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Are you wondering who our home seekers are and what they are looking for in a match? Feel free to click through this partial listing to see who wants to share housing (maybe with you?!?) in Home Share Now's service area. We encourage you to browse the listings and see if anyone sounds like what you are looking for. Keep in mind we get new enrollments every week and that this is not a complete list.

Home Share Now Listings:
Caledonia County -
Listings
Services for Room - Northern VT
#3909

Later-50s woman who grew up on dairy farm in northern VT is looking for housing as far north as possible, up towards Derby, VT. She is offering up to 10-12 hours / week of services including lawn work, errands and transportation, snow chores, heavy lifting, garbage, pet care, cooking/baking. She likes fishing, photography, gardening, and being active outdoors. Has a friendly, well-behaved cat. She is described by her friends as generous, super friendly, upfront, kind hearted, “a good girl”, patient, and good with people.

Lamoille County -
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Lamoille County (Close to Essex), Washington County
#4291

Single professional woman working in Essex, Vermont is seeking a home share in Lamoille or Washington counties. She was born and raised abroad, and had worked around the world. She has a BA degree in International Relations and currently works in education. She is interested in living with a friendly, happy person who is interested in learning about and appreciating other cultures, and who’s interested in having some level of social interaction. Her interests are traveling, eating, and discovering. She spends her free time reading everything, watching Netflix, and going to the gym. Can pay up to $400/month and provide a wide range of services including: overnight protective presence, light housekeeping, yard work, errands & transportation, snow chores, heavy lifting, taking out garbage, pet care, cooking and can offer some computer skills.

Rural areas around Johnson and Lamoille County
#4265

55-year old single woman is looking for a home share preferably in a more rural area of Lamoille County with the more privacy and quiet the better. She is looking for a quiet, clean, uncluttered housing situation requiring a cost share of up to $500 with a person who is mutually respectful. Currently in graduate school and working and her daily schedule might change with each semester.  She eats a healthy diet of fruits, vegetables, and lean proteins.  She enjoys outdoor activities such as canoeing, kayaking, camping, hiking, gardening, walking, snowshoeing and archery. She describes herself as being quiet, clean, uncluttered, respectful, honest, accountable, having a sense of humor, loving animals, and oriented towards the outdoors and nature.  She states she would be comfortable with people of all ages, but wants clear boundaries and respect between she and her home share match. Ideally they would both want a harmonious, peaceful space with open communication being paramount.

Stowe, Morrisville, Waterbury
#4222

Twenty-seven-year-old male is looking for affordable housing near his work at a Stowe, Vermont resort to include Stowe, Morrisville and Waterbury. Willing to make a monthly financial contribution, or exchange rent for 10 to 12 hours of services per week.  He will need a furnished space and a home provider aware that he works 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Monday through Friday, so is not available during the day. He envisions himself being matched with an older, maybe middle-aged male, but is open to all types of people.

 

Services for Room - Northern VT
#3909

Later-50s woman who grew up on dairy farm in northern VT is looking for housing as far north as possible, up towards Derby, VT. She is offering up to 10-12 hours / week of services including lawn work, errands and transportation, snow chores, heavy lifting, garbage, pet care, cooking/baking. She likes fishing, photography, gardening, and being active outdoors. Has a friendly, well-behaved cat. She is described by her friends as generous, super friendly, upfront, kind hearted, “a good girl”, patient, and good with people.

Seeking Own Space in Rural Location
#398

Woman and mature teenage son seeking housing in rural location, preferably close to Wolcott. Separate space with 2 bdrms would be ideal, but open to all possibilities. Both enjoy being outdoors, growing food, gardening, hiking. Son is mature, thoughtful, motivated young man who is handy around the house and working towards becoming an electrician and a pastor. Mother friendly, sincere and caring and can provide a range of services, and has a very flexible schedule. OK with rural, off-the-grid living. Experience with farm animals, woodstoves, etc.

