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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.
Just SOLD on Calm Sunset in the Snowden Ridge subdivision in Columbia, MD!Columbia, MD is known for its interesting (albeit quirky at times) street names and this one is no exception. Who wouldn't want to come home to (a) Calm Sunset every day? As fun as the name is, it was all about the location...
We are about one week into the new year and the excitement that comes with beginning at 1 again is clearly still in the air. The first few days, weeks, month always seem to be buzzing with activity, hopes, dreams, desires. Everyone is determined to follow through with their New Year's resolutions...
Thompson Company, REALTORS Holiday Decorating Contest: Home for the Holidays!We have finalists! But it was not easy narrowing it down to just four. We loved seeing all the festive homes, decked out mantels, beautiful Christmas trees, Holiday light displays, decorated tables, banisters, front door...
It's finally here, the grand finale of weeks of preparing, shopping, baking, wrapping, and spreading Holiday cheer. I am almost ready, just a couple more presents to wrap and stockings to stuff. I cannot wait for all the smiles and giggles and joy and hugs and ... tomorrow!I am about to share a b...
Glühwein, Stolle, gebrannte Mandeln, Lebkuchen .. say what? All (mulled wine, German fruit cake only eaten around the Christmas Holiday, roasted almonds, gingerbread) can be found at traditional German Christmasmarkets that are popping up everywhere in the US as well ($10 funnel cakes and such ar...
Show us your home for the holidays and enter to win Thompson Company, REALTORS® holiday decorating contest Do you enjoy decorating? Is your home all decked out for the holidays? If you answered yes, we at Thompson Company, REALTORS® would love to see it and are inviting you to participate in our ...
The Belmont Manor, also known as the Gem of Elkridge, dates back to 1738 and is owned by the Howard County Government that purchased the manor house and its 68 acres in 2012 to ensure the stewardship of this magnificient building and grounds. Belmont Manor is a popular venue for weddings and retr...
'Tis the Season for holiday music, pics with Santa, hot chocolate, and Holiday light displays! Visit the Smithsonian's National Zoo in NW DC to see the annual holiday light display, the ZooLights. Now through January 1st and open daily from 5 - 9 pm (the Zoo is also open for regular visits and sp...
More than 65 small businesses are open in Old Ellicott City and all need your support! Make your way to Ellicott City's Main Street tomorrow, on Small Business Saturday, get some Holiday Shopping done, sip a cup of hot cocoa, grab some lunch and just enjoy the Holiday flair! Main Street Holiday W...
Some roads in Montgomery County are sporting new signs. Perhaps you have noticed them, too, and have been wondering what they are all about. The brown ones are new this year and signify a rural/rustic road. That means that they are generally narrower, usually scenic with possible historic sights ...

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