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    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

    Renting/Buying a Home

    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/Buying 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/Buying a Home

    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 PCS Moves

    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

    Renting/Buying a Home

    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/Buying a Home

    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...

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Today’s housing inventories are the tightest in recent history. Does this mean you should wait until the spring to seriously start home shopping?

    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

    Renting/Buying a Home

    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 13, 2019

    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...

    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/Buying a Home

    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 18, 2019

    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.

    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!

    PCS Moves Renting/Buying a Home

    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!

    Military Life 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

    Renting/Buying a Home

    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

    Renting/Buying a Home

    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

    PCS Moves Renting/Buying a Home

    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/Buying 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

    PCS Moves Renting/Buying a Home

    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

    Renting/Buying a Home

    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

    PCS Moves Renting/Buying a Home

    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 Renting/Buying a Home

    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?

    Renting/Buying a Home Property Management

    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

    Renting/Buying 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

    Renting/Buying 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...

    Renting/Buying a Home

    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

    Renting/Buying 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

    Renting/Buying a Home

    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 20, 2019

    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.

    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

    Renting/Buying a Home

    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

    Renting/Buying a Home Selling a Home

    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/Buying a Home

    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

    Renting/Buying a Home

    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 31, 2019

    Don't Forget These 5 Expenses in Your PCS Budget

    Military Life PCS Moves

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

    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 24, 2019

    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 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 22, 2019

    5 Tips to Make Long Distance House Hunting a Success

    Military Life Renting/Buying a Home

    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!

    May 20, 2019

    Beautiful Homes for Sale in Fayetteville, North Carolina

    Renting/Buying a Home

    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/Buying a Home

    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

    Renting/Buying a Home

    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 Renting/Buying a Home

    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

    Renting/Buying a Home

    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

    PCS Moves Renting/Buying a Home

    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.

    April 10, 2019

    10 Ways to Embrace Your Inner Nerd at Fort Bliss

    Travel Tips Army Posts

    If your military family loves comics books, could spend a whole Saturday playing games, or you have a child dreaming of becoming an astronaut, here are ten ways that Ft. Bliss, Texas, is the ultimate ...

    April 08, 2019

    Must-See Attractions Near Fort Benning, Georgia

    Military Life Army Posts

    New to the Fort Benning/Columbus/Phenix City area? You'll be excited to know there's no shortage of things to do! Whether your preference is outdoor adventure, visiting a museum, or taking a guided to...

    April 05, 2019

    What to Expect When Renting a Home Overseas

    Military Life PCS Moves Renting/Buying a Home

    An overseas assignment, for many, is the experience of a lifetime! However, you will still need a place to call home. As you prepare for your overseas move, it’s important to realize that there are s...

    April 03, 2019

    6 Tips for Your First For Sale By Owner (FSBO)

    Selling a Home

    Are you on the fence, deciding whether or not to list your property as a For Sale By Owner? It's a tough call, especially for first time For Sale By Owner (FSBO) sellers. Start here!

    April 01, 2019

    7 Family-Ready Homes For Sale or Rent near Fort Benning, Georgia

    Military Life Renting/Buying a Home

    Home shoppers near Fort Benning, Georgia will find homes for sale or rent at several price points with an abundance of options to choose from.

    March 29, 2019

    6 Laughable PCS Mistakes We've All Made

    PCS Moves

    This PCS, you’re all over it. You have checklists for your checklists and you’re filled with confidence that this will be the military move that won't wear you out!

    March 28, 2019

    Make Pre-PCS Cleaning a Breeze with this Checklist

    PCS Moves Home Maintenance

    Whether you're spring cleaning or readying your home for PCS, this checklist will make clean-up a snap!

    March 27, 2019

    Should You DITY?

    PCS Moves

    Why you should or shouldn't consider a Do It Yourself (DITY) move for your next PCS military move!

    March 26, 2019

    5 Ways to Get Military Kids Excited About Moving Overseas

    PCS Moves

    Getting less-than-thrilled military kids excited about moving overseas is a challenge, but it can be done. Start with these tips from an experienced mom!

    March 25, 2019

    9 Family-Friendly Springtime Events Near MacDill AFB, Florida

    Travel Tips Air Force Bases

    While the Tampa/St. Pete/Clearwater area is known for its world class beaches and outdoor activities, you may not be aware of how much else there is to do. We're highlighting a few activities for your...

    March 22, 2019

    Must-Know Tips for a Military Move to Japan

    Military Life PCS Moves

    Make your move to Japan as hassle-free as possible with these expert tips!

    March 21, 2019

    Preparing to Travel, Military Style!

    Military Life Travel Tips

    It's not approved leave unless something goes awry! Learn from our mishaps to keep your home safe and have the most fun while traveling.

    March 20, 2019

    16 Ways to Prepare for Your Overseas Military Move

    Military Life PCS Moves

    If you're one of the lucky military families with orders to move overseas, this is an exciting time! You may already be dreaming of the travels you'll take, the ways you'll immerse your military kids ...

    March 18, 2019

    Ideas for Outdoor Fun Near Camp Lejeune, North Carolina

    Military Life Marine Corps Bases

    Spring is around the corner, and there's plenty of vacation (or PCS planning) planning to be done! Here are a few suggestions for enjoying the warm sunshine on or near Camp Lejeune to shake off winter...

    March 15, 2019

    Traveling While Your Spouse Is Deployed? 5 Tips to Keep Your Home Safe

    Military Life Travel Tips

    As military spouses, many of us take during deployment to reconnect to family and travel. The idea of leaving our home sitting empty for months on end can be terrifying. So, what's the best course of ...

    March 13, 2019

    The How and Why of a DITY Move

    Military Life PCS Moves

    Most PCS’ing military families are consoled by the simple fact that the military moves them. They pay for professional movers to pack up, move, and unload your household goods without you ever lifting...

    March 08, 2019

    6 Factors to Consider Before Buying a Home Overseas

    Military Life Renting/Buying a Home

    Moving overseas for a few years? It may seem like a no-brainer to invest in buying a home. But while the general process and considerations for buying property remain the same, there are several addit...

    March 06, 2019

    Everything You Need to Know Before Your First PCS Move

    Military Life PCS Moves

    Your very first PCS move is a time when the phrase, you don’t know what you don’t know, pretty much sums up all the feelings of anxiety and uncertainty. Start here to conquer your military move with s...

    March 04, 2019

    Find Your Next Home Near Camp Lejeune in Jacksonville, North Carolina

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Explore these beautiful homes in Jacksonville, North Carolina, just minutes from Camp Lejeune!

    March 01, 2019

    7 Tips to Get Your Home Rented

    Military Life Property Management

    If you've made the decision to rent your home when you move, there are a number of items that need to be addressed before you can pack up and leave town, and the sooner you start on this list, the bet...

    February 27, 2019

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

    Renting/Buying a Home Home Financing

    Learn the difference between mortgage pre-qualification vs. pre-approval and how to get the process rolling!

    February 25, 2019

    20 Fun Facts About Fort Hood

    PCS Moves Army Posts

    You probably already know that Fort Hood is beyond huge in both size and population and that the base is more than proud to be home to the 1st Cavalry Division. But, let's explore 20 just for fun and ...

    February 20, 2019

    Is a Rental Property the Right Investment for You?

    Renting/Buying a Home Property Management

    Real estate is a fantastic investment option. It creates a passive income, it’s long-term, and it’s often times lower risk than, say, investing in the stock market. You might buy a home to live in and...

    February 18, 2019

    Tour Fort Hood Homes for Sale in Georgetown, Kempner, and Killeen, Tex...

    Renting/Buying a Home

    With PCS season approaching, there's no better time than the present to check out these featured homes for sale near Fort Hood, Texas.

    February 15, 2019

    Common Mistakes that First-Time Home Buyers Make

    Renting/Buying a Home Home Financing

    Congratulations! You've decided it's time to make the leap and buy your first home. But maybe during all of your househunting online, you're beginning to realize that buying a house can be as exciting...

    February 13, 2019

    How to Choose Your Non-Negotiables When Buying a Home

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Home buyers who've a prepared list of priorities have a far easier time finding their ideal property. Consider some of these non-negotiables during the home buying process and home search.

    February 11, 2019

    Explore Naval Station Newport, Rhode Island

    Military Life PCS Moves

    If you're stationed at Naval Station Newport, Rhode Island, you won't run out of things to see and do! Start with this list.

    February 08, 2019

    Preparing Your Finances for Buying a House

    Renting/Buying a Home Home Financing

    Savvy shoppers will remember that there’s a lot more to buying a house than just paying the mortgage. If you’re considering a home purchase, prep your finances now for a successful homeownership exper...

    February 06, 2019

    Home Financing: Is It Better to Use a Local or National Lender?

    Renting/Buying a Home Home Financing

    There are so many decisions to make when you’re ready to buy a home. You have to decide a budget, the area you want to live, if you want a fixer-upper or a move-in ready home, and more. But there are ...

    February 04, 2019

    Newport, Rhode Island Rentals Near Naval Station Newport

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Before you can enjoy all that Newport has to offer, you need to find a home. While there are plenty of options to choose from, we're featuring two historic Newport, RI, rentals less than five miles fr...

    February 01, 2019

    7 Things to Know Before Renting Out Your Home

    Property Management

    If you're a military homeowner, you may find yourself an unexpected landlord when the time comes to move. Start here before renting out your home!

