVE THE RIGHT OF REDEMPTION UP TO SIX MONTHS AFTER THE TAX SALE. 

The Town of Stellarton 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. 

DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS, THOSE WISHING TO ATTEND THE TAX SALE MUST PRE-REGISTER BY OCTOBER 13, 2020 AT 4:00 P.M. BY CALLING (902) 752-2114. 

Further information about these properties is available by contacting the undersigned at 902-752-2114 at the Stellarton Town Office, 250 Foord Street, Stellarton, Nova Scotia   BOK 1SO 

1. #01517376 – Anne Christopher $ 15,237.55
116 Stellar Street – Land
REEDEEMABLE 
2. #01537997 – Walter Scott Forbes $ 8,190.88
142 Rutherford Street – Land & Dwelling
REDEEMABLE 
3. #04599845 – Hector Holdings Ltd. $ 9,063.60
108 Rutherford Street Ext. - Land
REDEEMABLE 
4. #00801356 – Justin MacLean $ 6,050.34
89 Acadia Avenue – Land
REDEEMABLE
5. #03684407 – J Robert Patterson $ 2,016.56
17 Poole Avenue – Land & Dwelling
REDEEMABLE

Susan Higdon
Town Clerk Treasurer