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    August 05, 2020

    9 Ideas for Family Fun When You Can't Travel

    Military Life

    Travel restrictions may be keeping you close to home right now. Are you searching for more family fun? Here are 9 new ways to kill a few hours of time at home, or nearby.

    August 04, 2020

    10 Military Spouse Blogs We Think You'll Love

    Military Life

    Are you following these military spouse blogs? Get information and support for military life, deployment, organizing your move, travel, and much more!

    August 03, 2020

    8 Outdoor Adventures near Naval Station Norfolk

    Military Life Navy Bases

    If you find yourself stationed at Naval Station Norfolk or one of the many other area military installations, there's no better place to embrace the great outdoors!

    July 31, 2020

    How to Know When Renting Is the Best Option

    Renting a Home Home Buying

    Renting long-term may not make much sense as far as conventional wisdom goes, but it can be the wisest decision for some military families.

    July 29, 2020

    Creative Gifts to Welcome New Military Neighbors

    Military Life PCS Moves

    As you watch moving vans roll into your neighborhood during this PCS season, greet your new neighbors with a creative gift!

    July 27, 2020

    Homes for Sale and Rent in Alexandria, Virginia 22315

    Renting a Home Home Buying

    Take a look at homes for sale or rent in the popular zip code 22315 in Alexandria, Virginia.

    July 24, 2020

    Military Housing vs. Living Off Base: Making the Decision

    PCS Moves Renting a Home

    When you face a PCS move, of course you need to find a place to live. It's time to weigh all the perks and drawbacks of both military housing and living in the community!

    July 22, 2020

    7 Steps to Help Rebuild Your Credit Score

    Military Life Home Financing

    Our credit carries a lot of weight in the world. So let's talk about how we can change the trajectory of our financial future and rebuild a less-than-perfect credit score.

    July 20, 2020

    A Spotlight On Alexandria, Virginia (22315 Zip Code)

    PCS Moves Army Posts

    Military families sing the praises of the neighborhoods found in the Alexandria 22315 zip code for many reasons including commutes, schools, and amenities.

    July 17, 2020

    Home Maintenance Tips for First-Time Homebuyers

    Home Maintenance Home Buying

    Home buying is exciting and brings you freedom, but it also comes with responsibilities. Learn about the maintenance tasks you should tackle right away as a new homebuyer.

    July 15, 2020

    Should Renters Have a Pet Resume?

    Military Life Renting a Home

    Military renters move often, so we need an upper hand to find a rental house that accepts animals. A pet resume might be the tool that wins the contract.

    July 13, 2020

    Killeen and Harker Heights Homes for Sale Near Fort Hood, Texas

    Army Posts Home Buying

    Moving to Fort Hood? Many military families assigned to Fort Hood center their house hunt around Killeen or Harker Heights, since these two towns offer a quick commute to post. 

    July 10, 2020

    Should Homeowners Consider Selling With a Rent-to-Own?

    Selling a Home Property Management

    You’ve heard of a rent-to-own, and you’re seeing more and more of them. But you’re not sure if it’s for you. We get it! It’s not the traditional way to sell your home, but that doesn’t mean that it’s ...

    July 08, 2020

    Make Summer Home Maintenance Simple with These Tips

    Home Maintenance Property Management

    Breaking down summer maintenance items into hour, day, or weekend blocks of time eases the strain of trying to work a month’s worth of work into a week.

    July 06, 2020

    12 Family-Friendly Outings Near Killeen, Texas

    Military Life Army Posts

    When you live in Killeen, Texas, your back yard is packed with family-friendly adventures — so much so that you might not find the time to do it all! 

    July 03, 2020

    12 Off-the-Beaten-Path Adventures Near Military Bases

    Military Life Travel Tips

    Whether it's an outdoor activity to searching for the paranormal, there's fun for the whole family near these military bases across the U.S.

    July 01, 2020

    Does Refinancing Your Home Make Sense Right Now?

    Home Financing Home Buying

    With the economy and the housing market affected by current events, is this a good time to try and refinance your mortgage? Let's explore the reasons why it could be. 

    June 29, 2020

    4 Farmers Markets and Fresh Food Stands Near NAS Pensacola

    Travel Tips Navy Bases

    Summer is synonymous with fresh food markets across the country. In Florida, there’s an extra bounty of produce and local seafood near NAS Pensacola.

    June 26, 2020

    How Politics Could Sway Whether You Buy or Rent a Home

    Renting a Home Home Buying

    While it may seem an unlikely candidate, politics can actually serve as an interesting bellwether to military families as they grapple with the quintessential housing dilemma of each PCS: "Should we r...

    June 24, 2020

    How to Stay Organized While Unpacking Your New Home

    Military Life PCS Moves

    Moving into a new home and feeling stressed? Try these tips to determine your priorities and add organizational techniques to the move-in chaos.

    June 22, 2020

    Make the Most of Island Life With a Tropical Home Near Joint Base Pear...

    Air Force Bases Navy Bases

    Moving to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam? Aloha, and welcome to paradise! Take a look at these Hawaii homes for sale and rent to help you make the most of island life.

    June 19, 2020

    Cost-Effective Tips for Home Renovation

    Home Maintenance Selling a Home

    Home improvement projects can be expensive and budgets can get out of hand quickly. Luckily, with a few tips and tricks, there are many cost-effective options for home renovation projects.

    June 17, 2020

    Easy Ways to Add Curb Appeal Before Your Home Sale

    PCS Moves Selling a Home

    If you’re ready to start adding necessary curb appeal improvements for your home sale, this guide will give you some direction on where to start.

    June 15, 2020

    4 Ideas for Family Fun Near Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam

    Air Force Bases Navy Bases

    So you have orders to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam? Aloha! This tropical island, though small, is jam-packed with things to do. Take a look at some ideas for the the whole family!

    June 10, 2020

    4 Tips for Hosting an Effective Open House

    Selling a Home

    An open house can be a great opportunity to expand on the first impression buyers saw online. It's your chance to prove that the welcoming, shiny house in the online listing is real and ready for a ne...

