Ever wished you could escape your life for a little while and live someone else’s? It might not be as hard as you think.
US business Luxe Home Swap brings new meaning to the term ‘house sitter’. This is home exchange on a luxury level.
While the concept of home exchange has been around for awhile, Luxe Home Swap is the first to create a website that caters for the more discerning house swapper.
The site is aimed at wealthy globetrotters who own beautiful homes around the world. Users post profiles of their homes and then select other users’ homes in which they would like to stay while on holiday.
Users can tailor their searches to find something large and luxurious, small and stylish, or exclusive and private.
According to founder Debbie Wosskow, Luxe Home Swap is the best way to holiday in style and blend in like a local, allowing you to save thousands on hotel bills and make maximum value of your home or holiday home.
What would such a service be like in Australia? You could trade your Sydney penthouse for a bungalow in Broome or a mansion in Melbourne’s Toorak. For someone who has a passion for property, this could be the perfect start-up idea to sink your teeth into.