Orange County -
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Rochester / Surrounding Area
#397

Woman seeking housing in Rochester or surrounding area to be closer to work as a teacher. She enjoys tea, conversation, walks, movies, books, and gardening. Quiet, kind, introverted. She is out from morning until late afternoon, but around this schedule is available for up to 12 hours / week of services. Also willing to offer up to $4-$500.

Bradford to White River Junction
#4083

Self-employed single female 59 seeks home for herself and one cat between Bradford and White River Junction. Can contribute up to $350 a month and/or provide services. This professional house cleaner has five grandchildren, likes to bike, hike, walk, read, and garden. Her church is important to her. She is a non-smoker who would like a home share that allows her private space, but allows for some measured social interaction with her home provider.

Southern Orange County
#135

This home seeker in her early 60's is looking to live in Randolph, South Royalton, Bethel, or Sharon for $400 or less. She loves to cook and would be happy to prepare some meals for her home share match. This home seeker works a busy and demanding job and doesn't have much energy after work. She is looking for a peaceful home and would prefer a private, separate space -- she is very neat. Friends describe her as balanced, passionate, great company, and a people-person.

Orleans County -
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We are sorry but home sharing services aren't available to folks wanting to live in your county. You may find the Vermonters Guide to Home Sharing useful, a DIY home sharing guide made available by our sister organization, HomeShare Vermont.
Washington County -
Listings
Seeking Housing in Washington County
#4423

Middle-aged female recently moved back to Vermont from Florida where she lived with her daughter and grandparents. She has a Masters in Human Services and has taught. Went to Goddard and Springfield colleges. She notes she’s a decent cook and not a vegetarian, and that she’s handy at painting and fixing things. She would like to get to know her home provider, share occasional meals, and feel like an equal with them. She describes herself as being laid-back, willing to communicate, not liking conflict, having a sense of humor, and liking animals. She likes cooking, kayaking, picnics, being outdoors, reading, music and dancing.  She provides care for a young boy three evenings a week from 5:30 to 8:30 pm. She sees herself matched with an older female. References describe her as being really caring, empathetic, happy-go-lucky, friendly, outgoing, responsible and a lot of fun.  

Lamoille County (Close to Essex), Washington County
#4291

Single professional woman working in Essex, Vermont is seeking a home share in Lamoille or Washington counties. She was born and raised abroad, and had worked around the world. She has a BA degree in International Relations and currently works in education. She is interested in living with a friendly, happy person who is interested in learning about and appreciating other cultures, and who’s interested in having some level of social interaction. Her interests are traveling, eating, and discovering. She spends her free time reading everything, watching Netflix, and going to the gym. Can pay up to $400/month and provide a wide range of services including: overnight protective presence, light housekeeping, yard work, errands & transportation, snow chores, heavy lifting, taking out garbage, pet care, cooking and can offer some computer skills.

Stowe, Morrisville, Waterbury
#4222

Twenty-seven-year-old male is looking for affordable housing near his work at a Stowe, Vermont resort to include Stowe, Morrisville and Waterbury. Willing to make a monthly financial contribution, or exchange rent for 10 to 12 hours of services per week.  He will need a furnished space and a home provider aware that he works 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Monday through Friday, so is not available during the day. He envisions himself being matched with an older, maybe middle-aged male, but is open to all types of people.

 

5 Miles to Montpelier/Barre, ideally walking distance
#4166

Busy young professional searching for housing within 5 miles of Montpelier or Barre, and ideally within walking distance of a downtown. Can afford up to $550 / month, as well as up to 5 hrs / week of services in lieu of part of rent including an overnight protective presence, light housekeeping, lawn work, snow chores, heavy lifting, garbage, pet care, and cooking. Prefers an unfurnished room. She enjoys quiet time but also connecting with folks, and enjoys reading, volunteering, Netflix, socializing, events/drama, concert and meeting up with friends.

