Aimee Kniceley-Barnes' Blog

Posted on 10/18/2020
Tips for Making the Switch to Condo Living
Photo by Douglas Bagg on Unsplash Whether you'd prefer the townhome look or a high-rise building, there's likely a condo available locally in the style you want. What types of amenities would you like? A dog-friendly community (or not)? A pool? Your own gardens? One or more full baths? All of these can vary among condo properties. Some...
+ 1 more
Read More
Posted on 10/11/2020
Severe Weather Damage & Homeowners Insurance
Photo by Peter from Pexels When everyday people take out a homeowners' insurance policy, there is an expectation that you enjoy secure coverage in the event of a loss. That sigh of relief many people experience when signing off on a policy may be an illusion, to some extent. That’s because not every severe weather event is covered...
+ 1 more
Read More
Posted on 10/04/2020
Tips for Homebuyers: How to Handle High-Pressure Situations
Completing a successful homebuying journey may be difficult, especially for those who do not plan ahead. In fact, high-pressure situations may arise that lead you to make rash homebuying decisions. And if you make the wrong choices, you risk paying an exorbitant price to acquire your dream residence. There is no reason to let high-pressure situations cause you to...
Read More
Posted on 10/01/2020
24 Aurelie Drive, Fredericksburg, VA 22406 is now new to the market!
Gorgeous home & yard on a secluded pipe stem in Stafford Lakes! Surrounded by Common Area, Woods & a Stream, this Large Third Acre Lot feels Super Private. Enjoy Loads of Beautiful Hardscaping & Plenty of Lawn for Playing. Large Upscale Deck w/Dual Stairs, Double HUGE Patios, a Firepit, & a Shed w/Roll-Up-Door give a Robust finish to an Amazing Exterior. Inside are 5 Beds & 3.5 Baths. Beautiful Neutral Custom Paint, Crown & Chair Rail Moldings, Separate Formal Dining Room, Large Office w/French Doors, Family Room w/Stone Surrounded Gas Fireplace & Mantle. Open Floorplan allows Unobstructed Views from Kitchen...
+ 2 more
Read More
Posted on 09/27/2020
Homeowners' Insurance: Key Components Every Homeowner Should Know
Photo by Steve Buissinne via Pixabay Often used interchangeably, the terms “property insurance” and “homeowners’ insurance” sometimes confuse new homebuyers. Homeowners’ insurance is a specialized form of property insurance. By “property” the insurance industry means anything that you own. Under that category come homeowners’ insurance and even renters’ insurance. These products cover single-family houses, condominiums and a renter’s...
+ 3 more
Read More
Posted on 09/20/2020
Open House Etiquette for Homebuyers
Image by Agover from Pixabay Where do you start when you first consider purchasing a home? Buyers who are new to the real estate market may not know exactly what they want in a house or where they want to live. While the dream homes found online, in magazines, and on your favorite television show are great resources...
+ 1 more
Read More
Posted on 09/13/2020
Where Should You Buy a Second Residence?
Purchasing a second home should be a fun, exciting experience. Yet homebuyers who fail to consider where they want to pursue a second residence may struggle to achieve their desired results. If you know you want to buy a second home, it often helps to narrow your house search to residences in a select group of cities and towns....
+ 1 more
Read More
Posted on 09/06/2020
Design Options for Luxurious Home Theaters
Photo by Alex Litvin on Unsplash You don’t have to worry about getting good seats at your local cinema when you have your very own theater at home. With some planning, you can design a luxurious theater that lets you enjoy movies on the big screen in the comfort of your home. When you’re designing a home theater,...
+ 1 more
Read More
Posted on 08/30/2020
For Sale by Owner: Worth the Risk?
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay For Sale by Owner (FSBO) can be an extremely tempting prospect for home sellers. If you don't have to pay the real estate commission, you can put more of the money from the house sale directly into your pocket. But it takes more of a roll-up-your-sleeves attitude to successfully complete a home...
+ 1 more
Read More
Posted on 08/23/2020
Adding Up the Benefits of Home Ownership
If you're renting a nice house, condo, or apartment, there's a good chance your monthly rent check is almost as much as a mortgage payment. Perhaps you've realized this and have been asking yourself why you're contributing to someone else's nest egg, instead of your own! If that sounds familiar, you may be ready to take the plunge into...
+ 1 more
Read More
Posted on 08/16/2020
Is Remote Home Buying the Best Option for You?
Image by congerdesign from Pixabay If you're looking to buy a new home, there's no reason you should be limited by your geographic area. In today's digital world, buying a home in another city, another state or even in another country has never been easier or more convenient. Additionally, when you buy a home remotely, you're not limited...
+ 2 more
Read More
Posted on 08/09/2020
Vinyl Siding for Your Home
Image by Marina Pousheva from Shutterstock One of the clear benefits of siding is to protect both the exterior and interior of the home. This protection is mainly against harsh elements. There are many siding options from which to choose, but the standard siding choice is vinyl siding. Homeowners looking to add this feature to their home will...
+ 1 more
Read More
Showing Results
1 - 12 of107