Category Archives: "HouseSit Match"

house-sitter keeping an empty property safe
11 Oct, 2023

Resident house-sitters Keep the Home Safer

If you are a homeowner and travel away from home usually leaving a vacant property, consider finding resident house-sitters to keep your home safe. House sitters don’t have to cost a fortune, in fact you can find free housesitters when join a housesitting and petsitting network like Housesitmatch.com. Read on to learn more Keep your […]

Pet-sitter playing with six small dogs
17 Jul, 2023

What is House Sitting: Everything You Need to Know

What is House Sitting? If you are vaguely interested in the concept of being a house sitter but know little about it, you might be asking yourself what is house sitting? House sitting is a mutually beneficial arrangement between two parties – most usually taking place between a homeowner and a house-sitter – enabling the […]

View of the Sydney harbour bridge from Milsons Point Sydney
18 Feb, 2023

Sydney, Australia – Spectacular Spectacular!

There is so much to absorb on a first visit to Sydney, Australia – the views, the sunshine, the food, the stunning architecture. Fortunately, even on a short visit you can enjoy the city from many angles for free!  Many residents and visitors often complain about how expensive it is to live in Sydney, so […]

elegant decor
9 Feb, 2023

Traveling Australia: Melbourne, city of the senses

When Traveling Australia, Melbourne offers a fabulous first taste, in fact the entertainments and delights hit all the senses. The city boasts sophisticated skylines, lush botanical gardens, and a range of museums and galleries, with easy access to beaches and delectable restaurants.  A while ago we were fortunate enough to win a holiday to Australia […]

housesitting retiree
5 Dec, 2022

Housesitting retiree Bragi lives in other people’s homes

From time to time we are fortunate to secure some press exposure for our housesitting service in the media. We are delighted to share this press interview with our housesitting retiree Bragi Jónsson who has been housesitting with us for some years now. Read on to capture the spirit of the article in our translation […]

dogsitters, housesitters, pet sitters
8 Sep, 2022

House-Sitting – To Pay or Not To Pay

In house sitting circles to pay or not to pay for house sitters is a hotly debated issue. At HouseSit Match we promote free housesitting, as an exchange of services, free pet and housesitting for free accommodation. Read on to learn both sides of the argument and why we are on team free house-sitting. Free […]

housesitting, house sitters
18 Feb, 2022

TOP TIPS – Away From Home For Work or a Nice Holiday? Think House-Sitters

Away From Home for a While? Need home security? House-sitters help! There will often come a time in our lives when we leave home for a few weeks, traveling off on holiday or on business, entrusting our houses to house sitters or simply leaving them empty. This can, understandably, be a rather stress-inducing process. Our […]

8 Oct, 2021

Cosy House Sitting: Tips for a Warm and Inviting Experience

House-sitting Comfort – Top Tips for House-sitters For a lot of people, one of the main draws of housesitting and petsitting is the idea of changing their environment. House sitters often enjoy a change of scene and having a nice, comfortable place to stay for a few days – almost like some sort of luxury […]

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 […]

What is housesitting
29 Jun, 2019

What is housesitting? Q&A with Founder of HouseSitMatch

Occasionally, Lamia Walker our founder is asked to take part in an interview about how and why she founded HouseSitMatch.com and to explain ‘ What is Housesitting ‘. Recently, Lamia was asked to take part in her first Twitter Q&A which was a fun and rapid fire set of interactions with some great people keen […]