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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

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"Once you have had a wonderful dog, a life without one, is a life diminished" Hi There, my name is Rhianna & I'm...

House Sitter:  Professional, hard working, trustworthy

Professional, hard working, trustworthy

I am a 23 y/o hardworking male who is trust worthy and honest. Having worked as a cleaner and matainence man for...

House Sitter:  Blue wren

Blue wren

Hi My name is Kim , I am a ward clerk working in a hospital. I lived on a farm for many year's and i am...

House Sitter:  Sherron and Michael

Sherron and Michael

Mature couple, non smokers. Have had pets of assorted variety our entire lives. Have previous house sit experience...

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Latest Homes

House Sitting job in Dromana, Victoria

Dromana, Victoria

Comfortable home 500 meters from the beach. My much loved cat "Zoe" needs company for 6...

Starts: 8 Mar 2018Days: 43
House Sitting job in Roleystone, Western Australia

Roleystone, Western Australia

Hi, we are hoping to find someone to look after our house and two cats for a 10 days in...

Starts: 30 Sep 2017Days: 9
House Sitting job in Chippendale, New South Wales

Chippendale, New South Wales

Older style place above a cafe in the inner city, taking good care of a beautiful,...

Starts: 7 Sep 2017Days: 5
House Sitting job in Ashmore, Queensland

Ashmore, Queensland

My husband and I are going to Mexico in October and need care for Knuckles, (almost 3 year...

Starts: 5 Oct 2017Days: 18
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By our Home Owners

testimonial by Erwin & Veronika

“ Having just returned from our long holiday (4 months) overseas, we wish to thank Mindahome and especially Raelene and Brad with their lovely boys who looked after our home, large garden and friendly German Shepherd dog. They did a fantastic job, taking care of everything. We highly recommend the family without any reservation. We also wish to congratulate Mindahome for...” Read more

By our House Sitters

testimonial by Patricia

“ Thank you for this wonderful site for House-sitters. Although most of my house-sitting over the past 2 years was for family and friends I did have a couple of house-sitting positions through your site during that time. I found the whole process was simple, straightforward and effective. Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year!” 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