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For Home Owners

  • Access capable, trustworthy house sitters

    House sitters are carefully screened and appointed by you and for many this is a regular job, so they're motivated to do the best they can with an eye to future house sitting jobs, either for you or someone you recommend them to. This means you can count on a pool of motivated house sitters who are trustworthy and reliable.

  • Your pets stay comfortable in their own home

    Your pets will be happier and much more comfortable in their own home instead of a strange kennel. They can sleep and play in accustomed places with their own toys and familiar sights and smells. House sitters provide companionship and exercise by playing with them and walking them while you are away.

  • You can relax knowing all is well at home

    You have peace of mind and can relax and enjoy your holiday comfortable in the knowledge your pets are being well cared for and have regular close human contact. Your house sitter can water your plants, bring in the mail, keep the garden tidy and give your home a lived in look, providing security for your property and possessions by just being there.

  • You will save on pet boarding costs

    The expense of boarding out your pets when you are away can be prohibitive. With a house sitter your pets stay in the comfort of their own home at no cost to you.

For House Sitters

  • Enjoy inexpensive travel accommodation

    House sitting is a great way to visit and explore new cities or places in Australia without the cost of hotel or motel accommodation. It's a unique way to travel and live for free in comfortable, spacious homes in places all over Australia you've always wanted to visit.

  • You can live in the community like a local

    By house sitting, you can use the travel funds you save to extend your holiday and to explore the area, participate in local activities and experience life the way the locals live it. By living in a home, your time is your own and the schedule is yours to set. You'll be living like a local and getting involved in what the average tourist rarely gets to experience.

  • An opportunity to indulge your love of pets

    A house sitter who loves pets can indulge their love for animals while away from home by choosing jobs that include pet sitting. This also gives you the added advantage of a broader choice of homes to sit.

  • Save money for just about anything

    House sitters often choose the lifestyle as a smart way to save money. Many do it to save the money they would normally spend on rental accommodation for a deposit on their own home and for others it might be a car or an extended overseas trip. For whatever the reason, house sitting is a great way to have extra cash.

Latest House Sitters

House Sitter:  Jan


Honest, caring, reliable and dedicated. If I say I will do something, I will do it. Pet/Animal lover. Retired...

House Sitter:  Sue and John

Sue and John

We are a responsible couple re-locating to W.A . We love animals and are neat clean and tidy. We are active and...

House Sitter:  Work-from-home couple, 34 & 47

Work-from-home couple, 34 & 47

We are a work-from-home couple available to house sit from October 2017, anywhere within/around the Sunshine or Gold...

House Sitter:  Emma | 25, non-smoker

Emma | 25, non-smoker

I'm a 25 year old, single, non-smoker living in Melbourne, with 2 dogs of my own (16 & 10yr west highland terriers,...

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Latest Homes

House Sitting job in Port Douglas, Queensland

Port Douglas, Queensland

Pet sitter required for elderly cat. Would prefer single, quiet, responsible female. ...

Starts: 20 Dec 2017Days: 14
House Sitting job in Bowen Hills, Queensland

Bowen Hills, Queensland

We are 2 extremely cute but mischievous, friendly 18 month old cats (sisters) that need...

Starts: 2 Nov 2017Days: 11
House Sitting job in Shoalwater, Western Australia

Shoalwater, Western Australia

We live in a 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home with a swimming pool and small front yard/garden...

Starts: 6 Oct 2017Days: 7
House Sitting job in Padbury, Western Australia

Padbury, Western Australia

Small, low maintenance 3 x 1 Lovely park across the road and a 5 min drive to the...

Starts: 31 Jan 2018Days: 26
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By our Home Owners

testimonial by Kate S

“ We would like to thank Mindahome for such an excellent website where we found our house-sitters Richard and Jo. They are such a lovely couple and cared for our pets and our house as if they were their own. Our house was spotless on our return and our 2 dogs and cat were obviously 'in love' with their new...” Read more

By our House Sitters

testimonial by Ita & Andrew

“ Hi Mel and Sue, Wanted to say Mindahome is the best. Since we joined  last year we have met many lovely people, their beautiful pets and the diverse environments through our house sits.  We always get exited when we get a message for a sitting, looking forward to see more of Australia and meeting new people and their beautiful pets...” Read more

A Pet and Home Owners Guide to House Sitting

A Pet and Home Owners Guide to House Sitting

FREE to all full members, this extensive How-To guide is an invaluable tool for both Home Owners and House Sitters.

It covers:

  • Expectations of both the home owner and house sitter
  • Home insurance and bonds
  • Sample contract or house sitting agreement

…and much more

Latest from our Blog

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Mindahome in the Media

Mindahome in the News
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MindahomeHouseSitting founder Sue Coombs and veteran house sitter Heidi Gee join us to talk about matchmaking of a different kind

Posted by Sky News Real Estate on Friday, 21 April 2017

On Television

With the growing demand for safe and suitable house sitters, Mindahome is regularly on TV and in the media.

Watch our interview