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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.
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When you purchase a house in Silver Spring, MD and beyond, you typically get your inspections done within 5 to 14 days, depending on contract length and type of inspections. A Radon inspection, for example, requires a bit more time as the test should sit for at least 48 hours. If a full inspectio...
01/06/2018
Happy 2018! It's that time of the year, when many come up with New Year's resolutions that most will have forgotten about by the time Valentine's Day rolls around. The intentions are good. The timing seems perfect. But resolutions are tricky. They only work when we set realistic goals, have an ac...
01/01/2018
2313 Holly Spring Drive has happy new owners!Having raised their children in this Fairland Acres home and having filled it with lots of laughter, the sound of music and a gazillion of happy memories over almost 4 decades, this Happy Closing Day was a bittersweet one for the original owners! It's ...
12/30/2017
Growing up in Germany, the night of December 5th was always a big deal. Sometime during that night Nikolaus would come and fill your (very clean) snow boot with treats, small gifts and sometimes potatoes. Nikolaus is said to be Santa's helper and he visits to a) shorten the time until his big fri...
12/11/2017
JUST LISTED - Charming duplex in the Stonegate Farms subdivision in Frederick193 Stonegate Drive is a terrific starter home at an incredible price! A large & updated kitchen and dining room combo lead out onto a big deck which is perfect for entertaining.. or just grab a chair and enjoy the fence...
11/30/2017
Finally, finally I got around to remodeling my bathroom and the thing that inspired the whole design was my shower curtain! Of course I neglected to take a proper before picture but there was nothing in my old bathroom that was worth remembering. I was too eager and happy to tear it all out to st...
11/22/2017
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A few days ago a name popped up on my caller ID that made me instantly think back 12 years to 2005. You remember that time when we had to wait in line to see a home or listings sold before we even had the chance to schedule an appointment? In many ways, today is similar but not quite.. buyers (in...
10/23/2017
This weekend, September 23rd and 24th, acres of sunflower fields in Jarrettsville, MD are in peak bloom and make for a truly spectacular photo opp!Things you need to know if you are planing on visiting the Jarrettsville sunflowers: plenty of parking is available admission is $5 per car (cash only...
09/23/2017
Are you searching for not just a house but a home in 20905 Silver Spring, MD? 2313 Holly Spring Dr may just be the one for you. This fabulous Colonial is special in so many ways: located in well-established neighborhood of Fairland Acres Cloverly Elementary School District 2 car garage Open foyer...
09/21/2017
HAPPY CLOSING DAY to the sellers and buyers of 16809 Oak Hill Rd in Silver Spring, MD!If you have been following my blog somewhat, you know that I am a firm believer in there's a right house for every buyer and the right buyer for every house! It's true. When I assist buyers with finding their ne...
09/20/2017
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