Nova Scotia Real Estate

Sandy McDonald

Designated Broker

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Provincial Office
1959 Upper Water St
Suite 1301
Halifax, NS B3J 3N2

Welcome to eXp Realty’s center for home listings in Nova Scotia. Get instant access to everything you want to know about Nova Scotia real estate listings, including property descriptions, virtual tours, maps, and photos. 

Nova Scotia is the prime destination for waterfront properties and quaint villages. Surrounded by ocean, every property is within about 55km of the coast. Many are drawn to Nova Scotia because of the high quality of life and low cost of living, making it the second most populous province in Canada. The province is recognized as a center for the arts, meaning there are countless art galleries and playhouses for all to enjoy. With a large Scottish population, Nova Scotia also provides many historic sites, museums, and festivals that celebrate its Scottish heritage. The maritime province provides many opportunities for fishing, kayaking, and oceanside hikes. With housing costs that are only about half of what you would see in neighboring provinces, Nova Scotia offers a great place to put down roots. 

 

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1027 Bourinot Road MacAdams Lake, NS B2A4H3
Single Family Home For Sale
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Well Maintained Country home. This beautiful 2 bedroom 2 bathroom home is situated on just under an acre of beautifully landscaped property. You enter the house to the right is the modern kitchen , followed by the dining room with garden doors to a b

Listing courtesy of: Coldwell Banker Boardwalk Realty
New Listing – 22 minutes online
$359,900
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214 116 Larry Uteck Boulevard Halifax, NS B3M4X1
Condo For Sale
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This Condo has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, hardwood floors , 5 appliances, Live in Superintendent as well as a professional Property Management Company, fitness room, social room, heated underground parking with storage room unit. Concrete building well

Listing courtesy of: Keller Williams Select Realty
New Listing – 22 minutes online
$189,000
100 River Street Stellarton, NS B0K1S0
Multi-Family For Sale
Active

Welcome to 100 River Street, Stellarton. This duplex offers Main Floor 2 bedroom unit and Upper level 1 bedroom unit. Take advantage of this amazing investment opportunity. Price to Sell. Ideal location walking distance to downtown Stellarton, NCSS a

Listing courtesy of: RE/MAX Nova
New Listing – an hour online
$119,000
8 Mcfarlane Street Springhill, NS B0M1X0
Multi-Family For Sale
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Found in the heart of Springhill, the duplex is perfectly positioned for investment or getting into the market. Live on site for free! located close to all schools, perfect for renting college or local professional. this property has great curb appea

Listing courtesy of: Starscape Realty Ltd.
New Listing – 2 hours online
$1,357,500
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2007 1650 Granville Street Halifax, NS B3J0E1
Condo For Sale
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THE ROY, designed to be THE landmark luxury condominium residence in Halifax. Downtown's most elegant lifestyle awaits you at THE ROY, where international style lives and you will own spectacular views of the harbour and evolving urban landscape. Thi

Listing courtesy of: Engel & Volkers
New Listing – 2 hours online
$259,900
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8763 Highway 201 Nictaux, NS B0S1P0
Single Family Home For Sale
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Where old farmhouse meets modern farmhouse!! The present owners of this open concept, 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath home have left no stone unturned! Renovated top to bottom and inside out! There is nothing left to do on this one but move in! Metal roof, sidin

Listing courtesy of: Royal LePage Atlantic (Greenwood)
New Listing – 2 hours online
$169,900
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3 McPherson Street Glace Bay, NS B1A2A6
Single Family Home For Sale
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Well maintained bungalow in the heart of Glace Bay, minutes to all amenities, with municipal sewer and water services. Located on a quiet street, however, by the Elementary School. This home offers a fully finished lower level with a professionally i

Listing courtesy of: Keller Williams Select Realty(Sydney)
New Listing – 3 hours online
$449,900
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4 8 Safe Harbour Close Deep Cove, NS B0J1T0
Single Family Home For Sale
Active

When viewing this property on Realtor.ca please click on the 'Multimedia' or Virtual Tour link for more property info. Magnificent views of Deep Cove await in this 2 bedroom 2 full bath open concept bare land condo that is drenched in natural light.