    January 30, 2019

    4 Things That Turn Home Buyers Off

    Selling a Home

    If your home has been on the market for a while with no offers, consider the possibility that something may be turning home buyers off.

    January 29, 2019

    Understanding Appraisals, Assessments, and Home Valuation Tools

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Understanding appraisals, as well as assessments and home valuation tools are important as a homebuyer! Find out the nuances of each.

    January 28, 2019

    13 Activities for the Whole Family Near Wright-Patterson AFB

    Military Life Air Force Bases

    You shouldn't be bored near Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio! If you're looking for activities near WPAFB, choose from this list of fun things to do and get your whole family involved!

    January 25, 2019

    Home Decorating Trends to Try in 2019

    Home Decorating Ideas

    For those who've been eagerly awaiting the inevitable decorative swing away from cool gray and minimalist style, this is your time to start planning a room redo! Colors, patterns, whimsical furniture,...

    January 24, 2019

    Understanding the Military Home Buyer: Free Guide for Real Estate Agen...

    Military Life Renting/Buying a Home

    Learn about the unique traits of military home buyers, hear from other agents' experiences, and cut through the fluff to learn what you really need to understand about military home shoppers.

    January 23, 2019

    6 Home Upgrades You Can Skip When Selling Your Home

    Selling a Home

    Before you start getting your home ready to sell, let’s take a look at a few things you can save your time and energy not doing.

    January 21, 2019

    14 Things to Know Before Moving to Fort Bragg

    PCS Moves Army Posts

    If it's your first time moving to Fort Bragg, North Carolina, a.k.a the Army’s mother ship, you’ve got some research to do. You’ve probably asked around and heard a lot of mixed feelings about Fort Br...

    January 14, 2019

    Wright-Patterson AFB Homes for Sale in Beavercreek, Ohio

    Renting/Buying a Home

    It’s a good time to be moving to Wright Patterson Air Force Base! We've picked a couple of very appealing homes for sale to showcase. You’ll find different price points and amenities, but they’re both...

    January 11, 2019

    Buy or Rent a Home? 5 Solid Strategies for Military Families Making th...

    Renting/Buying a Home

    If there is one certainty about military life, it’s moving. However, relocating on average every three to five years makes it all the more challenging to know what makes sense: to buy or rent?

    January 09, 2019

    What You Should Be Doing Now to Sell or Rent Your Home Later

    Selling a Home Property Management

    Now's the time to put your home selling or renting plan into action! January is the best month to get organized and prepare for selling or renting your house during the upcoming spring and summer PCS ...

    January 08, 2019

    Understanding the Military's 2019 BAH Changes

    Military Life

    Find out how the military's 2019 BAH changes will affect your financial plans, along with information about GI Bill benefits.

    January 07, 2019

    Homes for Rent in Fayetteville near Fort Bragg, North Carolina

    Renting/Buying a Home

    If you're moving to Fort Bragg, North Carolina, take a tour of these lovely homes for rent in Fayetteville!

    January 02, 2019

    2019 Real Estate Trends Military Members Should Watch

    Renting/Buying a Home Selling a Home

    Rent, buy, sell, or keep? Find out which real estate trends in the coming year will impact you as a military member and family.

    December 31, 2019

    Buying a Home in the Military? Start with This Guide from MilitaryByOw...

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Buying a home as a military family has some unique characteristics. We've been where you're headed! Use the resources and experience of MilitaryByOwner to make your home buying experience as easy as p...

    December 28, 2018

    Advice for Military Families Moving Schools Mid-Year

    Military Life

    Just finding a new school can be a full time job! Never mind all the logistics that come with handling the transferring process. It can all seem like an awful lot. Feel more confident when you borrow ...

    December 26, 2018

    Tips for Selling Your Home in Winter

    Selling a Home

    Take advantage of the less saturated home market in winter and show your home in its best light.

    December 24, 2018

    Merry Christmas from MilitaryByOwner

    Military Life

    Merry Christmas to all military families and MBO customers and friends.

    December 21, 2018

    3 Tips to Help Your Holiday Guests Feel at Home

    Military Life

    Guests over the holidays are a given for military families. Go the extra mile and provide personal touches to add extra coziness!

    December 19, 2018

    Ho-Ho-Ho! Holiday Mishaps We Can All Laugh About

    Military Life

    Whether you're planning a picture perfect holiday or your Christmas will look more like National Lampoon, we're sure you can relate to and even laugh at some of these military family holiday mishaps!

    December 18, 2018

    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...

    December 14, 2018

    How to Throw a Fabulous Holiday Party...So You Enjoy It, Too!

    Military Life Home Decorating Ideas

    Every host goes through the push and pull of whether or not to plan a get-together over the holidays. Use these time and money saving techniques to lessen the anxiety provoked from entertaining over t...

    December 13, 2018

    Holiday Events Near MacDill AFB

    Military Life Air Force Bases

    If you're stationed in the MacDill area, there's no excuse for lack of holiday cheer with these local events!

    December 13, 2018

    Holiday Events Near Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia

    Military Life Marine Corps Bases

    If you're stationed at Marine Corps Base Quantico, you're in luck for upcoming holiday events! Don't miss this list from MilitaryByOwner's local area expert.

    December 12, 2018

    7 Money-Saving Tips Over the Holidays...Whether You Travel or Not!

    Military Life Travel Tips

    With day-on, day-off schedules, use-or-lose leave, and of course, the December holidays, year-end would be the perfect time for military family travel...if only it weren’t so expensive. Fortunately, t...

    December 11, 2018

    Facing an Off-Season PCS Move? Download Our Newest PCS Guides!

    Military Life

    If you're facing an off-season PCS to one of these three bases, take a quick moment to download our newest guides to Fort Bragg, Naval Station Newport, and Wright-Patterson AFB!

    December 10, 2018

    Homes for Rent in San Antonio near Fort Sam Houston

    Renting/Buying a Home

    This week, we're featuring four rental homes at various rental prices to kick off your PCS research for a move to Fort Sam Houston, Joint Base San Antonio, Texas.

    December 07, 2018

    Celebrate the Holiday Spirit in San Diego!

    Military Life

    While the weather outside may not be frightful, there are loads of activities in the San Diego area to keep your military family in the holiday spirit!

    December 06, 2018

    6 Questions About the Military's New Blended Retirement System

    Military Life

    As the opt-in period for the military’s Blended Retirement System (BRS) comes to an end, eligible service members really, really need to sit down and make a thoughtful, educated decision about whether...

    December 05, 2018

    How to Make the Most of the Military's Blended Retirement System

    Military Life

    The Blended Retirement System, or BRS, took effect January 2018. Since it's been a while since many of us made the decision between the old and the new, it's time to revisit the topic and make sure th...

    December 03, 2018

    Maryland Homes with Incredible Outdoor Space Near Joint Base Andrews

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Tour beautiful Maryland homes for sale in La Plata and Huntingtown near Joint Base Andrews, featuring gorgeous outdoor country living!

    November 30, 2018

    14 Tips for Stress-Free Holiday Entertaining

    Military Life

    Planning for multiple entertaining events over the holidays requires some forethought, but if done well, you can strategize once for 2-3 separate parties.

    November 28, 2018

    Are "She Sheds" a Passing Trend or Here to Stay?

    Renting/Buying a Home Home Maintenance

    She sheds have taken the real estate world by storm! What started as a small trend a few years ago has grown into a must-have for many women. Let’s take a look at what she sheds are, how to make yours...

    November 26, 2018

    Must-See Homes Near Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado

    Renting/Buying a Home

    To secure Colorado Springs at the top of the list of favorite places, you’ll need a fitting home to appreciate the views and outdoor living opportunities. MilitaryByOwner’s Homes of the Week offer the...

    November 23, 2018

    5 Tips to Make the Most of Black Friday

    Military Life

    Whether you’re wrapping up your last few stores right now or just getting ready to head out, be sure to have fun and make the most of your Black Friday shopping trip!

    November 21, 2018

    9 Things Only Military Families Think Are Normal

    Military Life

    What is normal, anyway? Whether it's moving alone, becoming instant BFFs with someone you just met, or items from overseas countries all over your house...see what your military family would add to th...

    November 20, 2018

    5 Ideas for Holiday Fun Near Fort Benning

    Military Life Army Posts

    It’s that time of year for military families when Thanksgiving meals are planned, Christmas lists are made, and family announces they’re coming to visit. If you're stationed at Fort Benning, we’ve got...

    November 19, 2018

    Homes with Sweet Southern Charm Near Maxwell AFB

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Since you’re sure to enjoy the rest of what this southern duty station has to offer, why not fully embrace Maxwell AFB and find a home that matches this vibrant area of the country?

    November 16, 2018

    Tips for Dealing with Your Homeowners Association

    Renting/Buying a Home

    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...

    November 14, 2018

    12 Winter Home Maintenance Tips for Landlords

    Home Maintenance Property Management

    As a long-distance landlord, don’t get caught out in the cold with emergency repairs! Take the time now to do these preventative maintenance steps on your home.

    November 13, 2018

    Pet-Friendly Rentals Near Eglin Air Force Base

    Renting/Buying a Home

    If you're moving to Eglin AFB and looking for a home that is pet-friendly, take a tour of these rentals perfect for your furry family member!

    November 12, 2018

    Thanks to Our Veterans

    Military Life

    To all of our country's veterans, we say thank you.

    November 10, 2018

    2018 Veterans Day Discounts & Freebies

    Military Life

    Check out THE definitive list for discounts and freebies for Veterans Day, 2018.

