Your Home

Moving unboxed

You should: Take out a suitable, standalone removal insurance policy covering ‘new for old’. You may pack personal items. Check your policy to...

Renting out your home

As we know, army life often means your plans for the future can quickly change. If you buy a home but find in the future you need to let it out becaus...

A touch of patch pizzazz

Not many of us want to be stuck inside a world of magnolia, but when it comes to tarting up our army quarters, there are limits to what you can achiev...

The big SFA switch

As you may have heard, new Service Family Accommodation (SFA) management, and repair and maintenance service contracts will be introduced across the U...

Removals recommendations

Moving and the military go hand-in-hand and many of you have been through the process umpteen times. But there’s always something you can learn from t...

Desperately seeking surplus

Are you in a long-term relationship (LTR) and looking to move into a quarter? Currently, unless you’re living on a Future Accommodation Model (FAM) pi...

Who’s looking after your house?

The National Housing Prime (NHP) contract, which provides management and maintenance services for Service Family Accommodation (SFA), will be replaced...

Don’t get caught cold by winter

We know it’s only September but now’s the time to get ahead of the game and make sure your home is winter ready. Tick off the following checks to ensu...

Staying stationed for education

Entitlement to Service Family Accommodation (SFA) for your duty station ends when you’re posted, but what if you want to stay put for educational reas...