maryland home buyers: Closing days are bittersweet - 12/20/11 03:58 PM

Closing days are exciting but always a bit bittersweet!
Today I converted another buyer to a 'boughter' (Congratulations again!). I am very happy for them but I'm also a bit sad that this relationship has ended. We got along great and have A LOT in common and I know I've made some new friends. But still ... Every time an initial contact request or first meeting results in a client-agent-relationship we spend a lot of time together. We email (a lot), we talk (a lot - I'm good at that), we listen (I'm good at that, too), we map … (7 comments)

maryland home buyers: Benefits of the Central Maryland buyer’s market: Choices, choices, choices … But how do you make a decision? - 08/21/11 03:29 AM

One of the great benefits of the buyer’s market in Central Maryland is the number of homes you can choose from. However, that same benefit can also seem overwhelming when you first start out on your home-buying adventure and/or are relocating to the area. How do you narrow it down and break it into a more manageable market for you?*

Below are 10 steps that can help you get there and hopefully assist you in finding your dream home in Central Maryland:
1. $$$ Check your finances, credit, budget, and consult a lender to establish a price-range. Please … (6 comments)

maryland home buyers: Community Spotlight: Historic Relay in Halethorpe, MD - 08/07/11 11:22 AM
Historic Relay is a Baltimore County, MD neighborhood, situated right across the county line from Howard off of Route 1. It is nestled in between the 895, 195 and 95.
Granted, nestled may seem like an odd word choice but once you visit the neighborhood you will know what I mean. It’s a secluded area boasting its “own” entrance (by proximity) to Patapsco Valley State Park – as a matter of fact you’ll see residents riding their bikes to the park quite often. Its closeness to major routes is an asset, not a draw-back, making it a convenient location for anyone … (14 comments)

maryland home buyers: I’m not just a REALTOR®, I’m a Matchmaker! Wouldn’t you agree? - 07/25/11 12:13 PM
Our business is as much about emotions as it is about numbers. I don’t just see myself as a REALTOR® who’s merely showing houses and is assisting you in spending a ton of money! I see myself as someone who is helping you find the perfect match to come home to. My ultimate goal is for you to fall in love, I am not just your REALTOR® I am your Matchmaker!

Our matchmaking business wouldn’t be a successful one if it weren’t for our many partners:
 ·        the stager brings out the best in each ‘prospect’
 ·      the loan … (33 comments)

Andrea Bedard, M.A.; REALTOR® Silver Spring, MD and beyond (Thompson Company, REALTORS®) Rainmaker large

Andrea Bedard

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

Silver Spring, MD

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Address: 15711 New Hampshire Ave, Silver Spring, MD, 20905

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Montgomery & Howard County Real Estate blog Andrea's blog is about local Real Estate, family-owned businesses, Main St USA, market stats, neighborhood info and happenings in the area.It's sprinkled with sound advice and a candid perspective, sweetened by her vintage soul and topped off with her passion for Real Estate, running and the 2 most important people in her life. Featured Listing:




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