Tag Archives: "House-Sitting"

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 […]

12 Feb, 2020

Mom’s Top Tips for Finding a Good Pet HouseSitter

Whether you are planning a trip away from home or a moving to a new home you may need to find someone to look after your pets during that period of change.  The person in the family in our experience at HouseSitMatch who most often enjoys that task is the Mom of the family unit. […]

housesitting and brexit
12 Oct, 2019

Housesitting and Brexit – HouseSitChat

Occasionally, Lamia Walker our founder is asked to take part in an interview about how and why she founded HouseSitMatch.com and to explain ‘What is Housesitting’. Recently, Lamia was asked to take part in a Twitter Q&A which was a fun and rapid fire set of interactions. She talked about why she loves housesitting and Brexit, […]

Housesit builds trust
6 Sep, 2019

HouseSit Builds Trust – by Lamia Walker

Recently, Lamia Walker our founder was asked to launch the first #HouseSitChat on Twitter. It was an interview about housesitting and petsitting for affordable travel, and how HouseSit builds trust in the housesitting industry. The Twitter Q&A which was a fun and rapid fire set of interactions with some great people keen to learn more about […]

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 […]

11 Jul, 2019

Best of Two Worlds – Alarm System and Housesitters

At Housesitmatch.com we have long been exponents for home security through the presence of housesitters keeping the home occupied. We also believe in the ideal combination of having an alarm system and housesitters together.  When you leave your home for any period of time, it becomes a target for criminals. That’s why it’s essential to […]

What is housesitting
29 Jun, 2019

What is housesitting? Q&A with Founder of HouseSitMatch

Occasionally, Lamia Walker our founder is asked to take part in an interview about how and why she founded HouseSitMatch.com and to explain ‘What is Housesitting’. Recently, Lamia was asked to take part in her first Twitter Q&A which was a fun and rapid fire set of interactions with some great people keen to learn […]

house sitting worldwide
20 Dec, 2018

2018 House sitting worldwide – Blog Competition Entry 4

Entry number 4 in the 2018 Housesitting Blog Competition, run annually by HouseSitMatch, comes from Glen and Jacqueline Lamb. As international house sitters Glen and Jacqueline travevl around the world from one housesit to another. Read on to discover their take on how house sitting worldwide enables authentic travel. DON’T FORGET TO VOTE – FIND […]

housesitting in their sixties
10 Oct, 2018

Housesitting in our sixties – Discovering a new lifestyle

June and Mark Spindloe a semi-retired couple tell us about ‘Housesitting in our sixties’. They describe housesitting as a natural step after years of parenting, working and traveling to visit with family across the world. Becoming location independent and exchanging skills in pet and home care was an easy step to take in order to […]

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 […]