Brighter And some

How to live rent free in 2017

by Karleen Jentz, Copywriter 18 January 2017

Trying to save for a home deposit? Take a few tips from Rowie Geraerts who lived rent free in 2016, according to Domain.

This savvy saver didn’t slum it. She lived in Melbourne CBD apartments, a St Kilda mansion, and a Bali villa.

How did she do it?

If you guessed house sitting, you guessed right.

House sitting can be a great way to reduce your living expenses and turbo charge progress towards your savings goals.

Here are a few tips on how to make house sitting work for you.

  1. Start house sitting for your family and friends
  2. Advertise your house sitting availability through your social media networks
  3. Get references from your house sitting clients
  4. Connect with your inner caretaker and offer to look after pets or gardens
  5. Tap into websites like Aussie House Sitters
  6. Travel light to take advantage of short notice opportunities
  7. Stay single – or find a partner who will embrace your nomadic lifestyle

Saving for your first home? Contact us to find out what you can get for your money.

Looking for a longer term relationship with your next pad? Check our listings for rent or view our current listings for sale.