January 2018

There are 4 blog entries for January 2018.

You’ve finally gotten your orders, and surprise: you’re transferring to Hampton Roads!

Oh no…Hampton Roads? Isn’t that nine different cities mushed together with a bunch of interstates?

Here at PCSMoves.com, we're continuing a series of posts about potential new duty stations and how to get your family situated. We’re covering different areas, served by the nationwide network of real estate professionals that make up PCSMoves.com. Click here to read our entry on Providence, RI.

Hampton Roads is the name of the metropolitan region in Southeastern Virginia and Northeastern North Carolina. Hampton Roads is comprised of Williamsburg, Poquoson, Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Newport News, Hampton, Chesapeake, Portsmouth, and Suffolk metropolitan areas of

You’ve finally gotten your orders, and surprise: you’re transferring to Providence, RI!

Hang on a sec…Isn’t Rhode Island the smallest state in the country? Is there even anything there? I don’t know anything about that area, and now I’m moving my family there?

Here at PCSMoves.com, we're doing an ongoing series of entries about potential new duty stations and how to get your family situated. Each month, we’ll cover different regions, served by the nationwide network of real estate professionals that make up PCSMoves.com. Click here to read our last post about Tampa, FL.

There are 3 military bases in Rhode Island: Naval Station Newport and 2 Coast Guard bases: Station Castle Hill in Newport and Station Point Judith in Narragansett. Naval Station

One of the benefits of being in the military is being able to use a Veterans Affairs (VA) loan to buy a home without a down payment. If you're thinking about buying a home, you need to look into this option! Think of it as one of the benefits you've earned in exchange for your service to our country.

The VA helps service members, Veterans and eligible surviving spouses become homeowners. Private lenders, such as banks and mortgage companies, provide VA home loans and the VA guarantees a portion of the loan, enabling the lender to provide the homebuyer with more favorable terms.

“To be eligible, you must have satisfactory credit, sufficient income to meet the expected monthly obligations, and a valid Certificate of Eligibility (COE),” according to

You’ve finally gotten your orders, and surprise: you’re transferring to Tampa, FL!

Oh no…Tampa, FL? It’s so far away from my family.

Here at PCSMoves.com, we're continuing a series of posts about potential new duty stations and how to get your family situated. We’re covering different areas, served by the nationwide network of real estate professionals that make up PCSMoves.com. Click here to read our entry on Bethesda, MD.

Tampa is a major city on the west coast of Florida, near the Gulf of Mexico. It had an estimated population of 377,165 in 2016.Several Fortune 1000 companies are headquartered here, including OSI Restaurant Partners, WellCare, TECO Energy, and Raymond James Financial. The area is also home to MacDill Air Force Base (MacDill