Tag Archives: "housesitters"

22 May, 2016

Digital nomads – Masters of evolution

Digital nomads are masters of evolution – a grand statement perhaps but consider the facts. While some people work online occasionally as a way to take their work with them, full-time digital nomads have no fixed desk, they move between locations with wifi taking their profession with them. The housesitting community offers great examples of digital […]

Housesitting reduces pet stress
23 Apr, 2016

Housesitters help keep pets safe at home & save money!

People who have pets are often fearful leaving them to go on holiday or work trips.  I was after an unfortunate incident when my Spaniel lost his voice and nearly starved pining in a kennels. The idea of having Housesitters help care for pets in our home came later. We were much happier once we […]

2 Apr, 2016

Emerging from Iceland to Shine as a New house-sitter

Landing the first assignment is the hardest for every New house-sitter. This is how it was for new house sitter Bragi Jonsson. A lover of travel and the sharing economy, Bragi learned about house sitting and was very eager to try it. In the beginning, he applied for many assignments without any success.  This went […]

housesitting with the dogs, makes the best travel possible
23 Dec, 2015

How house-sitting enables my travel

Travel and house-sitting I’ve been travelling the world for a very long time now with my Mum, and one thing I really love is when we house-sit, especially the long ones, because it makes me feel like home.  We have seen so many places and amazing things.  I love to travel. I love looking after […]

31 Oct, 2015

How Housesitting helped us live a dream!

My family lives a different lifestyle; we don’t own a house or a car and have very little in the way of worldly possessions. We live with less so we can travel the world full time for as long as we want to. With the help of housesitting websites like HousesitMatch.com, that bring together housesitters […]

Looking up at a laden apricot tree with fruit fully ripened
25 Sep, 2015

Long Term Housesitting near Kiev – Part 2

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 arrival in the Ukraine, meeting his homeowner Tina. He continues his ‘sharing economy’ story by telling us how […]

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 […]

Housesitters help care for your holiday home
30 Jul, 2015

Housesitters keep your holiday home ‘safe as houses’

Owning a holiday home has many homeowner benefits. One of the best things about keeping a second home in a place where you love to visit, is being able to holiday with all your home comforts in a much-loved location. But how do you keep your holiday home safe? Housesitters keep your holiday home safe. […]

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. […]

housesitting, house sitters
18 Feb, 2015

TOP TIPS – Away From Home For Work or a Nice Holiday? Think House-Sitters

Away From Home for a While? Need home security? House-sitters help! There will often come a time in our lives when we leave home for a few weeks, traveling off on holiday or on business, entrusting our houses to house sitters or simply leaving them empty. This can, understandably, be a rather stress-inducing process. Our […]