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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 

Selling a Silver Spring, MD area home on a septic system - what you need to know! It's not unusual to find homes in the Silver Spring, MD area - especially north and west of the city - that are on a private septic system. Sellers of these homes have to add one extra step to their pre-listing prep...
09/30/2014
I saw a few comments on Margaret Rome's blog post Presenting A Poorly Written Offer (and have heard plenty of remarks in the past) about how long our offers to purchase Real Estate in Maryland are. In New York, it's one page given to an attorney who writes up the contract. In Oregon it appears to...
09/22/2014
Development potential in the heart of Ashton, MD Just Listed: 100 Olney Sandy Spring Road Property consists of 2 parcels, 1.48 acres combined Zoned R90, possible cluster development, townhomes or zero lot line development Sandy Spring/Ashton Rural Village Overlay Zone Recommended for single famil...
09/20/2014
I used to wonder why listing agents thanked me for presenting "such a well-written offer" and making sure "all t's are crossed and i's dotted". I used to wonder, until one day I received an offer on one of my listings that tempted me to take out my red pen, mark everything that was wrong in the o...
09/13/2014
While browsing Real Estate news this morning I stumbled upon a headline which I thought must have been a typo: Georgetown home sells for $510,000 over asking [Washington Business Journal] As it turned out, it was not a typo. A home in Georgetown did indeed sell for 510K more than it was listed fo...
09/12/2014
Burtonsville, MD, an unincorporated area in Montgomery County, is Silver Spring's neighbor to the East. Its hub is the Route 29 and 198 intersection which is at the center of a major revitalization project. The new Burtonsville Master Plan was adopted in December 2012 with hopes to develop the ar...
09/09/2014
At the intersection of East-West Highway and Newell Street in Silver Spring, MD, surrounded by modern mid-and-high rise apartment & condo complexes is a little urban park, Acorn Park. It is the birthplace of Silver Spring so to speak. 174 years ago Francis Preston Blair, who served President Andr...
09/03/2014
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