Live-in Companion Qualities

You love helping others and lending a helping hand, ‘pitching-in’ when you can

Friends' describe you as ‘warm, friendly, thoughtful and kind’

You have a mature outlook on life and enjoy getting to know people from different walks of life

You value home life and are considerate and respectful with how people choose to live their lives.


Companion Steps


Step 1: Get in Touch


If you enjoy helping people, and can do so on a regular basis in exchange for reasonable accommodation, this could be the service for you. 

If homeshare is new to you read ‘Frequently asked questions’ page link below.

Then, simply complete the interest form below!

This could be the kick-starter to a new way of life.


Step 2: Getting to know your ‘sparkle’

We want to get to know you better, find out about your likes and dislikes, your lifestyle and living preferences so that we can match you with the Home-owner that’s the best fit. We want to find out what qualities and skills you hope to bring to the Home-sharing friendship. This could be your cooking skills, sharing your love of the theatre or simply running house-hold errands, walking the dog and so forth. Important preferences for you may be about the practicalities of the property like transport links or room size.

We meet and discuss your preferences and individual lifestyle.


Step 3: Registration

Once you decide you want to become a Home-sharer and we feel we can find you a Home-sharing match, we register you with Share my Home. Registration includes police checks, reference checks and insurance advice.


Step 4: Compatibility Matching

We tailor match your preferences with trusted Home-owners who have been carefully screened and vetted. Screening includes visiting the Home-owner to ensure the accommodation meets your standards and a place you can call home.

Share my Home takes all the hassle out of the time-consuming matching process for you.


Step 5: Introductions and trial stay

When we have matched you with a suitable Home-owner that you feel may be a good fit, Share my Home goes about arranging introductions. We facilitate this introduction by ensuring we are with you every step of the way.

Ensuring the match is right for you can take some time, that is why a trial weekend stay is recommended.


Step 6: Home share agreement

If both parties are willing to go ahead with the home sharing arrangement, Share my Home will draw up the home share agreement. After you have agreed to the home-share proposal we will arrange and set up the monthly subscription.

Companion subscription includes:

  • Visiting prospective Home-owners to ensure suitability of the property

  • Vetting and matching prospective Home-owners

  • Facilitating the meeting of prospective Home-owners

  • Facilitating the trial weekend

  • Preparing the agreed home-share agreement

  • Responsive home-share support 7 days per week

  • Invitation to Share my Home social groups hosted throughout the year. This is a good way of getting to know new people in London.


Step 7: Let’s keep in touch


At Share my Home we are proud of what we do. We aim to deliver a high-quality service that not only matches your needs, but exceeds your expectations. That is why we like to keep in touch with you on a regular basis to see how things are working. Your feedback continues to make his service great. Any time you need any support or recommendations please get in touch. 

We put you at the very heart of everything we do.

Companion Interest Form:

Name *
When do you need accommodation? (please add the month first) *
When do you need accommodation? (please add the month first)