Living Silver Spring, MD & beyond - blips from a REALTOR®, mom, runner and coffee addict.

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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.
Yesterday I had the opportunity to meet up with my friend, peer & colleague Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland and to tour her spectacular listing on Bixler Church Road in Westminster, MD. I took a few snapshots (see below) but they really don't do this magnificent property justice. Private oasis,...
Have you seen ads announcing Experian's new feature, "Boost"? Please read the info warning by John Meussner, JM Loans, below - especially if you are thinking about buying a house in Silver Spring, MD anytime soon and need to apply for a mortgage. There is no overnight quick fix to improving your ...
Just SOLD on Ulster Dr in the Kings Woods subdivision of Laurel, MD. It did not take long for buyers to fall in love with this front porch colonial on Ulster Dr in Laurel. The work that went into getting this property ready for the market paid off quickly: approx 30 showings and multiple offers w...
Real Estate professionals who are a little house-obsessed use abbreviations and specific Real Estate lingo daily that sometimes confuses consumers and clients because there are regional differences and/or because they are simply not familiar with the process. Neither are a problem, we are here fo...
Fresh meal delivery. Healthy dinners. Farm to table. There are a multitude of meal delivery options available nowadays, designed to save time, promote a healthier way of life and home-cooked meals. Did you know that Howard County offers its residents its very own version of fresh meal kits to go?...
Random Act of Kindness~ Be the Reason Someone Smiles today ~*********************************************************As much as I would like to take credit for the rock, I can only take credit for the picture. Seen, loved, and photographed during a hike in Patapsco Valley State Park - on the Maid...
During a recent home tour, my buyers and I viewed a property that we quickly labeled the creepy house. Yes, buyers judge. Buyers judge quickly. And buyers will give your house a nickname. More often than not, we don't refer to a house by its address but by some unique feature or by the way a prop...
The purpose of home inspections is to find out if any of the components and systems of the property are in unsatisfactory condition. If yes - which is usually the case, I have yet to see a home inspection report with 0 items flagged - negotiations will determine which ones the seller is willing t...
Just SOLD in the Ashbrook subdivision in Severn, MD: spectacular Colonial with outside pool & cabana and huge "man-cave". And since a picture says more than a thousand words ever could - especially this picture - I'll just share it below instead of writing about how gorgeous the house is or how p...
If you are looking for a 4 bedroom, detached house in the Reservoir High School district in Howard County, MD, then put 9404 Ulster Drive on your list of must see houses! This Colonial is tucked away on a dead-end street in the Kings Woods subdivision, and conveniently located to Route 1, Route 2...

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