    November 09, 2018

    Happy 243rd Birthday, Marine Corps!

    Military Life

    In honor of their birthday, let’s take a look at a few things our Marines accomplished this past year. Happy 243rd Birthday, Marines!

    November 08, 2018

    What is Your Due Diligence as a Homebuyer or Renter? [Infographic]

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Finding a safe neighborhood for your family is always a priority when making a PCS move. Just how do you know if that beautiful home you picked is going to be safe for your family? These are questions...

    November 05, 2018

    Tour Spacious Family Homes Near Joint Base Andrews, Maryland

    Renting/Buying a Home

    If a move to Joint Base Andrews near Washington, D.C. is in your future or you're simply in the market for a home in this area, then you're in luck! Tour two gorgeous homes that offer the most in conv...

    November 02, 2018

    6 Oahu Breakfast Spots You Have to Try

    Military Life Travel Tips

    Why settle for regular old eggs and coffee when you can sample macadamia nut pancakes, breakfast bibimbap, or Kalua pig Eggs Benedict? We polled some locals for their favorite breakfast spots on Oahu,...

    November 01, 2018

    9 Things to Know Before Moving to Germany

    Military Life PCS Moves

    Is your military family heading overseas soon? Here are nine things I wish I’d known before moving to Germany.

    October 31, 2018

    5 Best Coffee Shops Near Fort Benning

    Military Life Army Posts

    Columbus, Georgia. It’s the home of Fort Benning, sweltering summers, and chilly winters. Luckily, Columbus has you covered with coffee for all seasons. Whether you prefer a place to work or meet with...

    October 26, 2018

    What to Expect When You Close on a Home

    Renting/Buying a Home Home Financing

    You're about to close on your home. And whether you're a buyer or seller, you're likely facing the closing as being exciting, overwhelming, and exhausting! Let's break down what to expect.

    October 25, 2018

    10 Ideas for Family-Friendly Halloween Fun Near Fort Bliss

    Military Life Army Posts

    Whether you are looking for a terrifying and entertaining evening out with friends or a family friendly celebration of fall, here are ten ways to enjoy Halloween near Ft. Bliss.

    October 24, 2018

    5 Easy DIY Halloween Costumes Your Kids Will Love

    Military Life Home Decorating Ideas

    If you're short on time or creativity, take a look at these easy, fun Halloween costumes!

    October 22, 2018

    Anchorage Homes For Sale Near Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson is home to several major commands, which means plenty of people are looking for housing in Anchorage, either for sale or for rent. Location is one reason why Anchorage,...

    October 19, 2018

    Pet-Friendly Home Upgrades: What Are You Willing to Pay For?

    Renting/Buying a Home Home Decorating Ideas

    Pet owners now make up the majority of the U.S. population, and there are many things they're looking for in a home. What home upgrades or pet-friendly features are homebuyers and renters wanting?

    October 17, 2018

    Get Financially Prepared for Military Retirement

    Military Life

    Retiring from the military is one of the biggest transitions you'll ever experience in your life. Start early to strengthen your financial position!

    October 15, 2018

    Tour Gorgeous Joshua Tree Home Near 29 Palms

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Ready to embrace your PCS to 29 Palms Marine Base? Start your house hunt on MilitaryByOwner where you can see available listings in the area to help you find the perfect rental or home to buy.

    October 13, 2018

    Happy 243rd Birthday, U.S. Navy!

    Military Life

    Happy birthday, U.S. Navy! This year's theme is Forged by the Sea, and today we're taking a moment to celebrate our country's amazing sailors and families. Thanks for all you do.

    October 12, 2018

    Moving to One of These Bases? Download Your Military Family Base Guide...

    Military Life PCS Moves

    No more guessing! We've been busy all year creating guides for your military family's relocation, and have now published 10 unique Military Family Guides for various installations. (With more to come,...

    October 11, 2018

    A Cheat Sheet for Understanding Home Loan Lingo

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Whether you’re new to real estate or you need a refresher, we've compiled a guide to help you understand home loan terminology in no time!

    October 10, 2018

    Investment Strategies for Military Members: The Truth About Cars, Debt...

    Military Life Renting/Buying a Home

    The typical financial wisdom in the military is to invest your money into stocks, bonds, and mutual funds within Roth IRAs or your TSP and plan on compound interest to do the rest. Let's take a look a...

    October 08, 2018

    Homes with Special Features Near Fort Drum

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Looking for a home for rent or sale near Fort Drum? Take a tour of three homes with special features for your military family.

    October 05, 2018

    MilitaryByOwner's Takeaways from the 2018 Military Influencer Conferen...

    Military Life

    MilitaryByOwner recently attended the 2018 Military Influencer Conference in Orlando. Find out what we learned about working in the military space and get more info about next year's event!

    October 04, 2018

    3 Remote Work Options for Military Spouses

    Military Life

    Of all the disruptions that come with PCS’ing, perhaps the most frustrating one is finding work on the other end as a military spouse. If you’re looking to stay mentally stimulated, keep your resume c...

    October 03, 2018

    What to Know Before You Buy a Home Warranty

    Renting/Buying a Home Home Maintenance

    You've got questions; we've got answers! Find out what's included, how much you'll pay, and why you may or may not need a home warranty when buying a home.

    September 28, 2018

    Understanding Your Benefits (and Rights) As a Veteran

    Military Life

    If you're a veteran, it's important to understand the current veteran benefits system as well as the new and improved process to fully understand what has changed and what has stayed the same.

    September 26, 2018

    How to Create an Unforgettable Home Listing

    Selling a Home Property Management

    If you’re not a real estate professional, then creating an unforgettable home listing might feel a little overwhelming. But it doesn’t have to be! With a few helpful tips from your friends here at Mil...

    September 24, 2018

    Find Your Dream Rental Home Near Hurlburt Field

    Renting/Buying a Home

    If a move to Hurlburt Field, Florida, is in your future, there's no need to stress about finding housing, whether you're single or bringing a family along! MilitaryByOwner has got you covered with cho...

    September 21, 2018

    5 Real Ways to Offset the High Cost of Living at Expensive Duty Statio...

    Military Life PCS Moves

    Are you struggling to make ends meet at an expensive military installation? Here are five real ways to offset a high cost of living.

    September 19, 2018

    8 Things Landlords Should Know About Accessibility Compliance

    Property Management

    If you’re involved with rental real estate, whether you’re a landlord or tenant, you should be familiar with accessibility compliance. If you're a tenant with a disability, you need to know what you’r...

    September 18, 2018

    Amazing Air Force Moments in Photos

    Military Life

    Happy 71st birthday, U.S. Air Force! Take a look at some of the incredible things our country's Airmen are doing these days.

    September 17, 2018

    Tour Single Story Homes Near Joint Base Langley-Eustis

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Do you long for a low maintenance bungalow? No need for multi-story ladders to clean the gutters of these homes for sale or rent near Joint Base Langley-Eustis!

    September 14, 2018

    Buying a House After Leaving the Military

    Military Life Home Buying

    If you're leaving active duty military life and aren't retiring, you may wonder if it's feasible for you to buy a house.

    September 12, 2018

    3 Ways to Deck Out Your Walls for Fall

    Home Decorating Ideas

    Fall is a great time to switch up your home decor, add plushness for the cold weather ahead, or try out a new trend. Check these ideas for homeowners and renters alike!

    September 10, 2018

    Tour 3 Must-See Homes Near Nellis AFB

    PCS Moves Renting/Buying a Home

    Looking for a home near Nellis AFB? Tour these beautiful homes!

    September 07, 2018

    Why You Should Attend the Military Influencer Conference

    Military Life

    Bringing together brands, entrepreneurs, small business owners, bloggers, writers, and military influencers, the upcoming Military Influencer Conference in Orlando promises to be amazing!

    September 05, 2018

    4 New Homeowner Lessons I Learned While My Spouse Was Deployed

    Military Life Renting/Buying a Home

    Being a homeowner and military spouse presents challenges unique from civilians. If our service members are in the field or deployed, it’s not easy to get in touch with them when emergencies arise. We...

    September 03, 2018

    Stunning Condos Near NAS Whidbey Island

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Condominium living has huge advantages in pricing, availability, and upkeep. If you add in the stunning views you’re going to find from many of the windows of these condos near NAS Whidbey Island, the...

    August 31, 2018

    MilitaryByOwner at MilSpouseFest Norfolk, VA

    Military Life

    MilitaryByOwner and MilSpouseFest are coming to Norfolk, Virginia. Have you signed up yet?

    August 29, 2018

    5 Signs a Rental Is a Good Fit for Your Military Family

    Military Life Renting/Buying a Home

    How can you be sure you’ll find a good rental property? It can be hard to know until after you’ve moved in if you’ve made the right choice. But there are a few things you can be on the lookout for as ...

    August 27, 2018

    Homes with Water Access Near Camp Lejeune

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Outdoor living is simply part of the North Carolina culture, so when you're looking for a home to buy or rent near Camp Lejeune, you'll want to look properties that are ideal both inside and out.

    August 22, 2018

    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...

    August 20, 2018

    Family-Friendly Homes Near Fort Belvoir, Virginia

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Looking for a home to rent or buy near Fort Belvoir, Virginia? Drive a little further south for more space for your family!

    August 17, 2018

    The Effect of Millennial Real Estate Trends on Military Home Buying

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Millennial home buyers are a force to be reckoned with in the real estate world. What effects are the trends having on military home buying?

