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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!

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2021 

Every morning while sipping my freshly brewed cup of coffee I sit down and log onto our MLS (multiple listing service) to check my "hotsheets". My hotsheets cover two counties - Montgomery and Howard - since this is where most of my clients reside or are looking to buy. I keep an eye out for my s...
03/29/2021
Yesterday was a glorious Spring day. The sun was out until late afternoon and it was warm enough to leave the sweater at home. It was the perfect excuse - not that we really needed one - to head to our most favorite ice cream location in Ellicott City's historic district. Park Ridge Creamery open...
03/28/2021
The delivery matters just as much as the message. How likely are you to return a scripted sales call?Just the other day I let a call with an unknown to me, out of State number go to voicemail again. When I had the chance to listen to it, I hit delete before hearing the end of it. It was a scripte...
03/23/2021
Spoiler alert! Years ago, as my girls and I exited an arts center after waiting for a thunderstorm to roll through, we saw the end of a rainbow. It gently faded into the mossy grounds right in front of us, where the parking lot morphed into green space. True story!There was no pot of gold sitting...
03/17/2021
The state of the Montgomery County Real Estate market summed up: trying to buy a house in the current climate can be exasperating for buyers but VERY lucrative for home sellers. Sellers, the market needs you! We are - almost - out of listings! Just look at the current sales pace: 1,002 homes were...
03/16/2021
If you own a home in Oella/Ellicott City and are considering selling this Spring, I may already have the perfect buyer for you! Charming home wanted in Historic Ellicott City/Historic Oella District: condo, duplex or cozy single family home 1 to 2 bedrooms  original details or loads of charm pref...
03/13/2021
I have the sweetest client. Every time she calls, she'll begin our conversation with Andrea, I know you are busy, but I just wanted to ask you one question really quick. Do you have a moment? Every time my answer is Of course I do, I always have time for you. That is how I've handled things from ...
03/10/2021
Below is a great blog post by Sondra Meyer: of Colorado Springs encouraging all sellers who may think that they have an "ugly house" and are tempted to take a "convenient" cash offer, to contact an experienced REALTOR® first/as well.  This convenience of a "cash offer, close within 7 days" can co...
03/08/2021
Dear Maryland Home Buyer, please make the offer! Sincerely, this listing agent. For a split second I was contemplating publishing just these words today because it is the very advice I'd like to shout from my virtual rooftop. The busier the Real Estate market in Silver Spring and beyond has gotte...
03/05/2021
Special delivery! Last weekend after showing homes in Silver Spring, I made time for one more stop in the Fairknoll subdivision to make one very special delivery. My buyers just closed on their new house at the end of 2020 (the very best way to end that year, wouldn't you agree?) and are currentl...
03/03/2021
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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 bilingual and holds the distinguished Certified International Property Specialist designation.