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Homeshare Testimonials


Image of Nesterly housemates chatting in the apartment they share in Cambridge by Jessica Rinaldi via Boston Globe. Why our community members love us and why we love them!       At Nesterly, we’re dedicated to building the best community platform for intergenerational homesharing in the world. As we continue to expand, our commitment to […]

How to prepare for your free Nesterly photoshoot


Follow these quick and easy steps to prepare your home for a  photoshoot.  The visit should take approximately 15-30 minutes. Our photographer will take photos of your spare room, the bathroom, the street view of your home, and any other shared spaces you’d like to feature. Step 1: Prepare lighting Turn on all of the […]

What happens when I connect with a great Host and we want to move forward with a homeshare?


Congratulations! You’re just a couple steps away from finalizing your new homeshare.  Step 1: Discuss your Host’s Homesharing Agreement. If a Nesterly Host decides to move forward, they should share a draft version of their Homesharing Agreement with you. The goal of Nesterly’s Homesharing Agreement is to make it easy for you to review all of the details […]

Nesterly Demo


Watch this 2-min video to learn how to sign up as a Host or Guest and start homesharing with another generation.

Taking Home Photos


Listings with 5-10 photos are 10 times more likely to get booked. Pick up some helpful tips to take high-quality photos in a few seconds with your smartphone or tablet. Tidy up your space. Check out our guide to cleaning out your extra room here. Take pictures during the day. Shoot during the day and […]

What happens after I connect with a nice Nesterly Guest?


Congratulations! You’re just a couple steps away from finalizing your Nesterly homeshare.  Step 1: Schedule an interview over the phone or in person to see if it’s a good fit. Check out our Interview Guide for helpful tips. Download and review the Nesterly Homesharing Agreement. This will help you define how you would like to […]

Nesterly Interview Guide for Hosts


Below are a few sample interview questions to help you get to know your potential Guest. Did you connect with a nice Guest on Nesterly? Congratulations! It is now time to schedule an interview over the phone or in person to see if they are a good fit. During the interview, do not be shy […]

Guest Tips and Tricks


We’ve helped a ton of wonderful people find a new home. Here are a few things we’d recommend: Hedge Your Bets – we know it’s tempting to just message that one Host in the perfect location, but trust us and message 3 – 4 to start. Show Your Personality – in your first message, make […]

Cleaning out your extra room


Do you have an extra room filled with storage, random knick-knacks, old things left behind by family members, or who knows what else? Does the thought of spending days clearing and organizing it make you anxious and stressed? Don’t worry, we’re going to use a popular prioritization technique to help you take that first step. […]

Tips and Resources for Hosts


Here are some tips and resources to get you started: While the list below is not exhaustive, and we cannot provide direct legal advice, we hope it serves as a useful resource! If you have additional questions, contact your local city agencies, or consult a local lawyer or tax professional. TaxesRent received for a spare […]