    June 08, 2020

    Enjoy Outdoor Living with Homes For Sale and Rent Near NAS Pensacola

    PCS Moves Navy Bases

    Homes for sale and rent Near Pensacola NAS with outdoor amenities such as a pool, patio, or water front property.

    June 05, 2020

    What to Expect When You PCS to Camp Lejeune 

    PCS Moves Marine Corps Bases

    Military moving you to Camp Lejeune? Find out more about the area before your PCS move!

    June 03, 2020

    5 Ways to Settle In Virtually at Your New Duty Station

    PCS Moves

    Even if you can’t get out and meet your new neighbors or you won’t be there for a while, here are some ways you can become a part of your new community, without ever leaving your house!

    June 01, 2020

    4 Easy Day Trips from Chesapeake, Virginia

    Military Life Travel Tips

    Stationed in the Hampton Roads area? Within just a few hours’ drive, you can access a completely different culture, give yourself a mental break, and have new scenery.

    May 29, 2020

    What to Expect When You PCS to Oahu 

    Military Life PCS Moves

    Is the military moving you to the island of Oahu in Hawaii? With legendary Pearl Harbor and many other military installations, along with a culture all its own, Oahu is an unforgettable duty station.

    May 25, 2020

    Remembering Our Heroes on Memorial Day

    Military Life

    For most Americans, Memorial Day weekend is synonymous with the beginning of summer and brings to mind backyard barbecues or a lazy day at the beach. Take a moment to reflect on the true meaning of Me...

    May 22, 2020

    6 Cheap and Easy Ways to Increase Your Home's Value

    Selling a Home

    Increase your home’s value by formulating a plan to complete inexpensive and easy home improvement projects before you sell.

    May 20, 2020

    What Military Families Should Look for in the Post-Quarantine New Norm...

    Military Life

    As we begin to navigate into the new normal post quarantine, what will that look like for military families?

    May 18, 2020

    Homes for Sale in Chesapeake VA You Don't Want to Miss

    Home Buying Navy Bases

    Moving to the Hampton Roads area? Take a look at beautiful homes for sale in Chesapeake, Virginia, with close proximity to bases like Norfolk Naval Base and Portsmouth Naval Medical Center!

    May 15, 2020

    What to Expect When You PCS to MacDill AFB, Florida

    PCS Moves Air Force Bases

    Welcome to the Sunshine State! If the military is moving you to MacDill AFB in Tampa, Florida, you've got a dream assignment. Learn more before your PCS move to MacDill AFB.

    May 13, 2020

    3 Reasons Not to Invest in Real Estate

    Military Life Home Buying

    Real estate investing can be a good financial plan for some military members, as long as they do the research, run the numbers, and understand the pros and cons of their choices. Here are three times ...

    May 11, 2020

    Homes for Sale on Whidbey Island: Anacortes and Oak Harbor

    PCS Moves Navy Bases

    Homes for sale on NAS Whidbey Island in Anacortes and Oak Harbor are in the spotlight this week!

    May 08, 2020

    The Hidden Costs of Selling Your Home

    Selling a Home

    Selling a home is a huge legal and financial undertaking, so it’s important to have awareness about the financial situation you are getting into before agreeing to list your home for sale.

    May 06, 2020

    12 Steps to Your Best PCS Move Yet

    PCS Moves

    Whether it's your first PCS move or you're a pro, take a look at this checklist to make your military move as successful as possible!

    May 04, 2020

    7 Best Beaches of Whidbey Island, Washington

    PCS Moves Navy Bases

    Traveling or moving to NAS Whidbey Island? Find out what the locals know and spend some time on one of these gorgeous beaches.

    May 01, 2020

    How to Prep for a Rescheduled PCS Move

    Military Life PCS Moves

    As of now, military PCS moves are on hold and will probably rescheduled with a quick turnaround. Take the stress off and conquer these tasks while you wait.

    April 29, 2020

    Should You Buy or Sell A House During the Coronavirus Pandemic?

    Selling a Home Home Buying

    The coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19) and subsequent shut-downs have changed the way military home buyers and sellers are addressing the real estate market. Here's what you need to know.

    April 27, 2020

    Homes for Sale Near Fort Bragg Under $300,000

    Army Posts Home Buying

    Tour beautiful homes for sale near Fort Bragg in Fayetteville and Pinehurst.

    April 24, 2020

    Don't Forget These 5 Expenses in Your PCS Budget

    Military Life PCS Moves

    Facing a PCS military move? Plan ahead for unexpected expenses!

    April 22, 2020

    Tips for Dealing with Your Homeowners Association

    Home Buying

    If you bought a home in a subdivision, planned community, or condominium complex, chances are good that you were also required to enroll in your neighborhood Homeowners Association (HOA). Let's break ...

    April 20, 2020

    What to Expect When You PCS to Fort Bragg

    PCS Moves Army Posts

    Located just outside Fayetteville, North Carolina, this Army post is loved for its location. With the Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains just to the west and the Atlantic Ocean to the east, this duty stat...

    April 17, 2020

    How to Handle a Short-Notice PCS Move

    Military Life PCS Moves

    Sometimes you have months to prepare for a PCS move. Other times, the military acts quickly, leaving you very little time to pack up and get to your new location.

    April 15, 2020

    5 Tips to Make Long Distance House Hunting a Success

    Renting a Home Home Buying

    Early prep is the best way to mitigate as many problems as possible. Take these tips and craft a personal plan for long distance house hunting!

    April 13, 2020

    Move-In Ready Rental Homes Near Fort Hood, Texas

    Army Posts Renting a Home

    If you're headed to Fort Hood, take a look at these beautiful move-in ready rental homes in Belton and Georgetown, Texas.

    April 10, 2020

    Make Pre-PCS Cleaning a Breeze with this Checklist

    PCS Moves Home Maintenance

    If you're getting your home ready for PCS or just want to do a thorough spring clean, this checklist will make clean-up a snap!

