Tag Archives: "house sitter"

ready for the petsitter
16 Aug, 2021

Is your dog ready for the petsitter – Petowner Guide

Pets are adorable and to many of us they are like family. Looking after the pets when we are away can be a challenge. However, preparation and planning will help you consider and choose options suitable for our pet. Whether you choose a live in dogsitter, or dog home boarding we can help you get […]

house sitter hacks
21 Feb, 2021

House sitter hacks for travellers around the world

If like me you love travel and have missed the adventure during our global travel restrictions, then consider housesitting. At HouseSitMatch.com we are great exponents of the wonders of travel especially as a house sitter. Read on to learn the very best house sitter hacks. It will help you to make the most of the […]

18 Jul, 2019

Housesitters or Property Management Companies

At Housesitmatch we are often asked if housesitters could do the job of a property management company.  The issue of housesitters and property management comes up quite regularly, and we usually respond with a horses for courses response. The reason that people need housesitters is often related to the care for pets in the home […]

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 […]

17 Sep, 2016

Housesit Match has been a perfect fit for us

One of our Housesit Match homeowners very kindly sent us a blog describing how she believes our housesitting platform has been a good fit or ‘match’ for her and her husband and their pets. So as a way to share her housesit story, and perhaps encourage other home and pet owners to step forward and […]

Repositioning cruise and sunset view from deck
23 Jul, 2016

Repositioning cruise: travels best secret

The secret of traveling the seven seas is not as many think the location of Atlantis, but the routes and access to the best repositioning cruise! What’s a repositioning cruise..? Well may you ask! It’s a way that some clever travelers find to travel across the major oceans at a fraction of the standard price of […]

25 Jun, 2016

Preparing for a House Sitter – 5 Top tips

It makes no difference if it’s your first house sitter or your tenth, packing for a trip abroad and preparing for a house sitter to care for your home and pets while you’re away can be overwhelming. When preparing for a house sitter it is worth considering what kind of information you should provide, how […]

New housesitter petsitting in Marlow
16 Jun, 2016

New housesitter tries petsitting in Marlow

New housesitter Nick Caley shares his first week’s petsitting diary. A first time housesitter Nick followed advice given by HouseSitMatch his housesitting network, and after several chats to get to know the owner he traveled to the ‘sit’. He describes his first meeting with Mary the homeowner and Willow her dog, as well as their […]

Long term house-sitting - organised preserve jars
30 Sep, 2015

Long term house-sitting near Kiev – Part 3

Settling into the Long term house-sitting :- When accepting a Long term house-sitting or pet-sitting assignment anywhere in the world, you need to consider your readiness to live in an unfamiliar environment for an extended period, and what simple things you might need to call that place home for a while. If you are an […]