Is It Actually Cheaper to Live on Base? And Other Base Housing Questions Answered

If you are getting ready to relocate with your spouse for their next assignment, one of the first and biggest decisions you will make is whether to live on or off base. Both have their pros and cons,..

12 Tips You Need To Know Before Your Winter Pcs

Winter is just around the corner, and for most of us that means hot chocolate, warm blankets, a..

How to Help an Anxious Child After a PCS Move

PCS season rush  is over. You have relocated, which means you found and moved into a new home ..

5 Tips For Troops And Vets Buying Their First Homes

Current and former service members are in many ways the ideal loan recipients, mortgage exper..

Military Travel Do’s and Don’ts

Military families have unique travel opportunities—whether it is during a long PCS move, an o..

6 Life Lessons Learned From A Perpetual PCS-er

It’s PCS season, and in just a couple of weeks our family will pack up our household goods fo..

Your Next Pcs Doesn’t Have To Be A Disaster

Let’s face it; no matter how often you do it, military moving is stressful. Having all yo..

6 Ways To Meet People After A PCS Move

One of the worst times to move to a new area can be when it’s cold. Too cold to get out in th..

VA Loan Eligibility and Service Requirements

Getting approved for a VA home loan can be a lengthy, confusing, and frustrating process. Whe..

7 Ways Military Spouses Can Hack A PCS Move

To help military spouses tackle their next PCS – short for permanent change of station – th..

5 Resources to Ease the PCS Transition for Your Military Kids

We talk a lot about the resilience of military kids and while it’s true that military childre..

6 Ways to Lean on Your Military Community to Settle Into Your New Home Faster

After months of planning your PCS, you’ve now landed at your new destination. Now it’s time..

Plan My Move: Great PCS Moving Tasks and Tips

If you’ve received new orders, it’s time to fire up a powerful tool that can help you take ..

The Military’s Dislocation Allowance FAQs

If you’re planning your next military move due to a permanent change of station, you may be..

The New eSponsorship Application and Training

As a sponsor, it’s your duty to provide information to new service members at your station. T..

Obtaining Command Sponsorship Before an Overseas Tour

One of the benefits of military life is the unique opportunity to experience life in different ..

How to Adjust to a Foreign Culture

Living abroad is an exciting opportunity to experience diverse cultures and environments — to..

The Veterans’ Complete Guide to Relocation

Entering military retirement is an exciting, but often overwhelming, time — especially if you..

Authorized Housing Flexibility Options Increase for Service Members and their Families During PCS Moves

Eligible service members and their families now have increased housing flexibility options when..

PCS: The Basics About Permanent Change of Station

One of the benefits of military life is the unique opportunity to experience life in different ..

Moving with Pets

When you’re preparing for a military move, having a pet can add another layer of complexity, ..

What to Hand Carry When You Move

Make the first days of your permanent change of station as smooth as possible. Important items ..

How to Get Your Household Goods Overseas

If you’re moving overseas, you may be focused on the new job, new culture and new opportuniti..

Seize Your Move With the Relocation Assistance Program

Taking command of your move means knowing where to turn for support. Relocation assistance prof..

Make Your Final Military Move a Success

During your military career, you’ve probably moved a few times – each one is a new adventur..

Housing Options for Service Members and Families

One of the great benefits of moving with the military is that you and your family will likely h..

Military Clause: Terminate Your Lease Due to Deployment or PCS

Service members are protected by the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act if they need to break thei..

Helping Your Children Change Schools

Frequent moving to new duty stations is fact of military life. Be prepared to help your school-..

Renting vs Buying After a Relocation

For members of the military, deciding whether to rent or buy is a financial decision not to be ..

Take Command of Your Move With These 8 Tips

Moving can be the start of a great family adventure. As you get ready to pack up, consider thes..

Nine Ways to Help Your Kids Cope with Moving

You’ve received your PCS orders. Between using Military INSTALLATIONS and Plan My Move, lo..

Understanding Accessible Housing: The Fair Housing Act

An accessible home is one that allows its occupant to do what he or she wants and needs to do, ..

How to Rent Your Home When You Deploy

While you’re deployed, you may want to rent your home or leave it in the hands of a house sit..

A Family Checklist for Moving OCONUS

When you receive orders for a permanent change of station overseas, your mind may jump to thoug..

Military Housing: Living on an Installation for the First Time

Moving is an exciting time and moving on to a military installation for the first time can be a..

Shipping Military Car Overseas

When you receive your PCS orders you're entitled to ship your privately owned vehicle (POV) fro..

Housing Options for Service Members and Families

One of the great benefits of moving with the military is that you and your family will likely h..

Tips for a Smooth PCS Move

SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- Each year, about 225,000 Department of Defense and U.S. Coast G..

Here Are The Top 10 Things To Purge Before A PCS

Before our first PCS move, I did everything wrong. I had recently discovered the local yard sa..

5 Ways To Help Your Military Child Deal With A Move

The childhood experience of boys and girls from military families is undeniably unique. The chi..

Preparing For Deployment As A Family

Preparing as a Family Whether this is your first time preparing for a deployment or you’ve..

Builders Tap Into Social Media To Reach Homebuyers

We’ve all seen the way homebuying has changed over the years. Today’s savvy buyers are doin..

What You Should Know When PCSing To South Korea

Receiving the news that you and your family are moving to South Korea may not be expected. If y..

5 Ways To Make Your Coast-To-Coast Move Memorable

You’ve just received your permanent change of station orders and they say to pack up your ent..

When Looking For A New Home, Consider Your Pet’s Needs.

All homebuyers have their must-have lists when looking for their perfect home, such as an open ..

5 Things You Shouldn’t Worry About During Military Transition

"Military transition." How can such an innocent pair of words be so loaded? As you prepare f..

Organize Your Home Now For A PCS Ahead

While sitting at the desk in our home office. my spouse yelled down the hall, “Where’s the ..

Relocation Tool for Families

WASHINGTON -- During peak moving season Defense Department leaders want families to know new re..

Get Rid Of Junk: Fast & Easy Purge Tips

If you’re getting ready to move or already unpacking, you’re probably encountering a lot of..

10 Ways to Find a Good Renter for Your Home

If you own a house that you can't sell and are thinking of renting it out, finding good tenants..

Do I Really Need Renters Insurance?

Mastering your move and finding a good place for your family to live can take a lot of time and..

Move Like A Master With These 8 Tips

Moving can be the start of a great family adventure. As you get ready to pack up, consider thes..

10 Hacks for Your Military Family’s PCS Move

Post from MilitaryByOwner You simply can’t prepare for every possible scenario when facin..

How To Get The Best Rental Lease

I’m a landlord, and I’ve often been a tenant.  As a result, I often hear from both landlor..

Handling a Deployment After a Recent Move

A deployment soon after a move can be challenging for a military spouse, but it also brings new..

Moving After A Loved One Dies

Housing and allowances Government housing If you are living in government housing as an aut..

Staying or Moving When Your Spouse is Deployed

Your spouse is deploying, and you might be tempted to pack up and move closer to your family. T..

Make A Short Term Space Feel More Like Home

When the military is in control of your destination, you tend to find yourself in a variety of ..

How To Deal With A PCS When All You Want To Do Is Stay

When it comes to the art of moving, military spouses have it down. Every few years–if you’r..

Moving To A Foreign Country & I Don’t Know The Language!

The day we got orders to live overseas, my husband and I were both excited. We looked forward t..