    April 09, 2020

    Financial Help for Military Families Affected By the Coronavirus

    Military Life

    Each of the service branch military relief societies offers help and support for military families, ranging from no-interest loans, grants, and payment of temporary lodging and rent to many other reso...

    April 06, 2020

    What to Know Before a PCS Move to Fort Hood

    PCS Moves Army Posts

    Fort Hood, Texas, has so much to offer military families in the way of amenities, support, and housing. Due to its size, newcomers can be overwhelmed quickly. Here’s what to know before your PCS move ...

    April 03, 2020

    6 Ideas to Cut the Clutter and Organize Your Home

    PCS Moves Home Maintenance

    Whether you're looking ahead to a PCS move or your home is in need of some TLC in the form of spring cleaning, you need some ways to cut the clutter before you get to the actual cleaning!

    April 01, 2020

    8 Updates for Military Families As the Coronavirus Quarantine Continue...

    Military Life

    As the quarantines due to the Coronavirus pandemic continue, the extended time at home becomes more than an inconvenience for many military families. See these updates from official sources on support...

    March 30, 2020

    5-Bedroom Homes for Rent or Sale Near Peterson AFB

    Renting a Home Home Buying Air Force Bases

    Orders to Peterson AFB? Before you set out to enjoy the beautiful scenery, go home shopping with MilitaryByOwner!

    March 27, 2020

    Throwback TV Series and Movies to Binge Right Now

    Military Life

    Need a way to pass some time during this quarantine? Modern classics, old stand-bys, and maybe some you've never watched made this list of binge-worthy throwback TV shows and movies!

    March 24, 2020

    Updates on Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the Military Community

    Military Life

    With the constantly evolving news on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, it can be difficult to keep up with what’s real and what’s hearsay. Here's a list of official resources with the latest inform...

    March 23, 2020

    7 Outdoor Adventures for the Whole Family Near Peterson AFB

    Travel Tips Air Force Bases

    No need to stay inside at Peterson AFB! Get the whole family out for some fresh air with these outdoor activities in the Colorado Springs Area.

    March 20, 2020

    5 Tips to Make Working from Home Work for You When You Have Small Kids

    Military Life

    Whether you worked from home already or find yourself suddenly in that situation, get some tips for managing work while caring for children!

    March 17, 2020

    8 Ideas for Celebrating St. Patrick's Day at Home

    Military Life

    This year, public gatherings and celebrations are curtailed due to coronavirus pandemic, but there’s no need to ignore a beloved tradition. Wear your best green outfit and join in the merriment! 

    March 16, 2020

    The Impact of COVID-19 on Military PCS Moves and Travel

    Military Life PCS Moves

    With the announcement this weekend that the Department of Defense is temporarily banning domestic Permanent Change of Station moves and temporary duty travel in an effort to help stop the spread of th...

    March 16, 2020

    Rental Homes Just Minutes from Fort Meade, Maryland

    Army Posts Renting a Home

    If your military move is to the Fort Meade area, then your number one priority for a rental home is a fast and easy commute to Fort Meade NSA.

    March 13, 2020

    9 Things to Know Before Selling Your Home

    Selling a Home

    Increased buyer demand, low interest rates, and a meager housing inventory have put home sellers into a favorable position. Start planning now to take advantage of a seller’s market!

    March 11, 2020

    Does Your Credit Score Matter When Renting a Home?

    Renting a Home

    Does your credit score matter when renting? Yes. But are there honest ways to work around it if it's less than ideal?

    March 09, 2020

    Take Me Out to the Ball Game Near Fort Meade, Maryland

    Military Life Army Posts

    ‘Tis the season for baseball, so cheer on the home team! While stationed at Fort Meade, catch the action on the Orioles and Baysox diamonds.

    March 06, 2020

    Can You Bring a Water Feature into a Rental House? Here's What You Nee...

    Property Management Renting a Home

    A water feature fulfills a basic housing need the majority of renters are looking for: the strong desire for the house to feel like their home. But can you bring your water feature into a rental home?...

    March 04, 2020

    Easy Spring Home Maintenance Checklist for Homeowners and Renters

    Home Maintenance

    Caring for the exterior of your home is just as important as sweeping up the dust bunnies formed through the winter. Use this easy spring home maintenance checklist to keep it all straight!

    March 02, 2020

    Options for Transporting Your Pet Overseas

    Military Life PCS Moves

    Military families regularly PCS with their pets, which includes moving overseas, or OCONUS. Whether you choose a private shipping company, commercial airline, or military flight, safe options are avai...

    February 28, 2020

    Top 5 DON'TS for an Open House

    Selling a Home

    When it comes to home selling, marketing is a huge component. Don't make these mistakes when you hold your open house!

    February 27, 2020

    How to Plan a Pre-PCS Househunting Trip

    PCS Moves Home Buying

    Many military families decide to take a househunting trip before a PCS move. Find out how to make the most of your time!

    February 24, 2020

    Homes for Sale or Rent With Easy Commutes to MCB Quantico

    Renting a Home Home Buying Marine Corps Bases

    Tour homes near MCB Quantico in Triangle, Stafford, and Woodbridge. Each offers its own unique culture, quick access to the base, and opportunities for military spouse employment.

    February 21, 2020

    2020 Real Estate Trends for Military Members

    Military Life Selling a Home Home Buying

    Take a look at a brief snapshot of the forecasted real estate landscape in 2020, and how these trends specifically affect military members. 

    February 19, 2020

    Easy Updates That Increase Your Home's Resale Value

    Selling a Home

    Instead of a full-on remodel, make smaller changes that will pack a big punch when home selling. Learn more about the best home updates to try in the new decade. 

    February 17, 2020

    Best Things to Do Near MCB Quantico, Virginia

    Travel Tips Marine Corps Bases

    Stationed at MCB Quantico, Virginia? There's so much to do here with your free time!

