There are so many things you can do during this time at home…you are only limited
to your imagination! Here's a few ideas for making the most of your time together
and avoid driving each other crazy!
At Fontaine Family Team we continue to be mindful and proactive regarding our
business practices and COVID-19. We remain committed to our clients, team, and
community and are doing the following for the well-being, health and safety of all.
From incorporating movement breaks to instituting a “no pajamas” rule, we hope
these few tips will help you do your best work outside of your typical office setting.
Concerns about the global impact COVID-19 will have on the economy are real, so
it’s important to take an objective look at what has transpired over the years and
how the housing market has successfully weathered these storms.
We are open for business and have taken proactive measures to prevent the
spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Here’s what we are doing to help you.
There are many questions that likely pop into your head when considering the best time
to sell your home. Don't go it alone. Our team of qualified agents are always here to help
provide answers to your questions and help you move forward.
Most homeowners don’t realize that you can actually make your home TOO nice!
This may be the most important article you’ll ever read regarding home
improvements and the “money drain” that they can cause.
While there are still many additional steps you’ll need to take in the homebuying process,
it’s clear why pre-approval is always the best place to begin. It’s your chance to gain the
competitive edge you may need if you’re serious about owning a home.
Receive a FREE signed copy of Brenda's book by taking advantage of a FREE no obligation
homebuyer or homeseller consultation with one of our trusted advisers. Only the first
50 homebuyers and first 50 homesellers will receive a book, don’t wait - contact us now!
Buying or selling a home in 2020 will offer some opportunities regarding price,
you might need to be more patient with the inventory. Check out the 2020
housing market trends and let us know when you're ready to make the move!
The demand for smaller houses will continue to rise throughout 2020. It might
be time for you to take advantage of this trend and sell your smaller home!
Welcome Jennifer Jalbert to our Auburn location! Jennifer can be reached
at 207-312-4373 or email@example.com.
Homeowners who are deciding between whether they should list their home during
the holidays or if they should wait and prepare for the spring market, must consider
these 7 reasons first before deciding.
You finally decided to sell your home, and you can’t wait to buy a new place. But there's just one
thing standing in your way: you've got to sell your current home first and hope it doesn't take
months to get an offer. Consider these 3 ways to sell your home fast!
Welcome Dave Foster to our Auburn/Scarborough locations! Dave can be reached
at 207-415-7501 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Despite gaining an extra hour to sleep in, many people have a hard time adjusting as
the days seem much longer. If you're one that dislikes the time change, you're certainly
not alone. But, what exactly does this seasonal time change mean for real estate?
The thought of buying a home can be scary if you don't know the process. Find out the facts
to help take the fear out of the home buying and finally move into your forever home!
With school in session and summer winding down, the week of Sept. 22-28 has been considered
the 'Black Friday' of home shopping. Buyers will see lower competition and increase in price
reductions presenting them with a win/win situation. Find out how to score the best deal this week!
Welcome Crystal Gardner to our Auburn location! Crystal can be reached at
(207)740-2958 or CrystalGardnerRealtor@yahoo.com.
Now more than ever, home sellers and buyers greatly benefit when they have a professional
to guide them through a complex real estate transaction, rather than a real estate hobbyist.
Find out why you should choose a professional to get the results you want!
Stunning 2012 quality built home in a more than desirable private location on 20 acres! Contact
Megan Fortin for more information or to schedule a private showing - 207-330-0858 or
Welcome Sue Fournier to our Auburn location! Sue can be reached at
(207)576-0366 or email@example.com.
You will feel like you are living at a getaway destination at this wonderful property! Contact Tim Cyr
for more information or to schedule a private showing - 860-559-2911 or firstname.lastname@example.org
This inviting and spacious colonial sits on 5.50 private acres in a desirable location! Contact Teri
Campbell for a private showing or more information - (207)576-4180 or email@example.com.
When you’re in the middle of your real estate-themed TV show marathon, you might start
to think everything you see on the screen must be how it works in real life. Find out our
top 5 real estate reality TV show myths compared to real life.
Beautiful colonial home with great curb appeal in a quiet neighborhood! Contact Bill Bergeron
for a private showing or more information - (207)576-6523 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Welcome Kim Hawkes to our new Fairfield branch location! Kim can be
reached at (207)314-6080 or email@example.com.
Whether you’ve owned a home before, or you’re ready to jump into homeownership
for the first time, there are always a lot of questions swirling around about what is
truly required for a down payment. Let’s tackle these questions today!
Welcome Michelle Gosselin to our Auburn location! Michelle can be reached at
(207)577-7626 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Quality craftsmanship with superb taste designed for gracious entertaining
and comfortable family living! Contact Clay Larochelle for a private showing
or more information - (207)576-6524 or email@example.com
Welcome Nicki Therrien to our Auburn location! Nicki can be reached at
(207)754-2858 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Welcome Laurie Tuttle to our Scarborough location! Laurie can be reached at
(207)208-6047 or email@example.com.
Well cared for colonial has four bedrooms and two bathrooms! Contact
Pat Long-Cressey for a private showing or more information - 207-212-9541
There is no finer address for this striking, quality built 4 bedroom plus office 4 bathroom
home! Contact Melissa Field for a private showing or more information - 207-576-6521 or
EXQUISITE PROPERTY is truly a home of distinction! Contact Charmaine Raby for a private
showing or more information - 207-577-1034 firstname.lastname@example.org
Fontaine Family – The Real Estate Leader is honored to have been selected as winner
of the Holiday Inn By The Bay First Generation Maine Family Business of the Year Award!
