Category Archives: "House-Sitters"

grey gap year
10 Jun, 2018

‘Grey gap year’ – House sitting over 50

We are often asked at HouseSit Match what are the chances of being selected as house sitters if your house sitting over 50, some even declare they are trying a grey gap year! We always say the chances of securing a house sit are very good indeed, this is true. Not only is the trend […]

house sitter check list
7 Jun, 2018

House sitter check list – the ultimate guide

How would you prepare the ultimate house sitter check list to ensure peace of mind when you leave home? Here are some top tips on how to prepare the ultimate check list prepared by housesitters for home and petowners.  While home and petowners experienced in having petsitters at home will have established routines and approaches […]

6 Jun, 2018

House sitting employment gap – Explain your reasons

People take time off from their jobs for different reasons: travelling, caring for sick relatives, giving birth and raising children, and going back to school. In other cases, you might take time from work because you were laid off or fired and finding a new job took time. A house sitting employment gap is a […]

Housesitting video
27 May, 2018

2018 Winning Housesitting Video

In 2018 HouseSitMatch.com hosted the first Housesitting video competition. We established this competition with the main goal of asking what people who enjoy and benefit from the experience of housesitting consider the main reasons why ‘Housesitting is brilliant’. We were delighted with the response we received with a range of entertaining, fascinating and original short […]

Kennel alternative
25 May, 2018

The Affordable Alternative to Dog Kennels

Ever thought there might be a safe and good value alternative to dog kennels? Consider having a checked live-in house sitter, many are very experienced with dogs and cats, and will pet sit for you as an exchange of services for free accommodation. Here’s how and why… Kennel alternative – worth a consideration Plan pet care […]

Montenegro travel
26 Apr, 2018

Montenegro travel – Insider top tips

If you have ever considered visiting a European country with charm, history, a wealth of geological and cultural heritage consider Montenegro travel doesn’t get any better.  A small country often overlooked by the ‘bucket-list’ generation Montenegro travel options are remarkably expandable for such a small terrain and very afforable.  In this blog, Andjela Lazarevic and […]

Caslte in Ireland
20 Jan, 2018

Housesitting in Ireland near Bono

Housesitting in Ireland – Favourite sits by the Travelling Housesitters Meet Jayden and Brittany a housesitting couple We are Jayden & Brittnay, a New Zealand & Aussie couple. We met in the Australian Alps and quickly discovered each other’s passion for travel, read this blog to learn about our housesitting in Ireland. We were eyeing […]

Housesitting video
5 Jan, 2018

NEW 2018 HousesitMatch Video Competition – Win £200!

Enter the New 2018 Video Competition – Win £200! Announcing our New HouseSitMatch Video Competition! Enter and you could win £200 in top prize, and 3 runners up also win £75 in vouchers or Paypal payment. Ever wanted to tell the world about why you love housesitting and how it works for you? Well now […]