Tag Archives: "house sitting"

10 Oct, 2015

Why Homeowners Choose HouseSitMatch for Housesitting

What are the Unique Benefits? – why do homeowners choose HouseSitMatch for Housesitting… Making housesitting arrangements from a homeowner’s perspective can be a very economical and safe way to care for your pets and property, but not without challenges. More and more homeowners choose HouseSitMatch for Housesitting for a number of reasons. From a housesitter’s perspective the […]

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 […]

housesitting in London - Actors Simon Nagra and Pauline McLynn sitting on a sofa on stage
29 Sep, 2015

An actor house-sitting in London – Simon explains why…

Home is in the Midlands for Simon, a British TV and stage actor. However, work is often in London and the South East. Working for himself means that accommodation in the capital is a challenge with high costs for hostels and hotels. Part of Simon’s solution is house-sitting in London. This way he can afford […]

Long term housesitting near Kiev grapes in fruitful garden
15 Sep, 2015

Long term house-sitting near Kiev

House-sitter and independent traveler Edward accepts a Long term house-sitting near Kiev. The owner is selling her home and emigrating to Montenegro, she needed someone to live in the house until it is sold. This blog describes Edward’s journey from Spain to Ukraine, and on arriving his surprise at the peace and quiet of his […]

Pet-sitter playing with six small dogs
17 Jul, 2015

What is House Sitting?

What is House and Pet Sitting? Our HouseSit Match Definition of ‘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 owner to leave their property and pets in the care of the sitter for an agreed period of time. […]

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. They wanted long term house sitters to help them in France. 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 […]

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 friendly house-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 […]

26 Apr, 2014

Top Tips – house-Sitting tips for comfort

House-sitting tips Whether you like to house-sit close to home or use house-sitting as a way to experience life and new cultures in different countries most people would agree there is always at least one item or two that you treat as your essential luxury.  Here are some house-sitting tips you might find useful. These […]

3 Mar, 2014

House-Sitting Helps to Fund Our Global Travel

Global travel made possible by house-sitting – from Sydney Australia to London England Chris and I met in Victoria, British Columbia on the west coast of Canada in February 2012. He was on a three-month vacation and had just returned to B.C. from a trip to California. We were both temporarily staying with friends in Victoria B.C., […]

Vets tips on rabbits, vets advice on rabbits, vets advice for housesitters
29 Sep, 2013

Vet Matthew Bayliss: Tips for rabbit sitters on rabbit care

If you are a pet owner who loves rabbits you may have hired or asked rabbit sitters to care for your pets. We asked Vet Matthew Bayliss to help us prepare a top tips blog for anyone looking after rabbits. The article highlights habits that rabbits are good at using for hiding their illness, and […]