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Real Estate Agent - Thompson Company, REALTORS® 240.593.2860 - MD594797
Andrea Bedard has been assisting home buyers and sellers in Silver Spring, MD and (far) beyond since 2004. She is fluent in Real Estate and German, pro preservation, passion and coffee fueled. Ready to write your unique Real Estate story? Contact Andrea at 240-593-2860. Happy ending guaranteed!



What could be better than squeezing in one more Happy Closing Day before the new year? Not a lot in my book. I love happy buyers and I love Happy Closing Days! I do remember all of my settlements but there are some that stand out more than others.. in a good way. This one today I won't soon forge...
Another holiday season has come and gone and it's that time of the year again. Time to take down the lights, time to box up the decorations and time to recycle your Christmas tree. Montgomery County in Maryland is making recycling your tree super easy! Residents of single-family homes and townhom...
Midnight At 7 is a family-friendly New Year's Eve event that is sponsored by and benefiting the Howard County General Hospital. The event takes place on December 31st from 5 to 8 PM at Symphony Woods in the heart of Columbia, MD. Admission includes a walk through the Festival of Lights, a bonfire...
I officially ended the Christmas-preparation race last night. I am done running around and organizing every item on my girls' wish lists, done decorating, done baking, done wrapping presents. Now, I just get to enjoy it all! My girls and I spent today crafting with lots of glitter, eating the coo...
The blog statistics is one of my favorite features of Active Rain. I do go through on a regular basis to see which posts get the most traffic and which ones are the loser posts (it doesn't always flow the way I would like). I only wish we could get a bit more info about our visitors: How many wer...
Live life at the lake! Lake Elkhorn in Columbia, MD is beautiful year round. Lake Elkhorn in Columbia's Village of Owen Brown is a man-made lake of 37 acres. It's surrounded by a public park and townhome communities such as Lakeside/Dockside. Some homes have spectacular lake views and multiple de...
You are smarter than you believeStronger than you seemBraver than you think.These words, engraved on a necklace, carried me through some very rough waters some time ago. While it is not always smooth sailing, the violent storm has passed and I am in a much happier and healthier place. So much so ...
My girls are really into The Polar Express and quite often imagine how much fun it would be if it were to stop in front of our house to pick them up. While I can't make that wish come true (Bummer!), I could surprise them with a trip aboard the Santa Express in Strasburg, PA. And that's just what...
Spacious 2-car garage townhome FOR RENT in Burtonsville, MD - move-in before the holidays! 3915 Chelsea Park Lane is located right off Greencastle Rd - across the street from Fairland Regional Park - and close to Route 29. It was built in 2007 with many upgrades: crown and chair molding, hardwood...
Today I returned a call to one of my past clients. We closed almost 10 years ago (*note to self: Happy 10th House Anniversary card due soon) and touch base a couple of times every year. When they answered the phone they immediately asked "Andrea, how have you been? We've been looking for your car...

Andrea Bedard

Fluent in Real Estate & German, M.A. ABR ASP CIPS
local_phone(301) 384-9177
smartphone(240) 593-2860
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Andrea's blog is about (g)local Real Estate, family-owned businesses, Main St USA, neighborhood info and happenings in MoCo & HoCo and (far) beyond.

It's sprinkled with sound advice and a candid perspective, sweetened by her vintage soul and topped off with her passion for Real Estate, travel, running, and the 2 most important people in her life. Andrea is an ABR (Accredited Buyer's Representative), bilingual, and holds the distinguished Certified International Property Specialist designation.