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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.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
Sometimes you just got to hit that Pause button and that is just what I did for the last several weeks. Don't get me wrong, as a REALTOR® you are never really OFF (and I like it that way) but one can choose to slow down a bit or be forced to on occasion.. as I was.When I got the news that one of ...
07/18/2017
Wilde Lake Beauty!You will love coming home to this beautiful house on Green Mountain Circle in Columbia, MD! It has a calming and positive vibe that you can feel as soon as you enter the foyer. It is cozy yet spacious (2,400 above grade square feet) and loaded with special features. This home in...
05/04/2017
It took just under one week on the market for this Colonial on Rydal Terrace in Derwood, MD to sell. Although my sellers were a bit surprised, I was not! The home has some wonderful upgrades unlike others in the area - a gorgeous master bathroom, for example, that got doubled in size during major...
05/03/2017
Holidays always make me reminisce and share stories and laughs with family and friends. I try hard to pass on some of the traditions that I grew up with to my children. I remember the art of blowing out and painting eggs without breaking them. I remember an Easter Egg tree that we "stumbled" upon...
04/15/2017
Terrific 2-car garage home COMING SOON in Village of Wilde Lake, Columbia MDHere's a little sneak peek:Besides a cozy front porch, this home has a 2-car garage, 3 bedrooms, wood floors, an upgraded kitchen with stainless steel appliances and granite counters, a large family room with wood-burning...
04/06/2017
As the saying goes, the devil is in the details! When preparing your home for sale, don't neglect the little things. Those can yield big results and make for a smooth(er) transaction. Below are a few of the tips that I share with all my Silver Spring, MD area sellers:1. Organize your closets. Yes...
04/01/2017
An Interview with Bridget "Mortgage Mama" McGee , Corridor Mortgage GroupQ: How would you summarize your role as a Mortgage Banker?Bridget: I help buyers and home owners find the RIGHT financing solution for their unique situation.Q: What inspired you to enter the mortgage business?Bridget: I was...
03/28/2017
The Silver Spring, MD Real Estate Market is blooming!Are you ready to spring into action?February 2017 was another busy month in Silver Spring, MD - the busiest February since 2007! 180 transactions closed, 11 more than in February of 2016. The average sales price was a little over $351,000 which...
03/20/2017
Should I or should I not offer a commission bonus to the buyer's agent when selling my Silver Spring, MD home? That is a question & discussion that pops up regularly. My answer is:Sellers, don't waste your money on a commission bonus. Do this [pick one] instead! Hire a professional organizer befo...
03/16/2017
Thanks to Paul S. Henderson's March Challenge "Tell me the most unique or special place you have lived", I've been reminiscing and digging around in my memory box. I've lived in and visited quite a few special places but the most unique had to be that time when I lived in the "Hollywood Hills of ...
03/15/2017
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