Beth Hargraves, Maria Carlino and Bernadette Haley have joined Julia B Fee Sotheby’s International Realty as The HCH Team. The agent team was the first to operate out of the company’s new Irvington, N.Y. brokerage and will primarily service Westchester County’s Rivertowns including Ardsley, Briarcliff Manor, Cortlandt, Croton on Hudson, Dobbs Ferry, Hastings-on-Hudson, Irvington, Ossining, Peekskill, Sleepy Hollow and Tarrytown to name a few.
Bernadette's goal is provide strategic expert advice to sellers, buyers, landlords and renters, entering an increasingly more sophisticated real estate market. Bernadette will guide you through the necessary steps, making sure you get the market knowledge, professionalism and service you deserve. By "putting my clients first", she provides personal attention, guidance and comprehensive information, including schools and recreation, for a wide range of neighborhoods and communities. Bernadette listens carefully and responds quickly to her clients' needs. Prior to entering Real Estate, Bernadette spent 30 years in magazine publishing. She served as publisher of America's largest monthly magazine, Reader's Digest, and as launch publisher of Rodale's Organic Style and Hearst Magazines Quick & Simple. She brings the same results-oriented energy and ability to analyze markets to the real estate profession, as well as an understanding of people's needs, the hopes and dreams that come with home ownership. Bernadette has a natural talent for creating "Win-Win" scenarios that helps her efforts on behalf of buyers and sellers to make the Real Estate transaction smooth with minimal anxiety. Bernadette and her husband raised their daughter in Irvington-on-Hudson. Their daughter attended the Irvington Public Schools from kindergarten through high school. Bernadette has served on the Publishing Advisory Board for Pace University and currently volunteers for Breast Cancer Awareness and is a Member of the Irvington Chamber of Commerce Board. Bernadette's interests include homes, cooking, entertaining, hiking, reading, movies and traveling with family and friends.
The three agents are joining together as The HCH Team for the first time; although all three have worked together closely over the years. The HCH Team will provide 3x the service, 3x the passion, 3x the expertise, 3x the support to help you with all your real estate needs.
- Born In New Jersey
- Lives In The Rivertowns
- Favorite Movie "Dr. Zhivago"
- Passion Traveling
- Interests Travel
- Favorite Lyric "Because I'm happy..."
- Inspiration My Family
- Can't Live Without Pizza & French Fries
- Graduate, REALTOR® Institute
- Gold Award
My Listings and Sales
I had a wonderful experience working with Bernadette. She was incredibly knowledgeable, patient, and caring. Anytime I needed her, she made herself available and answered every text quickly. I’m a first time home owner and she guided me every step of the way. Ruthie Kalai
"My experience with Bernadette Haley and team has been wonderful. All were great to work with and did a fantastic job of networking for the sale of my condo. I’m very appreciative of their time and effort in helping me buy and sell this past year.. Bernadette’ thank you. You’ve been a pleasure to work with and very patient and understanding!! Thank you all for a job well done! Couldn’t be happier!!!!"Lisa McHugh
Bernadette Haley helped our family find a beautiful home on a gorgeous street in Pelham during a very hot Sellers' market. We had a somewhat tricky situation, coming out of state and racing against a deadline. Bernadette always made herself available and quickly arranged showings (we saw no fewer than 14 houses). She was very well prepared, patient, and professional. She gave us all the necessary information promptly, whatever the request (market analysis, house information, etc). She was always calm and reassuring, but never overpromised, as she gave facts not wishes. Bernadette is the agent you want to have in your corner. Highly recommended!Filip K Swirksi
We selected Bernadette Haley to sell our home in Irvington. Bernadette prepared a thorough analysis of the market showed us what recently sold as well as what else would be our competition. Her guidance helped us set the sales price. Then Bernadette went to work. She had a beautiful brochure made, promoted our home in a variety of places, compiled community information for all prospective buyers who visited the home. And, she was very diligent about scheduling Open Houses. We had several offers and recently closed. It was such a pleasure dealing with Bernadette. As a realtor Bernadette is a savvy professional who is detail oriented, courteous and respectful. She is easy to talk to, a great listener, and at all times responsive -- always returns calls or responded to our queries in a timely fashion. I highly recommend Bernadette to any seller (or buyer). She will help you realize your goal as she did for us.Angelina B.
Finding the perfect place to live can be a difficult experience. My wife and I had seen many properties over a six month search and were becoming increasingly frustrated as the vast majority were not as advertised . That was until we met Bernadette Haley who listened attentively to our requirements. We wanted a unique residence, not too large but with interesting architecture and water views if possible. Sure enough, Bernadette had the perfect place in mind for us and we are now living in a beautiful apartment in Ardsley on Hudson right on the Hudson River. We are thoroughly enjoying the Hudson River town experience and have Bernadette to thank. She was a pleasure to work with and we recommend her without reservation.Doug G.
