January 2016

There are 4 blog entries for January 2016.

PCSmoves.com would like to congratulate The Real Estate Group on the recent announcement that they won the “Balloonatic Award” for the Grand Illumnation Parade. On December 10, we shared a network news article about the Hampton Roads brokerage and their participation in the Grand Illumination Parade in Norfolk, Virginia as they proudly walked the Blue Angels Jet Balloon through the city streets. 

A huge military area, Hampton Roads encompasses seven cities in the coastal Virginia region. Every year thousands gather to watch the skyline of the port city as the holiday lights are turned on. Directly after the lights start twinkling, a parade winds its way from through downtown. 

Awards are given every year for a few of the groups marching in the

Although not as common as summer PCS orders, many service members do receive orders that have them on the move in the winter months. We found four important tips to help make this winter PCS safe and smooth. 

1. Think about the weather.

Weather can affect any move no matter the season. But, winter weather can lay the best-made plans to waste. Cold and snow make it harder to complete moves and can delay or seriously halt travel. Keep an eye on the weather and plan accordingly. Get ready to be flexible and give yourself plenty of time to reach your destination. Bad weather can also slow down how much work can be done once you arrive at your home, so keep that in mind when planning and budgeting your time.

Weather considerations are also important

PCSmoves.com is pleased to welcome Kathy Bass and Counts Real Estate Group, Inc. to our growing national network! Located on the Northwest panhandle of Florida in Panama City, Counts Real Estate Group, Inc. is dedicated to helping the men and women who serve our country.

Offering convenient locations across the Panama City area, Counts Real Estate Group is proud to be local experts. With offices in Santa Rosa Beach, the Lynn Haven area, East and West Panama City Beach, and at Pier Park, Counts Real Estate Group is true to their idea of being connected, invested, and involved. 

Counts Real Estate Group believe that expertise, experience, and knowledge are the key to creating successful client experiences, especially for military and their families.

When you and your spouse are service members, the dual military life can be a challenge. Trying to stay connected while juggling the demands of two hectic careers can strain even the best relationships. Give yourself a leg up by learning techniques to help you balance work and family life and develop strategies for dealing with the stress and sacrifice.

Know what to expect

Entering your military marriage with realistic expectations can help prepare you for what's to come. Here are a few situations a dual military couple can anticipate:

  • Separations. Deployments or remote assignments, and the separation that comes with them, are a fact of life for every military family. However, if you are a dual military couple, you're likely to spend even more