    August 15, 2018

    What to Know Before Renting Out a Room in Your Home

    Property Management

    Have some extra space in your home that you're thinking of renting out? Know the legal, tax, and personal implications before you take the plunge!

    August 13, 2018

    Hampton and Poquoson Homes with Easy Commutes to Langley AFB

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Tour gorgeous homes in Hampton and Poquoson, Virginia with easy commutes to Langley AFB.

    August 10, 2018

    Explore the Pacific Northwest with Joint Base Lewis-McChord MWR

    Military Life Travel Tips

    Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington state is one of the most popular assignments in the military, and with good reason.

    August 09, 2018

    Renters and Landlord Insurance: Don't Get Burned!

    Renting/Buying a Home Property Management

    Let’s debunk some myths about insurance for both renters and landlords.

    August 08, 2018

    A Back-to-School Guide for Military Families

    Military Life

    Whether your military family has recently PCS'ed or is going through a deployment or other military life challenge, there are tons of back-to-school resources for your kids!

    August 06, 2018

    Townhomes Near Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

    Renting/Buying a Home

    If you're headed to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, take a tour of these gorgeous nearby townhomes!

    August 03, 2018

    6 Over-Improvement Risks to Avoid When Renovating Your Home

    Home Maintenance Selling a Home

    Is it ever possible to make your house “too nice?” Unfortunately, for military families, the risk of over-improvement is very real. As military families move on average once every three years, the ris...

    August 02, 2018

    What Military Families Should Know Before Buying a Home

    Renting/Buying a Home

    How can you make the home buying process your best one yet?

    July 27, 2018

    Decorating Around the White Walls of Your Rental or Military Housing

    Military Life Home Decorating Ideas

    Just because the walls are white doesn’t mean you can’t have a home that reflects your personality and color preferences.

    July 25, 2018

    Understand the Fair Housing Act When Listing Your Property

    Renting/Buying a Home Selling a Home

    The Fair Housing Act is federally mandated to protect buyers and renters from discriminatory practices during real estate transactions. Find out how to be sure you're within the law when selling or re...

    July 23, 2018

    Homes with a View Near Naval Air Station Whidbey Island

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Take a tour of NAS Whidbey Island homes for sale or rent featuring incredible views!

    July 20, 2018

    Help Your Military Kids Through the PCS Transition

    Military Life PCS Moves

    Whether your military kids are little or big, get tips from parenting expert Judy Davis, aka the Direction Diva, about helping them through your next PCS move.

    July 19, 2018

    6 Free Ebooks for Your Military Family's PCS

    Military Life PCS Moves

    MilitaryByOwner's regional guides are designed to help take the guesswork out of your upcoming PCS!

    July 16, 2018

    Pool Homes for Sale Near Hurlburt Field, Florida

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Choose from properties in Niceville, Fort Walton Beach, or Navarre to bask poolside in the Florida sunshine!

    July 13, 2018

    Pro Tips for Flying Space-A

    Military Life Travel Tips

    Before you embark on your Space-A flight, take a look at these tips from a pro!

    July 11, 2018

    Pro Real Estate Photo Tips for Selling or Renting Your Home

    Selling a Home Property Management

    Get fresh advice from a real estate photographer on how to truly capture the magic needed to sell or rent your home quickly and at asking price or better.

    July 09, 2018

    Beautiful Homes for Sale Near Camp Lejeune

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Looking for a home near Camp Lejeune with plenty of outdoor space? Tour these 3 gorgeous homes for sale!

    July 06, 2018

    4 Reasons Military Families Should Camp During Their Next PCS

    PCS Moves Travel Tips

    Getting ready to PCS? Here are four reasons military families should consider camping to their next duty station.

    July 04, 2018

    13 Fun Facts About July 4th

    Military Life

    Happy 4th! Check your knowledge of history with a few fun facts about other things that also occurred on this day.

    July 02, 2018

    Move-in Ready Homes in Lorton and Springfield, Virginia

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Tour beautiful homes for sale or rent in Lorton and Springfield with easy access to Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

    June 29, 2018

    6 Playground Rules to Help Kids Cope During PCS

    Military Life PCS Moves

    PCS moves can be incredibly hard, especially on our littlest movers. Use these playground strategies to help your kids cope with the upcoming changes.

    June 28, 2018

    What Is a Reverse Military Clause?

    Renting/Buying a Home Property Management

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

    June 27, 2018

    DIY Home Renovations: Dream or Disaster?

    Home Maintenance Home Decorating Ideas

    How do you decide which projects to take on yourself and which you should hire out? Here are seven areas to think about before you dive head first into that DIY project.

    June 25, 2018

    4 Stunning Townhomes with Easy Commutes to Fort Meade

    Renting/Buying a Home

    If you're looking for convenience, check out these stunning townhomes with easy access to Fort Meade.

    June 22, 2018

    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!

    June 21, 2018

    Why Isn't My Home Selling?

    Selling a Home

    If your home's been sitting on the market for some time, you may be wondering why. Take a good hard look at these five areas to retool your home selling strategy.

    June 20, 2018

    What You Should Know About Homeowners Insurance

    Renting/Buying a Home

    It's time to make sure your home has adequate insurance. Understanding the vocabulary and the Whys and Hows of home insurance policies puts you at a greater advantage when it comes time to shop for co...

    June 18, 2018

    Pet-Friendly Rentals Near Fort Benning, Georgia

    Renting/Buying a Home

    To alleviate some of the burden that comes with searching for a home where pets are welcome, MilitaryByOwner has rounded up four rentals near Fort Benning, Georgia that will consider pets. There’s a b...

    June 15, 2018

    13 Popular Tex-Mex Restaurants in San Antonio

    Military Life Travel Tips

    With the abundance of wonderful food all across San Antonio, it can be hard to know where to even begin your culinary excursion. While you could just take a chance, why not visit a restaurant that alr...

    June 14, 2018

    Happy 243rd Birthday! 19 Facts You Didn’t Know About the U.S. Army

    Military Life

    Celebrate 243 years our nation's history with 19 unique facts about the U.S. Army!

    June 13, 2018

    4 Landscaping Ideas for Instant Curb Appeal

    Home Decorating Ideas Selling a Home

    Time to up your landscaping game! Find out which outdoor improvements will add to your home's curb appeal when it's time to sell.

    June 11, 2018

    Family-Friendly Homes Near Robins AFB, Georgia

    Renting/Buying a Home

    If your military family is relocating to the Warner Robins area, you may be dreaming of sweet tea, peach trees, and sultry summer evenings. These properties on MilitaryByOwner are perfectly suited for...

    June 08, 2018

    7 Best Doughnut Shops in Hampton Roads

    Military Life Travel Tips

    If you’re in the Hampton Roads area of coastal Virginia, you can celebrate doughnuts any day at one of these popular places in the Seven Cities!

    June 06, 2018

    Easy Guide to Summer Home Maintenance

    Home Maintenance

    Whether you're a homeowner, renter, or you're planning to sell your home this season, use these easy summer home maintenance checklists to keep your residence functioning and looking its best!

    June 04, 2018

    Convenient Pentagon Apartments Perfect for Geo-Bachelors

    Renting/Buying a Home

    If you're heading on a short tour to the Pentagon, take a look at these apartments ideal for a geo-bachelor situation with easy access to the Metro, shopping, and area amenities.

    June 01, 2018

    What to Do on the Day of Your Space-A Flight

    Travel Tips

    You've spent time preparing and are all set for your Space-A flight. Now find out the steps you need to take on the day of your flight with this expert step-by-step guide.

    May 30, 2018

    Answer These Questions Before Buying a Home Overseas

    Military Life Renting/Buying a Home

    Once you're stationed overseas, buying a home may seem appealing. Find out more about the process from someone who's been there before you take the leap.

    May 28, 2018

    Find Your Next Home Near NAS Pensacola, Florida

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Enjoy the Florida lifestyle with these homes for sale or rent near NAS Pensacola!

    May 25, 2018

    6 Rental Red Flags for Military Families

    Renting/Buying a Home

    What you don't know CAN hurt. Before signing on the dotted line of your newest rental agreement, be sure you're not missing one of these red flags about the property!

    May 23, 2018

    7 Common Mistakes Home Buyers Make (and How to Avoid Them!)

    Renting/Buying a Home

    There’s a lot of room for error when buying a home. We’ve put together some tips so that you can make as few mistakes as possible, whether you’re shopping for your third home or your first.

    May 21, 2018

    4 Rental Homes with Ocean Views Near Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam

    Renting/Buying a Home

    If you're heading to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, take a tour of these beautiful rentals with ocean views!

    May 18, 2018

    6 Tips for Planning Space-A Travel

    Military Life Travel Tips

    As a military member, you have a special benefit in being eligible for space-available travel on military aircraft. Start with these tips when planning your Space-A trip!

    May 17, 2018

    How to Buy a Home from a Distance

    Renting/Buying a Home

    While it's recommended that you shouldn't buy a home sight unseen, sometimes military life makes that difficult. Find out how to protect your investment when buying a home from a distance.

    May 16, 2018

    The Ins and Outs of Turning Over a Rental Property

    Property Management

    Whether you're a veteran landlord or a newbie, use this list to make sure you're covering it all when it comes to turning over your rental property to new tenants.

