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Meet Elias!

Meet Elias!

Meet Elias: CMO’s Outfitter of the Month for October.     Elias has been with us since the very beginning, having been CMO’s first employee. He even worked with Kourtney, the owner of CMO, for years before that. Elias uses his experience to train our younger outfitters. His desire for quality craftsmanship and attention to […]

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It’s National Fireplace Month: Celebrate Safely

It’s National Fireplace Month: Celebrate Safely

It seems that no day of the year is free of some national designation. For instance, October features National Boyfriend Day, National Walk to School Day and National Fried Scallops Day — all in its first week. (Yes, evidently fried scallops deserve their own “Day”). That said, the fact that October is National Fireplace Month […]

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5 Reasons Why You Should Add a Fireplace to Your Home

5 Reasons Why You Should Add a Fireplace to Your Home

Last month’s blog post enumerated 5 Questions to Consider Before Adding Your Fireplace. We posed these questions in order to help you determine the perfect fireplace for you. But what if you’re still on the fence about adding a fireplace at all? Perhaps you would love one, but you’re still wrestling with a few concerns. […]

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What Do Millennials Look For in a Home?

What Do Millennials Look For in a Home?

Millennials, members of the nation’s largest living generation, are growing up and investing in real estate. In fact, millennials now make up 56% of first-time homebuyers and are the largest age demographic of homebuyers generally. In short, millennials are beginning to shape the real estate market and our communities more broadly. Because of this, it’s […]

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Meet Alec!

Meet Alec!

Meet Alec: CMO’s Outfitter of the Month for September. Alec is one of our outfitters and has been a part of CMO for the last two years. He’s been a helpful part of the production team and is now being trained in and taking on a role focused on gas fireplaces. You can look forward […]

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Remodeling To Sell: Where Should You Be Spending Your Money?

Remodeling To Sell: Where Should You Be Spending Your Money?

Many homeowners are reluctant to remodel when about to sell, and understandably so. After all, why spend time and money on a property you are planning to leave? You will not personally enjoy the fruits of your labor. In addition, there can be no numerical certainty as to the return on your investment. It just […]

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5 Questions To Consider Before Adding Your Fireplace

5 Questions To Consider Before Adding Your Fireplace

As the fall season approaches, we all start to think about colorful leaves, warm apple cider and, of course, fireplaces. Fireplaces are incredibly desirable home amenities and many homeowners choose to have them installed around this time of year. However, a fireplace is a significant addition to any home, and choosing the perfect fireplace for […]

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Fireplace Energy Efficiency: How To Save Some Money

Fireplace Energy Efficiency: How To Save Some Money

Fireplaces are features of beauty and enjoyment; they serve as design focal points and warm havens on cold winter nights. However, fireplaces can also offer certain economic advantages. In addition to their aesthetic function, fireplaces contribute to the overall heating of your home. Because of this, your fireplace could help decrease your energy bill and […]

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Back to School Real Estate Marketing

Back to School Real Estate Marketing

August is a transitional month, at least in Indiana. August marks the end of the summer vacation and the beginning of the new school year. It also marks the end of the on-season (spring/summer) for real estate and the beginning of the off-season (fall/winter). This time of year, the summer surge of potential homebuyers is […]

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6 Home Maintenance Tasks You Should Tackle in August

6 Home Maintenance Tasks You Should Tackle in August

In August, you’re savoring the dying embers of summer, enjoying the last few pool days and cookouts before fall sets in. Understandably, catching up on home maintenance may be the furthest thing from your mind. However, it’s a good idea to take a break from the summer’s last hoorah to do some house and yard […]

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