Real estate brokerage Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, New Canaan office has expanded its presence with the addition of three new Realtors: Cynthia Hagedorn, Mary Ellen Williams and Clara Julia.
“I could not be more excited to welcome these impressive industry professionals with their solid core values, innovative thinking, exceptional real estate platform and customer service and together we represent the future of the real estate industry,” Managing Director Jeanne Obernier Howell said.
Hagedorn and her husband, Chris have raised two sons, Chris and Dusty, through the New Canaan school system and both are college graduates. The Hagedorns spend their time between their New Canaan and Nantucket homes. The Hagedorns are owners of Broker’s Weekly and Real Estate Weekly in NYC, Town and Village, Bronx News, City News and Parkchester News.
After selling the Greenwich Post newspaper to Hersam Acorn Newspapers, Hagedorn spent the past 20 years creating a home investment business in Nantucket which included, renovation, staging and renting.
Mary Ellen Williams
Williams is an award-winning, bilingual, full-service, professional Realtor serving lower Fairfield County.
With multiple degrees in business, education, and Spanish, prior to real estate, Williams spent 15 years in human resources management, honing her business skills, and 11 years teaching high school Spanish, honing her people skills.
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Her buyers and sellers receive advice including customized decluttering, staging, professional photography and videography, as well as her list of professionals — attorneys, inspectors, lenders, photographers, stagers and others, according to Berkshire Hathaway.
For the past seven years, she has built her clientele, translating her lifelong love of real estate into the fulfillment of her clients’ dreams and needs.
When she is not working with real estate clients, Williams enjoys swimming, reading, and spending time with friends and family, especially her husband of 31 years.
“As your real estate agent, I will advocate for you,” Julia said in a release from Berkshire Hathaway. “Whether you are buying, or selling, I will work tirelessly to promote your best interests. If you are selling, you can rest assured that I will work with you to get you the fairest price, in the least amount of time, by using state-of-the-art technology, and superior marketing materials. If you are buying, I will work hard to provide you with the best information and market data to inform and assist you so you can be a well-equipped buyer with the strongest possible negotiating position. I understand that buying and selling real estate can be stressful. As a full-time real estate agent, I will work hard to lower your stress level and make your experience as pleasurable as possible.”
“Fun facts about me: I speak fluent Portuguese and Spanish. I volunteer at nonprofit groups. I’ve traveled to different parts of the world. I enjoy music and singing, abstract and contemporary art, and yoga.”