    February 12, 2020

    Target These 3 Things for Highest Home Sale ROI

    Selling a Home

    What features are prospective home buyers looking for? Learn which simple changes will give you the most bang for your buck when it comes to your home sale.

    February 10, 2020

    Pet Friendly Rental Homes Near Naval Station Newport

    Renting a Home

    Take a tour of one of these rental homes near Naval Station Newport. Bonus--they are all pet-friendly!

    February 05, 2020

    What to Expect When You PCS to San Diego

    PCS Moves Navy Bases

    Located just north of the Mexican border in California sits the sunny city of San Diego. Learn why it's dream PCS destination for many military families!

    February 03, 2020

    8 Spring and Summer Festivals Near Naval Station Newport

    Military Life PCS Moves

    Looking for things to do in Newport, Rhode Island? Whether you enjoy listening to jazz, sipping on craft beer, or strolling through beautiful gardens, there's something for your whole military family ...

    January 31, 2020

    5 Tips for Setting Your Home's Price

    Selling a Home

    Setting your home's price might seem like just another small task on your long list of to-dos. But take some time when setting a listing price and estimate the fair market value of your home and how m...

    January 29, 2020

    What Home Buyers Really Want to See in Your Listing

    Selling a Home Property Management

    Straight from our poll, we're sharing specifics of what home buyers actually want to see in your home listing. Start here to craft your perfect home for sale or rent online ad.

    January 27, 2020

    Sumter Homes for Sale or Rent Just Minutes from Shaw AFB

    Renting a Home Home Buying Air Force Bases

    Moving to Shaw AFB in South Carolina? Tour beautiful homes for sale or rent in Sumter, just minutes from the base!

    January 24, 2020

    Easy DIY Kitchen and Bathroom Updates

    Home Maintenance Home Decorating Ideas

    No need for extensive renovations. Refresh your kitchen and bath with these easy DIY updates!

    January 22, 2020

    4 Benefits of an Off-Season PCS Move

    PCS Moves

    While moving during the typical PCS summertime season is most familiar for many military families, there are benefits to an off-season move.

    January 20, 2020

    5 Things to Love About Being Stationed at Shaw AFB

    PCS Moves Air Force Bases

    If you’re headed to Shaw AFB in South Carolina, you have reason to get excited! This area has a small town feel and could be the perfect change of pace for you. Learn more about all the great activiti...

    January 17, 2020

    How to Add Top 2020 Home Design Trends to Your Decorating Style

    Home Decorating Ideas

    Find out the latest design trends of 2020, along with ways to translate them to your unique home decorating style!

    January 15, 2020

    5 Things to Do Before Putting Your Home on the Market

    Selling a Home

    From cleaning to decluttering to home staging, there are a few things to pay attention to before even putting your home on the market--tasks that can help set your home apart and get those offers roll...

    January 13, 2020

    Homes with Great Outdoor Spaces Near Maxwell AFB

    Renting a Home Home Buying Air Force Bases

    Moving to Maxwell AFB or Gunter Annex? Enjoy the outdoors year-round with these spacious homes for rent or sale in Montgomery, Prattville, Millbrook, and Wetumpka.

    January 10, 2020

    Tenant Screening Tips for Landlords

    Property Management

    If you’re a first-time landlord or timid about the entire screening process, MilitaryByOwner has you covered. Start here for help identifying the best tenants for your rental!

    January 08, 2020

    Does an iBuyer Company Make Sense for Your Home Sale?

    Selling a Home

    Are you intrigued by the prospect of a quick home sale through iBuyer companies like Opendoor or Perch? Find out more about how it really works and the questions you should be asking.

    January 06, 2020

    Moving to Maxwell Air Force Base? Explore These Area Communities

    PCS Moves Air Force Bases

    Because Maxwell AFB is home to many training opportunities, PCS cycles are a little different than the typical summer moving season, which can be beneficial for those searching for homes. Here’s what ...

    January 03, 2020

    3 Things to Know About Selling Your Home When You're in the Military

    Military Life Selling a Home

    For military homeowners, there’s a lot to consider when selling their current home. Try these strategies from an experienced real estate agent.

    December 30, 2020

    4 Ways to Create Goals When You Don't Know What Military Life Will Bri...

    Military Life

    Military life can be uncertain. You may not know if you have a move, deployment, or family separation this year. How can you set goals?

    December 27, 2019

    Quick and Easy Tips for Decorating Military Housing

    Military Life Home Decorating Ideas

    Whether you choose to live in military housing or in an off-base rental, creating custom decor without making permanent changes is a rite of passage of military life. Get decorating tips to make your ...

    December 23, 2019

    NORAD Tracks Santa in Timeless Holiday Tradition

    Military Life

    Where's Santa? Gather the kids and track him on NORAD in this time-honored holiday tradition!

    December 20, 2019

    10 Amazing Travel Destinations in the Southwestern U.S.

    Travel Tips

    Start checking off this list of ten places you won't want to miss visiting while you're stationed at Ft. Huachuca, Ft. Bliss, Davis-Monthan AFB, Holloman AFB, Cannon AFB, or Kirtland AFB!

    December 16, 2019

    6 Ideas for Family Fun Near Hurlburt Field, Florida

    Military Life Travel Tips

    Heading to Hurlburt Field, Florida? From great shopping to beaches and other outdoor adventures, your military family won't run out of things to do!

    December 13, 2019

    How to Market Your Home During the Holidays

    Selling a Home

    While selling your home over the holidays won't be your favorite thing to do, learn how to make the most of this situation!

    December 09, 2019

    Take a Tour of 3 Gorgeous Homes for Sale Near Hurlburt Field, Florida

    Selling a Home Air Force Bases

    If you’re gearing up for a PCS move to Hulburt Field, Florida, then it’s time to get excited! Located in the Panhandle, this duty station is prime real estate.

    December 06, 2019

    Air Travel with Kids: Survival Tips for Parents and Fellow Passengers

    Travel Tips

    We all know that flying with small children can be stressful, whether you're the parent or another passenger traveling. Try these ideas to help cope!

