Military members, here's what to know about the real estate trends of 2021 and how they'll affect home buying, selling, and renting.
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.
Military families love Fort Jackson and Columbia, South Carolina, because there are so many things to do all year round.
It's important to understand what exactly the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act and a lease's military clause cover when it comes to military renting.
Military renters and landlords are feeling the effects of the pandemic economy. Here's what to know about the eviction moratorium.
If you have a PCS to Robins Air Force Base in your future, take a tour of this fabulous property with land, seclusion, large square footage, and an in-ground pool.
Looking for a few options to get your Camp Pendleton house hunt started? Here are a few homes for sale and houses to rent in Oceanside, Fallbrook, and Temecula!
Much of the FSBO home buying process is the same as a traditional sale, but there are a few questions buyers often have about a FSBO purchase. Here are some things to note when buying a home sold by t...
If you live in military housing, any damages incurred are covered, right? You might be surprised! Find out why you might want your own renters insurance.
Renting a room is a budget-friendly and temporary option for housing. Whether you're stationed somewhere short term or geo-baching, use these tips to start your search for a room to rent!
There are lots of reasons to sell your home during the holiday season. Before you deck the halls, start with this quick list of pros and cons!
Feeling more Grinch-like than festive? For many military spouses, the upcoming holiday season doesn’t bring thoughts of joy if they're separated from their deployed spouse. If you're not feeling parti...
Thanks to all veterans, active duty, and military families this Thanksgiving season from MilitaryByOwner.
Here’s a bit of incentive: a home maintenance checklist that saves money not only in the winter but all year round!
What's the difference between mortgage pre-qualification and pre-approval? Learn what these terms mean and how to get the mortgage process rolling!
As a military renter, you have tenant rights protected by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Fair Housing Act (FHA).
You’re likely eager to find your next place to call home near MacDill AFB. Lucky for you, we’ve featuring homes for sale or rent just minutes from MacDill!
Creativity in short supply? Use these easy and budget-friendly tips to create your own unique Thanksgiving table decor.
When approaching military retirement, most transitioning service members prepare to immediately start a second career. Is there an alternative to jumping right back into the workplace?
If you’re searching for a new home near Scott AFB, check out these properties we're highlighting in O’Fallon and Nashville, Illinois.
While buying a new home build can feel as easy as swiping your credit card, you're still buying a home, and any investment of that magnitude requires careful consideration, especially for military hom...
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.
There are ways to win the home you love during a home buying bidding war, but it’s going to require preplanning, patience, and the perfect buyer package.
Welcome to JBLM! This Pacific Northwest military installation invites you outdoors. And with views this spectacular, you won’t object. But they have their fair share of indoor attractions, too. So if ...
While there’s no denying that living in a traditional house is desired by many, more and more military families realize that they can check their must-have boxes with an apartment.
Whether your preference is bustling city life or quiet waterfront living, you'll find it in these homes for sale or rent in Lorton, Virginia, near Fort Belvoir.
Many groups are working hard to ease pressures on military spouses' careers and education. The number of resources can be overwhelming. Here's help!
What better place to embrace your new Pacific Northwest lifestyle than from this jaw-dropping property that emphasizes outdoor living almost as much as indoor usage!
Multi-generational living is growing in popularity. So let's dive into what it is, why it’s growing in popularity (yes, even among the military), and talk about a few tips and tricks make it work!
It's already complicated for military members to make a housing decision during a PCS. Add in the stress of deciding to rent or buy while you move during a pandemic, and the uncertainty can feel near ...
Moving to Fort Bliss, Texas? Take a look at these El Paso homes for rent or sale. Bonus! They're located near desirable amenities such as public schools and popular retail and dining.
If you’re looking to save a little money or make some home improvements, here are some projects that you can easily tackle yourself!
Plan your outdoor adventures near Fort Bliss, Texas, in the nearby Franklin Mountains State Park.
When it comes to creating a budget and figuring out how much rent you can afford, be sure to include all of your financial responsibilities. Need help planning? Get started with this checklist!
Extend your patio and deck season with small and large updates to make the most of your outdoor living space.
With the excitement of adding a dog to the family, it’s easy to forget that this responsibility could require adjustments to your homeowners insurance.
Don't miss these two charming homes for sale near Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia.
With the constantly evolving reality of life during a pandemic, the typical PCS move season has also been greatly affected. Hear from military families who are moving right now, as they share their ti...
Ready for a much-needed mental break? We’ve compiled a reading list full of novels, self-improvement, classics, fiction, and non-fiction for you to enjoy — all come recommended to you by others in the...
School life for military kids is destined to look drastically different this year, not just for the students, but for their entire family. We’re all trying to find the best solutions for the school ye...
The pandemic is wreaking havoc on our health and our economy. Families, businesses, and banks are struggling to keep cash flowing. The question is, how has it affected our housing market?
Military orders taking you to Rhode Island? Take a look at these two fully furnished houses for rent located just minutes from the Naval War College and Naval Justice School at Naval Station Newport.
As you think about DIY home improvements, you'll want the best tools for the job. Start investing in some power tools for your home projects!
Take a look at homes for sale or rent in the popular zip code 22315 in Alexandria, Virginia.
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!
Military families sing the praises of the neighborhoods found in the Alexandria 22315 zip code for many reasons including commutes, schools, and amenities.
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
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.
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...
Moving into a new home and feeling stressed? Try these tips to determine your priorities and add organizational techniques to the move-in chaos.
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.
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.
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!
Homes for sale and rent Near Pensacola NAS with outdoor amenities such as a pool, patio, or water front property.
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!
Increase your home’s value by formulating a plan to complete inexpensive and easy home improvement projects before you sell.
As we begin to navigate into the new normal post quarantine, what will that look like for military families?
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!
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.
Homes for sale on NAS Whidbey Island in Anacortes and Oak Harbor are in the spotlight this week!
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.
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!
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!
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...
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...
Orders to Peterson AFB? Before you set out to enjoy the beautiful scenery, go home shopping with MilitaryByOwner!
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...
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.
Whether you worked from home already or find yourself suddenly in that situation, get some tips for managing work while caring for children!
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...
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.
Does your credit score matter when renting? Yes. But are there honest ways to work around it if it's less than ideal?
‘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.
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?...
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!
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.
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.
Take a tour of one of these rental homes near Naval Station Newport. Bonus--they are all pet-friendly!
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 ...
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.
Moving to Shaw AFB in South Carolina? Tour beautiful homes for sale or rent in Sumter, just minutes from the base!
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...
Find out the latest design trends of 2020, along with ways to translate them to your unique home decorating style!
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...
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.
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 ...
For military homeowners, there’s a lot to consider when selling their current home. Try these strategies from an experienced real estate agent.
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?
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 ...
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!
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!
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.
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!
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.
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!
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...
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...
Have a PCS move to PAX River, Maryland, in your future? Time to house hunt! Start with these charming colonial-style homes.
As you plan your military family's travel over the upcoming holidays, make the most of these benefits and discounts!
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...
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!
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.
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.
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...
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...
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!
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?
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.
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?
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...