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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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Owning a home comes with many benefits. Managed well, it is like a savings account that can pay off handsomely. It is the best long-term investment one can make, and a path to building generational wealth. Long-term, however, does not lead to instant gratification. But being able to come home to ...
01/15/2023
On Christmas Day we ventured into the city to see the national Christmas tree. While the crowds were squeezing in to get a good shot in front of the White House, this REALTOR® was much more interested in the block of historic mid-19th century rowhomes on Jackson Place, right across the street. No...
01/10/2023
Thursday is the best day to list a home. It's primetime to capture the weekend traffic and aim for a quick sale. The problem buyers - still - face at the beginning of 2023 is very low inventory. The screenshot above is from my regional MLS (Bright MLS) taken yesterday morning - a Thursday. My Mar...
01/06/2023
New year's resolutions are not for me. Instead, I have goals, dreams, and ambitions. Some of which I renew on January 1st, some I adapt to changing circumstances, and then there are some that I let go of.I choose a theme for each new year based on one of my core goals. Some years I set the theme ...
01/03/2023
The Savage Mill historic district includes the former cotton mill which was transformed into a vibrant shopping and entertainment district and is also home to many small (artsy) businesses as well as the housing that was built for its workers. Besides bungalows and colonials, you'll find several ...
12/29/2022
the other night in DC#nofilter♥ It's always been the vintage, the old house charm and the original details that I adore the most, that draw me in, make my [REALTOR®] heart flutter, and prompt me to pause, to listen, and then to retell their stories. I specialize in finding and marketing charming ...
12/28/2022
It's been another difficult Christmas (season) courtesy of COVID (aren't we all tired of these 5 letters?) and sky high airline tickets. I've been flying between Germany and the US for two decades now and have never seen prices as high as this time around. Craziness. Christmas is just not the sam...
12/27/2022
Since 1947 (the same year the Christmas movie was released) the owners of the 700 block of the 34th street in Baltimore's Hampden neighborhood go all out decorating their 2 and 3 story rowhomes, drawing quite the crowd night after night. It's an unwritten rule that one must love the holidays, or ...
12/24/2022
I am participating in Active Rain's December Challenge: Guide to Successful Blogging hosted by Jeff Dowler, CRS and Brian England because I wish I could have had a roadmap when I first started out back in 2009. Following are a few tips what not to do to ensure your blog becomes a smashing success...
12/22/2022
Working at a local boutique brokerage has many perks, usually for our awesome clients (we have the best ones), but when you are consistently producing, and investing time and lots of effort to see this family brokerage thrive, your broker sometimes spoils you. Last week, on the gloomiest of days,...
12/21/2022
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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.