Are you a serious swapper?

We love hearing about your experiences on HomeSwapper – it’s always great to know when you’ve found your new home! When letting us know that you’ve swapped, many of you also share good tips for other swappers out there. Here, Angela* (*not her real name) gives her advice on going through the swapping process. “I have successfully swapped twice through HomeSwapper now, both short and long distance. Having gone [...]

By |May 16th, 2019|

The HomeSwapper vocabulary guide

Here at HomeSwapper, we understand how the idea of mutual exchange can seem daunting to some swappers… finding that swap, going through the legal processes and finally, moving house. On top of this, there are many new technical terms to understand when it comes to mutual exchange. We recently heard from one swapper, who told us how much more difficult this makes the process. We want to help our swappers [...]

By |September 28th, 2018|

What is mutual exchange?

HomeSwapper is the UK home of mutual exchange and we’re constantly impressed by the knowledge of our tenants on the subject. For those new to swapping though, there can be a lot to learn, so we wanted to write this article as a helpful guide to what mutual exchange really means… What is a mutual exchange? First and foremost: a mutual exchange is a home swap between two [...]

By |September 12th, 2018|

Advice from experienced swappers to new users

We find that the best advice on how to make the most of HomeSwapper comes from those with experience, so we asked successful swappers what their advice would be for users new to the HomeSwapper site. Here’s what they had to say... 1. Take lots of photos Barbara and Lisa suggest posting plenty of photographs of both the outside and inside of your home and adding a very full [...]

By |August 15th, 2018|