Tag Archives: "house-sitter"

The dogs show David the dog-sitter a great deal of affection
14 Apr, 2016

Last minute house-sitter Maidenhead UK

Once in a while we are asked to help in a crisis to find an emergency house-sitter or specialist pet-sitters within 24 hours. Recently one of our housesit adverts read – Last minute house-sitter Maidenhead. This usually occurs because someone has been taken to hospital unexpectedly – either the owner or a relative living far […]

House-sitting in Breckenridge Colorado US
9 Apr, 2016

Is a house-sitting lifestyle cheaper than living at home?

One Australian couple adopted a house-sitting lifestyle out of necessity and discovered a frugal way to travel on less than £5 / $8 per day! Check out their exotic travelogue and stunningly low costs, all because they house-sit – exchange services in caring for other people’s pets and property for free accommodation. Is it cheaper to […]

Two suitcases containing all portable possessions of a housesitter
23 Dec, 2015

The bearable lightness of being stuff-free

A new perspective on being stuff-free It has become something of a cliche to bemoan the modern Western predilection for accumulating stuff. As Tyler Durden so eloquently puts it in Fight Club, ‘The things you own end up owning you’. We are destined to wake up one day and realise that we have a house crammed full […]

17 Dec, 2015

Homemaking – Gifts ideas for the homeowner

Top 4 holiday gift ideas for the homeowner It’s a well know truism that freshly ground coffee can make a home smell more like ‘home’, or the scent of freshly cut and squeezed fruit and vegetables can stimulate even the most exhausted taste buds. No wonder that kitchen appliances help us draw out our nesting […]

Stunning Mediterranean villa with pool in Marbella Spain housesitting
25 Sep, 2015

Second Home abroad Minus the Stress – Here’s How

Buying a second home abroad makes a good nest egg Many of us dream of buying a second home abroad, somewhere warm and sunny, an investment property like a Mediterranean villa perhaps on the South coast of Spain. But how do make that dream a reality and who can you trust to help you identify the […]

13 Sep, 2015

Top tip for affordable travel and free accommodation – Try house-sitting!

Ellie our student intern, now graduated, reflects on her impending traveling adventure and offers some top tips for others considering a long term trip and needing affordable travel. Affordable travel and free accommodation through house-sitting Becoming a new graduate is exciting and challenging all at the same time, not only do you have to contend with […]

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13 Mar, 2015

Early Bird Catches the House-Sit!

It’s that time of year again. The evenings have begun to get a little lighter, and it’s occasionally possible to venture outside without being wrapped up head to toe in layers of thermals. As the spring sunshine peeps through the clouds in the Northern hemisphere, have you thought about how you want to make the […]

17 Sep, 2014

Top Tips Help You Prepare for a Dog-Sitter / House-Sitter

How to prepare for the dog-sitter or house-sitter who will care for your dogs Before inviting a new dog-sitter or house-sitter to come into your home to care for your canine pals, there are several important steps you need to take prepare both your home and your pets. We have worked together with both Sainsburys […]