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    January 27, 2021

    What Military Members Should Expect from the 2021 Real Estate Market

    PCS Moves Selling a Home Home Buying

    Military members, here's what to know about the real estate trends of 2021 and how they'll affect home buying, selling, and renting.

    January 27, 2021

    Tips for Living Within Your BAH

    Military Life

    A well-calculated budget offers financial freedom. Get tips for living within your BAH as a military member.

    January 25, 2021

    13 Things to Do Near Camp Lejeune 

    Military Life Marine Corps Bases

    Whether Camp Lejeune is your new duty station or you're just visiting, if your military travels bring you here, you'll never be bored! Here’s a list to start off your Camp Lejeune adventures.

    January 22, 2021

    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.

    January 20, 2021

    2021 Home Design Trends: They're All About You

    Home Decorating Ideas

    The average homeowner and renter are often confused by pro home design predictions. Good news: 2021 design trends are all about the home decor you prefer!

    January 20, 2021

    BAH Changes and Updates for 2021

    Military Life

    The 2021 BAH. What is it? What’s changed? Here’s what you need to know. 

    January 18, 2021

    Year-Round Things to Do Near Fort Jackson, South Carolina

    PCS Moves Army Posts

    Military families love Fort Jackson and Columbia, South Carolina, because there are so many things to do all year round.

    January 15, 2021

    Everything Renters and Landlords Should Know About the SCRA and the Mi...

    Property Management Renting a Home

    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.

    January 13, 2021

    What Does the Eviction Moratorium Mean for Military Renters and Landlo...

    Military Life PCS Moves

    Military renters and landlords are feeling the effects of the pandemic economy. Here's what to know about the eviction moratorium.

    January 13, 2021

    13 Military Housing Do's and Don'ts

    Military Life

    Living in military housing can feel like a throwback to simpler times, but of course it's not quite the same as living off base. Being a good neighbor can make all the difference! What would you add t...

    January 11, 2021

    Must-Know Tips for a Military Move to Japan

    Military Life PCS Moves

    Take comfort in the fact that you're not the first military family to be anxious about your upcoming PCS to Japan. Make your move to Japan as hassle-free as possible with these expert tips!

    January 08, 2021

    What Is a Reverse Military Clause?

    Military Life Property Management Renting a Home

    Don't be caught by surprise when it comes to the terms of your lease! It's important for both landlords and renters to understand what a reverse military clause is and how it can be invoked.

    January 06, 2021

    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 ...

    January 06, 2021

    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, you need some ways to cut the clutter before you get to the actual cleaning. Start with these tips!

    January 04, 2021

    Things to Do Near Lackland AFB

    Military Life Air Force Bases

    Whether Lackland is your new duty station or you're just visiting, if your military travels bring you here, you'll never be bored! From exploring cultural sites to the foodie scene or heading outdoors...

    December 30, 2021

    Explore Virginia Beach Neighborhoods

    PCS Moves Coast Guard Stations Navy Bases

    If you're about to PCS to one of the military installations in the Virginia Beach area, take a quick tour of area neighborhoods!

    December 28, 2021

    Exploring Fort Hood Neighborhoods

    PCS Moves Army Posts

    Moving to Fort Hood? Before you arrive, explore the neighborhoods and surrounding area!

    December 22, 2020

    NORAD Tracks Santa in Timeless Holiday Tradition

    Military Life

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

    December 21, 2020

    Farmhouse Style Living Near Robins Air Force Base

    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.

    December 18, 2020

    6 Tips for Being a Tenant that Landlords Love

    Renting a Home

    Want to be a tenant landlords will love? Start with these tips to have a good relationship with your landlord!

    December 16, 2020

    Should You Make a New Year's Resolution?

    Military Life

    Is it worth making a New Year's resolution? It can be if you start with realistic goals for the new year.

    December 14, 2020

    Moving to Camp Pendleton? Tour These Homes for Sale and Houses to Rent...

    Renting a Home Home Buying Marine Corps Bases

    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! 

    December 11, 2020

    8 Things to Know When Buying a Home For Sale By Owner

    Home Buying

    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...

    December 09, 2020

    Should I Have Renters Insurance in Military Housing?

    Renting a Home

    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.

    December 07, 2020

    Surviving a Military Move During the Holidays

    Military Life PCS Moves

    How to cope with a military move right smack dab in the middle of the “most wonderful time of the year”? Here are a few ideas that worked for our family.

    December 04, 2020

    Holiday Safety Tips for Pets

    Military Life

    From curious cats to prying pups, keep your pets safe during the busyness of the holiday season!

    December 02, 2020

    How to Find a Room for Rent: 5 Tips to Start Your Search

    Renting a Home

    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!