    May 14, 2018

    Tour 4 Gorgeous Colorado Springs Homes Near the Air Force Academy

    Renting/Buying a Home

    If you're relocating to Colorado Springs this PCS season, take a tour of beautiful homes for rent or sale near the U.S. Air Force Academy.

    May 11, 2018

    9 Best Date Night Ideas in Washington, DC

    Military Life Travel Tips

    Looking for a unique date night (or day!) in the Washington, DC area? You're in the perfect area for a memorable time. Start with this list of ideas to fit all interests and budgets.

    May 09, 2018

    4 Simple Steps to Selling Your Home

    Selling a Home

    If your military family is anticipating an upcoming move, the spring season can motivate you to place your home on the market before the whirlwind of a summer PCS. Keep these points in mind when selli...

    May 07, 2018

    Family-Friendly Rentals Near San Diego Naval Base

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Take a tour of homes perfect for family living with these rentals near San Diego Naval Base!

    May 04, 2018

    7 Best Options for Military Friendly Entertainment near Randolph AFB

    Military Life Air Force Bases

    Whether your military family is stationed in the San Antonio area or simply visiting, don't miss this list of military-friendly outings!

    May 02, 2018

    The Good, the Bad, & the Ugly of Military Landlord/Tenant Relationship...

    Renting/Buying a Home Property Management

    Both military renters and landlords have them--the horror stories. Compare notes, and then get practical tips for how to put your best foot forward for future landlord/tenant relationships!

    April 30, 2018

    Homes with Easy Commutes to Fort Meade, Maryland

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Tour beautiful homes with easy commutes to Fort Meade NSA, Maryland.

    April 27, 2018

    7 Must-Know Tips for Your First PCS Move

    PCS Moves

    If this is your first experience with a PCS move, start with these tips!

    April 25, 2018

    Options for Military Homeowners When Your Home Won't Sell

    Selling a Home

    After some months on the market, your home is just not attracting the buyers you’d hoped for. An impending PCS date is creeping up, and the need to sell is becoming more urgent. As a military home sel...

    April 23, 2018

    Easy Outdoor Living with These MilitaryByOwner Homes for Sale near Rob...

    Renting/Buying a Home

    If outdoor living is your style, take a tour of these beautiful MilitaryByOwner homes for sale near Robins AFB.

    April 20, 2018

    It's Go Time! Don't Forget These 7 PCS Tasks

    PCS Moves

    Ready or not, PCS season is here! If you’re one of the thousands preparing for a military move this summer, don’t forget to check these important PCS tasks off your list!

    April 20, 2018

    Military Crashpad Is a Game Changer for Short-Term Military Rentals

    Military Life PCS Moves

    For options beyond typical military lodging, take a tour of Military Crashpad.

    April 18, 2018

    Landlords, Should You Allow Pets in Your Rental Property?

    Military Life Property Management

    It's a simple fact that most families are also pet owners. Landlords, how do you accommodate pets when it comes to your rental property?

    April 16, 2018

    Embrace Country Living with This Home Near Fort Benning

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Ready to start your home search in the Fort Benning area? Start with this beautiful country home!

    April 11, 2018

    Ease the Stress of PCS with MilitaryByOwner's Area Guides

    Military Life PCS Moves

    MilitaryByOwner's newest guides are designed to make your move to an area even easier. Start with these free downloads for Hampton Roads, San Diego, and Washington, D.C.!

    April 11, 2018

    Home Financing Options for Military and Veteran Home Buyers

    Home Financing

    When it comes to buying a home, take the time to learn the lingo, figure out what you want/need, and explore the home financing options available before settling on a type of loan.

    April 09, 2018

    Make Your D.C. Commute Easy with Condo Living

    Renting/Buying a Home

    MilitaryByOwner’s homes of the week are all condominiums for sale that afford buyers a quick commute to the Pentagon.

    April 06, 2018

    The Effect of Capital Gain Tax Exclusions on Military Home Sellers

    Military Life Selling a Home

    capital gain tax, capital gain exclusion, military home seller, exemption, eligibility

    April 05, 2018

    10 Tips for Moving with a Baby

    Military Life PCS Moves

    Whether it's your first time moving with a baby or not, there are some ways to make the process easier for everyone.

    April 04, 2018

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

    Renting/Buying a Home Property Management

    Understand what exactly the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act and a lease's military clause cover.

    April 03, 2018

    Easy Ways to Decorate with Green...Without Painting!

    Home Decorating Ideas

    Use these simple ideas to date your spring home decor with popular shades of green.

    April 02, 2018

    Tour Homes in Paradise: 3 Gorgeous Rentals Near Joint Base Pearl Harbo...

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Are you one of the lucky ones with orders to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam? Time to shop for a home in paradise!

    March 30, 2018

    3 Easy Steps to Take Amazing Photos for Your Home Listing

    Selling a Home

    Getting the beauty of your home to translate to a potential buyer looking at photos in your home listing isn’t easy. And if you’ve tried to do it before, then you know that it’s not as simple as walki...

    March 28, 2018

    5 Mistakes You May Be Making on Your Taxes (& How to Avoid Them!)

    Military Life

    Tax time is here and you'll want to check and double check your return!

    March 26, 2018

    California, MD Rentals Near Patuxent River NAS

    Renting/Buying a Home

    If this PCS season has you head to Patuxent River NAS, Maryland, don't miss these beautiful rental homes on MilitaryByOwner.

    March 23, 2018

    How Much Will a Bathroom or Kitchen Renovation Cost You?

    Home Maintenance Selling a Home

    Even if the upcoming PCS season doesn’t put your house on the market, the warm temperatures bring on the urge to update and freshen homes. Homeowners considering a bathroom or kitchen renovation need ...

    March 22, 2018

    3 Things to Know Before You Hire a Property Manager

    Property Management

    Whether it’s a home you intend to return to or it serves as a means of additional income, a rental property needs proper care and supervision. Military families living away from their homes may choose...

    March 21, 2018

    What Military Families Should Know Before Buying a New Construction Ho...

    Renting/Buying a Home

    The lure of a new build home is strong! Military families should consider these points before committing to a new construction home.

    March 20, 2018

    3 Reasons Military Landlords Should Have Their Taxes Professionally Pr...

    Military Life Property Management

    Military landlords, tax time is coming! Find out how having your taxes professionally prepared could be in your best interest.

    March 19, 2018

    Family-Friendly Rentals Near Newport Naval Station, Rhode Island

    Renting/Buying a Home

    If you're about to PCS to Newport Naval Station, Rhode Island, take a tour of these two family-friendly rentals.

    March 16, 2018

    How to Know if You'll Pay Taxes When You Sell Your Home

    Military Life Selling a Home

    As a military homeowner, do you know what tax rules and exceptions apply to you when it comes to selling a home?

    March 15, 2018

    7 Ideas to Manage Spring Break When Your Spouse Is Deployed

    Military Life

    Solo parent facing spring break alone with the kids while your spouse is deloyed? Check out this list of great tips!

    March 13, 2018

    Military Move with Pets: 5 Tips to Prepare

    PCS Moves

    How can you keep your loyal companions happy through a PCS? Wondering how to plan for all your pet's needs? Don't plan your military move with pets until you've looked at these tips!

    March 12, 2018

    5 Waterfront Properties for Rent Near the U.S. Naval Academy

    Renting/Buying a Home

    These homes situated on the water near the U.S. Naval Academy could be the start of your new love affair with coastal living!

    March 09, 2018

    Learn the Secrets Home Stagers Use to Draw Buyers In

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Home staging is usually a big part of a home seller's prep. As a homebuyer, understand what features and concerns to take notice of behind a beautifully staged home!

    March 08, 2018

    Military Families: Read This Before Spending Your Tax Refund!

    Military Life PCS Moves

    If your military family is facing a PCS move this summer, consider all the unexpected expenses your tax return might cover.

    March 06, 2018

    7 Tips for Finding a Horse-Friendly Property

    Home Buying

    If you're looking for a large enough property for your horses, start your search with these knowledgeable tips.

    March 05, 2018

    Beautiful Waterfront Homes Near Fort Bragg & Pope Field

    Renting/Buying a Home

    If waterfront living is on your bucket list and a PCS to Fort Bragg or Pope Field is in your future, don't miss these two beautiful properties!

    March 02, 2018

    Take a Tour of 6 Civil War Sites in Virginia

    Travel Tips

    If you're stationed in Virginia or planning to visit, use these tips to make the most of your visits to Civil War battlegrounds.

    March 01, 2018

    3 Tips for Selling Your Home to a VA Loan Buyer

    Selling a Home

    As your PCS date approaches, the plan for selling your home should be taking shape. One of the best tactics to attract military home buyers is to make sure the property is conducive for those hoping t...

    February 26, 2018

    Rentals Under $1500 Near Popular Military Installations

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Take a tour of affordable rentals near Fort Hood, Fort Benning, and Maxwell AFB before PCS season kicks in!

    February 23, 2018

    When Is the Right Time to List Your Home?

    Selling a Home

    When should you put your house on the market when selling your home? As a military homeowner, you may not have a lot of options when it comes to timing, but use this checklist to work within the const...

    February 22, 2018

    Home Selling 101: 3 Lessons You Need to Learn

    Selling a Home

    Don't miss the details involved with these steps to a successful home sale.

    February 21, 2018

    House Hunting: How to Keep the Peace When You and Your Spouse Disagree

    Renting/Buying a Home

    If you and your spouse are looking for different things when it comes to home buying, use these tips from MILLIE to narrow down your list.

