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Benefits

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:  John Family

John Family

Loving, Honest family of 3. Married for 22 years & blessed with a beautiful 5 year old daughter. We live our life...

House Sitter:  Trustworthy older Couple

Trustworthy older Couple

Monica is an inspirational couple and family therapist. Andrew (the gardner) runs leadership and cultural change...

House Sitter:  Retired Police Officer

Retired Police Officer

My name is Mark, I'm an active 58 year old NON smoker.(where did those years go?) I'm not a non drinker but consume...

House Sitter:  Rebekah- Animal Lover

Rebekah- Animal Lover

Hi Home Owners, My name is Rebekah I am a 27 year old Australian girl, a passionate animal and nature lover, I...

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Latest Homes

House Sitting job in Morayfield, Queensland

Morayfield, Queensland

Standalone 3Bed home + Rumpus style room on 1/4 acre block. Fully Fenced. Air-con/Ceiling...

Starts: 7 Jul 2018Days: 14
House Sitting job in Ivanhoe, Victoria

Ivanhoe, Victoria

Hi there our home is conveniently located to shops and transport. It is spacious with a...

Starts: 9 Mar 2018Days: 3
House Sitting job in Springfield Lakes, Queensland

Springfield Lakes, Queensland

We have a two story home and need someone to stay at our home and look after our 2 1/2...

Starts: 18 Mar 2018Days: 10
House Sitting job in Mclaren Vale, South Australia

Mclaren Vale, South Australia

We have a newly built 3 bedroom home with a small garden which will need watering. We also...

Starts: 12 Mar 2018Days: 17
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Testimonials

By our Home Owners

testimonial by Warren P

“ We have just returned from a 10 day stay in Bali. During that time we engaged the assistance of Danielle after making contact through Mindahome (1st time experience). We wish to let you know what a fantastic experience this has been for our thoroughbred gelding, Nick; 3 dogs, Buddy, Charlie and Oscar ; 2 Turtles, 5 fish; oh and not to...” Read more

By our House Sitters

testimonial by Cat W

“ I was hugely fortunate to find a home sitting job offered in exactly the location and on exactly the dates that lined up with my plans for being between permanent houses. I met with Jim and Helen as well as their beloved cat, Pushka, and was confirmed as their choice of house sitter the next day. They were generous in...” 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

More articles at our blog

Mindahome in the Media

Mindahome in the News
MindaHome House & Pet Sitting

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.

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