Fontaine History Timeline



1983 

Brenda obtains her Real Estate sales agent license and begins her career.  She experiences success quickly! 


1989 

Brenda obtains her Real Estate Broker's license.


1993 

Brenda hires her first part-time assistant.


1995

Brenda's husband, Claude, and their daughter, Melissa, join as Brenda's first buyer agents.

 

1997

Brenda's youngest daughter, Crystal, joins as a buyer's agent and part-time administrative assistant for website development. 


1999

Bill, Brenda's son-in-law, joins as a buyer agent creating the beginning of the Fontaine Family Team.


2000

Clay, Brenda's son-in-law, also joins as a buyer agent.


2001

Brenda's daughter, Angie, joins the team as a lead generator and showing/feedback coordinator.


2004

Brenda starts hiring team members outside of the family and grows slowly and steadily each and every year.


2009 

Opens independent brokerage, "Fontaine Family - The Real Estate Leader"


2013 

Celebrated our 30 year Anniversary with a client appreciation event.


2015

A second location is opened at 432 US Route 1, Scarborough, Maine


2016

Brenda writes and publishes the book "The Limitless Real Estate Leader- Building a Successful Business, Family and Legacy". This inspirational book is available on Amazon. Read in-depth information of the trials, tribulations, and successes of the Fontaine Family



2018

7 support team (6 of whom are licensed Realtors®) and 24 agents in our Auburn location
Additional licensed support team and 15 agents in our Scarborough office
Covering 8 counties in Maine: Androscoggin, Kennebec, Cumberland, York, Oxford, Lincoln, Knox & Sagadahoc


2019

2019 Maine Family Owned Business of the Year - Holiday Inn By the Bay First Generation Award Recipient
Celebrating 10 year Anniversary of Fontaine Family - The Real Estate Leader
Brenda celebrates 35 years in the Real Estate business
Recognized as America's TOP 250 Real Estate Teams by REAL Trends
Voted Greater Lewiston/Auburn's Best of the Best Real Estate Company - 6th Year Running
We're growing with 28 agents in our main office in Auburn, 16 agents in our Scarborough branch office
Additional support team members added
Helped over 8,000+ families find their forever home since 1983


2020

Now offering options for virtual buying and selling experiences, including 3D Matterport Virtual Online Home Tours


2021

The legacy continues. Brenda & Claude Fontaine's daughters, Melissa Field, Crystal Bergeron & Angie Larochelle became the new owners of Fontaine Family - The Real Estate Leader.

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Well informed homeowners choose The Fontaine Homeselling System to obtain them top dollar faster, along with a stress free experience. We know buying or selling a home can be very stressful and emotional, but when you have an experienced, top-producing agent on your side, you are more likely to have a smooth and successful home sale. Contact one of our agents today to start discussing the process of selling your home and/or finding your forever home!

Fontaine Family Team
Auburn - 207-784-3800
Scarborough - 207-289-3830

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