    December 02, 2020

    Should You Try to Sell Your Home During the Holidays?

    Selling a Home

    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!

    November 30, 2020

    Holiday Fun for the Whole Family Near Scott AFB

    Military Life Air Force Bases

    If you’re stationed at Scott AFB, Illinois, in the greater St. Louis area, you’ll find plenty of ways to get into the holiday spirit and even make time for family fun in the coming weeks, whether soci...

    November 27, 2020

    7 Ways Military Spouses Can Face the Holidays Alone During Deployment

    Military Life

    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...

    November 25, 2020

    Giving Gratitude for Our Military Families This Thanksgiving

    Military Life

    Thanks to all veterans, active duty, and military families this Thanksgiving season from MilitaryByOwner.

    November 23, 2020

    Winter Home Maintenance Checklist: 10 Tips to Save Money

    Home Maintenance Property Management

    Here’s a bit of incentive: a home maintenance checklist that saves money not only in the winter but all year round!

    November 20, 2020

    Mortgage Pre-Qualification vs. Pre-Approval: What It Means and Why It ...

    Home Financing Home Buying

    What's the difference between mortgage pre-qualification and pre-approval? Learn what these terms mean and how to get the mortgage process rolling!

    November 18, 2020

    4 Things Military Renters Should Know About the Fair Housing Act

    Property Management Renting a Home

    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).

    November 16, 2020

    Tour Tampa Homes for Sale or Rent Minutes from MacDill AFB

    Renting a Home Home Buying Air Force Bases

    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!

    November 13, 2020

    Simple and Inexpensive Thanksgiving Tablescaping Ideas

    Home Decorating Ideas

    Creativity in short supply? Use these easy and budget-friendly tips to create your own unique Thanksgiving table decor.

    November 11, 2020

    Choosing an Alternate Path After Military Retirement

    Military Life

    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?

    November 09, 2020

    O'Fallon and Nashville IL Homes for Sale near Scott AFB

    If you’re searching for a new home near Scott AFB, check out these properties we're highlighting in O’Fallon and Nashville, Illinois.

    November 06, 2020

    2020 Veterans Day Discounts and Freebies

    Military Life Travel Tips

    While you’ll likely notice a shift in the types of Veterans Day discounts since many businesses (big and small) took a hit this year, you'll still find a wide number showing their appreciation and off...

    November 04, 2020

    What Military Homebuyers Need to Know About a New Home Build 

    Military Life Home Buying

    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...

    November 02, 2020

    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.

    October 30, 2020

    Is Your Exotic Pet Allowed in Military Housing?

    Military Life

    While you may feel like your pet is just part of the family, you might be surprised at which pets are--and aren't--allowed in military housing.

    October 28, 2020

    Prepare for a Home Buying Bidding War: 7 Ideas to Help You Beat Out th...

    Military Life Home Buying

    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.

    October 26, 2020

    11 Military Family-Friendly Outings Near Joint Base Lewis-McChord

    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 ...

    October 23, 2020

    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!

    October 21, 2020

    How to Make Apartment Life Work for Your Military Family

    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. 

    October 19, 2020

    Lorton Homes for Sale or Rent Near Fort Belvoir, Virginia

    PCS Moves Army Posts

    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.

    October 16, 2020

    Top 6 Ghost Tours Near Military Installations

    Military Life Travel Tips

    If you like the spooky aspects of Halloween and find yourself stationed near one of these 6 military bases, join in on these popular ghost tours!

    October 14, 2020

    Military Spouse Career Support and Educational Resources

    Military Life PCS Moves

    Many groups are working hard to ease pressures on military spouses' careers and education. The number of resources can be overwhelming. Here's help!

    October 12, 2020

    Gorgeous Custom Home Just Minutes from Joint Base Lewis-McChord

    Army Posts Home Buying Air Force Bases

    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! 

    October 09, 2020

    6 Resources for a Military Move with Pets

    Military Life PCS Moves

    A family pet brings companionship and happiness, but can also add layers of complication to a military move. Check out this list of resources to make your PCS move with pets easier.

    October 07, 2020

    Considering a Multi-Generational Home? Here's What You Need to Know

    Military Life Home Buying

    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!

    October 05, 2020

    6 Things to Do In Fort Belvoir's Backyard

    Military Life Army Posts

    The beauty of the National Capital Region is that there’s always something to do, beyond the Smithsonians and the National Mall. Fort Belvoir is prime real estate for easy access activities—you just h...

    October 02, 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.

