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Ways to Invest for Your Future

Times are uncertain right now. Peek in on Wall Street on any given day and you might see wild swings of more than 1,000 points either way. With people out of work, PCS orders on hold, and the general confusion as to when things will “return to normal,” it can seem as if the last […]

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Safe at Home: OPSEC Reminders

  We’ve all heard it mentioned every now and then at military ceremonies or gatherings among friends who live the military life. OPSEC—or Operations Security—seems like common sense to most of us. And after all, who is likely to overhear you talking to your Aunt Jamie about your spouse’s deployment dates while chatting about Christmas […]

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DIY: Building an Emergency Prep Kit

By: Jessica, U.S. Coast Guard Spouse   Being from the Midwest, I’m always ready to take on a tornado should it head our way. From the moment I walk into our homes I access what’s the best central-focused closet, sturdy door frame, and/or tub to take shelter in for hours should we have a tornado […]

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It’s (Almost) Tax Time: Tips for Military Homeowners

Congratulations on becoming a homeowner this past year! Whether it’s your first home or your forever home, becoming a homeowner is an exciting time. As we begin the new year, filled with resolutions and intentions, tax season can honestly seem far away. However, a little time spent now can save you immense headaches closer to […]

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5 Holiday Party Gifts to Give This Season

The hours of daylight may be shrinking, but social engagements are keeping our evenings warm and bright this time of year. Before you slip into your favorite ugly holiday sweater and head to the next party on your planner, grab one of these perfectly simple gifts that best matches your host or hostess. the foodie […]

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Giving Back This Holiday Season

Something about the smell of pine, the cooler temps, and the Salvation Army bells ringing in the air bring out a sense of goodwill in most folks. Hey, even Mr. Scrooge eventually came around! Seeing as how 30% of all annual charitable donations take place in December, end-of-year giving campaigns are often one of the […]

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What Can a MILLIE Scout Do for You?

Sometimes you need a helping hand and don’t know where to look. As real estate agents, we connect our clients with great vendors and resources to get all kinds of household jobs done. We can be an amazing portal to our community, and we want to stay involved throughout your homeownership journey, but our services […]

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DIY: Table Centerpieces

Most military families move a lot, a fact you are probably personally and painfully aware of already. You also typically live far away from family and have to navigate the waters of making new friends, fitting into new jobs, and creating new home spaces that blend new and old traditions together. One easy way you […]

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Notable American Holidays and Military Dates

Holidays are for celebrating, right? We celebrate the birth of our nation, significant religious events, changemakers in U.S. history, and, well, trees (Arbor Day). Did you know there are quite a few holidays and occasions focused on the military community? Check out this comprehensive list so you can be aware of all the patriotic happenings […]

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Giving Tuesday

The holiday season is here, whether you’re ready for it or not. Black Friday sales ads are bombarding your email and mailbox, and countdown calendars are already ticking down. But amid all that noise about the latest, greatest things to buy and own, there’s Giving Tuesday, the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. Giving Tuesday reminds us to […]

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