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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 -
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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.
Lamoille County -
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Close to Waterbury
#401

Early 60s woman originally from Stowe, VT looking to live close to Waterbury. She speaks both fluent French and Canadiene. She’s outdoorsy, likes to play cards and share meals. She’s off to work by 6:00 am and usually home by 4:00 pm. She occasionally pet sits for her daughter’s one-year old Labradoodle.  Chris is outgoing and would like to live with someone who is social. She can pay $400 and provide services including: Companionship, overnight protective presence, light housekeeping, lawn work, errands and transportation, snow chores, garbage, some pet care, cooking.

Morrisville Area
#143

64 year old from out of state enjoys Vermont's open spaces and the local farm and food culture. She used to have a small goat dairy farm and she is passionate about small farms. She is currently pursuing graduate work in agriculture, environmental law, and public health.  In addition to animals and farming, this home seeker enjoys art, painting and decorating living spaces, walking, permaculture / organic farming, and she is an avid reader. She can contribute up to $150 / month, and is willing to provide up to 10-12 hours / week of services, including all but heavy lifting. Ideally looking to provide services in lieu of a financial contribution.

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.

Central Vermont
#387

This woman in her mid 50's is looking to pay up to $400/month in rent although she would prefer to provide services instead. This home seeker is a talented painter, muralist, texture artist, and wall paper hanger. Having a clean home is very important to her. While she owns no pets, she is happy to share a home with pets. Non-smoker. 

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.

Orange County - Vershire
#393

This 66-year-old man is seeking a home to share within an hour of Vershire, VT. He is very active, working in the summer as a landscaper and enjoying the outdoors, kayaking, t’ai chi and bird watching. He has spent years living at various Buddhist practice centers, and carries on his meditation daily. His references adore him, saying he is thoughtful, an excellent communicator and responsible. He is able to offer up to $500, and is willing to provide up to 10-12 hours/week of services. He is skilled at landscaping, gardens, and property maintenance, and can offer lawn chores, snow removal, heavy lifting and light housekeeping.

Upper Valley
#380

This home seeker in her mid 50's has lived around the world thanks to a military family, college, and as a nanny. Currently she is studying to be a dog trainer. She is described as a problem solver, very positive, patient, smart, honest, fun to be around, and attentive to the needs of others. She is looking to sell her condo and provide services in lieu of rent. Non smoking homes only. A dog owner and open to other pets. 

Near Dartmouth Hitchcock
#131

This man in his early 80's is looking for housing for $225/month plus some light housekeeping, lawn work, errands, transportation, a protective presence, and companionship. He is a gregarious, fun-loving, opinionated, funny man who enjoys life and always willing to work with others. He is looking for transitional housing until an apartment in senior housing becomes available. He loves dogs but has no pets of his own.

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.

Bradford to WRJ area
#390

26 year old woman looking for a welcoming home share situation in Bradford / White River Junction area.  This young jewelry maker is looking for cooperative housing where folks are both independent and also want to share meals and housekeeping.  This young woman is described as outgoing; responsible; humorous; a good listener; hardworking; gracious; and one who would never turn her nose at up at any job.  She’s looking for a room and private bathroom.

Randolph
#106

Home seeker looking for housing which can accommodate him and his dog, a male Lab. Hoping to find housing which will allow him to save so he can build a home on land he owns Randolph. Able to help out with pet chores, snow removal, cleaning, cooking, transportation, companionship, and a protective presence.

Newbury
#112

Home seeker and 1 dog looking for housing in Newbury. Willing to help around the house with all chores, but isn’t a great cook and cannot do any heavy lifting. Experienced with home sharing and she enjoys farming and gardening. She has a flock of chickens she would like to bring her if possible.

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 -
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Mad River Valley, Waterbury, Montpelier
#404

Father and early-20s son seek housing in Mad River Valley, Waterbury or Montpelier. Can provide up to $700 and a range of services including: an overnight protective presence (not every weekend), light housekeeping, lawn work, errands and transportation, snow chores, heavy lifting, pet care, and cooking. Father is working professional, and visits wife every other Saturday-Wednesday. Son is full time student at Vermont Tech, plays several instruments and enjoys video games and basketball. A 4-year-old Golden Retriever comes with the pair.

