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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:  MYERS PM & LM


We have owned our house and resided on the Gold Coast for the past 13 years. Phil & I ran our own small business...

House Sitter:  Traveling Event Manager

Traveling Event Manager

Hi. I'm 33 years of age, traveling Event Manager. I've signed up with mind a home to source affordable or free...

House Sitter:  Couple looking for house sitting

Couple looking for house sitting

Two young professionals moving to Melbourne from London for duration of 2018. We both have experience house sitting...

House Sitter:  Shane


I am a respectful, well mannered man with a good job that spends a lot of time overseas generally. Originally...

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Latest Homes

House Sitting job in Bringelly, New South Wales

Bringelly, New South Wales

We are looking for a regular weekend house sitter that is comfortable with horses, dogs and...

Starts: 2 Feb 2018Days: 2
House Sitting job in Pagewood, New South Wales

Pagewood, New South Wales

Beauty brand new 2 bedroom garden apt near Westfield Eastgardens backs onto east lakes golf...

Starts: 16 Dec 2017Days: 18
House Sitting job in Dodges Ferry, Tasmania

Dodges Ferry, Tasmania

3 bed seaside, sunny, smallish home , large garden, water/ mountain views. 2 mins walk to...

Starts: 29 Dec 2017Days: 9
House Sitting job in Adelaide, South Australia

Adelaide, South Australia

Nice Family home with 5 bedrooms and swimming pool. We have a garden that will need...

Starts: 23 Dec 2017Days: 9
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By our Home Owners

testimonial by Apeetha A

“ You should know that (as no doubt many of us tell you constantly): I truly appreciate Mindahome. It is tremendously important to me to go to India each year even if only for two months and it is invaluable to know that a house-sitter from Mindahome will be here while I am away to take good care of the...” Read more

By our House Sitters

testimonial by Niki M

“ Hi there Sue and Mel I have had some great times in my house-sits done over the years - some for friends all over this wonderful country of Oz . . These days I'm getting word-of-mouth jobs, and from people I have house-sat through your web site. I will be in Capel WA from three to six months...” 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