The living room is the heart of the home – but in a rental, decorating can be challenging! We’ve pored over Pinterest (believe me, it was rough! Ok, not really) and gathered together some of the most unique ways to create a living room that truly reflects you and your family! 1. DIY Faux Wall […]
At AHRN.com, we know that from the time you receive orders until you inprocess, life gets busy! To help you get on track, here are 5 things you need to do after you get orders!
Orders have arrived, you’ve weighed whether to rent or sell, and are now deciding if you can self-manage a rental property. AHRN.com has invited military spouse, home owner and property manager Elizabeth Colegrove to outline her 5 tips for self-managing your rental! When I talk to accidental landlords (people who became landlords due to the […]
The calendar says March – which means spring is on the way despite much of the country dealing with severe winter weather. If you’re trapped inside waiting for the warm up you have the perfect opportunity to plan your spring cleaning and get a jump start on an easier PCS. Cleaning ahead of a PCS […]
You have PCS orders in hand, you’ve made a plan and all that’s left is to clear the installation – a process that can take days. Make a quick exit with these 6 tips for strategic out process. 1. Paperwork In order Make sure that your paperwork is correct – if the RFO (request for orders) […]
With the many stresses of military life, decorating your bedroom can create a haven that is uniquely you. If you choose to rent, however, creating that restful space presents its own challenge. I’ve rounded up some of my favorite Pinterest finds for creating just what you need- without painting the walls! DIY Headboard Let’s be […]
Through out the military community, spring brings warmer weather and the beginning of PCS season. Orders are trickling down presenting service members and their families with big decision: to rent or sell their home! When military homeowners receive Permanent Change of Station (PCS) orders, their first concern is to decide what to do with their […]
For the military family, education is just one more of many factors that come into play during a PCS. Here are 6 tips to help you choose the right school for your child. The summer of 2013 saw my family’s 6th PCS in 10 years of military service. In one key way it was an entirely […]
PCSing with children becomes even more stressful when choosing a school becomes a consideration. AHRN.com has put together a simple checklist to make choosing the right school a little easier!
Every military family has their own unique combination of needs and preferences that shape that mythical creature- the Dream List of assignments. Each of these ten installations has built a culture and community that make them among the most requested! 10. NAS Key West (Florida) It isn’t hard to understand why someone would want to […]