Listing courtesy of: PG Direct Realty Ltd.
New Listing – 3 hours online
$599,900
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94 Dillon Crescent Halifax, NS B3M4A8
Single Family Home For Sale
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Perfectly placed on a quiet street, in a neighbourhood where families come to connect. Although it feels as though you are tucked away in your our private sanctuary, you are minutes away from all amenities, a short drive to Halifaxs downtown core and

Listing courtesy of: Harbourside Realty Ltd.
New Listing – 3 hours online
$575,000
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6 Glenmont Avenue Bedford, NS B4A1G9
Single Family Home For Sale
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Looking for a place to call home and have the possibility for additional income? 6 Glenmont is a beautiful Bedford home with just that. This home is located in a great spot with a 3 bedroom 2 bath upper level and 2 bedroom 1 bath lower level. Great f

Listing courtesy of: Keller Williams Select Realty
New Listing – 3 hours online
$389,000
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6748 No 1 Highway Belleisle, NS B0S1C0
Single Family Home For Sale
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Annapolis Valley Nova Scotia Country home on 34 acres with barn. The acreage includes some of the best rated cropland in area as a portion of the BelleIsle Marsh. The current owners had been growing bountiful crops on a section and they have a barn a

Listing courtesy of: RE/MAX Banner Real Estate
New Listing – 4 hours online
$599,900
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221 Ridgevale Drive Bedford, NS B4A4B3
Single Family Home For Sale
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Located in the sought-after neighbourhood of Ridgevale, this 5 bedroom 2.5 bathroom home has been meticulously cared for and has seen many recent upgrades. Bright and sunny throughout, the main floor boasts an oversized entry and living room with stu

Listing courtesy of: Royal LePage Atlantic
New Listing – 4 hours online
$397,000
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34 Steeves Court Lower Sackville, NS B4C1K5
Single Family Home For Sale
Active

Perfect Sackville location! Close to schools, walking paths, parks and First Lake Beach. This 5 Bedroom, 2 Bath side-split features a main floor plan that includes a large Living Room with cozy wood burning fireplace insert. A long contemporary cut-o

Listing courtesy of: Royal LePage Atlantic (Dartmouth)
New Listing – 4 hours online
$699,900
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186 Meek Arm Trail East Uniacke, NS B0N1Z0
Single Family Home For Sale
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Check out this stunningly immaculate bungalow with loft, less than a year old and absolutely loaded with features. Come in through the entryway to this gorgeous, expansive, open-concept living which makes it perfect for entertaining or keeping an eye

Listing courtesy of: Royal LePage Atlantic
New Listing – 4 hours online
$359,900
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71 Boxwood Crescent Lower Sackville, NS B4C3Z1
Single Family Home For Sale
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Welcome to 71 Boxwood Crescent! Family home located in a great neighborhood and conveniently located in the heart of Sackville. Home offers a spacious living room which leads to the open concept kitchen and dining area with patio doors to large deck

Listing courtesy of: Royal LePage Atlantic
New Listing – 4 hours online
$519,000
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305 Lower Malpaque Road Charlottetown, PE C1E1S8
Single Family Home For Sale
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Fully Renovated stunning home with 4 spacious bedrooms + 2 fully upgraded washrooms with quartz counter top. Double Garage with 3 level split and separate entrance to the basement. Open concept layout, Newly built kitchen with huge island and stainle

Listing courtesy of: KELLER WILLIAMS SELECT REALTY
New Listing – 5 hours online
$1,000,000
327 Windmill Road Dartmouth, NS B3A1H7
Land For Sale
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Development Alert! The new Corridor Zoning will allow for this location to be re-developed. The Architect Assessment (on file) estimates this property can accommodate a 7 story building with up to 50 residential units. This area is blended residentia

Listing courtesy of: Royal LePage Atlantic
New Listing – 5 hours online
$784,900
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206 Spinnaker Drive Halifax, NS B3N3C6
Townhouse For Sale
Active

In desirable Regatta Point, is this meticulously maintained 3 bdrm/3.5bath townhouse. Overlooking the NW Arm with stunning water views from all 3 lvls, this sought after 2 storey with garage & walk-out basement will delight even the most discerning b

Listing courtesy of: Royal LePage Atlantic
New Listing – 5 hours online
$65,000
Lot 21 Bjoern Seelhorst Drive French Road, NS B1K2A1
Land For Sale
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Cape Breton. 3 acres Building Lot with 262 feet waterfront is located in a beautiful location right at MacLeods Lake. Migrated, surveyed, power is on the roadside, ready to build on, no restrictions. The property slopes gently towards the lake and fe

Listing courtesy of: Cape Breton Realty
New Listing – 6 hours online
$214,900
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114 79 Collins Grove Dartmouth, NS B2W6B9
Condo For Sale
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Opportunity knocks! Attention investors, professional couples, and small families. Welcome to this 3 bedroom condo, beautifully painted throughout, some new light fixtures, new hot water tank. Beautifully transformed 2 bedroom down and 1 up (can be u

Listing courtesy of: Sutton Group Professional Realty – A549
New Listing – 6 hours online
$349,900
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102 40 Waterfront Drive Bedford, NS B4A4J1
Condo For Sale
Active

