Maison Property Appraisals
Valuing What Matters Most
Maison Property Appraisals is a full service real estate appraisal company. We provide an array of residential valuation services to an extensive client base, including banks, credit unions, law firms, accountants, mortgage brokers, investors, relocation companies, Realtors and home owners.
Located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, we serve all of Halifax Regional Municipality and South Shore Nova Scotia.
Kate Dunsworth Casey
Kate Dunsworth Casey is the owner of Maison Property Appraisals Inc, a residential real estate appraisal company she founded in 2018. Born and raised in Halifax NS, she moved to Montreal in 1997, where she attended McGill University and began a career in banking with TD Bank after graduation. In 2010, she moved back to Halifax and settled in Kidston Estates in Spryfield, where she currently lives with her husband, Darren, their two children and their dogs, Minnie & Pixie. Kate left the financial services industry in 2012 when she began studying at the University of British Columbia to become a Certified Residential Appraiser. In addition to her career as a real estate appraiser, Kate has recently been appointed to the position of Vice President of the board for the NS Association of Real Estate Appraisers and is the first CRA and first female to hold this position in Nova Scotia. Kate is very active in the life of her community serving on the board of the Spryfield Business Commission, the Spryfield Social Enterprise & Affordable Housing Society, and is an active school volunteer serving both the School Advisory Committee and the PTA. She has also served on the board and continues to volunteer for Pathway to Progress Nicaragua, a non-profit dedicated to the education of children in Nicaragua. Kate loves strong coffee, cold beer, snuggling up with a good book and cooking for her family. Other hobbies include tennis, hiking, biking & running, camping, gardening and home renovation.
Mark Sweeney, AIC Candidate Member. Mark was born in Montreal, Quebec and was raised in Digby, Nova Scotia since the age of two. Mark has always had a passion for music and in 1998, attended Humber College in Toronto to study music with a major in percussion. He has been a professional musician and successful business owner of the band, Shaydid, with his wife Crystal for the past 20 years, performing across the country and internationally. In 2018, he started his Bachelor of Commerce degree at Saint Mary’s University’s Sobey School of Business with a major in accounting. In 2020, Mark began courses at the University of British Columbia toward the Canadian Residential Appraiser designation. Mark is a proud father of his adult son, Nathan, and loves to travel and spend time with his family and friends.
Kirt Callahan, AIC Candidate Member. Kirt was born and raised in Halifax and followed his passion for literature by completing his Master’s Degree in English at Dalhousie University. He lived in Edmonton, Alberta for over a decade and enjoyed a career as a bookseller working for one of the few independently owned companies in the city. Upon his return to Halifax to be closer to family, he discovered an interest in real estate while researching properties before purchasing his own home. In 2021, Kirt enrolled in UBC’s Sauder School of Business to obtain his Canadian Residential Appraiser designation. Kirt enjoys reading, music, cooking, camping, and spending time with family and friends. He and his wife currently live in Stewiacke, NS.
Dylan Gray, AIC Candidate Member. Dylan was born and raised in Sambro, Nova
Scotia. Within the community, he started off working in many areas of the fishing
industry. While in university he worked a handful of other jobs including a financial
services representative at car dealership and a boatyard worker at the Armdale Yacht Club.
In 2021, Dylan received a Bachelor of Commerce from Saint Mary’s University with a
major in finance. Shortly after graduation, he started classes at the University of British
Columbia working towards a Canadian Residential Appraiser designation. Dylan likes
tinkering with hands-on projects such as cars, boats and home renovations. He also
enjoys travelling and being out in the fresh air; most notably activities such as hiking,
paddle-boarding and sailing. Dylan currently resides in Hammonds Plains with his
girlfriend Kelsy and their Columbian rescue dog, Beau.
We offer a full array of appraisal services for residential properties
buying, selling or refinancing
building a new home
renovating your existing home
divorcing or separating assets
updating your investment portfolio
Contact us for more information on our appraisal services.
We have parntership agreements with major banks, credit unions, relocation companies, law firms and more - please contact us for more information.