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Should You Buy or Build A Home? Which Is Right For You!


Should you buy or build a home, and which is right for you? There are a number of factors to consider which will help you determine whether you should buy or build a home. A home is often the single largest investment a person will make. Many buyers end up spending a lot of time…

9 Mistakes to Avoid When Building A Home


Building a home is a dream come true for many people. It’s often the culmination of tremendous hard work, planning and accomplishment. But it can also be a stressful period, full of difficult decisions and the anxiety that accompanies a life-changing event. The easiest way to enjoy the home construction process is to avoid mistakes…

Why You Shouldn’t Use A Building Cost Calculator


“What’s the cost per square foot to build a house?” It’s often the first question people ask when they’re looking to build a new home in Knoxville. But is it really the right question? Amidst a slew of technical jargon, price per square foot can seem like an easy and concrete way to measure value….

Simple Steps to Reduce Allergens in Your Home


Ah, the signs of spring. The weather is warmer, the grass is greener, pollen is wreaking havoc on your senses. As much as we love this time of year, it’s code red for allergy sufferers. In fact, a few years back, Forbes ranked Knoxville number one on their Ten Worst Cities For Allergies list.  Though…

3 Simple Ways to Add Value to Your Home This Spring


Believe it or not, spring is upon us. Though you could hardly tell from the cloudy, cold weather we’ve had lately, we’ll soon be finding every reason to find ourselves outdoors. Spring has always been one of our favorite times of the year. More than the promise of warmer weather and blooming Dogwood trees, spring…

Turner’s Top 4 Spring Projects for Protecting Your Home


It’s said that the holidays are “the most wonderful time of the year,” but spring’s early mornings and late afternoons full of birds chirping and flowers blooming will surely give it a run for its money. Since the cold weather has passed and April showers are on their way, now is the perfect time for…

Turner Homes Designer Spotlight: Natalie Wright


Natalie is Turner Homes’ in-house designer. She’s been an interior designer in the Knoxville Area for more than six years and helps our clients bring their personal style to life. Let’s learn a little bit more about her and her background… Arkansas Transplant with Knoxville Roots I was born in Knoxville, but grew up in…

A Quick Guide to Defining Your Design Style


We’ve all heard the saying, “home is where the heart is.” An important part of finding a house that will become a home is identifying your personal style. With so many different options, finding a home or building a custom home that fits your personal taste and makes you feel comfortable can be a challenging…

5 Benefits of Purchasing a Portfolio Home


Congratulations, you’re ready to start house hunting! You may be torn between the many home styles the market offers. From historic homes to new homes, different styles offer different advantages. In this blog post, we’re looking at the key benefits of purchasing a portfolio home. First, what is a portfolio home? A portfolio home is specially…

A Guide to Using Houzz to Create a Home Project Plan


Technology has revolutionized the way homeowners create a home project plan and approach custom home or renovation projects. The Internet offers millions of articles, resources and guides that shed light on a variety of home projects. Plus, new software helps homeowners visualize different layouts, color schemes and design features, allowing them to make informed decisions…

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