Tax Sale Properties

The 2016 Tax Sale will be held on November 14, 2016 at 11:00 am at the Municipal Office. 
In the matter of the Municipal Government Act of the Province of Nova Scotia Part VI and any subsequent amendments the following lands and premises situated in the Municipality of the District of Guysborough will be sold at Public Auction for arrears of rates and taxes, interest and expenses, at the hour of 11:00 o'clock in the forenoon on Monday, November 14, 2016 at the Municipal Building/Council Chambers, Guysborough, 33 Pleasant Street, unless the amounts respectively due are PAID IN FULL on or before the said date.
Account #02596067, District 1  TOTAL DUE:  $3,204.17
Land & Dwelling, 1829 South River Lake Road, Giants Lake
assessed to Lawrence Kevin Long & Janet Marie Long 

Account #02164523, District 3   TOTAL DUE:  $2,564.78
Land & Dwelling, 259 East Side Harbour Road, Manchester
assessed to Robert J Hendrickson 

Account #00386561, District 5   TOTAL DUE:  $2,897.02
Dwelling, 26 Dover Lane Branch, Lot 2, Dover
assessed to Nina Munroe 

Account #00823201, District 7   TOTAL DUE:  $1,225.96
Land, Highway 316,  Isaacs Harbour
assessed to Moody Clyburne
Account #04265262, District 7   TOTAL DUE:  $1,501.33
Land, Pipeline, 13044 Highway 316, Goldboro 
assessed to Jan Susan Prosofsky

Account #03709817, District 8   TOTAL DUE:  $2,363.78
Land, Water Street, Canso
assessed to Camilla Elizabeth Pembrooke
SUBJECT TO HST ------ REDEEMABLE                     

A full description of the above properties may be seen at the Municipal Office, Guysborough, Nova Scotia between the hours of 8:30 A.M. and 4:30 P.M., Monday to  Friday.          
TERMS:    Payment by cash, certified cheque, money order, bank draft, irrevocable letter of credit  or lawyer's trust cheque to cover taxes, interest and expenses must be made at the time of sale.  Purchaser at the tax sale shall immediately pay the purchase price or deposit an amount equal to the taxes, interest and expenses, or the minimum bid amount.  Balance, if any, along with the recording fee of $100.00 for the Certificate of Sale or Tax Deed  must be paid within three (3) business days following the Tax Sale.  Any sums paid prior to the sale date must be in the form of certified funds.  Commercial and Vacant properties will be subject to HST Charges. Purchaser will be required to provide HST Registration Number  at the time of sale, if available. The Municipality of the District of Guysborough assumes no responsibility or guarantee to title.

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 their interest may be.  If you are intending to clear up defects in the title of the property by way of Tax Sale, you are advised to obtain a Legal Opinion as to whether or not this can be done.