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About Us

Welcome to Modern Realty. Thank you for taking the time to view our website. We specialize in residential home sales, recreation properties, commercial properties, oceanfront and lake front lots and homes, vacant land, and mortgage financing.

Modern Realty has two offices to serve you better; one at 308 Main Street, in the heart of historic Yarmouth, Nova Scotia and a second office at 237 Lutz Street in the vibrant downtown core of Moncton, New Brunswick.

Contact us for all of your real estate needs! We are here to work for you and work with you, every step of the way.


Modern Realty:


Louisette Higgins – Owner, Broker, REALTOR®, Mortgage Broker

Louisette was raised in Yarmouth by her parents Norma and Frank Saulnier. She currently resides in Yarmouth County with her husband Cory and their children. Louisette believes that Yarmouth is a great place to live, work and play.  She also enjoys the rich local history.

In real estate, whether you are buying or selling, first time, or not, the customer’s experience is her first priority. Her goal as your REALTOR® is to listen to your real estate needs, support your goals and guide you and/or your family through what can be a complex transition.

Her exceptional ability to understand and utilize technology, along with her commitment to excellence in every situation, will benefit all of your real estate transactions.

Louisette is a past member of the Nova Scotia Association of REALTORS® MLS Committee, and their Data Integrity Task Force.

Louisette is also a licensed Mortgage Broker working under a branch of Modern Financial. She can help you with all of your mortgage needs from financing a new mortgage, refinancing, or renewing your current mortgage.


Tiffany Atkinson – Owner, REALTOR®

Born and raised in Plymouth, just outside of the town of Yarmouth, Tiffany is the middle child of Ted and Alice Saulnier.  She can be described as an outgoing, friendly and honest family orientated person, who always has a smile on her face. Today she has a family of her own; she is a Mother of 3 and wife to Lobster fisherman, Claude. 

Tiffany believes that strong moral values and family bonds are the the secret to happy well balanced children and adults. “The family that plays together, Stays together”. She has a passion for photography and spends her summers camping by the lake with her husband and children.

Her people and business skills come from her work in legal offices and owning and operating her own successful business in the Salon Industry for more than 13 years.

Tiffany truly enjoys working with her clients helping them through the buying and selling process. She is member of the Nova Scotia Association of REALTORS® and Canadian Real Estate Association.