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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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2012 

Let me start out by finally exhaling and breathing a huge sigh of relief. The last 30 hours were very, very scary but we made it through just fine, considering all... We were prepared and just ready to get it done and over with.Our lights flickered on and off, internet was intermittent but we nev...
10/30/2012
Yesterday, when the air was crisp, the sky 'just' gray and Sandy still quite a distance away we seized the moment and went to Larriland Farm in Woodbine, MD for some last minute apple picking. Who knows how many apples Sandy will leave on the trees ... We are still able to store all the apples we...
10/29/2012
My sister and nephew are visiting from Germany. They flew in on Wednesday and are scheduled to go back on Friday (or so we hope). Needless to say, a hurricane was not on our to-do list. We tried to pack as much into the last 4 days as we possibly could, visits to the park with the girls, Downtown...
10/28/2012
Please heed the warnings Montgomery County, MD Residents and prepare! "Hurricane Sandy" is on her way and the Frankenstorm is no trick nor treat. If you haven't already stocked up, don't wait until Monday morning. Many stores are already running low on basic supplies such as water and batteries. ...
10/27/2012
Colors are starting to fade, many trees are already bare and with Hurricane Sandy, a.k.a. Frankenstorm, on its way, this may very well be the last chance to go leaf peeping in Howard and Montgomery County, MD.In between filling up the car, purchasing supplies and readying your home and garden fo...
10/25/2012
Having utilized electronic signatures for awhile now, I can no longer imagine my business without it. It's a tremendous time saver, super convenient and allows for a clean offer presentation (I'm very much a fan of that!). It has also come to the rescue more than once. I can say with 100% certain...
10/23/2012
The search for the perfect Silver Spring, MD home, it's a matter of minutes for some and weeks for others. There are those Silver Spring, MD area home-buyers who know as soon as I open the front door that they are stepping into their new home. It's that instant feeling of this is the one that jus...
10/22/2012
During the 3rd quarter of 2012 27 homes sold in Brookeville, MD - the highest number of sales since the beginning of last year. The 3rd quarter average sold price was $528,356 for all sales, which includes 4 distressed property sales, and $541,113 for standard sales only.The Brookville Knolls sub...
10/21/2012
The 3rd quarter 2012 market statistics are good news for the 20905 zip-code of Silver Spring, MD. It's been the strongest thus far this year with 61 reported* home sales. That number has been climbing steadily, a year earlier 39 homes sold, 25 during the 1st quarter and 51 during the 2nd quarter ...
10/20/2012
After a strong 2nd quarter this year, sales activity in the 20901 zip-code of Silver Spring, MD has only eased slightly. According to our regional MLS (MRIS), 106 homes sold during July, August and September 2012 with an average sales price of $366,204 after an average of 62 days on the market.Th...
10/18/2012
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