Feb. 6, 2023

Halifax (HRM) Property Taxes - How much and how they are calculated.

How Property Taxes are Calculated in the Halifax (HRM), Nova Scotia Area

Property taxes in Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) are calculated by multiplying the tax rate by the assessed value divided by 100. The Province of Nova Scotia assigns this value to the property each year for tax purposes only ...

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Jan. 10, 2023


On April 1, 2022, the Province of Nova Scotia implemented a new non-residential deed transfer tax called the Non-Resident Provincial Deed Transfer Tax. This tax will affect property transactions in Nova Scotia.

Non-Resident Provincial Deed Transfer Tax

The Non-resident Deed Transfer and Property Taxes Act applies to the transfer of ...

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Jan. 3, 2023

The Benefits of Hiring a REALTOR When Searching for an Investment Property

If you're looking to invest in Halifax real estate, the first step is to find a REALTOR. Investing in property is different from buying or selling a home, so it's important to find an agent with the right qualities, experience, and services for your needs. This is what ...

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Posted in Buying, Market Updates
Aug. 31, 2022

Rising Interest Rates, Inflation & What it means for the Halifax Real Estate Market

Of late, there is an enormous amount of news coverage regarding rising interest rates and inflation. And for good cause. The rising cost of food, gas, and housing are affecting us all. These necessities and their impact on our wallets bring home the message loud and clear. Interest rates are ...

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