Month: April 2016

4 Ways CMO Makes a Realtor’s Life Easier

4 Ways CMO Makes a Realtor’s Life Easier

If you’re a realtor in Central Indiana, then you have a lot on your plate. From staging homes to attending closings, we understand that you have a lot of balls in the air. Regardless of the location of the homes you’re trying to sell (Carmel, Lawrence, Plainfield, or Meridian-Kessler), CMO can help make your job […]

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How Adding a Patio Can Increase the Value of Your Home

How Adding a Patio Can Increase the Value of Your Home

If you have some extra cash lying around, a worthwhile investment (especially this time of year in Indiana) would be a nice patio for your home. It’s the perfect spot to wine and dine your friends and family, and – even better – it can also make your home more appealing for buyers if/when you […]

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4 Easy ways to Make a House Sell Faster

4 Easy ways to Make a House Sell Faster

If you’re a realtor in Central Indiana, then you know how frustrating it can be to have a house on the market that just isn’t selling. Whether the home you’re trying to sell is in Carmel, Lawrence, or Meridian-Kessler, these easy fixes can help your home get offers in no time. (In the event that […]

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What to Look for in a Masonry Contractor: 10 Questions to Ask

What to Look for in a Masonry Contractor: 10 Questions to Ask

Let’s say you’re a homeowner in Meridian-Kessler with a deteriorating chimney. Or a resident of Lawrence who has a broken fireplace. Or a family in Noblesville with some brick sidewalk in disrepair. Who are you going to call? (Not Ghostbusters, although that would be cool.)

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Laying Brick Over Concrete: A How-To Guide

Laying Brick Over Concrete: A How-To Guide

The North side of Indianapolis (Carmel, Fishers, Noblesville, and Westfield) is a hot real estate market these days. Couples of all ages are looking for their next dream home. But with any home purchase, updates usually need to be made. In the event that a concrete patio or sidewalk isn’t meeting your expectations or desires, […]

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Patio vs Deck: Which Should You Choose?

Patio vs Deck: Which Should You Choose?

You’ve lived in your new house here in Central Indiana for a few years, and it’s finally time to invest in the backyard you’ve always dreamed of. You want an area for outdoor eating, a space for grilling, and a place you can lounge and watch the sunset. (It sounds dreamy, doesn’t it?) Your dream […]

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There’s a Bird in My Chimney! What do I do?

There’s a Bird in My Chimney! What do I do?

If you’re an Indianapolis homeowner, most likely you have birds get stuck in your chimney. Rest assured, you’re not alone. In fact, this is a fairly common phenomenon. Why does this happen? Houses today are frequently built with small metal flue pipes instead of clay liners. These flues can prove to be deadly for animals […]

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How to Fix Small Concrete Cracks: a DIY Guide

How to Fix Small Concrete Cracks: a DIY Guide

Here in Indianapolis, winters can be rough on concrete, so cracking is a common occurrence. Not only can cracking be dangerous if tripped on, it can also be a liability if you’re wanting to sell your home. Not surprisingly, we hear the following a lot: “My concrete is cracked. Help!”

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Resurfacing Concrete Patios 101

Resurfacing Concrete Patios 101

What’s a homeowner to do when they have a patio that’s in good condition but not very attractive to look at? You might think that you have to tear it out and start over. Thankfully, that’s not the case. Even if your patio has surface discoloration, imperfections, or cracks, there are options available for converting […]

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Concrete Patio Restoration: What you Need to Know

Concrete Patio Restoration: What you Need to Know

A patio should be a place that you go to relax or spend time with family and friends, especially in the summertime. But if your outdoor space has some damage, it may instead be a source of stress. Don’t let your patio get you down! Thankfully, old or cracked patios can be restored to look […]

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