Tax Sale Property in Sarnia, Ontario
252-256 Christina Street South, Sarnia
ROLL: 38 29 400 004 05000  >  PIN: 43270-0048

Property Unique ID: zA00DLAM

Documents Package

  • Status: Active
  • Sale Type: Public Tender
  • Tax sale date: July 12, 2022
  • Time left: 7 days
  • Release date: June 18, 2022
  • Province: Ontario
  • Municipality: Sarnia
  • Address:
  • ROLL: 38 29 400 004 05000
  • PIN: 43270-0048
  • Property size:
  • Zoning:
  • Near water?
  • Property on a lake or a bay or a river?
  • Waterfront?
  • Accessible by public/private road?
  • House or cottage on the property?
  • Other structure on the property?
  • Farmland?
  • Residential?
  • Commercial or industrial?
  • Vacant land?
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Minimum Bid

$118,987.80  CAD

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Description

TAKE NOTICE that tenders are invited for the purchase of the lands described below and will be received until 3:00 p.m. local time on July 12, 2022 in the Customer Service Centre located on the first floor in Sarnia City Hall. The tenders will then be opened in public on the same day as soon as possible after 3:00 p.m. at City Hall, 255 Christina Street North, Sarnia in the Council Chambers. Bidders are encouraged to submit tenders in person at the Customer Service desk at City Hall, by registered mail or by courier.

The following properties were subject to previous advertising for a tax sale that was scheduled for tender openings on May 10, 2022 but was subsequently postponed in accordance with the Municipal Act, 2001, Ontario Regulation 181/03, Municipal Tax Sale Rules, Section 22(1). This is a rescheduled tax sale as per section 22(2) under the Municipal Tax Sales Rules.

Except as follows, the municipality makes no representation regarding the title to, existing interests in favour of the Crown, environmental concerns or any other matters relating to the lands to be sold. Any existing Federal or Provincial Crown liens or executions will remain on title and may become the responsibility of the potential purchaser. Responsibility for ascertaining these matters rests with the potential purchasers. The assessed value, according to the last returned assessment roll, may or may not be representative of the current market value of the property.

This sale is governed by the Municipal Act, 2001 and the Municipal Tax Sales Rules made under that Act. The successful purchaser will be required to pay the amount tendered plus water arrears, accumulated taxes and any taxes that may be applicable, such as a land transfer tax and HST.

The municipality has no obligation to provide vacant possession to the successful purchaser.

Legal Description

Roll #38 29 400 004 05000; PIN 43270-0048 (LT) LT 9 E/S CHRISTINA ST PL 16 ½ SARNIA CITY; SARNIA; municipally known as 252-256 Christina Street South, Sarnia Minimum Tender Amount: $118,987.80 According to the last returned assessment roll, the assessed value of the land is $97,000

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252-256 Christina Street South, Sarnia

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252-256 Christina Street South, Sarnia

Ontario tax sale properties buyer's guide

Before you submit a tender for a tax sale property, be aware of the following:

The municipality does not hold the title of the estate or any other matter concerning the lands to be sold. The property can be much higher or much less than the tender minimum.

It is up to you to examine this property to see if it is a good investment and to investigate the statutory requirements and tax sale provisions.

Therefore, we highly recommend you to check the title and executions to see what will stay on the title and become your duty after the execution. In most cases, if at the time the tax deed is registered the estate is subject to a crown interest (such as a mortgage, lien or execution), when you become the holder it will continue to be subject to that crown interest. Is the property subject to attributable holders ' easements, limits and/or adverse possession? Does the condition of the property, land use, zoning, etc. fit into your property plans? 

  1. This process is buyer beware. You must undertake due diligence with respect to all aspects of the property.

    Therefore it is important to do your homework before tender.

  2. You may drive past the property, but site visits are not available.

    Use google map street view on the property page to have a closer look. Since google map photos could be deprecated and if the property you are interesting in is not so far, it's a good idea to drive there and have a look yourself.

    IMPORTANT: YOU ARE NOT ALLOWED TO GO ON PROPERTY TERRITORY.

  3. There is no vacant possession. The successful bidder will not receive a key to the property. The successful bidder is responsible for the eviction process if necessary.
  4. You are responsible for any Federal or Provincial liens on title. We recommend you do a title search before submitting your bid.

    Title Search Report can be ordered from the tender page on www.taxsaleshub.ca. It'll be ready in 1-2 business days.

  5. You should investigate zoning, planning or building restrictions, and work orders.

    Some municipal websites have "Find Your Zoning" page, where you can find out zoning by the roll number. And, of course, you can always go to City Hall and do your research.

  6. You are responsible for any environmental concerns if there are contamination issues with the property.
  7. We recommend to retain a lawyer to protect your interests before submitting a bid.

In order to determine what interests will affect a property after a tax sale, you will need to obtain an up-to-date title search report and an execution search report. Members can order reports directly from our site. An in-house title report specialist will prepare a "Title Search Report" in simple easy to understand language. The Report will tell you if any encumbrances will remain against the property after the tax sale.

By having a Title Search Report Updated on the morning that tenders must be received, you will be able to see if any new mortgages or other significant interests against the property have been registered since your first search was conducted. You might find that they have and want to withdraw your tender. You can do this by either faxing or hand-delivering a request to withdraw your tender directly to the treasurer’s office. It must be received by the treasurer before the final time for receiving tenders has passed.