    February 20, 2018

    Answer These 11 Questions to Create Your Perfect Rental Wish List

    Renting/Buying a Home

    When looking for a new rental as a military family, time is of the essence. Use these tips to pare down your wants and needs into a realistic wish list!

    February 19, 2018

    MilitaryByOwner Homes of the Week near Joint Base San Antonio Randolph...

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Beautiful homes for sale near JBSA Randolph in San Antonio, Texas. Homes located in Cibolo Canyons and Summerglen. Fort Sam Houston is near these homes.

    February 15, 2018

    Top 10 BBQ Spots Near Fort Hood

    Military Life PCS Moves

    We've polled our readers and are now sharing some great food near Fort Hood with you!

    February 14, 2018

    How to Deal with Love at First Sight When Home Shopping

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Is your heart swooning over a possible home? Use these tips to keep your head when it comes to buying a home!

    February 13, 2018

    6 Home Decor Trends to Embrace for Under $100

    Home Decorating Ideas

    Give your home decor a quick facelift with one of these easy ideas!

    February 12, 2018

    Southern Pines Homes for Sale or Rent near Pope Field and Fort Bragg, ...

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Tour three beautiful homes for rent or sale near Fort Bragg and Pope Field, North Carolina.

    February 08, 2018

    Financial Help for Military Families As Government Shutdown Looms

    Military Life

    As military families wonder about the effects of another possible government shutdown, MilitaryByOwner along with USAA, provides a list of financial resources.

    February 08, 2018

    6 Tips for Being a Tenant that Landlords Love

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Want to be a tenant landlords will love? Start with these common sense tips.

    February 07, 2018

    8 Tasks for Your Winter Home Maintenance Checklist

    Home Maintenance

    Even though winter is well underway, take note of these important home maintenance tasks you'll want to be sure to tackle.

    February 06, 2018

    Should You Have a Home Inspection? 

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Learn why a home inspection shouldn't be optional for either homebuyers OR sellers.

    February 05, 2018

    Beautiful Cul-de-sac Home for Sale Near NAS Lemoore, California

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Take a tour of this beautiful home for sale near Naval Air Station Lemoore, California.

    February 02, 2018

    6 Things to Know Before You Go House Hunting

    Renting a Home Home Buying

    Before PCS season arrives, get prepared with these house hunting tips.

    February 01, 2018

    Understanding State Tax Laws for Telecommuting Military Spouses

    Military Life

    Are you part of the growing number of work-at-home military spouses? It's vital to understand how tax laws apply to your situation.

    January 31, 2018

    The Certain Uncertainty of a Short-Term Military Move

    Military Life PCS Moves

    How do you handle a military relocation when you know you'll be in a place less than a year?

    January 30, 2018

    The Best Do's and Don’ts for Your Home Listing 

    Selling a Home

    When it comes to listing your home for sale, take some tips from our experts!

    January 29, 2018

    MilitaryByOwner's Homes of the Week Near U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis...

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Take a tour of beautiful homes for sale near the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis!

    January 26, 2018

    12 Steps to Your Best PCS Move Yet

    PCS Moves

    Whether it's your first PCS move or you've done it a time or two, start with this checklist for your upcoming military move.

    January 24, 2018

    10 Best Military Family-Friendly Beaches Near San Diego

    Military Life Travel Tips

    If you're stationed in the San Diego area, be sure to explore a few of these military family friendly beaches!

    January 23, 2018

    Crisis Averted? What Military Families Can Do to Prepare for Another G...

    Military Life

    In light of the recent government shutdown, here are a few ways military families can prepare for another one if it happens again.

    January 22, 2018

    MilitaryByOwner Homes of the Week Near Naval Station Newport, Rhode Is...

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Take a tour of two beautiful homes for sale near Naval Station Newport, Rhode Island.

    January 18, 2018

    Personalize Your On-Base Housing or Rental with These Easy Decorating ...

    Home Decorating Ideas

    You don't have to succumb to beige carpet and white, bare walls. Use these tips to inspire your home decorating for a rental or on-base housing.

    January 17, 2018

    Should Military Families Buy or Rent a Home?  [Infographic]

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Military families have many factors to consider when it comes to deciding whether to buy or rent a home. Start here to weigh the pros and cons!

    January 16, 2018

    Should You Use Drones to Market Your Home?

    Selling a Home

    While drones may sound like a thing of the future, find out more about their use when it comes to marketing your home for sale.

    January 15, 2018

    MilitaryByOwner's NAS Pax River Home of the Week in Leonardtown, Maryl...

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Take a tour of this beautiful home in Leonardtown, Maryland near NAS Pax River.

    January 12, 2018

    Crucial Steps to Prep for a Spring PCS Move

    PCS Moves

    Spring PCS season is right around the corner, so it's time to start prepping now! Use these tips from MILLIE to get started on your moving checklist.

    January 11, 2018

    7 Ways to Live Like a Local at Your Duty Station

    Military Life PCS Moves

    Volunteer, explore, visit all the local haunts. Get tips to make this your best PCS move yet!

    January 10, 2018

    Should You Sell or Rent Your Home Before a Military Move?

    Selling a Home

    Military families are often faced with the decision of whether to sell or rent out their home when it comes time for a move. Start with a few simple questions.

    January 08, 2018

    Cameron, North Carolina Homes of the Week on MilitaryByOwner

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Take a tour of three beautiful homes for sale or rent near Fort Bragg and Pope Air Field.

    January 05, 2018

    Military Move to Hampton Roads, Virginia? Explore These 6 Communities

    PCS Moves

    Do PCS orders have you headed to the Hampton Roads area of Virginia? Explore these popular neighborhoods, recommended by other military families!

    January 04, 2018

    How Rental Real Estate Can Pay for Your Child's College Tuition

    Renting/Buying a Home Home Financing

    Learn how smart real estate investing can finance your child's education.

    January 03, 2018

    What 2018 Real Estate Trends Mean for Military Families

    Renting/Buying a Home Home Financing

    There's good news for military families in the real estate forecast for 2018.

    January 02, 2018

    MilitaryByOwner's Top 10 Blog Posts of 2017

    Military Life PCS Moves

    Deployment, military rentals, military moves--we covered it all last year! Take a look at a recap of the most popular MilitaryByOwner blog posts from 2017.

    December 29, 2017

    How Entrepreneurs Can Roadmap a Successful 2018

    Military Life

    Whether you're a seasoned business owner, a new entrepreneur,or somewhere in between, use these expert tips from guest Dan Dwyer to plan for success!

    December 28, 2017

    What You Need to Know for Your Military Move to Alexandria, Virginia

    PCS Moves

    If a military move to the Alexandria area near D.C. is in your future, here's the information you need before you PCS!

    December 27, 2017

    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.

    December 26, 2017

    4 Things to Do Now if You Want to Buy a House Next Year

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Buying a home can be an exciting adventure. Like so many things in life, the experience will be easier and more fun if you are knowledgeable and prepared.

    December 21, 2017

    Keep Your Home Safe During Holiday Travel

    Travel Tips

    As you travel this holiday season, keep these tips in mind to keep your home safe.

    December 20, 2017

    Creating Your Own Holiday Traditions as a Military Family

    Military Life

    Over the river and through the woods? Maybe not this year! Perhaps it's time to start some of your own military family holiday traditions.

    December 19, 2017

    The Legal Issues of Being a Long-Distance Landlord

    Military Life Property Management

    Most military families who rent out their homes do so from a distance. Let's talk about the legal issues that go along with being a long-distance landlord!

    December 15, 2017

    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 14, 2017

    Setting Your Business Battle Plan for 2018

    Military Life

    Learn how to use the skills you honed in the military to make the most of your career in the civilian world.

    December 13, 2017

    10 Tips for Selling Your Home in the Off-Season

    Selling a Home

    Selling your home during the off-season is doable with these tips from MilitaryByOwner.

    December 11, 2017

    Gorgeous Maxwell AFB Area Homes for Sale or Rent in Montgomery and Pik...

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Whether you're stationed at Maxwell AFB or nearby Gunter Annex, don't miss these beautiful homes in Montgomery and Pike Road.

    December 08, 2017

    Dealing with Deployment Over the Holiday Season

    Military Life

    Deployments during the holiday season will continue to be part of military family life. Get three realistic coping strategies for getting through this difficult time.

    December 07, 2017

    Alternatives to Pet Boarding During the Holidays

    Travel Tips

    If travel over the holidays and being a pet owner don't seem to work too well together for you, take a look at these alternatives to traditional pet boarding.

    December 06, 2017

    Join Wreaths Across America in Honoring Fallen Veterans This Christmas

    Military Life

    Join MilitaryByOwner in supporting Wreaths Across America this December to honor our country's fallen veterans.

    December 06, 2017

    Exploring Fort Hood Neighborhoods

    PCS Moves

    Before you arrive at your Fort Hood assignments, explore the neighborhoods and surrounding area.

    December 04, 2017

    Seaside Living near Camp Lejeune with MilitaryByOwner's Home of the We...

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Have orders to Camp Lejeune? Take a tour of this beautiful waterside home!

    December 01, 2017

    5 Don't-Miss Holiday Activities for Military Families in Europe

    Military Life

    Whether it's your first holiday season in Europe or you've been there a few years, check out this list of must-do activities!

    November 30, 2017

    Crunching the Numbers: Self-Management vs. Hiring a Property Manager

    Property Management

    Wondering if you should self manage your rental property or hire a property manager? Break down the numbers before you decide.

