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    Mary Ann Eckberg

    Originally from Nebraska, Mary Ann Eckberg is a writer, a dreamer, an animal rescue softie, a laundry ninja, a football fanatic, and a cupcake connoisseur. Honored to be a military spouse, Mary Ann collects good friends and good memories at every assignment.

    Posts By Mary Ann Eckberg

    November 20, 2020

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

    Home Financing Home Buying

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

    April 10, 2020

    Make Pre-PCS Cleaning a Breeze with this Checklist

    PCS Moves Home Maintenance

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

    April 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!

    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!

    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!

    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!

    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...

    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 23, 2018

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

    Home Buying Air Force Bases

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

    March 21, 2018

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

    Home Buying

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

    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!