Welcome Sam to our Scarborough location! Sam can be reached at (207)205-2680
Welcome Julianna to our Scarborough location! Julianna can be reached at (207)491-6282
MOVE IN READY home in one of Gorham's newest developments! Contact Gail Laprino
for a private showing or more information - 207-400-9504 or email@example.com
The most exciting part of purchasing a new home has finally come - MOVING DAY! However,
it can quickly turn into a very stressful experience, especially without proper planning. Here's
our 17 essential moving tips for a smooth moving day from beginning to end. Happy moving!
Real estate agent ads are everywhere! We’re sure you’ve seen one or more of these already
today and cutting through the advertising hype to find the right agent can be tough. Choose
an agent that works for you by asking the important questions at your first hand shake.
Do you have a dream of owning your own business, but haven't had the courage to
make that first step? For the month of May, Brenda's offering future entrepreneurs
a FREE copy of her book - don't wait, stop in our office, call or email us today!
Welcome Dustin to our Auburn location! Dustin can be reached at (207)576-0953
or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deciding to sell your home is a huge decision that you should not be taken lightly. While
there are many things to think about before listing it, the time of year (and time in your life)
should be a top consideration. Here’s a few other points to think about before selling!
We're so excited to announce we're among 24 other amazing family businesses selected
by the Institute for Family-Owned Business as FINALISTS for the Maine Family Business
Awards! Winners will be announced live at their annual gala on June 5th!
Finally, we made it through another Maine winter! Although there is a light at the end of
the winter tunnel, the melting snow also uncovers some potential damage that occurred
through the cold winter months. Complete a few tasks to start spring on the right foot!
Looking to downsize or move to a low maintenance property? Find out what makes a condo
different and weigh the pros and cons of condo living to decide if it’s right for you!
If you’re selling a home for the first time, it’s quite a different ballgame from what you
experienced as a first-time buyer. Ultimately, you’re in control of the process. Read through
our best tips since you call the shots on a host of factors during the selling process.
Just like our clocks this past weekend in the majority of the country, the housing market will soon
“spring forward!” as well! And with the time change comes Spring fever. Buyer demand increases
considerably in the Spring and Summer months. Now's the time to benefit from selling your home!
Do you spend all winter dreaming of summer? You’re not alone! The dream of retreating to your
very own beach side condo, cabin in the woods or lakeside cottage may not be as far off from
reality as you may think. Maybe all you need is a firm vision of your long-term goals.
We know you're very excited to get in your new home and start making it your own. So you're
starting with a clean slate, there are a few quick tasks you should take care of before moving
into your new home. Here’s a simple checklist to start your new home on the right foot.
It goes without saying if you want to sell your home as quickly as possible and get the price
you’re asking, setting the stage for success should be first on the list of things to do. Read
through these 10 tips and tricks to style your home to put your best foot forward!
It is common knowledge that a great number of homes sell during the spring buying season.
For that reason, many homeowners hold off putting their homes on the market until then. The
question is whether or not that is a good strategy this year. And we are here to help you decide!
One of the biggest challenges sellers face when listing their house is decluttering.
Cleaning out some of the more personal decorating choices allows buyers to imagine
themselves living in the house. Find out how to set-up your home to sell fast!
Make a no obligation appointment with one of our Top Realtors through March 2019 and
receive a FREE signed copy of Brenda's book, "The Limitless Real Estate Leader"!
Our first priority is to get your property sold for top dollar and in a timely manner in today's
market. In order to achieve this, you'll need a skilled, experienced real estate agent to help
you gather the information to make an informed decision about how to price your property.
Whether you are looking for a home, land, or multi-unit, and even foreclosure homes that
are listed for sale...you can find it all in one place. Start your search today!
Are you ready to sell your home, but think you should wait until after the holidays to list? Here are 10 great reasons
you may want to list now!
Thank you for continuing to support us!Read More
Christmas is coming fast, and many people are putting up their trees and decorating for
the holiday. Every year we hear about Christmas tree fires and that is a sure way to ruin
the holiday. Remember these tips when decorating to make your holiday one to remember!
Wouldn't it be nice to not have a mortgage payment?
Paying off your mortgage early might be easier than you think!
Here are 3 easy ways to pay off your mortgage faster...
It is once again, that spooky time of year when it is perfectly acceptable to try to scare the stuffing out of your kids or friends. Are you ready to get out and see the sights and frights? We put together a list of some of the spooky attractions waiting for you in Maine in 2018. Time to haunt out some screams and scares...if you dare!
Mountain of Terror
at Lost Valley in Auburn, MaineRead More
We would like to welcome two agents to the Fontaine Team in our Scarborough office...Read More
Everybody knows someone affected by cancer.
so we are collecting cans!
Are you looking for something to do this fall in Maine?
Just because summer is coming to and end doesn't mean there is nothing to do...
Check out our A-Z list and get out and enjoy fall in Maine!!
Beware of this Scam Targeting Real Estate Deals...
It could happen to you without you noticing!
July was a busy month in the Maine Real Estate market!
According to Maine Listings, 5304 properties sold from May 1st - July 31st in the state of Maine with a median sale price of $225,000. That is a 9.76% increase in the median sold price during the same timeframe in 2017! While not all markets in Maine are experiencing an increase in the number of sales and increased sale prices, the state overall is! It is a great time to sell with plenty of gorgeous Maine weather left this year!Read More
Maine Home Prices Are Up From Last Year!
According to the Maine Association of Realtors, Maine home prices statewide are up 10.69% for the quarter from April 1st - June 30th over the same time frame in 2017. The median sale price for the quarter this year was $218,000 up from $197,400 in 2017. Not only are prices up, but the number of properties sold us also up by 2.7%.Read More