    December 04, 2019

    Which Home Renovations Are Worth Your Time and Money?

    Home Maintenance Selling a Home

    If you believe home renovations raise the value of your home, you might think the more updates you make, the higher the value of the home, right? Wrong.

    December 02, 2019

    Move-In Ready Homes for Sale or Rent Near NAS Whidbey Island

    Renting a Home Home Buying Navy Bases

    Military have you relocating to NAS Whidbey Island in Washington state? Take a tour of these beautiful move-in ready homes for sale or rent!

    November 27, 2019

    Beyond Less Competition: 3 More Big Reasons to Buy a House in the Wint...

    Home Buying

    Although owners who prefer to sell during the spring and summer will wait, the crush of spring shoppers will gobble up any gains in inventory. Serious buyers should definitely take advantage of a wint...

    November 25, 2019

    Face Your Off-Season PCS Move with Confidence!

    Military Life PCS Moves

    Find all the ways you can embrace your off-season PCS move with these tips and resources from MilitaryByOwner.

    November 22, 2019

    5 Reasons Holiday Home Selling Makes Sense

    Selling a Home

    While you might think that the real estate market is as dead in the winter as leaves on the trees, the holiday season can be a great time to sell your home. 

    November 20, 2019

    What to Know About Renting Out Your Home During the Holidays

    Property Management Renting a Home

    If rental income is piquing your interest, you’re not alone. But there is much to consider before handing the keys to the front door over to strangers. Take a look a some of practical issues that need...

    November 18, 2019

    Charming Colonial Homes for Sale Near NAS Patuxent River, MD

    Home Buying Navy Bases

    Have a PCS move to PAX River, Maryland, in your future? Time to house hunt! Start with these charming colonial-style homes.

    November 15, 2019

    Smart Tips for Your Military Family's Holiday Travel

    Travel Tips

    As you plan your military family's travel over the upcoming holidays, make the most of these benefits and discounts!

    November 08, 2019

    Honoring Veterans on the Centennial Commemoration of Armistice Day

    Military Life

    Across the country on and around November 11, local, state, and federal entities recognize the sacrifices of our veterans, and in some cases, honor their families as well. From local celebrations in s...

    November 08, 2019

    Happy 244th Birthday, Marine Corps!

    Military Life

    here's to all our U.S. Marine Corps have accomplished and all the victories that are to come. Let’s join in the celebration and take a look at what these remarkable service men and women have done thi...

    November 07, 2019

    2019 Veterans Day Discounts & Freebies

    Military Life

    Take a moment to peruse our comprehensive annual list of Veterans Day Discounts and Freebies to see if any of them match a future outing for you! 

    November 06, 2019

    3 Things to Know About Investment Property Taxes

    Property Management Home Buying

    Have you taken the plunge into real estate investing as a military member? Let’s talk about how to preserve your profits and make the most out of your real estate investment!

    November 04, 2019

    Beat the Winter Blues with These Indoor Activities on Whidbey Island, ...

    Military Life Travel Tips

    Stationed on Whidbey Island? Don’t worry about wasting a day on the couch because it's too cold or windy outside. There are plenty of ways to enjoy the area from the comfort of the indoors!

    November 01, 2019

    Tackle This Easy Fall Home Maintenance Checklist Over a Couple of Week...

    Home Maintenance

    Fall is here, and with it come home maintenance tasks you shouldn't put off. Conquer them with this easy checklist you can finish over a couple of lazy Sunday afternoons.

    October 30, 2019

    15 Home Maintenance Tasks and Repairs Everyone Should Know How to Do

    Home Maintenance

    Whether you're a homeowner or renter, there are a few home maintenance tasks and repairs you should be able to tackle on your own!

    October 28, 2019

    4 Reasons Being Stationed in San Diego Is Amazing!

    Military Life PCS Moves

    San Diego might possibly be the jackpot of all duty stations. While it could take some time to adjust to the California lifestyle initially, there’s no place like it. 

    October 23, 2019

    Working After PCS: Career Tips for Military Spouses

    Military Life PCS Moves

    The kids are in school, you’ve found your new favorite restaurant at your new duty station, and you’re settling in. Now it’s time to get to business, but you're stuck finding the right career opportun...

    October 21, 2019

    3 Move-In Ready Norfolk Homes For Sale or Rent

    Renting a Home Home Buying Navy Bases

    If you have orders to one of military installations near Norfolk, take a look at these homes for sale or rent that are move-in ready!

    October 16, 2019

    Removing Barriers to Work: Updates on Military Spouse Licensing and En...

    Military Life

    Get the latest on military spouse professional licensing transfers, entrepreneurship resources, training, and organizations fighting to keep things fair for military spouses as they move across the gl...

    October 14, 2019

    Moving to San Diego? Tour These Gorgeous SoCal Homes!

    Renting a Home Home Buying Marine Corps Bases Navy Bases

    Moving to the San Diego area? Along with enjoying the outdoors and cultural scene, you'll want to live in a great place like one of these homes. Take a tour!

    October 11, 2019

    Happy 244th Birthday, U.S. Navy!

    Navy Bases

    To honor the Navy’s birthday, it’s a fitting celebratory measure that we take a look at the patriotic history of multiple versions of flags that have represented the U.S. Navy to date. 

    October 10, 2019

    8 Hacks for Making Friends When You Don't Live in a Military Community

    Military Life PCS Moves

    It’s easy to meet people when you live on or near a military base, but what happens when you have a job that doesn't have you living near a base or after you've retired?

    October 09, 2019

    4 Tips for Settling in on the Flip Side of a PCS

    Military Life PCS Moves

    The flurry of moving is over, and now you're just facing a sea of boxes. Try these tips to get settled into your new home and community!

    October 07, 2019

    Must-See Sights During Your House Hunting Trip to Norfolk, Virginia

    PCS Moves Navy Bases

    Beaches, day trips, tours, and more! Moving to the Norfolk, Virginia, area? We've created a list of sights to see and places to experience while you look for a home.

