8 Things to Ask Your Realtor When Renting Sight Unseen

PCS season means lots of decisions to make. And sometimes, it means making the tough ones before you’ve even packed a box. This time, it’s decided – you are going to rent a home sight unseen at your new duty station. Are you nervous yet? Palms sweaty? Second-guessing your choice already? Maybe, but there are […]

6 Reasons to Rent a House Sight Unseen

You wait, and you wait, and you wait … And then, bam, PCS orders magically appear. Yay! One of the first things that usually comes to mind is: “Where will we live?” That’s when the fun begins, searching the internet for rental listings, messaging your friends or friends of friends who have lived at that […]

Will My Renters Insurance Cover That?

If you’re new to the military life, you may not remember the days where on-base housing came with renters insurance. A few years ago, however, that stopped being the case and there were several conversations throughout the community about the importance of renters insurance. Basically, if you do not own the house you live in, […]

Renter’s Insurance 101

Written by Dawn M. Smith exclusively for Military Crashpad® Military members know all too well the challenges of renting a home. The research, the unpacking, and redecorating are all part of the PCS package. But when the dust settles, are your belongings protected? No one can predict a disaster or burglary but buying a renters insurance policy secures many of the items that […]


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