Becoming a host
Becoming a HOST is 100% FREE and takes only 3 simple steps.
1. Click on Becoming a HOST on top right cornor on home page.
2. Follow the instructions step by step to upload images of your room, rates, and availability.
3. Email confirmation from us that all is okay, and THAT’S IT. Your premises is now listed.
YOU ARE NOW READY TO ACCEPT AND SEARCH FOR STUDENTS AND RENT OUT YOUR SPARE ROOM.
Becoming a HOST on House My Student is very attractive, because it is 100% FREE for you the HOST. No hidden charges whatsoever. You simple upload all your information on our secure platform and your listing is then available to students worldwide. You now have complete control over your listing, change the dates you are available to host (maybe you only want Monday to Friday), change the pricing, maybe change your profile whatever you want you can edit your listing at anytime.
You can then choose who you wish to stay with you through our secure platform seeing the profile of students who contact you. All Students will be vetted by us so you have no need to worry, and the student pays a small nominal fee of 12.5% of total duration of stay. (Maximum of 3 months is only ever charged to the student to keep costs down for them)
A simple to use platform which is secure and offers competitive prices to help both students and hosts on getting reasonable priced accommodation.
Become a HOST today and enjoy the rich experience of helping students from other cultures feel at home and secure as well as earning extra income. Many of our Hosts have my years experience and have a wealth of knowledge in helping with local information.
If this is your first time and your thinking of Hosting let our team help you with any questions you may have and how to get started today. See our FAQS* bottom of home page, for any further information to help you with hosting or simple email us on email@example.com if you have any questions at all on how to get set up today.
Why host with House My Student
- We specialize in hosting just for Students (worldwide)
- We are a 100% FREE SERVICE that costs you nothing to get listed on our site and students can see your profile and the room that you have available. We are a secure and safe platform to protect both students and hosts so both parties can see who they are staying with.
- All our students are over 18 usually as part of their 3rd Level / Postgrad studies or taking part in Erasmus or exchange program. All you need to do is provide a room and make them feel at home, you can provide a light breakfast etc again you can add this all in your listing and profile of what you wish to offer the student during their time of stay House My student makes the whole process simple and easy for you, so you can just concentrate on the fun part, HOSTING.
- We require accommodation for students all year long, but you can choose when you have availability and when you wish to host, whether Monday to Friday only weekends, 2 to 4 months at a time whatever you wish to advertise you chose. You have complete control over your listing. You will always have notice of their arrival and departure dates before you accept the booking.
- We vet all students - Once a booking request is made, we complete a thorough ID, document check on every student /guest and our safe secure booking system is simple to use. Our hosts and students love this simple and safe booking system which helps make it easy for all concerned.
- Get someone to call to your home and take professional pictures if you can't upload images yourself. Or simple email us all your images and profile and we will make your listing go live. We make your profile attractive to potential students and have hundreds of students looking daily for the right host family to stay with.
- We are contactable even though our site was created to take the hassle out of hosting for all concerned, we are only a phone call or email away to help you with anything you may need.
- TAX FREE INCOME - We exclusively work with rooms for 3rd Level and Postgrad students in Dublin, all students are over 18 so the income earned is free of tax as it falls under the Rent-a-Room Relief Scheme.
What you need to become a Host on House My Student is very simple if you have never hosted before.
- A clean, safe, and well-maintained house with a spare room you wish to rent out. Usually with a Wi-Fi connection access to kitchen and washing machine. And that is it, you set the rules i.e. no smoking, no overnight guests, or no cooking after a certain time, again you can personalize your profile, every Host like every student is different. The student will then know what is expected before they arrive. So what are you waiting for, start hosting today with House my Student... You can call us on 089 2222 444 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for any help or queries you may have.