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How to Keep Rain from Ruining your Home

So much rain fell in north Georgia, with more in the forecast. That rainfall could spell trouble for your home if that water makes its way inside. Take the time to check your home to make sure the rain stays outside. Find those hidden leaks that can cause major damage over time. Any Atlanta real estate inspection […]
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Is Zillow Offers Good or Bad for Sellers in Atlanta?

Is Zillow Offers Good or Bad for Sellers in Atlanta? In September 2018, Atlanta became the third market to launch Zillow Offers, a program in which potential home sellers can request an offer from Zillow to buy their home, prepare it for sale then list it on the market. According to Jeremy Wacksman, Zillow’s Chief Marketing Officer, […]
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Must-Have Tools for Agents To Keep in Their Car

The typical real estate agent never leaves home without the basics — brochures, “for sale” signs, open-house flyers and a fully charged cell phone, to name a few. But what else do agents need when something goes awry at the very last minute? Given the fast-paced nature of real estate tools for agents, carrying around essential emergency tools is […]
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Warming Weather = Swarming Weather

Spring is the air, and Warming Weather and Swarming Weather, The housing market is about to ramp back up! When prospective buyers tour a new home, they tend to focus on the cosmetic updates they’ll need to make if they purchase the house. From outdated fixtures and appliances to unappealing paint colors or landscaping, buyers […]
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Things that go bump in the night

Explanations for what goes bump in the night  Have you ever been sitting at home relaxing on a quiet evening and all of a sudden you hear a sound? It might be a constant tapping, a whistle or even a loud pop. Before you panic, here are some explanations for unusual sounds that houses make. […]
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How to Choose the Right Stucco for Your Home

Stucco is a popular siding choice, but identifying the two types of stucco, hard coat and EIFS, can still stump many looking for a home. And, like anything else, many problems can arise when installation and maintenance aren’t performed correctly that won’t show themselves until the home inspection. Hard coat stucco is what most people […]
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Deal Killers

There are countless things that can go wrong in a home inspection, and the last thing you want is for your client to get excited about a home and have the deal fall through. In this expansive realm of home inspection possibilities, Champia Home Inspections offers a list of some deal killers that you and […]
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Technology

Rapid advancements in technology help make our day-to-day lives easier, and they’re having a significant impact on construction trades as well. Safer builds and fewer long-term home repairs are possible in home construction thanks to newly available technologies. Homes today are built to exacting standards as prescribed by the International Code Council. One of the […]
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11 Must-Haves to Sell to Millennial Home Buyers

11 Must-Haves to Sell to Millennial Home Buyers The millennial generation has emerged as a dominant force in the housing market. According to the National Association of Realtors’ study of generational housing trends, millennials (or Generation Y) — those born between 1980 and 2000 — comprise the largest segment of the buyer market (35%). When […]
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Home Inspection in Atlanta Save You Money

When you hear the term “home inspection,” you might see dollar signs, but those dollar signs should represent the money you will save. Despite contrary belief, having a home inspection in Atlanta performed can help you pocket more money when it is time to move. Whether you are buying or selling a house, here are […]
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