    September 30, 2020

    The Accidental Military Landlord

    PCS Moves Property Management

    While most plan to become a landlord, others come by it by default. But that doesn’t mean that you can’t learn the ropes, even if you are thrown into it unexpectedly. And if that’s you, MilitaryByOwne...

    September 28, 2020

    Stafford Homes Just Minutes from MCB Quantico

    Renting a Home Home Buying Marine Corps Bases

    Located a few short miles south of MCB Quantico, Stafford, VA offers a fantastic place to live with a short commute to base!

    September 25, 2020

    Is Buying a Home During the Pandemic Smart? 4 Reasons That Might Surpr...

    Home Buying

    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 ...

    September 23, 2020

    9 Tips for Work-at-Home Success

    Military Life

    As overwhelming or impossible as it feels some days, there are a few things you can put to practice that can (hopefully) help you love your work-from-home life and even see the perks of working from h...

    September 21, 2020

    El Paso, Texas, Homes for Sale or Rent Near Fort Bliss

    PCS Moves Army Posts

    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. 

    September 18, 2020

    7 Home Decorating Trends to Try for Fall

    Military Life Home Decorating Ideas

    Fall is the ideal time to try a new decorating trend because almost anything goes, as long as it adds an element of comfort and contentment to your home.Try a new decorating trend this fall to capture...

    September 16, 2020

    15 Simple DIY Projects to Make Home Improvement Easy

    Home Maintenance Home Decorating Ideas

    If you’re looking to save a little money or make some home improvements, here are some projects that you can easily tackle yourself!

    September 14, 2020

    Plan Your Visit to Franklin Mountains State Park near Fort Bliss, Texa...

    PCS Moves Army Posts

    Plan your outdoor adventures near Fort Bliss, Texas, in the nearby Franklin Mountains State Park.

    September 11, 2020

    It's Not Just Rent—Factor These Expenses Into Your Monthly Budget

    Renting a Home

    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!

    September 09, 2020

    Extend Your Patio Season to Make the Most of Outdoor Living

    Home Decorating Ideas

    Extend your patio and deck season with small and large updates to make the most of your outdoor living space.

    September 08, 2020

    How to Travel with Your Dog on a Plane

    PCS Moves Travel Tips

    Certain airlines allow pets on board, and others will let you book your dog in as cargo. We give you a breakdown of what you should expect when taking your pet on a plane.

    September 07, 2020

    8 Lessons for a First-Time Landlord

    Property Management

    Whether you find yourself an accidental landlord due to military orders or you've purchased a property with the intent of renting it out, there are a few things you should know before you ask your fir...

    September 04, 2020

    What Dog Owners Should Know About Homeowners Insurance

    Renting a Home Home Buying

    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.

    September 02, 2020

    6 Ideas to Refresh Your Home Decorating

    Home Decorating Ideas

    We’re all longing for change in our home decorating, but want refresh options that keep our spaces comfortable as well as expand their uses.

    August 31, 2020

    Charming Homes for Sale Near Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia

    Home Buying Navy Bases

    Don't miss these two charming homes for sale near Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia.

    August 28, 2020

    PCS Moves During COVID-19: Military Families Share Their Experiences

    Military Life PCS Moves

    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...

    August 26, 2020

    14 Books to Add to Your 2020 Reading List

    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...

    August 24, 2020

    Move-In Ready Homes Near Fort Knox, Kentucky

    Renting a Home Home Buying

    Take a look at these move-in ready homes for rent or sale near Fort Knox, Kentucky, located in convenient Vine Grove and Bardstown.

    August 21, 2020

    Virtual Staging Your Home: What You Need to Know

    Selling a Home Property Management

    Intrigued by the idea of virtual home staging, but not sure how it works? Find out how it can help home sellers!

    August 19, 2020

    What Will Back to School Look Like for Military Kids During the Pandem...

    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...

    August 17, 2020

    7 Ideas for Outdoor Fun Near Fort Knox, Kentucky

    Military Life PCS Moves

    Plan a trip from Fort Knox, Kentucky, to investigate what Louisville has to offer outside. Hiking, boating, and ice cream--there’s something for everyone!

    August 14, 2020

    The Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Real Estate and Home Sales

    Selling a Home Home Buying

    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? 

    August 12, 2020

    What Renters Should Know About Tenant Screening

    Renting a Home

    As a military renter, you should understand the tenant screening process. Landlords ask questions to pre-screen and investigate further, so they can find the best person or family who fits their prope...

    August 10, 2020

    Fully Furnished Houses for Rent Minutes From Naval Station Newport

    Renting a Home Navy Bases

    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.

    August 07, 2020

    5 Must-Have Power Tools and Accessories for Home Improvement

    Home Maintenance

    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!

    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 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 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 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 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 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...