Harriet has been active in real estate since 1996 as a result of seeking a better understanding of dealing with real estate. She took a sales agents course and was encouraged to obtain a license. Originally working in the Orono area for her first eight years, Harriet followed her children to Auburn, signing on with ERA Worden. Her real estate commitment includes having served on the Board of Directors of AVBOR as well as a term as President. She has also served on the scholarship committee and is currently co-chair of the Affordable Housing Golf Tournament Committee. In support of cancer research, Harriet has participated in The Relay for Life walks, as well as her involvement in The Dempsey Challenge every year since inception. She has also volunteered her time in the Rebuilding Together L/A yearly day of service project.
She has two children, both married, Joel and Michelle Cummings and Lori and David Gile & two grand daughters, Kayla and Jordan, all of whom keep her quite busy with all their activities, along with her two grand dogs - Fenway and Yawkey.
"This was my first experience with Harriet and I would definitely hire Fontaine Real Estate again if I needed to. A very big plus for Fontaine Real Estate was having the moving truck. It saved me a lot of money and time. Their customer service was superb! I would highly recommend Harriet to anyone who was in need of selling their home. My overall experience was excellent!"
Jackie Deschaine | Hallowell
"Harriet is a real go-getter, easy to work with and overall a greast person. Harriet is a very knowledgeable realtor - I would hire Harriet Cummings again in a heartbeat as my realtor. She is a terrific realtor!"
Melissa Brown | Auburn
"Harriet was very professional, caring and motivated. I had a great experience and tell my family and friends they should call Fontaine!"
Connie Frechette | Ocean Park
"This was my first time experience with Harriet and she was quick to respond to questions and very friendly. I had a very positive experience!"
Laurie Sirois | Turner
"Harriet is the best! She took care of everything and let us know immediately if we had to do something. The whole process was easy and Harriet was so helpful."
Nicole Prat | Turner
"Harriet takes the time to explain all that needs to happen and when. She has the pleasant attitude that makes one comfortable. She spends the time to ensure all runs smooth!"
Jody Griffin | Sabattus
"Harriet is always there when I need her. She does a great job!"
David Hutchins | Livermore
"Harriet is very helpful and informative. She will fulfill your needs in a timely manner."
Thomas Lilley | Lewiston
"Harriet is easy to work with, incredibly helpful and attentive, highly professional, and very pleasant."
Frederick Koontz | Baltimore, MD
"Harriet is the best! She is very professional, great to work with, and made the process easy."
Scott & Robin McFarren | North Monmouth
"Harriet is a great listener, she provided great service, and was accommodating. The team is down to earth, professional, and great to work with."
Jane Averill | Buckfield
"Harriet never gave up on us! There were many difficulties that we all had to overcome, but Harriet was wonderful! She was very helpful and very understanding."
Beverly Ann Banks | Lewiston
"Harriet is a great listener and very receptive. She was always available when we had questions."
Tim & Deb Turcotte | Auburn
"Harriet and the folks at the office were just wonderful, polite, and kind. They are the cream of the crop."
Jean-Paul Thibeault | Sabattus
"I am deeply grateful for your attentive, wonderful service in representing me as Trustee in the sale of the mobile home and the purchase of the new residence for Mr. Lawson. I am hopeful that the new house works out for him on a permanent basis, but you can be assured that if he decides to make another move or when the time comes I shall be relying on you to represent me. I appreciate your professionalism and know I can rely on you."
Fredrick S. Koontz, Esq. | Baltimore, MD
"Harriet was very knowledgeable and helpful with a great sense of humor! She was wonderfully easy to work with."
Sarah Horton & Joseph Forestell | Auburn
"Ask for Harriet Cummings. She was VERY accommodating, professional, flexible and knowledgeable. She paid attention to detail, was flexible, pleasant, and polite. Harriet was awesome!"
Jason and Alyssa Tarr | Lewiston
"Harriet was a joy to work with. She maintained her composure even through difficulty. She was always responsive by phone and followed up to make sure the message was received or work accomplished."
John Johnson | Livermore
"Harriet knows her business. She was polite and answered all my calls. The photos on the internet were great and worked very well."
Michael and Patricia Reed | Auburn
"I was able to reach Harriet at any time. She provided good service and was always there for me."
Lucille Webber | Auburn
"We felt that no matter how many times we called or asked questions, we had great service each time."
Jean & Celine Gilbert | Lewiston
"Harriet was very available, dependable, and patient with us."
Nancy Mains | Auburn
"I liked Harriet's calm approach and her practical way of seeing the big picture. Her knowledge of condos and accommodating approach was helpful. She is down to earth, knows her market, and is available. I had a very positive experience."
Sue Gardner | Auburn
"When we decided to list my Mother's property a few months ago, I wanted to list with Fontaine because of their excellent reputation. I listed with Harriet Cummings and she was excellent to work with. She is very professional, always responded promptly to all calls or questions I had. I will call her again for any future needs of buying or selling property. I like that the Fontaine Team provided good communication on all showing and customer feedback. I am very appreciative for a great sales process."
Lorrie Dennis | Greene
"Harriet was knowledgeable, friendly, and patient. She made everything a lot easier and simpler during my home purchase."
Joshua Cotton | Sabattus
"We were very impressed with Harriet. She returned phone calls and e-mails ASAP! She did a great job."
Jean and Jim Hathorne | Lyman
"We found Harriet to be friendly and professional. She had our best interests at heart and saved us from a bad decision. Harriet found us the perfect home!"
Wayne & Alicia Parker | Monmouth
"Harriet was warm and welcoming. She really listened to what I wanted and kept me updated on the progress."
Lucille Webber | Auburn
"I feel Harriet took a special interests in our situation. She stuck with us for a long wait time."
Laurent & Cynthia Michaud | Lakeland, FL
"Not only did Harriet find us the perfect home, she also saved us from a deal which could have cost us far more than we could afford to make livable. I have always believed in angels, and I believe that Harriet is the angel God chose to guide us through this process."
Wayne & Alicia Parker | Monmouth
"Harriet was extremely helpful, available and always ready...and patient too!"
Nicholas & Sandra Smith | Lisbon
"I was very pleased in the support I was given from Harriet. She always had my best interest at heart."
Ron Madore | Sabattus
"Harriet was very nice, helpful, and truthful with us. Harriet Cummings was the best thing that could have happened for us!"
Stephen and Diane Bruneau | Turner
"Harriet went out of her way to help us. She was very polite and did everything in a timely fashion."
David and Cynthia Hutchins | Livermore
"Harriet was warm and inviting. She is very honest, practical, and made us feel like we were family. We had tried to work with other Realtors, but they pushed us aside. Harriet gave us all the time in the world and welcomed us with open arms. She went that extra mile!"
Jackie Howard | Mechanic Falls
"Harriet was very professional, honest and very helpful. She worked hard and was patient with me."
Shirley Quinlan | Lisbon
"Harriet was very knowledgeable, easy to work with and easy going. We moved from New Jersey to Maine and everything worked very well. Great customer service."
Rich and Betsi Platt | West Gardiner