Enjoy executive lifestyle living and picturesque views of the Bedford Basin from the comfort of your home. With beautiful walking trails just minutes from your doorstep this stunning 2 bedroom + den, 2 bath condo is perfectly situated to enjoy the si

Listing courtesy of: Assist-2-Sell Homeworks Realty
New Listing – 6 hours online
$1,350,000
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1634/1636 Henry Street Halifax, NS B3H3K3
Multi-Family For Sale
Active

Fantastic, fully renovated, South End Duplex! Upper flat offers open design Living area with patio doors to deck, bright white Kitchen boasting shaker style cabinetry complimented with tile backsplash and stainless steel appliances, 3 Bedrooms and re

Listing courtesy of: Royal LePage Atlantic
New Listing – 6 hours online
$329,900
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532 94 Moirs Mill Road Bedford, NS B4A3Y2
Condo For Sale
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Welcome to carefree living at Watermill Ridge! Unit 532 in building 94 is ready for a loving new owner, and it could be you! This 2 bed, 1.5 bath unit has recently been freshened up, with new floors, fresh paint and kitchen upgrades! Unit 532 feature

Listing courtesy of: Royal LePage Atlantic
New Listing – 6 hours online
$85,000
1323 Highway 236 Scotch Village, NS B0N2A0
Single Family Home For Sale
Active

Need a project? Here is a good bones starting point! Property is approximately an acre in size. There is a storey and a half structure with outbuilding on the property which can be renovated and turned into a lovely affordable country home. Demo alre

Listing courtesy of: Hants Realty Ltd.
New Listing – 6 hours online
$29,500
2875 HIGHWAY 1 Port Maitland, NS B5A5B5
Single Family Home For Sale
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Priced to sell below the assessment of $42, 200. Features a new septic system, new shed and outhouse and the old house still has power hooked up to it and the driveway has new gravel in place. A new unfinished 'tiny home' can be purchased separately.

Listing courtesy of: RE/MAX Banner Real Estate
New Listing – 7 hours online
$395,000
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160 Hillview Heights Road Newburne, NS B0J2E0
Single Family Home For Sale
Active

Located in a quiet subdivision on the east side of beautiful Indian Lake, this cozy cape is a great place to live. Totally renovated and added on to, it offers 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, front deck, rear deck is 3 step-down with roof over main level deck

Listing courtesy of: RE/MAX South Shore Realty(1989) Ltd-Bridgewater
New Listing – 7 hours online
$195,000
Thorne Road West Dalhousie, NS B0P1R0
Land For Sale
Active

Former Old homestead property with 3 acres of old overgrown field and remainder of the land is wooded with mature timber bordering with 1400 ft of waterfrontage on a quiet inlet of Paradise Lake. The lake splits the lot in the back of the property. T

Listing courtesy of: EXIT Realty Inter Lake
New Listing – 7 hours online
$159,000
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503 West Green Harbour West Green Harbour, NS B0T1L0
Single Family Home For Sale
Active

This charming fixer upper is just waiting for someone to come along and make it their own! The home and barn (27'X17') sit on a 1.3 acre lot with an additional 25 acre waterfront lot directly across the road. In the last 12 years, the wiring has been

Listing courtesy of: Keller Williams Select Realty (Shelburne)
New Listing – 7 hours online
$999,000
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61 Brans Way Williamswood, NS B3V1T1
Single Family Home For Sale
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Spectacular lakefront, newly built Cape Cod estate distinguished by custom, meticulous craftsmanship and timeless finishes – Welcome to 61 Brans Way. Nestled on a 18735 sqft property on Moody Lake in Williamswood, this stunning 3 bedroom, 2 and a hal

Listing courtesy of: Bryant Realty Atlantic
New Listing – 7 hours online
$479,900
19 Elmwood Avenue Dartmouth, NS B3A3E3
Multi-Family For Sale
Active

Welcome to 19 Elmwood Avenue in Dartmouth! This location cannot be beat as you are a five minute commute to Halifax, steps away from major amenities & the new Dartmouth Sportsplex, as well as parks, playgrounds, and public transportation. This two un

Listing courtesy of: Royal LePage Atlantic
New Listing – 7 hours online
$279,900
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1707 Saxon Street Hillaton, NS B0P1T0
Single Family Home For Sale
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Located in the beautiful countryside of Port Williams, this newly renovated bungalow is move in ready! New updates include windows and doors, roof repairs, heat pump addition, flooring and trim, new paint and more! The front covered porch and back de

