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Looking for a great way to rent your home to short-term tenants? was featured in the Los Angeles Times on August 22, 2021 as one of “The best ways to rent your house to tourists.” Rent Your Home for Short-Term Stays

In the article, Kathy Kristof, the editor of, compares the pros and cons of different short-term home rental websites. is an independent website that provides resources for participants in the gig economy, whether people are looking to rent, sell or find work.

Kristof details how much a homeowner would pay to find a tenant using a commission-based website (hint: those commissions add up quickly!) versus a flat fee-based website like

She also points out ways for homeowners to mitigate risk when renting out their homes, making sure insurance policies are current and that policies cover paying guests. In addition, we recommend checking your local rental regulations prior to posting a listing with

Related: Learn more about Taxes and Regulations when Renting your Home

About Exchange or Rent your Home or Find the Right Tenant

Our founder Nadege Conger started in 2000 as a way for our like-minded community to find furnished housing or tenants for their homes. She still runs the successful platform today with an independent team in Los Angeles and relaunched the website in April 2021 to upgrade the technology and improve upon existing member privacy and security features.

SabbaticalHomes is a perfect fit for the sharing economy.  This trusted platform lets like-minded members rent their homes, arrange home exchanges and find responsible tenants. Members can also create a tenant listing to find the right home; sometimes homeowners will do a search and find tenants before they’ve even posted their home listing.

All listings can be customized to include house sitting, whether it’s help with plants, mail or pets. Home sharing is also an option on all three types of listings. Whether you are looking for short term, medium term or longer-term housing arrangements, you’ll find the right fit on Search our listings today!

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