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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!
Waiting on appraisal news can be anxiety inducing, especially in a market with rapidly increasing prices, multiple offers, and appraisal gaps. I want the very best outcome for my client, regardless which side I represent, but am always thrilled when it works out for all. "Appraisal cleared" are m...
This classic 1960s Cape Cod is in Bowie's "R" section and the post-war era subdivision  of Belair at Bowie. Belair at Bowie was built by NYC developer William Levitt, "America's biggest builder of single-family homes" (as reported by the Post in 1960). These homes were built on former plantation ...
I've been enjoying a few days of spring-like weather over the last couple of weeks, soaking up all the rays and gathering strength for the next round of waiting in line to see a property with my buyers and elbowing our way through it. Alright, the latter is a bit exaggerated but not by much! Ther...
After leaving an appointment at a home with a fabulous view of the Baltimore oasis that is Gwynns Falls/Leakin Park, I had to explore the neighborhood a bit.Welcome to Hunting Ridge, a designated historic community in Baltimore City that was named after the high ridge that extended all the way th...
Sometimes, well okay, often, I think about how lucky I am to be doing what I do. I feel so much joy when my clients choose me, find the one, get the one, and close on the one! It never gets old. The home buying process is a journey, a discovery, with a few surprises along the way. Sometimes this ...
As a born & raised German, I am very particular about most things, but especially all things labeled German. The Rathskeller is a German restaurant in Howard County, MD, that opened its doors in the cellar of a historic building in October of 2019. Although the pandemic forced them to shut down f...
If you are wondering if now is a good time to buy your first, or next, or last home, or if a refinance is on your mind, then this is an important read courtesy of John Meussner, Mortgage Made Easy!John makes many important points, on top of that list are:1. the importance of working with an exper...
It's been such a beautifully busy start to 2022! My year began with signing a listing agreement with lovely long-term clients who will be putting their Bowie Cape Cod on the market next month, and the first snow storm of the year.Just like that we are almost a week in and I haven't even penned la...
I got mail! Sometime in November, @Dayton_Architecture, one of the many old house appreciating accounts I follow on Instagram, put out the call for the Old House Lovers Holiday Card Exchange. The idea was to connect people within the old house community and to send an "old-fashioned physical piec...
Once upon a timethere was someone whoreally needed a glassof wine. It was me. The end. I found this wine bottle gift bag at one of my favorite stores along one of my favorite Main Streets - Sweet Elizabeth Jane in Ellicott City, MD - and just had to get it. I love it so much that I almost didn't ...

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.