PCS-ing can be intimidating. We know because we've been there. In order to make your transition to this new city an easy and comfortable one, we have put together all the information you may need in one easy to navigate place!
For a comprehensive PCSing checklist, click HERE!
And check out our video of helpful tips when you're PCSing:
One of the big things to consider when PCSing, is the new BAH rate, and what you can afford with this rate. Here are the Colorado Springs BAH rates for 2018:
With the rental market as high as it is, the best way to get the most bang for your BAH in this market is to buy. Check out this video with helpful tips on utilizing your VA loan benefit:
You can find a comprehensive list of Colorado Springs public school rankings here.
Here is a map of the different areas and their corresponding school districts:
Colorado Springs is home to 3 Air Force bases, and 1 Army Post. Check out images of on post housing for each:
While on post housing often seems like a good idea, it's important to consider that the rental companies on post take all of your BAH, and you usually get a smaller, less updated home for your money than you would purchasing off post.
When you finally settle into Colorado Springs, you should be excited to live in a place surrounded by some of the greatest tourist attractions in the country. In Colorado Springs, you will never have to look far for something exciting to do. Check out our bucket-list of activities in the beautiful Colorado Springs:
Each different post have many different Facebook groups. Depending on which base you or your spouse is reporting to, you should join the corresponding groups. However, regardless of which base brought you here, there are a few groups you should join regardless:
Air Force Academy
There are many other groups from soccer groups to sewing groups to fitness groups for you to join depending on your individual hobbies and interests.
We hope you enjoy living in this beautiful city as much as we do. There's so much to do, so many people to meet, and some of the most beautiful homes you'll ever get to live in. Give us a call so we can help you settle into your new home!