Housing Location & PCS


If you’re preparing for a PCS to Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, you may want to consider buying a home. As mortgage rates are still relatively low, this is a great time to buy a new home. Use our mortgage calculator to calculate what your monthly payment might be.  The San Antonio real estate market has remained strong and continues to see growth.

There are some great neighborhoods with homes for sale near Fort Sam Houston. Because of it’s central location in San Antonio homes near Fort Sam Houston TX are plentiful and options are available in many different price ranges.  Great neighborhoods close to Fort Sam Houston include Alamo Heights Northwood and Terrell Heights.  The 78209 zip code area offers an easy commute to Fort Sam Houston as well as the opportunity to save time on commuting since you won’t need the freeway to get to the base!

What if I get PCS orders but own a house in San Antonio?

The good news is that because San Antonio has such a high volume of active duty military rotating in and out of San Antonio, there is a large rental market demand in San Antonio. And, since the state of Texas is veteran friendly, many return to San Antonio after their military service has ended. We understand that military life is unpredictable and you never know what the real estate market will look like when you receive PCS orders. To help our clients maintain a positive financial investment we have a property management side of our business in the event you don’t want to sell your home in San Antonio. Or, it doesn’t make sense to sell your home at the time you receive your PCS orders.


To find a home in San Antonio TX, contact Melissa Muse Wiggans, Broker and Owner of Real Estate Muses. She understands military families having grown up in one herself. A certified Military Relocation Specialist she can assist those who PCS to San Antonio. She has experience with VA loans and understands nuances of military moves, BAH calculations and fast timelines. Call 210-485-9913 or visit www.realestatemuses.com.

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