Tag Archives: "house sitting"

improve home security
27 Oct, 2021

How to improve home security – 8 Top Tips

Every homeowner should worry about how to improve home security. Today many of us are already mindful about opportunist thieves and the threat of a robbery or damage to our home when we are away. Here are eight top tips to help remind us of easy ways to keep our home safe and improve security […]

dogsitters near me
27 Aug, 2021

Dogsitters near me – Is this what you need?

Every dog owner needs dogsitters at some point in their pet ownership lifetime. Your particular search may start with your imagined picture of the ideal petsitter or indeed a feeling you get when you meet and talk to the dog minder. And you might first look up full time professional petsitters who live in your […]

house-sitters hate
17 May, 2021

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 […]

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 […]

house sitting benefits
29 Jul, 2020

House sitting benefits – to name a few

As a property or home owner we often worry about leaving our property vacant when we go away. As we know empty properties are prime targets for burglars and opportunistic criminals. Burglar alarms are a great asset for an empty house. However, housesitters are even better because the house is occupied and far less likely […]

pet sit
19 Mar, 2020

Top Tips – Before you take on a pet sitter or a housesitter

When a pet owner needs to travel away from home it is always a worry if you need to find new pet care, whether that pet sitter is a paid service or found on a house and petsitting service like HouseSitMatch. Before you go ahead and choose your pet sitter check out our blog on […]

grey gap year
10 Jun, 2018

‘Grey gap year’ – House sitting over 50

We are often asked at HouseSit Match what are the chances of being selected as house sitters if your house sitting over 50, some even declare they are trying a grey gap year! We always say the chances of securing a house sit are very good indeed, this is true. Not only is the trend […]

6 Jun, 2018

House sitting employment gap – Explain your reasons

People take time off from their jobs for different reasons: travelling, caring for sick relatives, giving birth and raising children, and going back to school. In other cases, you might take time from work because you were laid off or fired and finding a new job took time. A house sitting employment gap is a […]

Caslte in Ireland
20 Jan, 2018

Housesitting in Ireland near Bono

Housesitting in Ireland – Favourite sits by the Travelling Housesitters Meet Jayden and Brittany a housesitting couple We are Jayden & Brittnay, a New Zealand & Aussie couple. We met in the Australian Alps and quickly discovered each other’s passion for travel, read this blog to learn about our housesitting in Ireland. We were eyeing […]