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Forum: Canada
Jun 25th 2021, 8:52 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 836
Posted By Lion Heart

Re: Prooperty Tax (Council Tax) increase in line with new sale price???

Maybe that depends on province? In Nova Scotia they CAP the tax rates to prevent this. For example, our neighbour has lived in their house since 1975ish and pays around 1/3 of the tax we do. If he...
Forum: Canada
Jun 25th 2021, 6:03 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 836
Posted By Lion Heart

Re: Prooperty Tax (Council Tax) increase in line with new sale price???

Yes, this is exactly it:

Not Eligible
New home owners: Non-family sale homes are taken out of the CAP program for the year following the purchase.

So when a house is sold, it overrides the CAP...
Forum: Canada
Jun 25th 2021, 3:11 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 836
Posted By Lion Heart

Re: Prooperty Tax (Council Tax) increase in line with new sale price???

Thanks guys! Yes, in NS we are seeing a lot of properties with the tax 'capped'. BUT that only seems to apply whilst the same person owns the house, and this seems to be 'reset' when it is sold.
...
Forum: Canada
Jun 24th 2021, 4:03 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 836
Posted By Lion Heart

Prooperty Tax (Council Tax) increase in line with new sale price???

Hey guys

We're living in Canada (Nova Scotia) and looking at investment properties.

We're in the middle of a housing boom right now and in some areas houses are selling for DOUBLE what they did...
Forum: Canada
Nov 10th 2020, 5:17 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 11,558
Posted By Lion Heart

Re: Pension Options

Found it!!! https://www.tax.service.gov.uk/check-your-state-pension/account
Forum: Canada
Nov 10th 2020, 5:16 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 11,558
Posted By Lion Heart

Re: Pension Options

Does anyone have a link to the page where you can check this entitlement information, as in the image above. I cannot find this on the .gov pages???
Jul 7th 2019, 1:27 pm
Replies: 68
Views: 5,669
Posted By Lion Heart

Costco - worth the hype?

Hi guys

Wondering if there are any Costco shoppers here? We are thinking of joining the Halifax Costco, but the annual membership is around $50 from memory.

Is it actually worth it? Is stuff...
Forum: Canada
Jun 30th 2019, 7:55 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,788
Posted By Lion Heart

Re: Cost-effective Shipping in Canada????

Hi Rich
Good to hear from you. Did they suply the whole set up including frame/runners etc, or just the glass? If only glass, where did you get the rest from?
Can I ask what kind of cost from...
Forum: Canada
Jun 30th 2019, 5:03 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,788
Posted By Lion Heart

Re: Cost-effective Shipping in Canada????

Well, having been self employed with several businesses for 30 years, both parents self employed, grandparents self employed. Yes, pretty sure.

Not a glass expert though!
Forum: Canada
Jun 30th 2019, 2:34 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,788
Posted By Lion Heart

Re: Cost-effective Shipping in Canada????

A shower glass company? Are the companies that specialise in this???
Forum: Canada
Jun 29th 2019, 7:01 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,788
Posted By Lion Heart

Re: Cost-effective Shipping in Canada????

Yes, you can certainly order anything you want online in Canada. You basically a massively reduced selection that the USA (or UK has) - but you can get pretty much anything.

But some things, such...
Forum: Canada
Jun 29th 2019, 1:55 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,788
Posted By Lion Heart

Re: Cost-effective Shipping in Canada????

Thanks guys, pretty much as expected.

For the very reason that the country is very big and spread out I thought this is exactly why this problem may have been addressed (likely by specialist...
Forum: Canada
Jun 28th 2019, 6:06 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,788
Posted By Lion Heart

Cost-effective Shipping in Canada????

Hi guys!

Ok, so I'm new to Nova Scoita, just moved from the UK in April!!

Looking at starting up a business here. Have a few option on the cards, one of which is garage doors. However, the same...
Forum: Canada
Jun 27th 2019, 12:08 am
Jun 7th 2019, 7:36 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 2,281
Posted By Lion Heart

Pet Medication Prices - Has Canada Gone Insane?

Hi guys!

We're in Nova Scotia and brought our dog over with us.

She has a bad knee and so has been on a drug called Loxicom. This comes in small 100ml bottles, and they are around the £25-£30...
Forum: Canada
Jun 4th 2019, 12:12 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,573
Posted By Lion Heart

Re: Best Pay As You Go mobile service - Nova Scotia

We'll definitely be leaving Bell. Just searching for the best alternative. The 7 11 is the best so far, but still charges for incoming calls. That should be illegal. Two people paying for the same...
Forum: Canada
Jun 4th 2019, 12:10 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,573
Posted By Lion Heart

Re: Best Pay As You Go mobile service - Nova Scotia

Also remember that if not on pay as you go that your monthly minutes allowance gets eaten by incoming as well as outgoing calls.

This company does pay as you go, credit lasts 365 days instead on...
Forum: Canada
Jun 4th 2019, 12:05 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,573
Posted By Lion Heart

Re: Best Pay As You Go mobile service - Nova Scotia

Agree with this! Too many companies send follow up surveys to check you are happy with their service. At 50c per minute wasting my time and money he'll no!

Called Bell to check. Pay as you go...
Forum: Canada
Jun 4th 2019, 12:02 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,573
Posted By Lion Heart

Re: Best Pay As You Go mobile service - Nova Scotia

Is that pay as you go or monthly subscription???
Forum: Canada
Jun 3rd 2019, 8:05 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,573
Posted By Lion Heart

Best Pay As You Go mobile service - Nova Scotia

Hey guys!

Recently moved to Nova Scotia from the UK and need some advice on mobile phones (pay as you go).

We don't use our mobiles much AT ALL in the UK. We'll each probably top up £30 over a...
Forum: Canada
May 21st 2019, 1:37 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 3,640
Posted By Lion Heart

Re: Car Insurance NOVA SCOTIA 2019

Yes, agreed. I'm happy with that it's just getting someone to recognise our no claims, otherwise it's $4,500 :-(
Forum: Canada
May 20th 2019, 6:10 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 3,640
Posted By Lion Heart

Re: Car Insurance NOVA SCOTIA 2019

Which broker did you use BTW?

Many thanks!!
Forum: Canada
May 19th 2019, 10:59 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 3,640
Posted By Lion Heart

Re: Car Insurance NOVA SCOTIA 2019

Yes please do PM them over!!! That would be really helpful!
Forum: Canada
May 19th 2019, 1:55 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 3,640
Posted By Lion Heart

Re: Car Insurance NOVA SCOTIA 2019

Also, just checked the wiki and no Nova Scotia specific info there :-(
Forum: Canada
May 19th 2019, 1:53 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 3,640
Posted By Lion Heart

Re: Car Insurance NOVA SCOTIA 2019

We have called TD on three separate occasions and had this also confirmed by a manger... The do not accept foreign no claims.

I think they used to, as many people here reported in the past. Hence...
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