Montpelier, East Motnpelier
#402

Late 20s man looking for housing in Montpelier and East Montpelier area, can offer $300 in rent and services including companionship, overnight protective presence, lawn work, snow chores, heavy lifting, garbage, pet care, cooking, reading aloud. He enjoys researching and writing history (historical fiction), hiking, and reading. He likes living with others and having clear expectations. He likes to research and cook comfort foods. Internet access is a necessity. He describes himself as a bit of an “old soul”. Clarke’s references describe him as reserved, professional, bright, detail oriented, selfless, and respectful. He has a girlfriend he’d like to have over about once a week but not overnight.

Montpelier or South
#403

Mid-forties woman seeking housing in Montpelier or further south. She will be working at the Vermont Law School for 2 years, and is seeking housing during that time. She can pay up to $350 / month and provide services including: Some companionship, overnight protective presence, light housekeeping, lawn work, errands and transportation, snow chores, heavy lifting, garbage, pet care, cooking (but not every night). She likes to walk, bike, read (sci-fi, fantasy, and mysteries), and do puzzles. She cares very much for the environment and loves living in Vermont. Her dog is a 3-year old Yellow Lab and very sweet. He thinks he’s a lapdog and barks when someone comes to the door but quiets down quickly. Her references describe her as calm, quiet, analytical, smart, upbeat, ambitious, organized, and caring.

Close to Waterbury
#401

Early 60s woman originally from Stowe, VT looking to live close to Waterbury. She speaks both fluent French and Canadiene. She’s outdoorsy, likes to play cards and share meals. She’s off to work by 6:00 am and usually home by 4:00 pm. She occasionally pet sits for her daughter’s one-year old Labradoodle.  Chris is outgoing and would like to live with someone who is social. She can pay $400 and provide services including: Companionship, overnight protective presence, light housekeeping, lawn work, errands and transportation, snow chores, garbage, some pet care, cooking.

Greater Montpelier Area (20 Minutes)
#399

Woman in early 70s seeks housing. She was a social worker and therapist and was in the Peace Corps in Ethiopia. She loves to sing, play piano, and write. Her house is currently for sale. Her bad shoulder precludes her from doing heavy housework. She wants to home share because she’s a social person and likes living with others. She would love to walk someone’s dog and cook for someone. She likes to garden & weed.  She spends time caring for her brother who suffers from Dementia. Her references describe her as peaceful, friendly, down-to-earth, gentle, good boundaries, warm and caring, and attentive to detail. She can offer $350-$400/month and services, including: Companionship, overnight protective presence, light housekeeping, lawn work (not pushing), errands and transportation, garbage, pet care and cooking.

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.

Washington County
#393

This 66-year-old man is seeking a home to share within an hour of Vershire, VT. He is very active, working in the summer as a landscaper and enjoying the outdoors, kayaking, t’ai chi and bird watching. He has spent years living at various Buddhist practice centers, and carries on his meditation daily. His references adore him, saying he is thoughtful, an excellent communicator and responsible. He is able to offer up to $500, and is willing to provide up to 10-12 hours/week of services. He is skilled at landscaping, gardens, and property maintenance, and can offer lawn chores, snow removal, heavy lifting and light housekeeping.

Montpelier / Barre Area
#144

Lively, smart, independent, humorous 67 year old woman moving to Vermont in April to help with her new grandbaby.  She is planning to be here for a year, maybe longer.  This 67 year old home seeker has varied interests and has done a lot of varied work in her professional life.  She ran a summer camp in Maine for years; a botanical garden in Sarasota Florida, and she also worked for a land trust in Florida.  She loves being around people, reading, being outdoors, kayaking, iris paper folding, and cooking.  Her friends and family describe her as a wonderful human, charismatic, caring, people oriented, problem solver, fun loving, easy to talk to, and cheerful, as well as reliable, responsible, and generous.  She also loves pets.

Montpelier Barre Area
#141

58-year-old experienced Home Share Participant seeking a trusting, mutually beneficial relationship with a home provider.  This vegetarian cooks all of her food from scratch and she needs full use of a kitchen where she can feel comfortable and welcome.  This home seeker is looking for work and for now is hoping to exchange services for a room.  She loves to be outside and in the woods; spending time with her 6 month old granddaughter, and she also enjoys reading, listening to a wide variety of music, and doing hand work like knitting or crocheting.  Her friends describe her as fun, optimistic, true to her word, and never phony; very cooperative; giving and trustworthy with a big heart; helpful to others; and has great sense of humor.

