Housing


Signing a document

Breaking A Lease Using the SCRA

Several recent letters pointed out the confusion about residential leases, military clauses, and the protections offered under the Servicemembers’ Civil Relief Act (SCRA).  The SCRA…



Military family moving into a home.

The “Hidden” Costs of Home Ownership

During this busy PCS season, many military families are wondering, “Should we buy a house?”  Buying a house is appealing for so many reasons:  feeling…


Dual military couple.

Dual Military Overseas Housing Allowance

After a few years in this job, I’ve discovered that there are a surprising number of dual military couples living overseas, and that there is…


House in hands.

Homestead Exemption Warnings

In the ongoing conversation about domicile and residence, one important issue can not be emphasized enough:  taking a homestead exemption on your real property taxes…