    October 04, 2019

    Introducing MilitaryByOwner's New Features!

    Selling a Home Renting a Home Home Buying

    MilitaryByOwner's newest site features make it easier than ever to advertise or find a home!

    October 02, 2019

    Should You Spend Money to Update a Home You're Renting?

    Renting a Home

    Should you make updates to your rental home? What's the best process for handling the process with your landlord if you're paying for it yourself?

    September 27, 2019

    3 Factors to Consider Before Becoming a Landlord

    Military Life Property Management

    Serve long enough in the military, and you're bound to PCS. If you’ve purchased a home, you’ll likely be considering whether it makes sense to rent the home out and become a landlord or sell it as you...

    September 23, 2019

    Fall Festivities Near Fort Carson, Colorado

    Military Life Army Posts

    Check out these fall activities for your whole family near Fort Carson, Colorado!

    September 20, 2019

    7 Tips to Help Military Kids Adjust to a New School

    Military Life

    There are more obstacles for your military child to overcome than simply saying goodbyes, moving to a new home, and making new friends after a PCS move. Military kids have to find their way in a new s...

    September 19, 2019

    MilitaryByOwner's Newest E-book: Guide to Living in Alexandria, Virgin...

    Military Life PCS Moves

    If you’ve ever wished there was a point-by-point guide on where to live and how to make it happen--here it is! And it has everything you need to know about a move to Alexandria, especially for militar...

    September 18, 2019

    Happy Birthday, U.S. Air Force!

    Military Life

    The U.S. Air Force, as we know it now, was established on September 18, 1947. Since that time, American Airmen continue to do amazing things all around the world and are the preeminent force in air, s...

    September 16, 2019

    7 Adventures for the Whole Family Near Fort Campbell, Kentucky

    Travel Tips Army Posts

    New to Fort Campbell, Kentucky? Try this list of family-friendly things to do. You’ll come to find that history buffs and outdoor adventurers thrive here!

    September 13, 2019

    Connect with Other Military Spouses at These Events Sponsored by Milit...

    Military Life

    Looking for a way to connect with other military spouses? Check out 5 amazing events MilitaryByOwner is sponsoring this fall!

    September 11, 2019

    Remembering September 11: Stories from Military Families

    Military Life

    Never forget. Never again. It’s something we said in the days following 9/11, and it’s important to continue sharing our stories. I asked some military families what they remember about that day. Here...

    September 09, 2019

    Fort Carson Homes for Sale with Great Outdoor Spaces

    Army Posts Home Buying

    Fort Carson, Colorado, is a great location, especially if you love being outside. Take a tour of these homes near Fort Carson with amazing outdoor spaces!

    September 06, 2019

    Can I Buy a Home with Bad Credit?

    Home Financing Home Buying

    Can you buy a home with bad credit? Many potential home buyers assume the worst if they have troubled credit history. Find out home loan options, even if your credit score is less than stellar!

    September 04, 2019

    Important Education and GI Bill Updates for Veterans and Military Spou...

    Military Life

    Has the back to school energy in the air have you thinking about heading back into the classroom yourself? Find out the latest about the GI Bill updates and other educational resources for veterans an...

    September 02, 2019

    3 Kid-Friendly Homes Near Fort Campbell, Kentucky

    Army Posts Renting a Home Home Buying

    Headed to Fort Campbell? Check out Clarksville! With many housing options to choose from, it makes a great place to call home. 

    August 30, 2019

    4 Reasons to Use FamCamps and Military Lodging

    Military Life Travel Tips

    Have you ever made use of military campgrounds or lodging? They not only save you money, but can be a lot of fun for your whole family!

    August 28, 2019

    The Final PCS: Choosing Where to Live After Military Retirement

    Military Life

    Instead of just throwing a dart at a map to find your next home after military retirement, narrow your decision by considering job opportunities, proximity to family, schools and lifestyle for childre...

    August 26, 2019

    Move-in Ready Homes for Rent in Alexandria, Virginia

    Renting a Home

    One of the best features of moving to Alexandria, VA, is the variety of housing options. Take a look at these move-in ready homes for rent in Alexandria!

    August 23, 2019

    6 Ideas for Surviving an Extended Stay in Temporary Lodging

    Military Life PCS Moves

    Temporary military lodging isn’t so bad until it starts to feel permanent. Let’s take a look at a few things you can do to survive your stay. 

    August 21, 2019

    How to Find the Best School Solution for Your Military Kids

    Military Life PCS Moves

    We’ve got answers and resources to help military families find the best path to educational exploration! Here are the three main questions you should be asking. 

    August 19, 2019

    13 Ideas for Family Fun Near Maxwell AFB, Alabama

    Military Life Air Force Bases

    Whether you're a history buff, adventure seeker, or need to entertain the kids for a few hours, try these ideas for family fun in the Maxwell AFB area!

    August 16, 2019

    13 Military Housing Do's and Don'ts

    Military Life

    Living in military housing can feel like a throwback to simpler times, but it's not quite the same as living off base. What would you add to this list?

    August 14, 2019

    4 Ways to Make Your PCS as Painless as Possible

    Military Life PCS Moves

    There’s not much you can control in a military move, but there are a few things you can do to get settled into your new community.

    August 12, 2019

    12 Facts You Didn't Know About Alexandria, Virginia

    Military Life Travel Tips

    Even if you've been in Alexandria, Virginia, for a while, there's always something new to learn! Test your knowledge with these fun and historical facts.

    August 07, 2019

    Househunting Tips for Military Home Buyers and Renters

    Renting a Home Home Buying

    As a military family, schedule time to consider the factors involved in a home search. Here’s a list of three solid strategies to prepare for finding a house.

    August 05, 2019

    Tour Stunning Homes in Prattville, Alabama

    Home Buying Air Force Bases

    Moving to Maxwell AFB, Alabama? Take a look at these stunning homes in Prattville just minutes from the base. 

