Since 1971, our family business has been helping clients navigate the complexities of real estate with a personal touch that sets us apart. We understand that each client has unique needs, and we’re dedicated to fulfilling them with tailored guidance.

Our longstanding experience in the Halifax real estate market is our strength. We offer deep personal insights and an understanding of up to moment changes in the marketplace to ensure our clients make informed decisions.

Your Journey, Our Commitment

We view every transaction as a personal commitment. Our approach is simple: listen, understand, and deliver. We’re not just selling properties; we’re building relationships that last beyond the sale.

RE/MAX Lifetime Achievement Award

RE/MAX Chairman’s Club

RE/MAX Platinum Club

REIC FRI designation

Meet our Team

Andy Sawler Realtor

Having lived on both coasts of Canada, Andy is most proud of being part of a tightly knit Maritime community — and the personal connections that come with it. Andy attended Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, where he completed his bachelor’s degrees in arts and commerce. He then moved to Vancouver, working for seven years in sales for the technology sector. He returned home to Nova Scotia in 2005, joining the Sawler Real Estate Group and setting down roots in his natural habitat. He is an active member of the local chapter of the Real Estate Institute of Canada (REIC) and, in 2011, he received the RE/MAX Lifetime Achievement Award.

A continual learner, Andy has earned the designation of Fellow of the Real Estate Institute of Canada (FRI), the industry’s most prestigious designation for real estate professionals who demonstrate a commitment to the highest standards of education and ethical conduct. In his community, Andy is a member of the IWK Health Centre Founder’s Club and is a proud supporter of the Regional Independent Students Association (RISA) and the Dartmouth General Hospital Foundation. He enjoys gentleman’s league hockey, acts as chair of the Dartmouth Skateboard Coalition, and is a member of the Hartlen Point Forces Golf Club.

Dorothy Sawler Realtor

Prior to her career in real estate, Dorothy graduated from The Victoria General Hospital School of Nursing. She very much enjoyed working as a Registered Nurse and those empathetic qualities serve her well today. RE/MAX has recognized Dorothy in the prestigious RE/MAX Hall of Fame and she is also a Registered Relocation Specialist. An active member of her professional community, she has served as a member of The Halifax – Dartmouth Real Estate Board of Directors, has chaired the Professional Standards Committee and is a past member of the NSAR Scholarship Committee.

Don Sawler Consultant

Don Sawler’s career in the Nova Scotia real estate industry has spanned over forty years. Don was a member of a select group of agents in the first Re/Max franchise in Atlantic Canada back in the early 1980’s! Don remains a valuable asset to our group in a consulting capacity. Throughout his career, he has received local, national and international recognition for his exemplary service and professionalism.RE/MAX has presented Don with The Lifetime Achievement Award, and he was a member of the RE/MAX Hall of Fame. His sales experience, over the years, has led to MLS Gold, Platinum and Chairman Club Awards. In 2011, Don received honorary membership in the Nova Scotia Association of Realtors.


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The Added Value of RE/MAX NOVA

RE/MAX nova makes up the largest team of professional RE/MAX REALTORS® in Nova Scotia. Our premier market presence and network provides a host of competitive advantages to ensure that RE/MAX Associates have the most to offer you. Our Real Estate agents are part of a worldwide relocation network and lead the industry in professional designations, experience, and negotiating skills.

As a leader in the real estate industry, you need to stay on top of the trends. RE/MAX is constantly adopting the latest technology and creating innovative marketing techniques. With new ways to do business such as electronic signatures, making selling our home the easiest it has ever been, especially during a global pandemic. RE/MAX also provides its agents with an exclusive set of skills and regular training to ensure all agents are knowledgeable and practical when it comes to selling and /or buying your home.

Real Estate is not the only focus for RE/MAX. RE/MAX is invested in the community. On top of personal donations, fundraisers and telethon participation, RE/MAX agents donate a portion of their commission through the Miracle Home Program every time they sell a home. This is just one of the ways you see RE/MAX involved in the community.

Your home is one of the biggest investments. When you are ready to buy or sell your home, a RE/MAX agent is your best chance for a positive, smooth transaction and walking away from the deal with a smile on your face.