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Knok Review – June 2018

Review date: June 2018 Founded in 2011 Specialty: Families with children Pricing: $29/year for the first year Owned by a family in Spain. English, Italian, Spanish, French and Dutch 30,000 listings in 159 countries (unverified) It’s not possible to search the listings on this site without paying to join so there are no breakouts of listings I […]

Home Exchange 50plus review – June 2018

Review date: June 2018 Founded in 2009 Specialty: Seniors £45/yr, £70/2 yrs, £125/5 yrs Owned by a Scottish couple living in London English, French, German, Italian, Spanish 992 listings  Listings in selected countries: France: 126 England: 85 United States: 144 Australia: 176 The website was redesigned in 2015 and although membership is small it continues to grow.

First Home Exchange Alliance review – June 2018

Review date: June 2018 The First Home Exchange Alliance (FHEA) includes four networks that share listings and virtually identical functionality: InventedCity Home Base Holidays Green Theme International Guardian $40/yr – $79/yr English only 1845 listings These four sites share a search engine and most of the site functionality but continue to advertise themselves as distinct […]

Intervac Review – June 2018

Review date: June 2018 Founded in 1953 $99/year, 20 day free trial 13 languages Started in Europe by some teachers 5,385 listings About 4,500 of these listings are in Europe. Note: Intervac does not make it easy to calculate total membership. I counted up the listings based on both the Intervac map numbers and some regional searches. Here is […]

ExchangeZones Review – May 2018

Review date: May 2018 Year founded: 2004 $6.98 per month, $17.98 per 3 months, or $58 per year Jan Koncewicz lists himself as owner on an external website though the site itself has no reference to ownership or history. English only 11,595 listings (for home swap, a few thousand rental listings) Listings for select […]

Geenee Review – May 2018

Review date: May 2018 Founded in 2006 Free Owned by a husband (Australian) and wife (Canadian) team based in the UK English and French 17,800 listings (6000 active) Listings by continent: Africa: 336 Asia: 235 North America: 3,727 Europe: 11,900 Australia: 1,554 South America: 171 Although this appears to be one of the largest home […]

House Swap Holidays Review – May 2018

Review date: May 2018 Specialty: New Zealand and Australia only Founded in 2009 Owned by two Kiwis living in Australia who also run Your Home for Mine, a virtually identical site but without the Australia and New Zealand focus. $59.95/yr English only 3310 listings Although they say they are exclusively focused on New Zealand and […]

Home for Home Review – May 2018

Review date: May 2018 Home for Home was founded in 2008 and was predominantly serving members from Spain. At last count they had more than 48,000 members in 137 countries. Last year Home for Home was acquired by GuesttoGuest. The note below shows up on the website when you try to sign up for membership. It […]

Exclusive Exchanges Review – May 2018

 Review date: May 2018 Luxury homes only $399/year English only 620 listings  It’s been four years since I updated my review of this network and their listings have dropped by half. That’s a bad sign for a house swap network, especially one with such a high price tag. Exclusive Exchanges has updated their website somewhat.  […]

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