    August 02, 2019

    Which Pets Aren't Allowed in Military Housing?

    Military Life

    Bring your cat, your dog, and even a caged hamster or two. But don't even think about bringing these animals into military housing! Find out more about pet restrictions when you live on base.

    August 01, 2019

    Happy Birthday, U.S. Coast Guard!

    Military Life Coast Guard Stations

    The Coast Guard is the smallest of the five branches of the military. If you take a few minutes to look at the work they do, it’s hard not to be impressed. On August 4th, we’re celebrating the Coast G...

    July 31, 2019

    16 Free Things to Do in San Diego

    Travel Tips Navy Bases

    If you're traveling or moving to the San Diego area, don't miss this list of free events and attractions for your military family!

    July 29, 2019

    5 Easy Day Trips Near Quantico, Virginia

    Travel Tips Marine Corps Bases

    Explore the area around Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia with these easy day trips!

    July 26, 2019

    What Military Families Need to Know About Long-Term Storage

    Military Life PCS Moves

    If you're facing a move and trying to decide if you should put some of your household goods in long-term storage, here's what you need to know!

    July 24, 2019

    Tips for Living On or Off Base in Okinawa

    Military Life PCS Moves

    If Okinawa is your overseas PCS destination, you’re going to have questions, especially about where you'll be living.

    July 23, 2019

    Do You Know About These VA Loan Changes?

    Military Life Home Buying

    Find out about the latest changes regarding your VA home loan benefit. Significant changes in policy have increased the opportunity for military home buyers to achieve their home goals.

    July 22, 2019

    Which Repairs Are NOT Your Landlord's Responsibility?

    Property Management Renting a Home

    As a tenant, you need to know which problems with a rental home warrant a call to your landlord...and which tasks you should handle yourself.

    July 19, 2019

    Dog Breed Restrictions for On-Base Military Housing

    Military Life

    If you're moving into military housing, you may have questions about whether or not your family dog is allowed. If you find your dog’s breed on the banned list for housing at your next duty station, t...

    July 17, 2019

    Top 10 Best U.S. Cities for Veterans

    Military Life

    If you're a veteran or a military member due to separate from the military in the coming year, Veterans United has curated a list of the 50 best places to live and buy a home across the country. Come ...

    July 15, 2019

    Fort Hood Homes for Rent in Harker Heights, Texas

    Army Posts Renting a Home

    Moving to Fort Hood? Take a tour of homes for rent in popular Harker Heights, Texas!

    July 12, 2019

    How to Break a Rental Lease for Military Transition

    Military Life Renting a Home

    If you're transitioning into the military, leaving for duty, or have PCS orders, you may need to break your rental lease. Find out the legalities and common questions.

    July 10, 2019

    Do You Know About These Rebates and Incentives for Military Home Buyer...

    Military Life Selling a Home Home Buying

    Did you know there are rebates and incentives for military home buyers that can help you save money?

    July 08, 2019

    PCS to Japan: Tips from a Military Spouse Who's Been There!

    PCS Moves

    Facing a military move to Japan? Get practical tips and help about relocating to Japan from an experienced military spouse who's lived there!

    July 05, 2019

    City or Suburbs: Where Should You Live Near MacDill AFB, Florida?

    PCS Moves Air Force Bases

    Before embracing the beach lifestyle at MacDill AFB, you'll need to find a home! Town and country options abound around Tampa, Florida, so let's get to know the neighborhoods.

    July 03, 2019

    Happy 4th of July from MilitaryByOwner!

    Military Life

    Happy 4th of July! However you're spending this Independence Day, MilitaryByOwner is offering the opportunity to save 20% on our home ad packages, just in time for the busy PCS moving season.

    July 01, 2019

    3 Move-In Ready Homes Near Fort Meade

    Army Posts Renting a Home

    Moving to Fort Meade? Consider moving to Odenton or Hanover where you can live just minutes from the gate. 

    June 28, 2019

    Military Housing Inspection? No Problem with These Pro Tips!

    Military Life PCS Moves

    It's that PCS time of year, and with that comes the 'final out' from military housing! Learn the secrets on how to pass from a pro.

    June 27, 2019

    The Best Historical Sites to Visit Near Quantico, Virginia

    Travel Tips Marine Corps Bases

    Even if you aren’t a history buff, these sites should be on your Quantico bucket list simply for their beautiful settings and easy access while you're stationed there!

    June 26, 2019

    What Home Sellers Should Expect at Closing

    Military Life Selling a Home

    If it’s been a while since you’ve been through the home selling process, you may have a few questions. Consider this a refresher to prepare for your upcoming closing date!

    June 25, 2019

    The Best Golf Courses Near Military Bases

    Military Life Travel Tips

    Military members love to take advantage of golfing on military installations. Here are a few favorites from around the world! Is yours included?

    June 24, 2019

    Move-In Ready Homes For Sale Near Fort Benning, Georgia

    Army Posts Home Buying

    Does the thought of home repairs and renovations make you cringe? Aside from a few personal touches needed, these homes for sale near Fort Benning are move-in ready!

    June 21, 2019

    12 Summer Activities for the Whole Family Near Camp Pendleton

    Military Life Marine Corps Bases

    If you’re off to Camp Pendleton, then great news, as there’s so much to do. Date nights for you and your spouse, brunch with friends, and adventures for the whole family. It’s an incredibly diverse ar...

    June 19, 2019

    What's the Future of Military Housing?

    Military Life

    After reports of major issues with military family housing, what's next?

    June 17, 2019

    Pet-Friendly Homes for Rent in Woodbridge, Virginia

    Army Posts Renting a Home Marine Corps Bases

    Whether you're looking to shop, dive into the local foodie scene, or enjoy the outdoors, there is truly something for everyone in Woodbridge, Virginia! Tour homes for rent in the area.

    June 12, 2019

    4 San Diego Outings Perfect for the Whole Family

    Military Life Travel Tips

    Stationed in sunny Southern California? Head out and visit these favorite spots perfect for the entire family!

