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Buying Your Home – Part 1 – Taking the First Step

When you start searching for your first home or any home it is important to plan ahead and think about what you want most. Your search for a new home is special to you – so before you start, identify your priorities. This list should reflect your needs and the needs of your family, whether growing or downsizing. Hot markets are not ideal for finding a good match in all cases, but you will be better served at least knowing what you want and do not want.

Apart from needs, make sure you understand your market range and meet with a [read more…]

2021-03-17T09:04:01-03:00November 16th, 2020|Real Estate|

SPCA – No-Fee Surrenders

Happy Fur Foot Friday! Dexter is sporting his suit at the office today!

Did you know that the SPCA accepts animals into its care regardless of their age or health? Striving to be approachable, understanding, and non-judgmental, the SPCA offers no fee surrenders for pets and stray animals. With unexpected situations occurring in life and understanding how difficult it is for the owner to make the tough decision to surrender a pet, the SPCA ensures they will be re-homed into a loving family and suitable type of home! Book an appointment ahead of time to ensure the SPCA has lots of [read more…]

2021-03-16T13:39:30-03:00October 2nd, 2020|Community|

Welcome Hailey Millesse

Please join us in welcoming our newest Executive Assistant, Hailey Millesse, to the Arcus Legal team! She will be working closely with Tjiske Polstra to provide support and administrative assistance. Hailey completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Guelph, concentrating her studies in Political Science and Sociology. Through the University of Guelph, she also obtained a Certificate in Public Policy and Administration. Hailey brings a wide range of customer service and administrative experience. In her spare time, Hailey enjoys reading and cooking. She is currently working her way through reading the top 100 books to read in a lifetime. [read more…]

2021-03-16T10:33:18-03:00September 24th, 2020|Our Team|

Welcome Tracey DeAdder

Arcus Legal welcomes Tracey DeAdder as our newest property team member. Tracey graduated from Kingstec with an Advanced Bookkeeping diploma in 1985, and again in 1986 with a Business Computer Operator diploma. She studied business at Henson College at Dalhousie University. Tracey brings detailed knowledge of real property transactions, specializing in land migrations. She even uses her skills as a genealogist to investigate family connections to land titles. Often working behind the scenes, she enjoys the challenges that real property transactions can bring, and aims to provide a calming element whenever clients face difficult transactions. In her spare time, she [read more…]

2021-03-16T10:34:06-03:00September 11th, 2020|Our Team|

Erin O’Brien Edmonds recognized as Halifax Lawyer of the Year for Real Estate Law

Congratulations to Erin O’Brien Edmonds, QC, TEP, for being selected by her peers as Lawyer of the Year for Real Estate Law in Halifax. Erin previously received this award in Best Lawyers® for 2016 and 2018. This year, she has also been recognized in the category of Trusts and Estates. Erin has been recognized in Best Lawyers® every year since 2010.

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2021-03-17T09:05:43-03:00September 10th, 2020|Our Team, Real Estate|

SPCA – Fix My Pet Application

Arcus Legal is proudly supporting the Nova Scotia SPCA with our “Fur Foot Friday” collaboration!

The SPCA Animal Hospital is currently running a program to help families who have been hesitant or unable to have their male cat fixed, due to the cost associated with the procedure. This is a program where subsidized and affordable rates are offered to those who may need it.

Having your pet fixed not only prevents unwanted litters but can also improve your pet’s life by helping fix and prevent behavioral and health issues!

If you have a male cat you would like to have fixed, but feel [read more…]

2021-03-16T15:39:11-03:00August 21st, 2020|Community|

SPCA 50/50 Lottery

This week is our third week of Fur Foot Friday, in collaboration with the SPCA!

Did you know that the Nova Scotia SPCA has launched their new Weekly 50/50 Lottery?!

There will be a lucky winner every Wednesday at noon! When you buy a ticket, you give an animal a second chance at life. You can also choose to directly support a specific SPCA shelter of your choosing when purchasing tickets, such as the Nova Scotia SPCA – Dartmouth Shelter, as we have done within this collaboration!

Please see below for a link to the SPCA’s Weekly 50/50 Lottery if interested.

https://www.rafflebox.ca/raffle/nsspca

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2021-03-16T15:51:28-03:00August 14th, 2020|Community|

Welcome Amanda Forsey

Please join us in welcoming our newest associate lawyer, Amanda Forsey, to the Arcus Legal team! Amanda graduated in 2019 with a Juris Doctor from University of New Brunswick. She also has as a Bachelor of Commerce with a Major in Finance from St. Mary’s University. She will be working closely alongside Erin O’Brien Edmonds, practicing Property Law. In her spare time, Amanda enjoys coaching cheerleading, running, and golfing. Please give a warm welcome to Amanda!

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2021-03-16T10:34:36-03:00August 7th, 2020|Our Team|
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