Listing courtesy of: Royal LePage Atlantic (Greenwood)
New Listing – 8 hours online
$345,000
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70 Thomas Street Lake Echo, NS B3E1M6
Single Family Home For Sale
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Located in beautiful family friendly Lake Echo this lovely split entry is ready for it's new owners! The main level is open concept living room, with a spacious bright kitchen. Also includes 3 bedrooms and one full bath. The downstairs comes with a w

Listing courtesy of: Royal LePage Atlantic (Dartmouth)
New Listing – 8 hours online
$249,900
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6 Adelaide Avenue Halifax, NS B3N2N4
Single Family Home For Sale
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Here is the PERFECT opportunity to add to an investor's portfolio or for any first time home buyer! This well sized two storey home has 3 substantially sized bedroom, 2 bathrooms, and is centrally located in the heart of Fairview. You are within walk

Listing courtesy of: Keller Williams Select Realty
New Listing – 8 hours online
$839,000
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2756 Deacon Street Halifax, NS B3L3J1
Single Family Home For Sale
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Classic central Halifax home, with a low carbon footprint, on a quiet, tree-lined street. SolarEdge system with LG panels: contributes more electricity to the grid than is consumed! Mitsubishi HVAC units cool in the summer and heat at outside tempera

Listing courtesy of: Red Door Realty
New Listing – 8 hours online
$349,900
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72 Attenborough Court Halifax, NS B3M4C2
Townhouse For Sale
Active

This 3 bedrooms + 1 Den and 2.5 bath townhouse is located in a convenient Cul-de-sac in Clayton park is perfect for your family. The bright house comes with brand new hardwood floors, new roof, front stairs, fresh paint and recently installed heat pu

Listing courtesy of: Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Atlantic
New Listing – 8 hours online
$249,900
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100 Marlboro Drive Bridgewater, NS B4V2Y3
Single Family Home For Sale
Active

Cute, comfortable, and affordable in-town living~ A sweet little bungalow with a fully finished basement is an excellent opportunity to get yourself into homeownership. This affordably priced 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath bungalow is ideal for those looking to

Listing courtesy of: EXIT Realty Inter Lake
New Listing – 8 hours online
$199,000
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56 Archibald Avenue Sydney, NS B1P3L6
Single Family Home For Sale
Active

Don't miss this lovely three bedroom bungalow on a dead end street in a central area of Sydney. It is located in close proximity to local schools, walking trails, hospital, and features sought after concrete insulite construction. On the main floor y

Listing courtesy of: Coldwell Banker Boardwalk Realty
New Listing – 8 hours online
$69,000
Parcel A Portage Road Whycocomagh Portage, NS B0E3M0
Land For Sale
Active

Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. 16 acres land and 343 feet waterfront on Chisholms Pond, which is connected to Bras d'Or Lake. Mostly treed and not far from the amenities of the Village of Whycocomagh.Survey plan, migrated, electricity hookup at the road a

Listing courtesy of: Cape Breton Realty
New Listing – 17 hours online
$330,000
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10 Covington Place Bible Hill, NS B2N0J8
Townhouse For Sale
Active

Here it is, FINALLY! Your 1 level living search is over! This beautiful, bright, clean end-unit located in quiet 55+ Riverwood Subdivision in the ever growing Bible Hill is waiting for you to call home. This 1050 Sqft, 2 bedroom, 2 full-bath, open co

Listing courtesy of: Nova Coast Realty Inc.
New Listing – 22 hours online
$139,000
10 Gregor Street Glace Bay, NS B1A4C8
Multi-Family For Sale
Active

2 unit building located in a country like setting near the Glace Bay Dam. Each unit consists of 2 bedrooms, kitchen, living room and 4 piece bath. The main floor apartment is heated with an oil hot water furnace. The basement is heated with electric

Listing courtesy of: Red and White Realty NS Inc.
New Listing – yesterday
$287,500
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BEDS
2
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59 Lane Avenue Truro, NS B2N2N2
Single Family Home For Sale
Active

When viewing this property on Realtor.ca please click on the 'Multimedia' or Virtual Tour link for more property info.Lovely Bungalow located in a quiet part of town offers space , privacy, kitchen & bathroom reno & a stylish design. This gem represe

Listing courtesy of: PG Direct Realty Ltd.
New Listing – yesterday
$899,000
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107 Poplar Lane Indian Point, NS B0J2E0
Single Family Home For Sale
Active

Wonderful opportunity… on the better side of Indian Point, where you actually own the waterfront ( 200" ), have privacy, no road to navigate, and superior protection from the bad weather. This 2.8 acre property is ideal for a couple looking for a f

Listing courtesy of: Engel & Volkers (Chester)
New Listing – yesterday
$84,900
68 Osprey Ridge Road Vaughan, NS B0N2T0
Land For Sale
Active

