Welcome to Travel on the House! Love to travel? Stretch your travel budget by swapping and renting out your home. Let us show you how. Our Recent Posts 3 Reasons People Hate Short-Term Rentals Communities in towns and cities large and small are hotly debating short-term rentals. Residents on both sides of the debate crowd into city council meetings […] Read More Greet Your Guests With a Well-Stocked Kitchen Many thanks to for Candace Quinn of Guest Outfitters for this post. As a chef and frequent traveler, I often get asked to share what […] Read More Why do a Home Swap? Here are 10 Good Reasons Thanks to Lois Sealey at Home Base Holidays for this guest post. More and more people are discovering the benefits of home exchanging. The majority of swaps […] Read More Take Great Photos to Make Your Home Stand Out One cold, rainy day I took my iPad to my favorite café and spent an hour searching for a short-term rental in Santa Fe. It’s […] Read More Short-Term Rental Compliance: What You Need to Know At the end of last year, VRBO sent a warning that we needed to register our San Francisco condo as a short-term rental. We knew […] Read More How to Build Trust Between Hosts and Guests Trust: a firm belief in the reliability, truth, ability, or strength of someone or something. We’ve just agreed to a 2-month home exchange with the […] Read More See More from Travel on the House Advertising and Marketing Agreements Communicating with Guests Getting Started Practical Considerations Preparing for Guests Safety and Security Travel About Us Hi! I’m Janis. I started this blog to share information, resources, and tips so you can do what my husband, Jeff, and I have done successfully for more than 20 years – exchange and rent out our home so we can travel! […] Read More Subscribe to our blog Get our latest blog posts, tips, and advice from experienced hosts delivered right to your mailbox. Happy traveling! SUBSCRIBE! Check your inbox to verify your subscription. Thanks! We’ll never sell or share your information. Contact Us Have questions about home exchanges or short-term rentals? An experience to share? We’d love to hear from you!