There is a Tax Sale scheduled for Tuesday, March 21, 2023. This Tax Sale will be held at 78 Thomas Street, Windsor, Nova Scotia. Doors will open for bidder registration at 8:30 a.m. and the auction will begin at 10:00 a.m. local time. Proper documentation is required if you are bidding on another person’s behalf.
Properties on the tax sale list are advertised in the local paper and can also be found here. A list of properties can also be viewed at our office at 76 Morison Drive, Windsor. Please note the Municipality does not guarantee the accuracy of these property descriptions and 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. It is advisable to consult with a lawyer before purchasing a property. Land on the tax sale is HST applicable and is included in the bid price.
Terms of Sale
Taxes, interest and expenses, HST if applicable, plus $642.75 preparation and registration of the Certificate of Sale and Deed, is to be paid AT THE TIME OF SALE by cash, debit, certified cheque, money order, bank draft, irrevocable letter of credit or lawyer’s trust cheque and not otherwise. The balance of your bid, if any, shall be paid in like manner within three (3) business days of the sale.
Purchasers should also be aware in Section 151 of the Municipal Government Act, it provides that purchasers do not have absolute rights in the six (6) months when redemption may occur and, therefore, are cautioned to only preserve, insure, and not alter the property. Any repairs require written permission of the Treasurer. A copy of these rights will be mailed to the purchaser along with the “Certificate of Sale”.
Should you have any questions about the tax sale process or property taxes in general, please contact our Tax Clerk at 902-798-8391 ext.106.