Build your dream home on this beautiful lot in Cottage Country, Falls Lake. Hiking and cross country trails throughout area. Lot owners association fees applicable. Year round road access. Minutes to Ski Martock and Town of Windsor. Take advantage of

Listing courtesy of: RE/MAX Nova
New Listing – yesterday
$419,900
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634-636 St George Street Annapolis Royal, NS B0S1A0
Multi-Family For Sale
Active

Beautifully renovated Single Family home with separate In-Law Suite or Apartment. This versatile property has been used as a quality revenue generating duplex for years. This lovely home features 2 bedrooms, each with en-suite baths, modern kitchen,

Listing courtesy of: RE/MAX Banner Real Estate
New Listing – yesterday
$325,000
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2
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1235 Sherman Belcher Road Centreville, NS B0P1J0
Single Family Home For Sale
Active

If youre looking for that Valley feel but dont want to be too far from town this may be just the place you're looking for. Nestled in the charming community of Centreville this stunning property is ideally located in the heart of the valley. With alm

Listing courtesy of: Exit Realty Town & Country
New Listing – yesterday
$69,900
67 Osprey Ridge Road Vaughan, NS B0N2T0
Land For Sale
Active

Build your dream home on this beautiful lot in Cottage Country, Falls Lake. Hiking and cross country trails throughout area. Lot owners association fee applicable. Year round road access. Minutes to Ski Martock and Town of Windsor. Take advantage of

Listing courtesy of: RE/MAX Nova
New Listing – yesterday
$495,000
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BEDS
4
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19 Bantry Lane Antigonish, NS B2G2Z8
Single Family Home For Sale
Active

When viewing this property on Realtor.ca please click on the 'Multimedia' or Virtual Tour link for more property info. Located in desired Antigonish location, this four bedroom home is within walking distance to St.Francis Xavier University, as well

Listing courtesy of: PG Direct Realty Ltd.
New Listing – yesterday
$27,500
15 Marshall Street Glace Bay, NS B1A1X3
Land For Sale
Active

Large, private and mostly cleared building lot available in a great area of Glace Bay off South Street. There is already a driveway in place. Check it out! (id:32990)

Listing courtesy of: Coldwell Banker Boardwalk Realty
New Listing – yesterday
$349,900
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2
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6190 Highway 2 Highway Enfield, NS B2T1E3
Single Family Home For Sale
Active

This fully finished, functional split entry home is sure to please. Open concept main floor with large custom kitchen featuring stainless steel appliances, large island and slow close doors and drawers. 2 bedrooms with large closets and full bath com

Listing courtesy of: Royal LePage Atlantic
New Listing – yesterday
$349,900
4 Prince Street Hantsport, NS B0P1P0
Multi-Family For Sale
Active

Charming 2.5 story home in the heart of Hantsport. The home measures 2263 sq.ft on a 7000 sq. ft. lot. The home is presently 2 flats however an easy conversion back to a single family home is very doable, or live in one flat and rent out the other as

Listing courtesy of: Homelife City & Valley
New Listing – yesterday
$1,200,000
1289 South Park Street Halifax, NS B3J2K8
Multi-Family For Sale
Active

Great location! Situated amongst the history and heritage of the city of Halifax this 3-unit triplex is a great investment opportunity. Two units contain 3 bedrooms, full bathroom, living room, kitchen and one unit includes 2 bedrooms, full bath, liv

Listing courtesy of: Assist-2-Sell Homeworks Realty
New Listing – yesterday
$249,900
47 Spring Street Amherst, NS B4H1S1
Multi-Family For Sale
Active

4-UNIT RENTAL! Within walking distance to all three schools, this centrally located multi-unit is fully occupied just waiting for new investor. Located on a large corner lot with plenty of lawn and 4 parking spots. Apartment 1 – This main floor unit

Listing courtesy of: RE/MAX County Line Realty Ltd.
New Listing – yesterday
$880,000
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BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
453 Grande Greve Road Grande Greve, NS B0E3B0
Single Family Home For Sale
Active

This has to be one of the most incredible properties to hit the market! It is known as Grande Greve Beach. 35 Acres with over 3000 feet of oceanfront. Very private setting. South facing and West facing ocean beachfront. A 10 year old Chalet style hom

Listing courtesy of: Harvey Realties Limited (St.Peters)
New Listing – yesterday
$475,000
16 Penny Avenue Spryfield, NS B3P1P1
Multi-Family For Sale
Active

Viewings will be this Friday and Saturday. A great set of over and under flats. 2 three bedroom units. The upper level has rented for $1650 p/m tenants pay heat and power. Lower level rents $1500 p/m, tenants pay heat and power. Lower Unit has a larg

