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Real Estate Agent - Thompson Company Realtors - MD594797
Andrea Bedard has been assisting home buyers and sellers in Silver Spring, MD and beyond since 2004. She has a passion for Real Estate in general and vintage homes in particular. Ready to sell or buy? Contact Andrea for a free consultation 240-593-2860.
Silver Spring, MD Seller FAQ: What is the absorption rate and how can it help me? As REALTORS® we use a lot of Real Estate lingo that makes sense to us but not always to our clients. Many of us have an alphabet soup behind our name or use abbreviations in our market reports and neighborhood spotl...
Silver Spring, MD Home Buyer FAQ: How will I know if it's the right house for me? How will I know if it's the one? This is a question frequently on the mind of First Time Maryland Home Buyers. It's the first time they are going through the process, thus it's very understandable. T...
Yesterday was one of those days. You know the one. When you try to cramp a week's worth of appointments and errands into one day. When you go non-stop for 12 hours and forget to eat. When you hit every red light and get stuck in the worst traffic. When said traffic causes you to be late for a...
Here's a quick look at how the Silver Spring, MD Real Estate Market performed during the second quarter of 2014 All properties Number of sales: 796 compared to 778 during the second quarter of 2013 Average SOLD price: $358,368 which is about 2.1% higher than during the 2nd quarter of last yea...
It can't get any more patriotic than watching the Fourth of July Fireworks at the Mall in Washington DC. It's spectacular. But also crowded. If you want to avoid the masses but still have a nice view then you may want to think about heading to one of these not-so-secret-anymore alternativ...
Looking for a 4 bedroom house to rent in Silver Spring, MD? I may just have the right home for you: All four bedrooms are light-filled! Three are on the upper level and feature vaulted ceilings. The fourth bedroom is on the lower level which also has a full bath and family room with a fireplace. ...
Introducing .. my newest team member. She's already very knowledgeable about the local Real Estate market, has very strong opinions about color schemes, finishes and back-yards in particular and always pays attention to homes' proximity to local parks and ice-cream shops. Her attention to...
Today I visited with one of my favorite Baltimore brokers, Margaret Rome, and toured one of her fabulous listings: 11415 Reisberg Ln in Marriottsville, MD. I not only wanted to catch up with Margaret, I also wanted to see the house. The setting is just spectacular, you don't see homes for sal...
Montgomery County, MD Heritage Days invite you to take a step back in time: The Oakley Cabin in Olney, MD is an African American Museum and set up just like it was between 1880 and 1920 offering a glimpse of a time long gone. The cabin was one of three that were built next to historic Brookville ...
I am a home owner and as such I have a never-ending to-do list. I am not complaining about that part, I actually like home improvement and always have a few projects going on, in various stages of progress. Although I am much more comfortable swinging a hammer than I am with a spatula in my hand,...

Andrea Bedard

M.A.; REALTOR Silver Spring, MD and beyond
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