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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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2013 

The Real Estate market in the Silver Spring, MD area has changed dramatically over the last few months. We jumped from one extreme to the other, from buyer's to seller's market, with only a short time of some balance in between. Buyer traffic is up by huge numbers (40% according to RISMedia) comp...
02/27/2013
I was contacted a couple of weeks ago by a lovely couple in need of a home away from home in Silver Spring, MD. While I listened to their wants and needs I immediately thought of the Americana Finnmark subdivision as the ideal location: steps from Forest Glen Metro, just 1 stop south to Downtown ...
02/25/2013
If you are searching for a venue to hold your child's birthday party then check out the Center Ring Circus School in Columbia, MD. Picture 12 kids rolling on the floor laughing - that is how much fun it is!My almost-4-year-old was recently invited to a birthday party at the Circus School. She's a...
02/11/2013
I'm reblogging Gail Robinson's post as well because I believe in the power of community. The more people share her story the better the chance that she will be heard! My heart goes out to Gail and her husband. An ounce of compassion and the willingness to do the right thing, that is all it takes....
02/08/2013
Montgomery County, MD Shades of green and Leaves for Neighborhoods tree planting programs Free trees are available through the Montgomery County Planning Shades of Green program and those even come with a 2-year-maintenance plan. That's right - the city will water your new tree for you! The goal ...
02/07/2013
  The most effective marketing is one that stays top of mind always! Well, this company knows how to! After I spotted their tricked out car today I know for a fact that I will always think of The Village Vet first when I have a need for one again. Also, I am now wondering if I should perhaps pimp...
02/05/2013
Home Sale Statistics for the 20905 zip-code of Silver Spring, MD172 properties sold during 2012 in the 20905 zip-code of Silver Spring, MD. The average sold price was $416,225 and the average sold-to-list price ratio was 96.9%. The average days-on-market for all properties was just under 100 days...
02/02/2013
Can I use gift money to purchase a home in Maryland? The short answer is, yes, of course and more and more buyers do. The long answer is provided below, courtesy of Maryland's Mortgage Mama Bridget McGee. She's done an excellent job explaining it all but in the event it does not answer all of yo...
02/01/2013
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