How to get started as a housesitter – 11 Top Tips
Have you been considering housesitting as a way to travel and live affordably? Then read this blog. In this article experienced housesitter and petsitter Kelly Hayes-Raitt offers her experience and 11 top tips on how to get started as a housesitter. Read on to learn more. Top 11 Tips – How to get started as […]
How to travel on a budget – A housesitter’s tips
If you love travel but fear the cost, read on. In this article we offer you a housesitter’s tips on how to travel on a budget, even in these straightened times. Here’s how to travel on a budget – Yes, still possible With the cost of living crisis and an economy in turmoil you might […]
Homesitting in London – Visit London on a shoestring!
“My first international housesit was in London for six weeks – during the 2012 Olympics”, writes Kelly Hayes-Raitt in her latest blog for Housesit Match. In this latest entry, Hayes-Raitt gives you some tips on what to do while homesitting in London on a budget. Top tips for homesitters in London on a budget My […]
How housesitting helped me move country
“I sleep around. Usually with animals,” Kelly Hayes-Raitt jokes in the opening of her book How to Become a Housesitter: Insider Tips from the HouseSit Diva. From housesits in countries Hayes-Raitt has never heard of to sitting in her hometown, “I’ve been travelling and housesitting full-time for 12 years straight – until last month”, she writes […]
London house sitting – London calling!
Many long term housesitters and petsitters will tell you they love either rural housesits or city housesits. London house sitting can have a remarkable draw for both types of housesitter. Housesitting in London offers a fantastic diversity of experiences, including and most importantly pet care, for animal lovers, and an exciting urban setting. Read on […]
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 […]
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 […]
9 Tips on how to become a house sitter
You may have considered housesitting as a part time job while you are studying or working at another job. Yet you may not know that housesitting can offer you much much more. Here are nine tips on how to become a house sitter. Read on to learn more about housesitting and the easy steps to […]
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 […]
Traveling to London – How to save money
Travel can be expensive depending on how you choose to travel around the world. However, some destinations are consistently more expensive than others, capital cities for example. If you are traveling to London in the near future think carefully about your travel arrangements. Experienced housesitters will tell you that you can travel to a capital […]