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5 Dec, 2017

2017 Housesitting Blog Competition FINALIST 4

Each year HouseSitMatch hosts a Blog Competition and this year our entries are better than ever, here we share with you the Housesitting Blog Competition Finalist 4 Entry – Dianne and Mike Lang recently started traveling across the world as housesitters to see more of the world. They sold everything they own and hit the […]

Housesitting Blog Competition Finalist 3
5 Dec, 2017

2017 Winner Housesitting Blog Competition

Each year HouseSitMatch hosts a Blog Competition and this year our entries are better than ever, here we share with you the Winner – Housesitting Blog Competition Finalist 3 – Anel and John Ryan have travelled across the world and found themselves caring for and protecting property and pets against not one but two hurricanes […]

Housesitting Blog Competition Finalist 2
5 Dec, 2017

2017 Housesitting Blog Competition FINALIST 2

Each year HouseSitMatch hosts a Blog Competition and this year our entries are better than ever. Here we share with you the Housesitting Blog Competition Finalist 2 Entry – Jacqueline and Glenn Lamb travel while they housesit around the world and tell us what they have learned about affordable travel and housesitting. In their blog […]

5 Dec, 2017

2017 Housesitting Blog Competition FINALIST 1

Each year HouseSitMatch hosts a Blog Competition and this year our entries are better than ever. Here we share with you the Housesitting Blog Competition Finalist 1 Entry – Angela Williams and her husband Frank travel while they housesit around the world and tell us what they have learned about housesitting. In her blog entry […]

Housesit gave us this view of Oxfordshire
28 Oct, 2017

Oxfordshire Housesit – Our first experience

Dianne and Mike decided to travel the world one housesit at a time. An Oxfordshire housesit was their first experience. As new home and pet owners themselves they felt fairly well prepare for their first housesitting experience, however, each new experience brings opportunities and challenge. Dianne is an accredited, professional travel agent since 1991, and Mike […]

Harrogate housesitting
28 Sep, 2017

Harrogate housesitting for an Akita

When experienced housesitters Mike and Diane aka Travelloafers chose to apply for a Harrogate housesitting assignment on HouseSitMatch describing a resident ‘large dog’ that they’d be required to care for, they had no idea the fun that was in store for them. Read their blog to find out what happened when they met Rex!  HOUSESITTING […]

Character home - homeowner top tips for housesitting
20 Sep, 2017

Homeowners Housesitting – Top 10 Tips – Preparing an Empty Home

  For homeowners housesitting can provide an excellent safe guard, especially for an empty property that is vacant for a period of time. In some cases this is unavoidable but creates a risky situation with opportunities for burglary and vandals with no guard in place. Housesitters can offer a solution to prevent any unwanted visitors […]

26 Aug, 2017

Petsit like a friend anywhere in the world – Beijing anyone?

Little did Katie know when moving to Beijing that she’d miss neighbours from home who petsit for her. Katie teaches in the Chinese capital and as an expat she loves learning about her host culture. To help establish her new home she adopted a cat, then faced the challenge of who might petsit or look after […]