    November 29, 2017

    12 Tips to Make the Most of the "Adopt A Service Member" Program

    Military Life

    Providing a service member a home away from home during the holiday season could be a great experience for both of you!

    November 27, 2017

    MilitaryByOwner Homes for Sale or Rent in Hampton, Newport News, and Y...

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Have a PCS to Joint Base Langley-Eustis in your near future? Tour homes for sale or rent in nearby Yorktown, Newport News, and Hampton!

    November 24, 2017

    Leaders and Managers, Here's How You Can Help Protect Veterans This Ho...

    Military Life

    The holiday season is one of the most stressful times of the year for veterans. Learn how to watch for signs that something's not quite right.

    November 24, 2017

    7 Strategies to Keep Your Cool During a Holiday PCS

    PCS Moves

    While PCS and the holiday season don't seem like a natural match, learn some strategies for getting through it from these popular holiday movies!

    November 22, 2017

    Should Military Members Buy or Rent a Home? Use the 1% Rule to Decide!

    Renting/Buying a Home Home Financing

    Wondering whether you should buy a home or not at your current duty station as active duty military? Here's an easy way to determine if it's a good investment.

    November 22, 2017

    Giving Gratitude for Our Military Families This Thanksgiving

    Military Life

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

    November 21, 2017

    5 Do's and Don'ts for Hosting Holiday Parties

    Military Life

    Are you the holiday hostess with the mostest? See what you'd add to our do's and don'ts for holiday parties!

    November 20, 2017

    Swoon-Worthy Kitchens in Homes for Sale or Rent near Wright-Patterson ...

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Your inner chef will drool over the gorgeous kitchens in these homes for sale near Wright-Patterson AFB on MilitaryByOwner!

    November 17, 2017

    What We Can Learn from the Blue Star Families Military Family Lifestyl...

    Military Life

    Take a look at the results of the 2017 Blue Star Families Military Family Lifestyle Survey.

    November 17, 2017

    The Two Pillars of Real Estate Investing While Serving in the Military

    Military Life Renting/Buying a Home

    Considering investing in real estate while active duty military? Find out more from someone who's done it successfully!

    November 16, 2017

    Simple and Inexpensive Thanksgiving Tablescaping Ideas

    Home Decorating Ideas

    Creativity in short supply? Use these easy tips to create your own unique holiday table decor.

    November 16, 2017

    Special Legal Issues for Military Renters

    Property Management

    While it may seem that renting as a military family may involve fewer issues than buying a home, there are still some legal issues you need to be informed about.

    November 15, 2017

    Friendsgiving: The Best Part of Thanksgiving!

    Military Life

    Is your military family far from home? No worries! Create your best Friendsgiving ever.

    November 14, 2017

    Meet MilitaryByOwner's Content & Social Media Teams

    Military Life

    Meet the amazing folks who make up the content creation and social media teams here at MilitaryByOwner!

    November 13, 2017

    MilitaryByOwner Features Charming Homes for Sale in Prattville, Alabam...

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Need some Southern charm? Take a tour of these homes for sale near Montgomery in Prattville, Alabama.

    November 09, 2017

    Do You Need a Closing Agent for Your For Sale By Owner?

    Selling a Home

    Understand what you're required to do by law when it comes to selling your home as a For Sale By Owner.

    November 08, 2017

    Unique Ways to Celebrate Veterans Day Across the U.S.

    Military Life

    Thank you to all veterans and service members, past and present, on this Veterans Day.

    November 07, 2017

    What Should a Property Manager Do for You?

    Property Management

    If you're a military homeowner, you may need to hire a property manager for your home. Find out what they should... and shouldn't do for you!

    November 06, 2017

    2017 Veterans Day Discounts & Freebies

    Military Life

    Veterans Day is set aside to honor our country's military veterans. Businesses across the country are joining in with perks and discounts, and we've done the legwork for you with this extensive list!

    November 06, 2017

    Tour MilitaryByOwner Homes Near Camp Lejeune

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Have orders to PCS to Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune? Take a look at these beautiful homes on MilitaryByOwner!

    November 03, 2017

    Meet MilitaryByOwner's Home Office!

    Military Life

    Meet the founders and the folks who hold down the fort at MilitaryByOwner's headquarters in Stafford, Virginia.

    November 02, 2017

    Face Career Challenges Head On with These Military Spouse Employment R...

    Military Life

    Do you know about these career and resume resources created for the unique challenges military spouses face?

    November 01, 2017

    12 Repairs You Should Make Before Selling Your Home

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Do you know which repairs will help your home sell in a competitive market?

    October 31, 2017

    Money Saving Tips for a Trip to the Pumpkin Patch

    Military Life

    Fall is in the air! Make the most of your military family's budget when visiting your local pumpkin patch.

    October 27, 2017

    MilitaryByOwner at Inaugural Military Influencer Conference

    Military Life

    Get the details behind this year's Military Influencer Conference!

    October 27, 2017

    Budget-Savvy Halloween Ideas for Military Families

    Military Life

    Is Halloween fun possible without spending a fortune? We've collected some spooktacular ideas that won't break your military family's budget!

    October 26, 2017

    Cozy Autumn Inspiration: Fun Fall Home Decorating Ideas

    Home Decorating Ideas

    If you're stumped for fall decorating ideas that are both easy AND fun, you'll love these tips!

    October 25, 2017

    Understanding Tax Laws for At-Home Workers

    Military Life PCS Moves

    If you work from home as a military spouse, it's important to understand how you're affected by tax laws.

    October 24, 2017

    8 Halloween Tips for Settling Into Your New Neighborhood

    Military Life

    Let's have a little fun and get some post-PCS settling in tips from a few popular Halloween movies!

    October 23, 2017

    MilitaryByOwner Homes of the Week in Historic Yorktown and Williamsbur...

    Renting/Buying a Home

    If you're headed to Joint Base Langley-Eustis, take a look at these gorgeous homes for sale or rent in nearby Yorktown and Williamsburg.

    October 20, 2017

    6 Tips to Conquer the Job Search & Not Lose Heart as an Unemployed Mil...

    Military Life

    Military spouse unemployment is a challenge. Find out how to put your best foot forward in interviews as well as keep your chin up during the job hunt!

    October 19, 2017

    Pros & Cons of an Adjustable Rate Mortgage for Military Homebuyers

    Home Financing

    Could the pros of an adjustable rate mortgage outweigh the cons for military homebuyers?

    October 18, 2017

    Celebrate Fall Foliage at These 3 Military Installations

    Travel Tips

    If you're a lover of all things fall, take a tour of the beautiful foliage near Ft. Drum, Luke AFB, and USCG Portland!

    October 17, 2017

    12 Rental Property Updates That Pay Off

    Property Management

    As a military landlord, what updates make the most sense for your rental property?

    October 16, 2017

    MilitaryByOwner's Home of the Week in Montgomery, Alabama

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Heading to the Montgomery area? Take a tour of this beautiful home available right now on MilitaryByOwner!

    October 13, 2017

    22 Things Military Spouses Never Say During Deployment

    Military Life

    If you're a military spouse who's been through a couple of deployments, you know there are things you just won't say. What would you add to this list?

    October 12, 2017

    6 Ways to Find Your MilSpouse Tribe After PCS

    PCS Moves

    One of the biggest hurdles after a military move is making new friends. Branch out with these tips to find your milspouse tribe!

    October 11, 2017

    11 Signs You've Met an All-Star Tenant

    Property Management

    Finding and screening tenants as a landlord can be overwhelming. Learn how to identify tenants who pay rent on time and take care of your property.

    October 10, 2017

    It’s Time to Freshen Up Your Fall Decorating

    Home Decorating Ideas

    Fall home decorating doesn't mean only pumpkins and gourds. Try your hand at some of these creative ideas from MilitaryByOwner's resident decorating guru!

    October 09, 2017

    MilitaryByOwner Colorado Springs Homes for Rent

    Renting/Buying a Home

    This week, we're featuring homes for rent by owner. Check out these 3 MilitaryByOwner Colorado Springs listings!

    October 06, 2017

    8 Big Financial Ideas for Small Businesses

    Military Life

    Starting your own business can be daunting. USAA shares expert tips for small business owners!

    October 05, 2017

    5 Questions to Ask When Researching a New Neighborhood

    PCS Moves

    Wondering how to find the best neighborhood after PCS? Start with this quick list from Military Town Advisor!

    October 04, 2017

    Let's Talk About...Staying in the Military Past the 20-Year Mark

    Military Life

    Military members and families often view the 20-year service milestone as an ending, while others continue serving. Jump into a conversation with a milspouse who's made the most of long-term service!

    October 03, 2017

    Top Tips for Staying Connected to Your Team While Working from Home

    Military Life

    Many people, including military spouses, are embracing work-at-home opportunities. How do you stay connected to your work team when you don't see each other?

    October 02, 2017

    MilitaryByOwner Rental Homes Perfect for Texas Geobachelors

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Military geobachelor looking for a rental home in Texas? You're in luck with these featured properties from MilitaryByOwner!

    September 29, 2017

    Dissecting the Difference: Employee vs. Self-Employed

    Military Life

    Military spouses can face employment challenges. But before branching into being your own boss, understand some key differences from traditional jobs.

    September 29, 2017

    Meet MilitaryByOwner's Customer Service Team, Part 2

    Military Life

    Meet the rest of MilitaryByOwner's all-star Customer Service team!

