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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 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!
Times like these are really tough when you are a hugger [and a small business owner, and single mom of 2], but adjustments are necessary. It will take some time getting used to not embracing, kissing a cheek, or shaking hands. I still find myself reaching out, extending my arm, or leaning in for ...
Fall in love with this immaculate town house in Columbia's Village of Hickory Ridge! This warm and inviting home on Wild Ginger Court backs up to a wooded area, thus offering some privacy and picturesque views from its deck and patio below. Watch the deer that like to come for a visit or listen t...
This is just such a great post by Gainesville, VA REALTOR® & Associate Broker Chris Ann Cleland who presents solid arguments that I wholeheartedly agree with. There's so much more to selling a house than getting a buyer through the door and a contract ratified. So much more!  At such a deeply dis...
5809 Melville Rd, a charming rambler near Liberty Lake in Eldersburg, MD has happy new owners!Sometimes, good things take a while. But even when the road to the closing table is a bit longer, there's still a Happy Closing Day at the end. This transaction was one for my Real Estate storybook - the...
I would love to tell you all about our Coming Soon listings in Silver Spring, MD and beyond, while our wonderful sellers are getting their homes perfect for the market. But, I can't just yet, my hands are virtually tied.You see, we now have a new(ish) MLS rule (in effect since Nov. 2019) that is ...
I just switched service providers and transferred my cell phone number to a new carrier. It was on my radar for quite some time for 2 reasons: 1. customer service (I don't do rude)2. fees. What is it with all the extra fees (I'm looking at you Verizon!)? I much prefer to have one amount, and to k...
After leaving settlement at C.L.A. Title in Rockville the other day, I just had to sneak a moment and drive through Rockville's Historic Districts. I just can't help myself! Charming older houses are my favorite. This grand dame in red caught my eye right away! I am also partial to pops of color....
Happy Closing Day! Just SOLD on Singleton Terrace in the Villages of Urbana, Frederick, MDIt was an almost perfect, textbook transaction. A beautiful home that had obviously been well maintained,  a perfect day for a perfect home inspection, a SOLD price of $330,000 - 10K under list price (yes, e...
One of the perks of being a REALTOR® in Silver Spring, MD and beyond is definitely the beautiful homes I get to tour with my buyers. Some just make you happy, others inspire, and many showcase the love that lives there. We can feel the warmth as soon as we enter, we can hear the laughter, and ima...
Yesterday I had the chance to catch up with Jennifer Smigal, a State Farm Insurance Agent, while on my way to my own office meeting. Jennifer has been part of my trusted 3rd party network for a few years now, and has always been available with input when I needed it. Securing homeowner's insuranc...

Andrea Bedard

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

It's sprinkled with sound advice and a candid perspective, sweetened by her vintage soul and topped off with her passion for Real Estate, running and the 2 most important people in her life.