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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.
I have much to be thankful for and I am aware of that 365 days every year. Last year I shared our "Gratitude Turkeys" my daughters and I crafted. It was a great way to talk about and reflect on the meaning of Thanksgiving and all the "things" that give our life meaning.This year, I would like to ...
Why should a seller consider staging before putting the home on the market? Because staging turns a house into a home. Because you only get one chance to make a great first impression. Because staging can make all the difference, taking it from "it's OK" to "wow" and from "it's overpriced" to "wh...
The 2nd annual Across the Bay 10K happened on November 8th, 2015. I missed it last year but heard what a great race it is - already one of the most popular 10K races and the 6th largest in the USA - and wasn't about to miss it again this year.The [Chesapeake] Bay Bridge, for those of you who are ...
Spacious townhome For Rent close to 2 Metro stops (Forest Glen & Wheaton) Overview Maps Photos Features Neighborhood $2,500 Residential Rental Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 Bathrooms2 Half BathroomsInterior: 2,018 sqftLot: 1,040 sqftYear Built: 2004MLS #: MC9502444 Location 2309 Georgia Village WayS...
There couldn't have been a better restaurant to enjoy a special brunch on a special day for this vintage loving girl than Vintage!Vintage is a community restaurant on West Main Street in New Market, MD, serving comfort food (but taken up a notch or two or three) made with locally sourced ingredie...
Just SOLD in the Rivers Edge community of Columbia, MD6914 Parchment Rise has happy new owners25 showings in the first 6 days, 3 offers and under contract within 1 week, this was one hot Columbia property! As delighted as I am for our sellers, I am not surprised. They followed my recommendations ...
I have worked with quite a few buyers in Silver Spring, MD and beyond who were planning on refinishing existing hardwood floors or installing new ones or both right after settlement. I have always advised to get it done before moving into the home. I'll continue to do so but will also forward The...
1559 Old Annapolis Rd in Woodbine, MD is not only a private retreat and nature lover's paradise on almost 11 acres, it's also a great property for entertaining! The kitchen, dining and living areas make up one fabulous great room, it's spacious, yet very cozy. Your guests can sit at the breakfast...
Curb appeal, one of the items that should be high on every seller's must-do list before they put their home on the market. There are a number of things that can be done to - at the very least - spruce up the front of the home.Curb appeal, or better, the lack thereof, is one of the top 5 reasons w...
4 months, 6 offers, 2 contracts .. we had to sell it twice but we got it done. 5206 Devonport Ct in the Glenshire Estates subdivision of Glenn Dale, MD is SOLD - $11,000 over asking!When we put 5206 Devonport Ct on the market at the end of April, I was confident that we would get it sold quickly....

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