Montpelier Area
#140

This 43-year-old is relocating from Chittenden County to the greater Montpelier area and has more than 20 years of experience taking care of properties, pets and children, and according to all of her references she is a great cook.  She is looking for a place in the country, within 20 - 30 minutes of Montpelier.  She loves the outdoors and animals, and will be glad to take care of your furry loved ones. 

Montpelier, Plainfield, Calais, Orange
#139

59 year old home seeker who lives simply is looking for a home with trees nearby, and a home provider who respects the earth and loves to share good food.  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.  She would like to trade services, including companionship, protective presence, gardening & lawn work, cooking, and possibly massage, in exchange for a room in your home.  If services are not needed, she can afford to make a contribution up to $400 per month 

Montpelier Barre Area
#138

Single mom and 4 year old daughter seeking a child-friendly home with space to share and a love a music.  This 39 year old home-seeker works part time and is also a college student; the 4 year old goes to pre-school full time and visits with her father on weekends.  This single mom likes to get things done, such as cooking, cleaning, or reading, and she describes herself as compassionate, and a gardener.  Friends and family describe her as a kind, caring person, a good friend, creative; very energetic, responsible, and devoted to her daughter.  She hopes to exchange services, including basic home repair, painting, sanding, cooking, snow chores, and pet care..

City/Center with bus service - Waterbury Center, Barre City
#383

This home seeker in his early 40s seeking housing with access to a bus line or in walking distance of a downtown area. He can pay up to $100 / month and provide a range of services. This home seeker is very comfortable with elders, is a yoga practitioner and a nature lover. Would love to live with pets, share meals and companionship. An avid reader, lover of history and skilled around the yard. Non smoking.

Montpelier or U32 school district
#132

This small family (parents and daughter) is looking for a separate space and can pay up to $500/month plus provide cooking, companionship, snow and lawn chores, gardening, fix-it-stuff, pet care, errands, and transportation. They family would also like to play you music! The family has a cat they'd like to bring if possible. The family would also consider the Plainfield/Marshfield school district.

Montpelier area
#379

This couple is looking to pay $400/month or less -- preference is to provide services -- transportation, meal assistance, companionship, household tasks, lawn/snow chores, pet care, small home maintenance projects, etc. They have no pets but love animals. He is a classical musician and she is a writer. Both have experience with older adults and living cooperatively. They describe themselves as caring, gentle, reliable, clean, and artistic.

Montpelier area
#129

This gal 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. 

Marshfield, Plainfield, Cabot
#382

This home seeker in his late 50's is in transition after relocating to Vermont from Washington. He's described as having a good moral compass, empathetic, hard worker, very quiet, funny, and even tempered. He can pay up to $300 and help with outdoor chores, companionship, protective presence, errands, and transportation. He does prefer a home share with storage. No pets and non smoking.

Central Vermont
#387

This woman in her mid 50's is looking to pay up to $400/month in rent although she would prefer to provide services instead. This home seeker is a talented painter, muralist, texture artist, and wall paper hanger. Having a clean home is very important to her. While she owns no pets, she is happy to share a home with pets. Non-smoker. 

Montpelier
#124

This single dad is looking for a home share in Montpelier so that he is in close proximity to his middle-school aged children. He is looking for an open-minded home provider who can accept $200/month plus some services like cooking, cleaning, some maintenance, painting, and trash removal. He is looking for a non-smoking home that is ok having his children visit.

Montpelier or Waterbury
#126

This home seeker in her early 70's is looking to pay $200/month plus provide companionship and an overnight protective presence in exchange for housing. She is very active, self-describes as an activist, loves politics, and has traveled all over the world. She does enjoy her privacy and eating alone. She spends much of her days listening to books on tape and often leaves the television on all day because she doesn't want to miss anything.

Central Vermont
#133

This home seeker is hoping to find housing in central Vermont as a ski resort worker. This home seeker has been a care giver for his mother, special education teacher, and landscaper. He likes to socialize, watch sports, bike, water ski, and play tennis. He self describes as easy going, very kind, and an animal lover. His friends describe his a respectful, friendly, gentle, and loyal. He can pay up to $400/month and would like to bring his rent down by offering companionship, lawn work, errands, etc.

Plainfield, Marshfield, Calais area
#391

This woman in her mid 50's loves to garden and cook, keep bees, kayaks, and riding her bike. She works from home and would like a home share where that is possible in Plainfield, Marshfield, Calais, Woodbury, or East Montpelier. She is described as straight-forward, level headed, friendly, quiet, and a "west-coast" personality. She can teach computer skills, loves to cook for others, and help with house keeping, lawn chores, shoveling, and heavy lifting. Along with her comes a dog who is ok with other pets with the exception of male dogs. 

