Jeanne Turnock's Blog

Posted on 09/19/2021
Kick Back in Style: Creating an Umbrella Table for Your Deck
Photo by Jazella via Pixabay An umbrella table provides you with more than just a comfortable place to sit; it adds color and texture to your space, too. You'll need to have an idea of where the table will go, what size umbrella it needs to support and how many people it will need to seat comfortably. You...
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Posted on 09/12/2021
How To Make Informed Decisions About Choosing A House To Flip
Photo by Harry Strauss from Pixabay Selecting the right property for a fix-and-flip requires entrepreneurs to account for wide-ranging elements. The real estate market remains chock-full of properties in need of renovations that could make them a valuable commodity. By that same token, a house-flipping professional must purchase a property that delivers a substantial return on investment and...
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Posted on 09/05/2021
Expert Tips for Your Next DIY Project
Whether you are dabbling into your first DIY home decor project or you are an experienced crafter, you may find that you make a few mistakes or hit a few roadblocks along the way. Fortunately, there are many seasoned experts out there who can give you advice and guidance as you work through any project. These DIY tips...
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Posted on 08/29/2021
The 6 Best Tools to Help You Move
Working with the right tools can make all the difference. This can be said for any project, but when you’re moving your home, equipping yourself with a few key items will make the process more efficient. Here are the essential tools to ease some of the labor on moving day: Furniture Dolly A furniture dolly is an excellent...
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Posted on 08/28/2021
RANDALLSTOWN, MD Real Estate Market Update 8/28/2021
Click here to view RANDALLSTOWN, MD blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 08/22/2021
HOAs: Are They Voluntary?
Photo by RawPixel.com via Shutterstock When it comes to homeowner’s associations, you need to know what type yours is before you determine whether to “join” it. There are two types of associations, covenant-based and voluntary. When homeowners ask about requirements to join a homeowner’s association, they may believe it is optional, but if our association is covenant-based, you...
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Posted on 08/15/2021
Tips for House-Flipping
Image by Andy Dean Photography from Shutterstock In past housing markets, it was common for investors to flip houses. Unfortunately, when the housing bubble burst, many buyers couldn't update and sell the homes they'd bought. After a bit of a downturn, the trend has picked back up. However, savvy investors know that the housing market has much tighter...
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Posted on 08/08/2021
Start From the Ground Up: Choosing a Foundation
Designing a dream home involves making a lot of decisions. One of the earliest and most important decisions is the type of foundation. So what is the best type of foundation for your home? Finding the answer involves gaining a working knowledge about concrete slabs, crawl spaces and basements. Why Choose a Slab Foundation? Concrete slab foundations are...
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Posted on 08/01/2021
New Construction: How to Design an Accessible Kitchen
Photo by Marcus Aurelius from Pexels Contractors and land developers may want to consider the growing demographics of people with some form of physical limitation when they design kitchens. According to recent reports, upwards of 15% of households have at least one family member with a physical limitation. Yet only 6% of available homes are considered accessible. Over...
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Posted on 07/28/2021
RANDALLSTOWN, MD Real Estate Market Update 7/28/2021
Click here to view RANDALLSTOWN, MD blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 07/25/2021
Ditch the Baby Gates: How to Keep Pets Out of Certain Rooms
Image by gabriele gabi from Pixabay Upon moving into a new home, it’s important to keep your pets out of certain rooms as they get used to their new space. While you could use baby gates for that purpose, they are often cumbersome to have put up all over the house. Instead, use any or all of these...
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