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  • Tax credits and incentives for home owners and buyers 

    A surprisingly high percentage of home owners and homebuyers are unaware of the tax credits and incentives available on the purchase and renovation of homes in Canada. With that in mind, here are four of the most widely available opportunities:
  • Celebrating 60 Years of Organized Real Estate in Nova Scotia 

    Every year in Nova Scotia, more than two billion dollars in real estate trades hands through the efforts of REALTORS®. These transactions are possible because of the public’s trust in REALTORS®, developed over sixty years of organized real estate in
  • NS REALTORS® celebrate Canada 150! 

    Happy birthday Canada! REALTORS® in Nova Scotia are celebrating Canada’s birthday by sharing 150 reasons why they love living in Nova Scotia.
  • It’s closing day on your new home, now what? 

    Buying a home is one of life’s milestone moments. Once you have chosen your new home and are in the process of buying, you should know that there are other costs over and above the cost of your home that you should be prepared for. A REALTOR® can wal
  • Five things to know when buying your first home 

    Buying your first home can be a daunting experience. That’s why your REALTOR® is a great resource and can help ensure it goes as smoothly as possible. Follow these five steps for an unforgettable experience at buying one of the biggest purchases you
  • Ten tips for hosting a stress-free potluck 

    NSAR is proud to support Nova Scotia’s Biggest Potluck in support of FEED NOVA SCOTIA on October 22, 2016! Members are invited to register their potluck under the NSAR Brand at
  • Experience Nova Scotia’s history 

    Nova Scotia is proud of its heritage. With many historical sites the province is home to five UNESCO sites. There are many historic churches, fortresses, and museums worth seeing throughout the province, they are all open to the public.
  • Keep the grass greener on your side 

    There is nothing better than spending your summer outdoors, enjoying the warm sun and much needed fresh air. Whether you’re playing a little backyard football, barbequing, or gardening there is nothing better than having your grass looking full
  • Community Profile – Bridgewater, NS 

    Known as the Main Street of the South Shore, the town of Bridgewater is set along the south coast of Nova Scotia just an hour outside of Halifax. This growing town boasts events and organizations for people of all ages that rival cities double the si
  • Community Profile – Amherst, NS 

    The town of Amherst, located on the Cumberland Basin, is just a short drive from the Nova Scotia – New Brunswick border and an hour from the Confederation Bridge to Prince Edward Island. This historic town, founded in 1764, is the largest town in...
  • Community Profile – Wallace, NS 

    In 2013, Wallace, Nova Scotia, a coastal community on the Northumberland Strait in the province’s mainland, was one of three communities to be awarded the Lieutenant Governor’s Community Spirit Award.
  • Community Profile – Sackville, NS 

    Located about 20 kilometres inland of Halifax is the small but mighty town of Sackville. It was founded in 1749 and once known by the Mi’kmaq as a prime fishing and hunting location as well as a stopover place for passing settlers.
  • Community Profile – Spryfield, NS 

    A historic farming community, and well-kept nature-lovers secret, Spryfield sits on the top of a hill overlooking the Armdale Rotary and the Mainland of Halifax. Spryfield, named after Captain William Spry who held the first cleared farmland in the a
  • Events you won’t want to miss in Nova Scotia 

    There are a number of great events around the province in July. With the warm weather there is no better way to kick-start your summer than to check out some festivals, music, and cultural events with your family and friends.
  • Looking to sell? Have your REALTOR® help with the process. 

    Selling your home can be made easy with the help of a REALTOR®; your REALTOR® is your Trusted Guide. Your REALTOR® will help advance your selling process, protect your interests, share their experience and knowledge, and is committed to helping you
  • Are you moving this summer? 

    Moving is an exciting time and with a few quick tips it can be made easy. The key is to make a moving to do list. Here are a few tricks to keep you on schedule and organized during the process:
  • Lifelong Learning 

    Have you heard someone say, “You can’t teach an old dog, new tricks?” HOGWASH! Learning at any stage of life, no matter what the subject matter, is important.
  • Getting Your Home Ready for the Holidays 

    Where to start? A question many of us are asking right about now as we think about the holiday season and getting our homes ready for entertaining friends and family.
  • Fall Out from Fall Leaves 

    The fall is the best time in Nova Scotia in my opinion. With vibrant coloured leaves and cooling breezes, it is prime time to enjoy the outdoors. In late fall as those leaves start to pile up, they can make your property untidy if left on the ground.