Tax Sales

 

 

TAX SALE - APRIL 25, 2024 - PUBLIC AUCTION  (IN PERSON TAX SALE. )

 

CENTRE 200, 481 GEORGE ST, SYDNEY, MAIN CONCOURSE, 11:00AM

Registration day of sale starts at 10:00am, government ID required.

Disclaimer

Under no circumstance does the CBRM guarantee legal access, condition, or suitability of use for the properties listed in this sale.   Bidders are advised to do their due diligence, including obtaining a Municipal Clearance Letter on each property of interest prior to the sale.  Properties are sold on an “as is, where is” basis.  

NO REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED DUE TO THE REASONS NOTED ABOVE AFTER PAYMENT HAS BEEN PROCESSED

A municipal clearance letter confirms if any building code orders, bylaw orders and/or fire code violations are outstanding for a given parcel of land. The cost Is $50.00 (plus HST) per PID.  Application procedure is downloadable on our website (under Building and Development) or available at the CSC office at the Civic Centre, 320 Esplanade.

Land Locked Parcels

The CBRM does not guarantee legal access for tax sale properties. It is the responsibility of the Purchaser to confirm if the lot parcel has legal access and/or frontage on a public street/road and to confirm the lot parcel is eligible for development. For information on access and frontage please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Changes to the payment procedure are as follows:

Once a property is auctioned and sold, the tax sale will be stopped, and the successful bidder will be required to proceed to the cashier for immediate payment. The Tax Sale will not continue until payment is processed. We will not hold the sale for you to call you bank or run to get money. In the event you have not made prior arrangements for payment, your bid will be null, and void and the property will be re-auctioned.

All properties purchased at tax sale may be subject to a Non-Resident Provincial Deed Transfer Tax of 5% of the purchase price. Further clarification can be obtained from the Province of Nova Scotia or a lawyer to determine if the
Provincial Deed Transfer Tax applies to the property you wish to purchase.

 The CBRM does not own the properties listed on tax sale. Individuals do not have the right to enter the home without the owners permission.  The CBRM does not email the property lists or provide an individual with a list.  All information will be provided on this site or can be picked up at 320 Esplanade, Sydney Tax Sale Office. Please ensure you check the website on a regualr basis for updated information.

Please see the attached links for listing and maps of available properties.  

You will find valuable information in the FAQ's provided below:

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS  (updated November 2023)

TAX SALE APRIL 25, 2024, PROPERTY LISTINGS  (UPDATED APRIL 9, 2024)

 MAPS AND DESCRIPTIONS LIEN 24-01 TO LIEN 24-49

MAPS AND DESCRIPTIONS LIEN 24-50 TO LIEN 24-102

 

 

 

 

 

Tax sale email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Tax sale contact name: 
Andrea Hussey, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  902-563-5144

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DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY 

Northside Business Park Investment

The Northside Business Park (NBP) offers municipal-serviced lands ready for your business. It is located in the North Sydney/Sydney Mines area, in an area highlighted by both industrial and commercial uses. These lands are zoned to allow for a wide range of usages, from general Industrial uses to limited Commercial and Services related uses. Currently, the Northside Business park hosts 148 acres (18Lots) available for sale. Lots range from under 1 acre to 91 acres.

https://welcometocapebreton.ca/invest/invest-in-cape-breton-unamaki/northside-business-park-opportunities/

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SURPLUS PROPERTY MAP (NOT PART OF TAX SALES)

The Cape Breton Municipality is entertaining expression of interest from individuals, partners and companies for proposals for surplus property throughout the municipality. 

The interactive property viewer is here: View Map Here

If you are interested in purchasing surplus property and you know the Parcel #, please complete the Application

PLEASE DIRECT ANY INQUIRES REGARDING SURPLUS LAND TO 311

If you do not know the Parcel # you can use the View Map link above, search for the Parcel then click Apply.

The CBRM would be required to review the request on an individual basis to ensure compliance with zoning, and all related municipal issues including public works possible concerns.The Cape Breton Regional Municipality reserves the right at its sole discretion to approve or reject any offer; or modify the terms of any offer if it is deemed to be in the best overall interest of the Municipality.