    June 10, 2019

    5 Day Trips to Lakes Near Fort Benning, Georgia

    Travel Tips Army Posts

    Fort Benning, Georgia, is a hub for outdoor enthusiasts. Agreeable year-round weather and lush landscape provide plenty of opportunities to get outside.

    June 07, 2019

    6 Ways to Save Money During Your PCS

    PCS Moves

    PCS moves can drain your budget. Learn some easy ways to save money during your military move!

    June 05, 2019

    How Both Home Sellers AND Buyers Benefit from Home Staging

    Selling a Home Home Buying

    Home staging is a powerful technique that truly benefits both home sellers and buyers. It offers sellers marketing power and convenience factors to home buyers.

    June 04, 2019

    Considering Rent-to-Own? Here's What You Need to Know!

    Renting a Home Home Buying

    Have you ever thought about rent-to-own when it comes to buying a home? Get the details on how this process works.

    June 03, 2019

    Tour Homes for Sale Near Camp Pendleton, California

    Home Buying Marine Corps Bases

    Moving to Camp Pendleton, California? Take a tour of beautiful homes for sale in the area before you dive into the beaches and great culture!

    May 30, 2019

    Can My House Plants PCS?

    PCS Moves

    If you've got a green thumb, you may be wondering what to do with your house plants when it's time to move on. Give away, attempt to ship, sell? Start here!

    May 29, 2019

    5 Things to Do Before the Movers Arrive

    PCS Moves

    Don't forget these last-minute tasks before the movers ring your doorbell!

    May 23, 2019

    How to Save Money on Your Food Budget During a PCS Move

    Military Life PCS Moves

    PCS season is here, and there are plenty of things to worry about as far your budget goes! One expense that can add up quickly is meals. With a little planning, it's not hard to eat well and stay in y...

    May 20, 2019

    Beautiful Homes for Sale in Fayetteville, North Carolina

    Army Posts Home Buying

    Orders in hand to Fort Bragg? Congrats! North Carolina is a beautiful place to live. Just take a look at these three stunning homes and you’ll soon understand why.

    May 17, 2019

    Should You Refinance Your Mortgage?

    Home Financing

    Thinking of refinancing your home? Weigh the pros and cons before making the decision.

    May 16, 2019

    Planning Your OCONUS PCS Military Move

    Military Life PCS Moves

    If this is your first OCONUS (Outside Continental United States) move, it’s ok. There are so many amazing resources, tips, and tricks to make sure this move is a success!

    May 15, 2019

    8 Tips for a Cross-Country Move with Pets

    PCS Moves Travel Tips

    For some, pets are family members, and planning for their move is almost as taxing as planning for a child. Some dogs need even more space! Start with these tips before your move with pets.

    May 13, 2019

    Pet-Friendly Restaurants and Attractions near Joint Base Lewis-McChord

    Military Life

    Take a look at where you and your family could spend free time with your furry family member near Joint Base Lewis-McChord!

    May 10, 2019

    Celebrating Military Spouses!

    Military Life

    Whether you're volunteering to make your community better, gearing up for yet another PCS move, or keeping everything going at home, today we're celebrating you, military spouse!

    May 08, 2019

    5 Common Myths About Renting vs. Buying a Home

    Renting a Home Home Buying

    You're throwing your money away, a rental isn't an investment, and on and on. You've heard all the reasons why buying a home is better than renting. See if it makes sense for your situation!

    May 06, 2019

    5 Homes Near Joint Base Lewis-McChord Homes with Curb Appeal to Spare

    Army Posts Home Buying Air Force Bases

    These homes for sale or rent near Joint Base Lewis-McChord have extra visual appeal that make them hard to resist.

    May 03, 2019

    Tips for Buying a Home Long Distance

    PCS Moves Home Buying

    Why would you ever buy a home without seeing it first? Find out the reasons why and how one military family made it work for them.

    May 01, 2019

    A Guide for the Unexpected Military Landlord

    Military Life Property Management

    If you're a military homeowner, you may also find yourself a landlord at some point. Here's where to start.

    April 30, 2019

    What Home Sellers Should Know About Appraisals

    Selling a Home

    What is a home appraisal and why is it important? As a home seller, it's crucial to understand what goes into the appraisal process, and what to do if it's lower than your asking price.

    April 24, 2019

    What to Know About Flying with Pets During Your PCS Move

    PCS Moves Travel Tips

    Bad news about pet travel is stressful for military families, because airline travel can be unavoidable. Start here with the latest info for your PCS move.

    April 22, 2019

    Kid-Friendly Things to Do in Hampton Roads

    Military Life Travel Tips

    There are so many kid-friendly activities in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia, your family will be hard pressed to run out of things to do

    April 19, 2019

    How to Plan Your Military Travel with Pinterest

    Military Life Travel Tips

    Have you ever thought of using Pinterest to plan your next trip? The Travel category on Pinterest remains one of its most popular--use it to plan your military family's travel!

    April 17, 2019

    How To Buy A Foreclosed Home

    Home Buying

    At first thought, purchasing a foreclosed home can seem like a cost-effective way to buy a house. Find out more about pre-foreclosure home sales, bank owned home sales, short sales, and more before ta...

    April 15, 2019

    Homes for Rent Near Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia

    Army Posts Renting a Home Air Force Bases

    For easy access to Joint Base Langley-Eustis, we're highlighting homes for rent in the cities of Hampton, Williamsburg, and Seaford.

    April 12, 2019

    Do You Know About These Resources for Military Kids?

    Military Life

    Military kids show us every day how adaptive and resilient they are. Since they can use all the support they can get, we're sharing a few resources.

    April 11, 2019

    Celebrating Military Kids with Strategies to Support Them

    Military Life

    Purple Up! For Military Kids is a reminder to reflect on all that our milkids are doing right and build up our tool kits with strategies to support them throughout the year if things go sideways.