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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 

Things to do in Silver Spring, MD: A Day at the Park Not sure what to do in Silver Spring, MD this weekend? How about a day at the park!? Montgomery County, MD has 418 to choose from with more than 35,000 acres of parkland and a variety of facilities: historic sites, miniature trains, botanical ...
05/31/2013
The Soroptimists of Montgomery County, MD are holding a fundraising event and awards ceremony on June 8th, 2013 - line dance for a good cause. All proceeds will benefit programs for women and girls in the Washington, D.C. area. "Soroptimists is an international volunteer service organization for ...
05/25/2013
Q: How much should my earnest money deposit be? A: There is no set rule or requirement, the amount of your earnest money deposit typically depends on several factors: what is customary, the buyers finances and what are the market conditions.  In the Silver Spring, MD area a customary earnest mone...
05/21/2013
Mission BBQ in Nottingham, MD sponsored a "Lunch with the Heroes" today on Armed Forces Day in association with the Wounded Warrior Project™. My family was grateful for the invite and honored to attend. This was a first for us, we are still getting used to saying (family of a ) Wounded Warrior. ...
05/18/2013
Wings of Fancy at Brookside Gardens Looking for something to do in or near Silver Spring, MD? Then I can highly recommend spending an afternoon at Brookside Gardens in Wheaton, MD. Stroll the grounds, have a picnic and visit the Wings of Fancy, a live butterfly and caterpillar (and moth) exhibit....
05/17/2013
"Sorry but I won't take a VA" was the first thing the listing agent said to me when I was trying to schedule a showing appointment for her listing in Columbia, MD. ???? Um. OK. At this point in time, I'm just trying to look at it. Quite honestly, that comment rubbed me the wrong way - as a REALTO...
05/14/2013
Are there any Tudor style homes For Sale in the Silver Spring, MD area? Yes, a few Tudor style homes are currently listed For Sale in the Silver Spring, MD area but buyer beware, not every home that is listed as a Tudor is truly a Tudor. Our regional Multiple Listing Service requires us to choos...
05/11/2013
For my last settlement surprise I hired local Ellicott City, MD artist Jill-Ann Stolley to create something very special. Jill-Ann is a former client of mine who has become a friend. Over a cup of coffee recently we talked about her new adventure as an independent artist in Howard County, MD and ...
05/10/2013
Jon Zolsky is a Real Estate broker in Daytona Beach, Florida. Considering that we live and work about 822 miles apart and have never met in person, what else besides being REALTORS® and bloggers and .. oh yes, immigrants, too, could we have in common? Well, even though we live and work about 822 ...
05/09/2013
After 21 years Mumbles & Squeaks Toy Shoppe on Ellicott City's historic Main Street is closing its doors for good. What a bummer! That is not news I wanted to hear, at least not until my girls are grown up! I strongly support locally owned small businesses and prefer shopping there vs. the big b...
05/08/2013
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