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    Kristi Adams

    Kristi Adams is a proud Air Force spouse and served on active duty herself as a Space and Missile officer. She is an Associate Professor for the University of Maryland’s School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation and holds a Master of Real Estate Development degree from the university. She and her husband have profitably owned rental properties since 2004. When Kristi isn’t writing about real estate, she’s writing about travel and has been published in several books and national publications. Find more of her writing at Kristi Adams Media.
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    September 25, 2020

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

    Home Buying

    It's already complicated for military members to make a housing decision during a PCS. Add in the stress of deciding to rent or buy while you move during a pandemic, and the uncertainty can feel near ...

    June 26, 2020

    How Politics Could Sway Whether You Buy or Rent a Home

    Renting a Home

    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...

    September 27, 2019

    3 Factors to Consider Before Becoming a Landlord

    Military Life

    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...

    April 05, 2019

    What to Expect When Renting a Home Overseas

    Renting 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...

    March 08, 2019

    6 Factors to Consider Before Buying a Home Overseas

    Military Life

    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...

    January 11, 2019

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

    Renting 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?

    August 03, 2018

    6 Over-Improvement Risks to Avoid When Renovating Your Home

    Home Maintenance

    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...