5-10 Miles to Montpelier
#139

60 year old home seeker who lives simply is looking for a home within 5-10 miles of Montpelier and with trees nearby, and a home provider who respects the earth and loves to share good food.  Budget for financial contribution is modest, but can offer to trade services, including companionship, protective presence, gardening & lawn work, cooking, and possibly massage This home seeker loves to survive in the wilderness and follow the traditions of Native Americans.  She works as a caregiver for the elderly and she is also a massage therapist.  She respects cultural differences and is knowledgeable about the world.  She likes living with other people and describes herself as a creative, friendly introvert. She loves to tell and listen to stories, sing and dance, and be outside in the wilderness or in a garden.  This home seeker's friends describe her as positive and outgoing, respectful, caring of the environment, a great cook, honest, generous, kind, and thoughtful. 

Montpelier Area
#406

Responsible professional searching for an affordable, quiet place to live with someone who is interested in having help around their house, especially yard work, that will offer her some privacy and also a chance to have some companionship and connection in her life.  This Home Seeker describes herself as kind, compassionate, creative and imaginative.  She is an artist and an athlete and she would enjoy helping out with a dog.  Her friends describe her as responsible, creative, friendly and personable, artistic and thoughtful, humorous and easy to get along with. 

Mad River Valley, Waterbury, Montpelier
#404

Mid-60s man looking for housing in Mad River Valley, Waterbury or Montpelier. He can pay up to $400, and provide services including overnight protective presence, light housekeeping, lawn work, transportation, snow chores, pet care and cooking. 5-year-old Golden Retriever. A working professional in the area for work, he visits wife every other Saturday-Wednesday.

Montpelier area
#129

This woman in her early 60's is tired of living alone and would like to share your home for $100/month plus companionship, a protective presence, cooking, gardening, and housekeeping. She is a basket weaver and loves home making. Others describe her as vivacious, talkative, giving, community-minded, and a good housekeeper. She is creative and open-hearted. 

Windsor County -
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Seeking Housing in WRJ
#4301

A fit, active 90-year old male interested in living independently in or near White River Junction with a budget of up to $600 / month. A veteran and most recently a transplant from Maine, he has traveled widely and is ready to settle in Vermont. He is looking for an affordable living situation to include a social relationship with his home provider to include sharing an occasional meal, some companionship and provision of limited services. He describes himself as a private person, but sociable; irreverent, but civilized; respectful, compassionate, and having a sense of humor. He enjoys classical music, reading, current events, gardening, and a weekly martini. References speak to him being, responsible, honest, neat, and a caring person.

Rochester / Surrounding Area
#397

Woman seeking housing in Rochester or surrounding area to be closer to work as a teacher. She enjoys tea, conversation, walks, movies, books, and gardening. Quiet, kind, introverted. She is out from morning until late afternoon, but around this schedule is available for up to 12 hours / week of services. Also willing to offer up to $4-$500.

Bradford to White River Junction
#4083

Self-employed single female 59 seeks home for herself and one cat between Bradford and White River Junction. Can contribute up to $350 a month and/or provide services. This professional house cleaner has five grandchildren, likes to bike, hike, walk, read, and garden. Her church is important to her. She is a non-smoker who would like a home share that allows her private space, but allows for some measured social interaction with her home provider.

Northern Windsor County
#135

This home seeker in her early 60's is looking to live in Randolph, South Royalton, Bethel, or Sharon for $400 or less. She loves to cook and would be happy to prepare some meals for her home share match. This home seeker works a busy and demanding job and doesn't have much energy after work. She is looking for a peaceful home and would prefer a private, separate space -- she is very neat. Friends describe her as balanced, passionate, great company, and a people-person.

Do you have housing to offer in Addison, Chittenden, Franklin or Grand Isle counties?

Our sister organization can help! Please visit their website, or give them a call.

HomeShare Vermont
https://www.homesharevermont.org/
802-863-5625

Do you have housing to offer in an area of Vermont not covered by Home Share Now or HomeShare Vermont?

Luckily, HomeShare Vermont has a DIY Guide that you may find useful.

Home Share Vermont
DIY Guide

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