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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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2014 

Are your kids going stir crazy? Mine are.. they are itching to go aside to play, run and explore. It hasn't exactly been playground weather lately (as in four months!).. it's the winter that never ends this year. Spring has got to be around the corner! Until then I'll continue to think of ways to...
02/28/2014
When seller meets buyer... ... it's often not a good thing. Mr. Seller could give too much away, e.g., motivation for selling, flexibility in terms of price, repairs, settlement date .. in short a lot that the buyer could use to not present his highest and best offer. The buyer usually does not f...
02/25/2014
The typical home buyer looks at 10, 20 or more homes before they find the one .. or the one that actually works out. Sometimes though, one house is all it takes. Last summer I received a call from a young lady who was relocating to Maryland with her hubby. It was a very pleasant conversation and ...
02/24/2014
Scrumptious ... a very special treat from Kupcakes & Co in Elkridge, MD Today was a gorgeous day in Howard County, MD and that was a good enough excuse for me to indulge and to treat my girls to one delicious kupcake.The choices were plenty and it took us a few minutes to make up our minds .. In ...
02/23/2014
When you submit an offer on a home in the Silver Spring, MD area it is customary to include a copy of your earnest money deposit check. Just a copy .. your REALTOR® will hold on to the check until you either have a ratified contract or continue looking for your new home. If the latter is the case...
02/22/2014
Shopping vintage goes hand in hand with shopping small and shopping local. If you are looking for a place to shop vintage near Silver Spring, MD, then you have to check out the BB Home Shop, The Vintage Marketplace at Glenwood, MD. They are only open one weekend every month - the second Friday - ...
02/20/2014
The Greater Silver Spring, MD area has a variety of older subdivisions where you can find mid-century modern homes, classic Bungalows, white-washed brick Colonials, Victorians, Tudors and turn-of-the century (19th that is) Farmhouses.Many homes have been beautifully restored with original details...
02/17/2014
Home values in the 20905 zip-code of Silver Spring, MD have improved a great deal in 2013. While we didn't see much improvement the year before (which was still good news then as it was a sign of the market stabilizing), in 2013 the average sales price rose to $463,353.   Compared to the height o...
02/16/2014
It's good news for home owners in 20901 Silver Spring, MD. The statistics show a strong market and an increase in property values. The 20901 zip-code has been one of the strongest ones in Silver Spring, MD and one to lead the local housing recovery. It's location, easy access to the beltway, clos...
02/15/2014
The big turn around for the Silver Spring, MD Real Estate Market came in the fall of 2012. Practically overnight - or so it seemed - the housing market had done a 180, from a buyer's market with plenty of inventory to a seller's market with an inventory shortage. Suddenly, buyers had to act fast ...
02/14/2014
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