Listing courtesy of: RE/MAX NOVA – 15867
New Listing – yesterday
$260,000
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BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
50 Courtney Road Dartmouth, NS B3A4B8
Single Family Home For Sale
Active

Loads of potential exist with this 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom home. Sitting on a large oversized lot just under 6000 sqft. With the new center plan the zoning ER2 wich could allow for redevelopment of it adding two more units. The home features a good siz

Listing courtesy of: Royal LePage Atlantic
New Listing – yesterday
$599,900
3
BEDS
1
TOTAL BATH
5491 Highway 14 Highway Windsor, NS B0N2T0
Single Family Home For Sale
Active

Hobby farm enthusiasts, equestrian buyers, and developers this property may be just what you have been looking for! This sweet 3 bedroom home is on large 44 acre land parcel located in Windsor with rd frontage both on Highway 14 and College Rd offeri

Listing courtesy of: Royal LePage Atlantic – Valley(Windsor)
New Listing – yesterday
$790,000
4445 Highway 2 Highway Wellington, NS B2T1A2
Condo For Sale
Active

Check out this awesome 7 unit residential income property, just 20 minutes outside of Halifax and 10 minutes to the airport. With high demand for rentals in the area you will never have a vacancy! Net rental income is very strong and this well mainta

Listing courtesy of: Royal LePage Atlantic
New Listing – yesterday
$359,000
3
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
194 Brooklyn Shore Road Brooklyn, NS B0J1H0
Single Family Home For Sale
Active

Beautiful 3 bedroom 2 bathroom home, located in Brooklyn! This meticulously maintained home is ready for new ownership, and you will love what you see! Designed with a family in mind, you will appreciate the large living spaces (Living room and famil

Listing courtesy of: EXIT Realty Inter Lake Liverpool

Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia is a land flourishing with lush forests, rolling seas, and glistening lakes. The experience you’ll have when moving to Nova Scotia will be unlike anything else. The quality of life and proximity to surrounding natural wonders is unique to Nova Scotia, and may be difficult to find in much of North America today. Nova Scotians enjoy low housing costs and smaller communities, making it one of the most enjoyable places to live in Canada. In June of 2020, the average home price in Nova Scotia was $286,227, which is almost $300,000 less than the Canadian average!

History of Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia boasts a diverse history of Celtic, Aboriginal, Acadian, and African cultures. The province prides itself on maintaining its eclectic culture and is now home to more than 100 cultures and ethnicities. There are several museums, monuments, and festivals throughout Nova Scotia that celebrate the many communities that live here. 

For more than 5,000 years before European settlement, Native Mi’kmaq lived among Nova Scotia’s rich waters. From 1497 to 1605, John Cabot led the way for European exploration in the province. However, it was the French that eventually established Port Royal as the first permanent European settlement in Nova Scotia. Acadie, the French territory, has extended into Maine, parts of Quebec, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island. 

After a century of fighting for territory, the British gained control of the province and established a government in 1848, making Nova Scotia one of the first official provinces in Canada. With a strong fishing and shipbuilding industry, Halifax became a hub for transporting goods. Shortly after 1867, the first railway was built between Nova Scotia and Quebec City, bringing extensive prosperity to the area. 

The use of modern-day metal vessels instead of wooden ships caused some trying times for Nova Scotia’s shipbuilding industry. However, the province started moving upward again during WWII. Since then, the tourism industry has joined the fishing and shipbuilding industries as major players in Nova Scotia’s economy. Continue reading to find out why people from far and wide are moving to Nova Scotia.

About Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia is a beautiful province that has a lot to offer its residents. The area’s natural beauty and rich culture have helped it become an attractive destination for those looking to make their home in the region. Nova Scotia is located on the east coast of Canada. It has a population of about 950,000 people and it’s home to Halifax, which is one of Canada’s most populous cities. 

Known for its history, culture, and natural beauty, Halifax has become Nova Scotia’s legislative capital and most populous metropolis. Halifax has a unique, vibrant atmosphere that brings a little bit of city-life to the surrounding rural areas. This capital city is on the upswing economically and demographically, which means there’s a lot of development in many city neighbourhoods. Each day, more restaurants, bars, businesses, and attractions open up, but don’t worry, Nova Scotia’s natural wonder can still be found on every corner.

As a whole, Nova Scotia’s culture is diverse and rich. Over time, the Mi’kmaq have preserved their culture through art, music, language, and stories. The Acadian community, while smaller than other provinces, still practices traditional crafts, and many of them primarily speak in French. The descendants of many Black Loyalists in Nova Scotia, having overcome years and years of hardship, now proudly cherish and celebrate their own culture. However, the Gaelic population remains the largest represented culture in Nova Scotia. These Scottish and Irish descendants still speak Gaelic and celebrate many traditions throughout the province. No matter where you come from, Nova Scotia welcomes you to embrace your culture and celebrate your heritage. 