Barre, Berlin, Montpelier
#123

Home seeker looking to live in Barre, Berlin or Montpelier. This home seeker would love to give her time in exchange for housing. Able to help out with transportation/running errands, overnight presence, cooking, cleaning and some companionship. Looking for a home that is accepting of cats, and an outdoor smoker.

Barre
#102

Self employed home seeker looking for housing for herself and her 4 young children. Able to help out with any and all household chores such as cooking, cleaning, laundry and light yard work. If you miss having a lively house and the presence of little ones, this is a great opportunity for you. Able to pay a small amount toward utilities. Open to animals but allergic to dogs.

Montpelier
#108

Retired professional looking to live in the Montpelier area. Willing and able to help out with most indoor and outdoor chores as well as provide companionship. Open to watching sports together, going for rides etc. Home seeker enjoys pets but does not have his own. Would prefer to live with a non-smoker

Berlin
#109

Home seeker’s young children that would be spending half of the week in the home. Can help around the home with cleaning, cooking, light carpentry, companionship and outdoor chores. Able to pay up to $500/mth. Home seeker has no pets and does not smoke but would be open to kid-friendly pets.

Barre
#115

Handy home seeker is able to help out with home maintenance, outdoor chores, cooking and transportation. Also able to pay up to $450/mth. Looking for a dog friendly home, home seeker smokes outdoors.

Waterbury
#119

Housing needed in the Waterbury area for a quiet, artistic home seeker. Looking for a cat friendly, open minded home provider without any indoor pets. Able to help out by providing an overnight presence, some companionship and outdoor chores as well as cooking and cleaning. Can pay up to $350 depending on services.

Montpelier
#111

Home seeker looking to save money in a home share. Able to help out with cooking, cleaning, maintenance/minor repairs, companionship, protective presence, lawn work, errands, and pet care. Additional space to pursue musical interests would be great. Able to pay $400.

Waterbury
#117

Home seeker looking to save money in a home share. Able to help out with snow chores, cooking, cleaning transportation and pet care. Able to be in the house as an overnight presence. Home seeker enjoys reading, cooking and drawing. Looking to live with a non-smoker.

Montpelier
#114

Retired home seeker looking to live downtown; can pay up to $500 and needs to be able to walk into town. Could provide services such as companionship, housekeeping, gardening, and cooking. Non smoking households only.

Montpelier
#116

Experienced home seeker looking for rental in or near Montpelier. Quiet, self-entertaining individual who can pay up to $600/mo. for separate private space. Non-smoker without any pets.

Barre
#122

Home seeker works full time during the week and his 2 children stay with him on weekends. He is able to provide help with “handyman” type projects, outdoor chores, painting and cleaning. Also able to pay up to $300. Looking for a home share with two bedrooms, no smoking, pets ok.

Windsor 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.

Upper Valley
#380

This home seeker in her mid 50's has lived around the world thanks to a military family, college, and as a nanny. Currently she is studying to be a dog trainer. She is described as a problem solver, very positive, patient, smart, honest, fun to be around, and attentive to the needs of others. She is looking to sell her condo and provide services in lieu of rent. Non smoking homes only. A dog owner and open to other pets. 

Near Dartmouth Hitchcock
#131

This man in his early 80's is looking for housing for $225/month plus some light housekeeping, lawn work, errands, transportation, a protective presence, and companionship. He is a gregarious, fun-loving, opinionated, funny man who enjoys life and always willing to work with others. He is looking for transitional housing until an apartment in senior housing becomes available. He loves dogs but has no pets of his own.

Windsor County
#130

This woman in her late 50's is looking for a separate living space as well as a place for her pottery (she is a self-employed potter with a degree in environmental science). She can pay up to $500 plus provide transportation, cooking, companionship, vegetable gardening, and fresh meals/food. No pets and non-smoking.

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.

Bradford to WRJ area
#390

26 year old woman looking for a welcoming home share situation in Bradford / White River Junction area.  This young jewelry maker is looking for cooperative housing where folks are both independent and also want to share meals and housekeeping.  This young woman is described as outgoing; responsible; humorous; a good listener; hardworking; gracious; and one who would never turn her nose at up at any job.  She’s looking for a room and private bathroom.

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