It was such a pleasure working with Bernadette, my husband and I are so excited to have purchased our new home in Tarrytown, NY. Bernadette was invaluable guiding us through the negotiations from start to finish. She is diligent, responsive and understanding. Bernadette's personal knowledge of the Rivertown's represents a significant advantage when considering the Lower Hudson Valley. If you want a professional, honest and personable agent to work with we highly recommended Bernadette! Today we are happy to call her our friend and neighbor.Joyce S.
We first met Bernadette when we were browsing for our dream home in Westchester. As newlyweds moving out of the city, we were not entirely certain of our wants and needs; not the easiest client. Bernadette gave us expert advice, beyond anything that was originally in our scope (type of heating, flooring, schools, community, weekend crowds, etc) and patiently showed us homes in each area meeting our criteria.Sonia A.
Bernadette Haley is a reliable and knowledgeable realtor who is completely dedicated to her profession. As baby boomers we were looking to downsize. She spent two years showing us properties until she found us the right one. She advised us on bidding and on executing the close. She spent the next six months finding a buyer for our larger home. She personally conducted 5 weekend open houses, she showed the house to multiple buyers without disrupting our lifestyle. As a member of the HCH team, she had excellent coverage the few times she was not available. She steered us to a tax reduction expert who lowered our assessment by 11%, which made the house more sellable. Whenever we had a question she expeditiously provided us with an accurate answer or referral. She has excellent relationships with other realtors, which made transactions easy. She is pleasant, not overbearing , dresses professional, and always greets you with a smile. Bernadette's previous 25 years of corporate experience has given her an edge in the real estate business and we have benefited from this in the buying and selling of homes.Stephen & Janet - Irvington
As first time home buyers, Bernadette was a pleasure to work with. Her personality lent itself to easy communication making it easy for us to express our needs and desires, concerns and questions in ways that allowed her to quickly hone in on the right house for us. Then, throughout the entire home buying process she was always easy to reach, to schedule with and to receive information from, taking any confusion or guesswork out of the negotiation, contracting and closing processes. Even after the sale ways complete, she stayed in touch providing true end-to-end service with poise and professionalism. We could not have anticipated a better result.Vanessa P.
As first time home buyers, Bernadette was a pleasure to work with. Her personality lent itself to easy communication making it easy for us to express our needs and desires, concerns and questions in ways that allowed her to quickly hone in on the right house for us.Vanessa P.
Bernadette was recommended to us by a work colleague and became our trusted partner throughout the search for our new home. She was patient and responsive and went above and beyond what we expected from a real estate agent. From picking us up at the train station to view homes to bringing us food when she thought we might be hungry, Bernadette was an absolute pleasure to work with.Pamela S.
I can't say enough about how refreshing it was to work with Bernadette. She has a very positive attitude and listens and understands what her client is looking for and only shows properties that fit those requirements. She is really knowledgeable and knows the market well and always went above and beyond her call of duty. She is very diligent and follows up on open issues and responds promptly to phone calls. She is a consummate professional and I highly recommend her and look forward to working with her again in the future.Kevin K.
I was about to give up finding my dream Condo along the Hudson, when I met Bernadette Haley. I was at my wits end. She put me completely at ease and was always congenial and so very helpful. Bernadette showed me easy to understand statistics of past sales in the immediate area, when I saw a property I wanted. This way I could feel good about my home, and its real value. She solidified the purchase of my Condo for less than the asking price. We closed in 27 days. She went above and beyond any expectation, she escorted me to Town Hall, and the DMV after the closing, to be eligible for a tax credit that was due the next day. I could not be more pleased. She was always on time and in communication and a complete Joy to work with. She has such a pleasant disposition and always gave me hope. Of course, I ended up with a new home that has more than I ever imagined. Just Perfect.Lucia R.
Bernadette Haley is a very professional and knowledgeable realtor who never seems to tire. I was looking to downsize and being a first time seller, it was quite overwhelming. She assisted in getting my house ready for sale as we looked for condos at the same time. She assisted with closing out open COs, advised me on on the bidding process, organized open houses and assisted straight through to closing day. We spent years looking for the right condo and she never tired. She gave honest and good advice on each property and was never overbearing. Although in the end I decided to rent, she worked endlessly to find me the perfect rental unit. I highly recommend Bernadette. I will probably decide to buy in the next year or so and she will be my first call.Linda B.
My wife and I had a wonderful 8+ month experience with Bernadette, methodically searching much of Westchester County for the perfect home. Our patience along with Bernadette's patience with us paid off in the end and we found a wonderful home in Dobbs Ferry where we can start growing a family together. Without Bernadette's intimate knowledge of Westchester County and its current housing market I'm sure we would not have fared as well as we did. Not only did she help us find our home, but she put us in contact with lender who was professional, speedy, and ultra-communicative through the entire loan process! We received an amazing rate and could not have been happier at closing where everything went smoothly and stress free. I highly recommend Bernadette for your Real Estate needs.Thomas M., Dobbs Ferry
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