Category Archives: "House-Sit"

15 Sep, 2021

Free house sitting websites or free housesitters – Which is best?

If you find the use of a petsitting and housesitting website a fab addition to your holiday planning read on. It is likely you take holidays, and perhaps have pets and maybe you even have a second home. You will likely ask these trusted house sitters and petsitters to care for your property and pets […]

what is a housesit
24 Aug, 2021

What is a housesit? Read on to learn more

A housesit is an arrangement between two parties, homeowner and housesitter. The arrangement is usually made to ensure the home and also perhaps pets, of one, are cared for by the other. At Housesit Match we facilitate the housesitting arrangements between two such parties. We operate through the internet and so we can connect people […]

what a house sitter does
22 Aug, 2021

What a house sitter does – Top 10 responsibilities

Whether you are looking into becoming a housesitter or you are a home owner looking to find one read on. In this blog we at Housesit Match have prepared a list of the top 10 responsibilities for  a house sitter.  Ever since we started working in this business we have been talking to both homeowners […]

housesit hangout
22 Jun, 2021

What is a Housesit Hangout?

As a member or follower of Housesitmatch.com you may already have heard of our Housesit Hangouts. Perhaps you have even taken part in an online hangout. Lamia Walker our founder hosts interviews with people who have a passion and curiosity about housesitting.  Read on to learn more about how we communicate with our members and […]

house-sitters hate
17 May, 2021

Beware – house-sitters hate these 10 things…

If you are a first time homeowner and you are preparing to welcome sitters into your home, take note. Here are the top 10 things that house-sitters hate, or find difficult to deal with. Take head – to build a good relationship with your sitters for your benefit and that of your home and pets […]

pet sit
19 Mar, 2020

Top Tips – Before you take on a pet sitter or a housesitter

When a pet owner needs to travel away from home it is always a worry if you need to find new pet care, whether that pet sitter is a paid service or found on a house and petsitting service like HouseSitMatch. Before you go ahead and choose your pet sitter check out our blog on […]

preparing for housesitters
14 Feb, 2020

Prepare for Housesitters – Ways to Declutter Your House

When you have committed to having pet sitters or housesitters to stay in your home to care for your pets and property when you are away, it is good to declutter your home as a way to prepare for housesitters. The main rooms that get busy with home traffic should be cleaned and tidied, and […]

12 Feb, 2020

Mom’s Top Tips for Finding a Good Pet HouseSitter

Whether you are planning a trip away from home or a moving to a new home you may need to find someone to look after your pets during that period of change.  The person in the family in our experience at HouseSitMatch who most often enjoys that task is the Mom of the family unit. […]

hosuesitting conference
23 Sep, 2019

Housesitting Conference Photo Diary 21-22 September 2019

The first ever housesitting conference was held on 21-22 September 2019 in Swindon UK. The conference was founded and hosted by Vanessa Anderson (Housesitting Magazine) and Ian Usher ( A life Unlimited). HouseSitMatch were honoured to be sponsors of this inaugural event. We attended the full weekend programme. In addition, we were able to meet […]