    September 28, 2017

    6 Ways to Prepare for Your Spouse's Deployment

    Military Life

    Getting ready for deployment is draining. Prepare yourself with these practical tips.

    September 27, 2017

    Strategies for Coping with Short-Term Military Family Separations

    Military Life Renting/Buying a Home

    Military families can face the decision of one parent living geographically separated for a time. Get rental and coping tips from a milspouse who's been there!

    September 26, 2017

    What Do Renters Really Want? It's All in the Details!

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Whether you're a tenant or landlord, see what you'd add to this list of what renters REALLY want.

    September 25, 2017

    3 MilitaryByOwner Homes with Amazing Master Suites

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Tour three beautiful homes with to-die for master suites and baths--all available on MilitaryByOwner right now!

    September 22, 2017

    Couchgating: Plan Your Best Football Viewing Party Ever!

    Military Life

    If your military family and friends have a few football fanatics among them, use these tips to plan your best couchgating party ever!

    September 22, 2017

    The Best Do’s and Don'ts of Going to Your First Military Ball

    Military Life

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    September 21, 2017

    Alternative Career Paths for Your Constantly Changing MilSpouse Life

    Military Life

    Military spouses often face career challenges due to the demands of the military life. Explore unconventional employment paths with our friends from MILLIE!

    September 20, 2017

    3 Tips to Prepare Your Finances for Deployment

    Military Life

    Prepare financially before your deployment with these expert tips from AAFMA.

    September 19, 2017

    Tips for Finding Home Maintenance Help During Deployment

    Military Life Home Maintenance

    You know that Murphy's Law will always kick in when your spouse deploys. Discover some resources for home maintenance or repair help!

    September 18, 2017

    Where Should You Live After Military Retirement? Tips for Starting You...

    Military Life Renting/Buying a Home

    Take a look at some of the most popular military retirement destinations, as well as information for your home buying future.

    September 15, 2017

    Meet MilitaryByOwner's Customer Service Team

    Renting/Buying a Home Selling a Home

    MilitaryByOwner has been a military family friendly business since its beginnings. Meet our amazing customer service team!

    September 14, 2017

    Working Virtually? What to Prioritize in Your Home Search

    Renting a Home Home Buying

    Many military spouses have embraced the flexibility of working from home. What features should you look for when home shopping?

    September 12, 2017

    Try These Creative "Welcome to the Neighborhood" Gifts

    Military Life PCS Moves

    Looking for a creative way to introduce yourself to the newest military families in your neighborhood? Go beyond a plate of cookies to say hello!

    September 11, 2017

    4 Acts of Service to Commemorate September 11th

    Military Life

    It's hard to believe it's the 16th anniversary of 9/11. Honor the first responders in your area with these ideas.

    September 11, 2017

    3 Move-In Ready Homes Near Fort Hood

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Take a tour of 3 homes near Fort Hood available right now on MilitaryByOwner.

    September 08, 2017

    "Good Bones" or a Hot Mess? 4 Things You Shouldn't Ignore When Shoppin...

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Is the house you're looking at just a diamond in the rough or a potential money pit?

    September 07, 2017

    Do These 5 Things After Arriving at a New Duty Station

    PCS Moves

    The time after PCS is busy, but don't put off these important tasks!

    September 06, 2017

    Working for the DoD as a Civilian or Milspouse Overseas

    Military Life PCS Moves

    A move overseas doesn't have to be career-ending for a military spouse.

    September 05, 2017

    3 Things to Do if You Can't Sell Your House

    Selling a Home

    Your home's been sitting on the market longer than you'd like. Maybe it's time to try a different home selling tactic.

    September 01, 2017

    4 Signs You're Not Ready to Buy a Home

    Renting/Buying a Home

    While it may seem like all the cool kids are doing it, is it the right time for YOU to buy a home?

    August 31, 2017

    Understand Your VA Home Loan Benefit

    Home Financing

    Answers to your commonly asked questions about VA Home Loans.

    August 30, 2017

    5 Key Things to Know When Buying a New Construction Home

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Get expert tips about the pitfalls and benefits of buying a home as new construction.

    August 29, 2017

    5 Tips to Set Your Home Listing Apart

    Selling a Home

    If your home is sitting on the market longer than you'd planned, it's time to take a look at some ways to set your listing apart.

    August 28, 2017

    Affordable Luxury Is Waiting with These MilitaryByOwner Homes Near Egl...

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Dreaming of beach living? Take a tour of homes near Eglin AFB, Florida!

    August 25, 2017

    How to Choose the Right School at Your New Duty Station

    Military Life PCS Moves

    Our friends at MILLIE have some great advice for military families as back-to-school season begins.

    August 23, 2017

    6 Things To Do After Moving Into Your New Home

    Renting/Buying a Home Home Maintenance

    Add these asks to your to-do list once you have your new house keys in hand!

    August 22, 2017

    Options for Military Kids When Your Neighborhood School Isn't Ideal

    Military Life

    What to do for your military child when you love everything about an area EXCEPT the schools?

    August 21, 2017

    You'll Flip Over These 3 Move-In Ready Homes Near Joint Base Lewis-McC...

    Renting/Buying a Home

    In the popular city of Olympia near Joint Base Lewis-McChord, take a tour of three move-in ready homes, for sale now!

    August 18, 2017

    Use this Checklist When Searching for a Rental

    Renting/Buying a Home

    When it comes to renting a home, follow three simple steps to find your next home.

    August 17, 2017

    Create a Foolproof System for Keeping Track of Rental Property Expense...

    Property Management

    If you'll be acting as a landlord, create a system for keeping track of income and expenses for your rental property.

    August 16, 2017

    Celebrate Back to School with a Girlfriend Getaway!

    Travel Tips

    Plan your best girlfriend getaway with these savvy travel tips!

    August 15, 2017

    4 Tips to Help You Find the Right Roommate

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Looking for a roommate for your rental to help share expenses? Start with this checklist!

    August 11, 2017

    8 Pre-Deployment Feelings

    Military Life

    Prepare for the roller coaster of emotions that go along with the dreaded D word--deployment

    August 11, 2017

    Tips for Military Families Selling a Rental Property

    Selling a Home Property Management

    Many military families find they need to sell a rental property while stationed elsewhere. Start the process with these tips.

    August 10, 2017

    Back to School for Military Kids!

    Military Life

    Before your military kids head back to school, familiarize yourself with these resources designed just for them!

    August 09, 2017

    Strategies for Military Spouses Who Can’t or Choose Not to Work

    Military Life

    If you're at a duty station that makes it difficult to find work right now, explore some other options for military spouses!

    August 08, 2017

    Should You Renew Your Rental Lease?

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Before renewing your rental lease, ask yourself 10 important questions.

    August 07, 2017

    New Bern Homes for Sale near MCAS Cherry Point, NC

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Take a tour of three New Bern homes for sale near MCAS Cherry Point, NC.

    August 04, 2017

    Prioritize Your Spending on a Budget Renovation

    Home Maintenance Selling a Home

    When it comes to renovations before putting your house up for sale, do you know where to start? Find out which projects are worth tackling and which aren't!

    August 04, 2017

    Think Outside the Box for Military Family Travel!

    Travel Tips

    Whether you're traveling for vacation or making PCS travel plans, some alternative travel resources might be the ticket for your military family!

    August 03, 2017

    Signs It's Time to Downsize [Video]

    Renting/Buying a Home

    If you're considering a move into a smaller home or small military housing, start with these questions before you decide to downsize.

    August 03, 2017

    Is It Worth It? Military Spouse Friendships and Short-Term Assignments

    Military Life

    As a military spouse, do you think it's worth making connections or building friendships when you know you won’t be around long?

    August 01, 2017

    7 Questions You Should Ask a Landlord Before Signing a Lease

    PCS Moves Renting/Buying a Home

    Get clarity on the important issues before signing that lease agreement!

    July 31, 2017

    MilitaryByOwner Homes Under $300k near Joint Base Lewis-McChord

    Renting/Buying a Home

    PCS'ing to Joint Base Lewis-McChord? Take a tour of 3 affordable homes in the area!

    July 28, 2017

    Download 7 Free Ebooks for Military Families

    Military Life PCS Moves

    From traveling to PCS moves, MilitaryByOwner's resources for military families are free for download!

    July 27, 2017

    6 Keys to Having a Great First Duty Assignment

    Military Life

    Here are a few pieces of the many pieces of advice you will receive on how to succeed at your first military unit.

    July 27, 2017

    Take a Trip to Tacoma & Joint Base Lewis-McChord

    PCS Moves Travel Tips

    If you're stationed at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, plan some fun travel to nearby fun spots!

    July 25, 2017

    8 Little Ways to Hold Your Ground as a New Military Spouse

    Military Life

    Here is my advice to you as a new military spouse or as a seasoned spouse to share with a newlywed who comes your way.

    July 24, 2017

    Find Fun in the Florida Sun with These MilitaryByOwner Homes near Egli...

    Renting/Buying a Home

    Heading to the Emerald Coast? Take a tour of two beautiful homes near Eglin AFB!

    July 21, 2017

    6 Tips for Settling In After a PCS Move

    Military Life PCS Moves

    While a PCS move can be exciting, it's also challenging. Start with these tips to feel settled.

    July 19, 2017

    7 Ways Milspouses Can Find Community While Living & Working Off Base

    Military Life

    Not living on base? Find out how you can still stay connected to the greater military community.