Introduction When you receive permanent change of station orders, it is important to get organized. And the best way to start is to create a PCS checklist to help you stay in command of your family’s move. Stress less with solid preparation and planning. AHRN’s relocation experts want to help make sure your PCS goes […]
Pet Deposits: Your Rights and the Law
Approximately 68% of U.S. households (85 million) own a pet, according to the 2017-18 National Pet Owners survey. This percentage also applies to military member families, if not higher. As a landlord/property manager, your pet policy is a topic you deal with on a regular basis. Your pet policy can have a significant impact on […]
Planning Your PCS Budget
Get a jump start on a smooth PCS move with AHRN.com’s PCS Budget. Planning ahead for move-related expenses will help keep you on track and reduce the financial stress of a military move. Selling Your Home? If you are a homeowner and plan on selling your current home, it is critical to start preparing as early as possible. […]
Apartment Community Listings in AHRN
If you manage an apartment community with many individual apartments, we realize that your inventory of available units can change daily. Here are some tips on how to best represent your apartment community in AHRN with the least amount of work. Enter one representative listing for each floorplan. For example, if your community has both […]
Don’t Forget Utility Costs!
Utilities costs can vary significantly across the US, depending upon both the location and time of year. Remember, a portion of your monthly BAH is intended to cover the cost of utilities (Heat, Electricity, Water) for your home. In 2018, the percentage of monthly BAH intended to cover utilities ranges from a low of 6% […]
Save Time with the Housing Profile and Pinned Search
Looking for a specific type of home or a home in a specific area? Within AHRN you have a couple of options to make your home search fast and easy. Housing Profile The Housing Profile allows you to select your preferred housing criteria from a limited list of search criteria, including; listing and dwelling type, […]
What Features are Renters Looking For?
What features about your property are potential renters most interested in? A survey conducted by Buildium in the spring of 2017 provides insight regarding the criteria and features potential renters look for when searching for a new home. Here are a couple of the survey results that are particularly relevant when creating your property listing […]
Tenants and Landscape Maintenence
In many rental agreements tenants are responsible for lawn care and landscape maintenance. When renting to the military be sure to educate them on lawn care practices since they may not be familiar with local weather and seasons! Maintaining the curb appeal of your property is as important as mechanical maintenance. Keeping the lawn cut […]
Giving Notice to Your Landlord. What You Need to Know.
You’ve received orders and now it’s time to start the PCS process. It’s important that you provide proper notification to your current landlord to avoid potential legal issues in exiting your lease. Whether you live on or off base, it’s important to understand your lease termination provisions to make the transition out of your current […]
Choosing the Right Home
Finding the right home can be stressful for everyone involved in the process. Taking time upfront to evaluate your wants and needs can help to focus your home search and reduce stress. AHRN.com has created this downloadable Housing Choices worksheet to help with your next housing decision. There are often many housing options at military installations. […]