Category Archives: "Real Matches"

2 Apr, 2016

Emerging from Iceland to Shine as a New house-sitter

Landing the first assignment is the hardest for every New house-sitter. This is how it was for new house sitter Bragi Jonsson. A lover of travel and the sharing economy, Bragi learned about house sitting and was very eager to try it. In the beginning, he applied for many assignments without any success.  This went […]

long-term house-sitters
23 May, 2015

Long-Term House-Sitters in France with Horses

In July 2014 a new client registered with us wanting some help with a rather specific brief. Never wanting to turn down a challenge we said yes, and then we asked what she needed! Her requirement was to find a couple of long-term house-sitters who are experienced with horses, and were ready to move to […]

Housesitting, Swimming Pool
20 Aug, 2014

Pet Friendly House-Sitters enjoy holiday in Spain

Need house-sitters? We have a large selection of experienced and trustworthy pet-sitters registered on HouseSitMatch, the friendly network for homeowners and housesitters. Read about one family who travel as part time pet-sitters as a way to see the world affordably on holiday… Pet-Loving House-sitters Enjoy a Family Friendly Holiday in Spain House-sitters who like pet-sitting […]

cat sitter, catsitter, pet sitter, petsitter
14 Aug, 2014

Who’s Pet-sitting Piaf’s cats? Meet the cats and their sitter

Fancy pet-sitting for Ellie and Peace? Ellie and Peace are the pet cats of a modern day Piaf, performer Laurene Hope. Recently back on the road with her new show “Piaf – Love Conquers All” Laurene delivered a remarkable performance at the Henley Fringe Festival in July this year, and is planning to take the […]

8 Mar, 2014

Personal experience house-sitting in Paris!

House-sitting in Paris Not so long ago some friends in Paris asked us to do a spot of house-sitting in Paris while they were in Spain for five weeks, July through August. A tough challenge I grant you, but we agreed to step up to the plate – these are long standing friends you understand. […]

poolside scene in a Mediterranean villa housesitting
6 Mar, 2014

Now we are ‘HouseSitMatch house-sitting’

Fancy HouseSitMatch house-sitting..? Since starting the HouseSitMatch network I have heard some fabulous stories about people who when house-sitting with HouseSitMatch have collaborated through our site to solve their travel, as well as their pet-sit and home care challenges. The aim of this blog is to share some of those stories and describe some examples […]

housesitters, housesitters UK, home owners with pets, pet owners, pet sitters
12 Jul, 2013

Match in 24-hours Solves Pet-Sitter Emergency

Student solves professional couple’s pet-sitter emergency Here’s the meet and greet photo Story Meet Kate and Tom, they just moved to the area and needed a new house-sitter in a hurry, they were let down by a new contact and found themselves in a pet-sitter emergency. So they called up HouseSit Match to see if […]

dogsitting
1 Jul, 2013

Dog-Sitters Needed..?

Dog-sitters needed One Sunday last summer HouseSit Match attended the Cranbourne Companion Dog Show, in Berkshire, UK. And I must say we were delighted to make so many new friends, of both the two and four legged varieties! One thing that surprised us was how many of you, who were not yet familiar with house-sitting, […]