As far as real estate goes, homes in Nova Scotia are particularly affordable. While job opportunities in the area are quite limited, if you are able to work from home or commute to a larger city, this could be an ideal location to buy a home. Many people commute into Halifax for work so that they can take advantage of the lower house prices in rural areas. 

Nova Scotia varies from city to city, but you’ll find excellent outdoor activities throughout all of them. From biking trails to shoreside activities, there is enough nature in the province to keep you entertained all year. You can take a drive on the Cabot Trail and see some of the most scenic landscapes in Canada or put on your hiking shoes and head to Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Looking to see some of Nova Scotia’s rich history? Check out the Fortress of Louisbourg, the Canadian Museum of Immigration, or the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic in Halifax. 

Most cities in Nova Scotia are relatively small and easy to get around. The beautiful weather encourages Nova Scotians to walk or get out on their bikes to get where they need to go. The Halifax Stanfield International Airport is the major airport in Nova Scotia, providing a wide array of national and international flights. 

Nova Scotia boasts warm summers and very mild winters. One of the plus sides of living in the province is that you don’t have to brace yourself for extreme cold temperatures. Nova Scotia takes the prize for clearest skies year-round in Canada, so it’s no wonder why residents are seen exploring the outdoors on a daily basis. If you love to be surrounded by beautiful views and enjoy a slower pace of life, Nova Scotia is the place for you!

Things to do in Nova Scotia

While Nova Scotia is known for smaller towns and quiet lifestyles, you’ll have no issue finding ways to stay busy. From national parks to unique restaurants and exciting waterfalls, there’s always something amazing to explore. No matter what time of year it is, Nova Scotia will encourage you to get outside and spend some time in nature’s beauty. Here are some of the most well-loved spots around the province: 

