Your Home

Step away from the boxes!

Tempted to get a head-start on packing ahead of your move? Cat explains why you should leave it to the experts… Normal removals policy is that the MO...

A rise in damp?

Blighted by mould and damp in your quarter? AFF housing specialist, Cat Calder, explains how we are building up a picture of where the worst-hit areas...

Surplus scenarios

What's the difference between retention of an SFA and surplus SFA? AFF housing specialist, Cat Calder, explains all… Retention is an extension of you...

The grass can be greener

Budding environmentalist and army spouse Amanda Mason has earned the nickname ‘Greenpeace’ for her efforts to clean up Kinloss. We caught up with her ...

Right to housing

There has much been much talk about future housing in recent months and the changes to the cohabitation rules, but what does this mean for non-UK nati...

Retention extension

SEVERAL families have approached us having received a letter from Amey saying that as the serving person’s posting doesn’t match their current SFA loc...

Council Tax teaser

IF YOU’RE posted abroad and you own a home back in the UK, which is vacant but furnished, you’re no longer entitled to the second home council tax red...

Help on the ladder

GREAT news! The Forces Help to Buy (FHTB) scheme, which can help you to buy your own home, has been extended for a further three years until the end o...

Time to make it shine

We’re big fans of Instagrammer Mrs Hinch’s tips on how to make your home sparkle. We recently discovered that there are also many military spouses out...

The big move

Salisbury Plain was bustling with removal lorries over the summer with the arrival of families who’ve been part of the huge rebasing programme. Hopefu...