Tiffany Giles's Blog Posts

Are You Ready for Your First Investment Property?

Real estate is among the more lucrative investment options available! Whether you're looking for a source of passive income, long-term appreciation, tax benefits, or all of the above, buying an

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Top 10 Home Seller FAQs

Selling a home can be exciting…you’re preparing for a new chapter of your life! But the actual sales process can be a bit overwhelming. Whether you're a first-time seller or you

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Top 5 Red Flags Homebuyers Should Never Ignore

As you start looking at homes, you’ll inevitably encounter a few red flags. Red flags aren’t deal-killers; they’re simply an indicator for you to pause and thoroughly investigate

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Home Loans 101: How to Decide Which Loan Type is Right for You

Buying a home is one of the biggest financial decisions most people make in their lives. With so many different types of mortgage loans available, it can be overwhelming to figure out which one is

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5 Ways to Make Homebuying More Affordable

Getting on the property ladder is more difficult today than it has been in recent memory. Between high home values, stagnant wage growth, and higher interest rates than we’re used to,

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5 Things Your Listing Agent Doesn't Want to Tell You

Open and honest communication between a home seller and their listing agent is critical for a smooth real estate transaction. But there are a few things your listing agent doesn’t want to tell

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7 Insider Tips for a Profitable Home Sale

Selling a house isn’t just about finding a buyer. It’s about quickly finding a buyer who’s willing to pay top dollar for your house. Maximizing the sales price of your home puts

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The Bright Side of Higher Interest Rates

In 2022, mortgage interest rates went from 3.02% in January to 6.42% by December. The interest rate hikes made headlines nationwide, mostly in the context of making homeownership less affordable.

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Top 10 Things Buyers Wish They Knew Before Buying their First Home

Ever wonder what you’re missing as a first-time buyer?  What home buying tips do homeowners wish they knew before buying their first home?  The many homeowners I’ve talked to

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“House Hacking” - 3 Simple Strategies

People looking for an entry into real estate investment, but do not know where to start or don’t have tons of cash to buy property; House hacking may be a great start. House hacking is a way

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