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Real Estate Agent - Thompson Company, REALTORS® 240.593.2860 - MD594797
Andrea Bedard has been assisting home buyers and sellers in Silver Spring, MD and (far) beyond since 2004. She is fluent in Real Estate and German, pro preservation, passion and coffee fueled. Ready to write your unique Real Estate story? Contact Andrea at 240-593-2860. Happy ending guaranteed!
Are you planning on selling your Silver Spring, MD home this spring? Then the time to start preparing is now. Don't underestimate the time it takes to properly prepare your home for sale! You want your home to be in the best possible showing condition to attract the most buyers and the best offer...
Looking to build your dream home? Just Listed in 20905 Silver Spring/Ashton area, 3.1 exceptional acres where you can do just that! 17220 New Hampshire Ave is a level lot that was recorded pre-1958, and does not require mini-subdivision approval. It's been perc-approved for a 6-bedroom home. City...
(Dedicated) buyer's agents do A LOT more than just open a few doors. In this series, I'll highlight a few tales from the Real Estate trenches to emphasize just that. The value of a buyer's agent: protecting the client's best interestTouring potential homes, researching property history and its ne...
I had an appointment in Towson yesterday and since it was just a few minutes to 3500 Fallstaff Rd, a gorgeous 1940s custom all-brick colonial, listed by Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400, I had to call her and get a personal tour! You see, this property has some very special features that I ju...
I'm the first to admit that I've resisted some technology trends simply because they freak me out. I did not welcome Alexa et al into my home, and I don't think I ever will. The thought of this thing listening to everything we do and say in my house is scary to me. Yes, I am aware that my phone w...
I choose a theme for each year vs. making resolutions. The beauty, as I've found, is that a theme is much less pressure than having to reach some lofty goal. It's more of a gentle reminder to shift your focus to a greater outcome, to choose a path that doesn't necessarily have an end. My theme la...
If you are planning on selling your home in 2024, your preparations should begin sooner rather than later. Especially if you are looking at putting your home on the market this Spring, January is a good time to reach out to a REALTOR® and discuss preparations.  When I meet with sellers, I always ...
Last night, my daughter and I went to Old Ellicott City to browse its boutiques and marvel at the beautiful window displays, all decked out in Christmas. It was the perfect place to kick off this Holiday weekend. Ellicott City's Main Street is a favorite of mine, it's just a 15-minute drive from ...
When you have a soft spot for old homes, it is such a treat to visit historic Frederick and drive through the tree-lined streets of Baker Park and Hood College. Most of the homes were built from the 1910s to the 1940s with architecture ranging from arts & crafts bungalows to Victorians to (Dutch)...
Since 2018, my children and I have gone to Payne Christmas Trees in Elkridge, MD to get our tree, and have turned it into an annual tradition. They are too old now to sit on Santa's lap, but they will enjoy a cup of hot cocoa and the Holiday displays and photo ops. They'll walk the rows of trees ...

Andrea Bedard

Fluent in Real Estate & German, M.A. ABR ASP CIPS
local_phone(301) 384-9177
smartphone(240) 593-2860
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Andrea's blog is about (g)local Real Estate, family-owned businesses, Main St USA, neighborhood info and happenings in MoCo & HoCo and (far) beyond.

It's sprinkled with sound advice and a candid perspective, sweetened by her vintage soul and topped off with her passion for Real Estate, travel, running, and the 2 most important people in her life. Andrea is an ABR (Accredited Buyer's Representative), bilingual, and holds the distinguished Certified International Property Specialist designation.