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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:  2 nurses

2 nurses

We are two qualified emergency nurses working at the Northern Beaches Hospital. We work shift work, so one of us is...

House Sitter:  Darren Bennett

Darren Bennett

Long-time travelling companions, Katrina and I are both full time professionals, reliable, non-smokers who are in...

House Sitter:  Friendly Wayfarer & Animal Lover

Friendly Wayfarer & Animal Lover

About this sitter Wayfarer means traveller and I think that describes me well. Other than travelling, I enjoy...

House Sitter:  Dylan and Lauren

Dylan and Lauren

Teaching couple who would love some space to ourselves to get out the family home. We are both full-time secondary...

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Latest Homes

House Sitting job in Ashgrove, Queensland

Ashgrove, Queensland

We are looking for a couple to take care of our much loved dog (feeding and daily walking)...

Starts: 4 Sep 2019Days: 24
House Sitting job in Bangalow, New South Wales

Bangalow, New South Wales

Hi. We are looking for someone to mind our old Cavoodle Rosie while away from Thursday 1st...

Starts: 1 Aug 2019Days: 3
House Sitting job in Leichhardt, New South Wales

Leichhardt, New South Wales

Two bed, two bathroom town house in security complex. I live with a quiet, matriarchal cat...

Starts: 5 Sep 2019Days: 24
House Sitting job in Dodges Ferry, Tasmania

Dodges Ferry, Tasmania

Fenced Low maintenance house, fireplace, back yard, access to all amenities. Home to a...

Starts: 31 Aug 2019Days: 13
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Testimonials

By our Home Owners

testimonial by Ivana K

“ It was a pleasure to have Christine and Warren as house sitters. They are very kind, friendly, responsible and clean. And our Bernie cat found his new friends, I believe. I actually asked them for a help with Bernie twice as it was such a good experience the first time. After coming back home I really felt home the moment...” Read more

By our House Sitters

testimonial by Megan, Lawrence & Missy

“ We have recently had our first Mindahome experience of 10days at Howden, Tasmania on an idyllic acreage water view property. Our care included numerous animals (horse, chickens, rabbit - now with a family of little ones!), + 2 dogs, Charlie & Lucy. Owners were agreeable for us to also have our own Missy dog X Shitsu. The dogs quickly 'set their boundaries' with...” 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

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Mindahome in the Media

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

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