  1. Cabot Trail
    • Cabot Trail is the most scenic drive in Nova Scotia, that will take you through some of the province’s most beautiful scenic landscapes. The 300km trail starts at Cape Breton Highlands National Park and winds its way along the rugged Atlantic coastline through some of Canada’s most spectacular scenery, before finishing up near Ingonish Beach Provincial Park. Along the way you’ll find iconic attractions like The Needle’s Eye, St. Ann’s Bay Lighthouse, and Peggy’s Cove lighthouse. Pro tip: Cabot Trail is most popular in the autumn because the vibrant colors of the trees and surrounding scenery are unlike any other. Take advantage of the brisk temperatures to take a hike or bike along some designated trails along the way.
  2. Peggy’s Cove
    • Peggy’s Cove is a small fishing village located on the eastern coast of Canada. Peggy’s cove was established in 1884 when John Anderson, an entrepreneur from Boston, Massachusetts, built a store and hotel there to take advantage of the lucrative boat building trade that had developed in the area. The cove has been home to many notable residents, including painter Lawren Harris, who lived there for several years at his family’s summer house. He named the house “Smugglers’ Cottage” after its use during Prohibition by rum-runners bringing liquor into Nova Scotia from New Brunswick. Lighthouse keeper James Alexander Stewart moved his two sons and one daughter to Peggy’s Cove where they raised their own children before returning to their home in Halifax. Peggy’s Cove is a popular destination for tourists and photographers alike, with many walking trails that take visitors around the cove to see some of Nova Scotia’s most beautiful coastline. 
  3. Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site
    • The Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site reconstructs mid-18th century fort life with over 40 authentic structures, costumed guides, and operational businesses. The town’s huge defensive walls surround it on all sides, some of which were as thick as 35 feet when built. The recreated area is now bustling with actors in costume who enact various aspects of everyday life, from housekeeping to those in the military. Visitors can observe servants cook, sample fresh baked bread, see merchants sell their merchandise, and feel the ground shake as troops fire the cannon and muskets. The campground has a special experience for people looking for an interesting getaway. If you want to go all out, spend the night in a reproduction tent or a period house, which is an incredibly unique experience for couples seeking an unforgettable adventure.
  4. Cape Breton Highlands National Park
    • Cape Breton Highlands National Park protects one quarter of all remaining old growth forest on Cape Breton Island and many other rare species that depend on this habitat for their survival. The area contains Nova Scotia’s highest peak and covers 950 square kilometers of Cape Breton Island. The park is also the only land access to an untouched section of coastline on Nova Scotia’s mainland, where visitors can enjoy hiking trails and incredible views from the highlands cliffs. Cape Breton Highlands National Park offers some spectacular opportunities for exploration including fishing in pristine coves or along Cape Breton’s rugged Atlantic shoreline. Hikers can choose from many challenging trails, and wildlife experts can see moose, beaver, eagles, and deer throughout the park.
  5. Maritime Museum of the Atlantic
    • The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic is a Canadian maritime museum located in downtown Halifax, Nova Scotia. Its exhibits focus on Canada’s marine heritage and the lives of Nova Scotians who work at sea. The museum has seen over 3 million visitors since opening in 1991 and houses an extensive collection that includes more than 10,000 artifacts and 1 million photographs spanning three centuries. More than 200 model ships can be found in the museum and there is an entire exhibit on the rescue efforts after the Titanic sank. You’ll find several artifacts that were found at sea during the rescue and ones that were recovered later on. Queen Elizabeth II even donated Queen Victoria’s Royal Barge to the museum, so visitors can see the ship located in Halifax Harbour. Whether you are more interested in history or Canada’s maritime reputation, you’ll find plenty of both here!
  6. Kejimkujik National Park
    • The Kejimkujik National Park is located in New Scotland, Nova Scotia, and covers almost 400 square kilometers of land. A modest seaside extension features a beautiful white-sand beach that is one of the park’s major attractions. One of the most appealing aspects of this tranquil location is the long history of the Mi’kmaq people who have inhabited the region for thousands of years. The vast majority of the park is only accessible by foot or canoe, making it an ideal location to get away. Campsites may be found throughout the park for individuals who wish to immerse themselves in nature entirely or simply walk about during the day while enjoying the scenery.
  7. Lunenburg
    • Lunenburg is a small town in Nova Scotia, Canada that has been around for over 350 years. The town’s history has made it into museums and exhibits all over the world, and nearly 3/4 of the buildings there are the original structures from the 18th and 19th centuries. One of the most popular attractions in Lunenburg is the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic which was formerly known as “The Fisherman’s House.” It showcases artifacts dating back to 1777 when fishing became an important industry in Lunenburg. You’ll find many interesting things here including preserved fish or sea creatures, equipment used by fishermen, and information about how they lived back then too! Visitors can also see various other buildings from different time periods including Victorian-era homes and churches that are still standing today. Lunenburg is the ultimate relaxing place to go for a quaint day on the waterfront. 
  8. Canada Museum of Immigration at Pier 21
    • The Canada Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 is a museum devoted to the story of immigration to Canada, as told through the experience of those who passed through the former Pier 21. It is recorded that 20% of the nation’s immigrants from 1928 to 1971 were welcomed into Canada at the Pier. Commissioned by The Canadian Heritage Council in 1990 and opened on September 28th, 1992, this national historic site offers an insight into what it was like for people from all over the world to come here as immigrants looking for a better life. Visitors can explore interactive exhibits that illustrate how immigration has changed over time and reflect on their own family histories. Interactive displays help visitors understand how different waves of newcomers have helped shape the country’s identity and diversity today. The museum also features an impressive collection including more than 11,000 photographs documenting arrivals at Pier 21 between 1928 and 1971, as well as more than 200 artifacts. When you visit, you can even trace your own family’s immigration history for free at the Scotiabank Family History Centre!
  9. Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens
    • The Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens in Nova Scotia is your place to stroll through 10 acres of the most beautiful horticulture you’ll ever see. As one of the top show gardens in North America, Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens offer visitors two thousand rose bushes, vast green lawns, and a Governor’s Garden with plants and flowers reflective of the 1740’s. When you visit, make sure to check out the demonstration plots to learn different techniques and planting styles. If you have an important event coming up, the back side of the gardens is a popular wedding and event space, with gorgeous floral views along the riverbank. It’s easy to get lost exploring all these beautiful grounds have to offer, so give yourself some time and enjoy!
  10. Halifax Public Gardens
    • Halifax Public Gardens is a beautiful place that’s perfect for getting away from the hustle and bustle of life. The gardens are located in downtown Halifax, Nova Scotia and have been around since 1867, making them the oldest Victorian gardens in North America. They were originally laid out by Edward Kemp on behalf of the citizens of Halifax. Today, there are five different sections to explore including: Georges Island Garden with its lily pond and rose garden, Rocking Stone Garden with its lovely flower beds, Wildflower Meadow which features native plants seen in Nova Scotia during the 19th century, Victorian Garden which has formal plantings reminiscent of English style gardening popular in that time period, and the Maud Lewis Memorial Rose Garden, which was created in memory of local folk artist, Maud Lewis. You can take guided tours through the gardens, or you can simply stroll through the scenery on your own time. The gardens are free to visit, so this is an affordable and relaxing day out.

Major Cities in Nova Scotia