Tax Sale


Next Auction Date: June 13, 2017 – 11:00 am

Lloyd E. Matheson Center, 15 Commerce Court, Elmsdale

2017 Tax Sale Auction Properties


What do you need to know about Tax Sales at East Hants?

An information package on each property up for sale will be available 60 days prior to the tax sale date. This package will include a property description (Schedule A to the Deed) as well as a map obtained from Property Online (Access Nova Scotia).  A complete listing of Tax Sale Properties will be available for viewing.

Prospective bidders are encouraged to do their own research prior to arriving at the sale. The following links may be of assistance (please note, you will need the Assessment Account Number (AAN) for the property you are researching).


Property Valuation Services Corporation (PVSC) – Look up property assessment information using the Assessment Account Number through PVSC.


Municipal Government Act (MGA) – Interested bidders are encouraged to seek independent legal advice on the tax sale process.  PART VI of the MGA deals with Tax Collection and Tax Sale law.


East Hants Interactive Mapping Tool – Using either the AAN or complete address of the property, various mapping information is available through our Interactive Mapping Tool.


Information – We have prepared some Information for Prospective Bidders that should be reviewed prior to the sale.  To aid in the registration process, anyone planning on bidding at tax sale should fill out a Bidder Registration Form prior to arrival.  Please arrive 20 minutes prior to the sale to provide sufficient time to register.


Thank you for your interest in the East Hants Tax Sale.

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