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House swapping topic/mini-site?

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WilfSell Fri 25-Jul-08 16:13:35

Hi. I don't know if you've seen my thread on house swaps (for holidays) in chat? There's a bit of interest in doing it informally but was wondering if MNTowers would be interested in doing something more formally? There are some global websites which charge a registration fee (about 100 quid on the main one) and the NCT do it for a much lower fee but not sure how much coverage it had - it gave the impression not many people were on it TBH.

It struck me you might be interested in either a separate topic? Or a mini-site where you give people the option of putting photos up etc - you could even charge if you provided a bit of support/guidance/content, webtools etc, but less obv than the 100 quid!

I dunno, just a thought.

mazzystar Fri 25-Jul-08 16:14:54

it would be good

WilfSell Wed 30-Jul-08 19:13:25

huh, MNHQ?

paolosgirl Wed 30-Jul-08 19:16:12

Second that - it's a great idea Wilfself (esp. as dh and I have planned next year's holiday on the basis of a MN house swap. And I'm not kidding grin)

WilfSell Wed 30-Jul-08 19:25:06

have you? from the thread the other day? excellent...

I've had two offers but DH is still very in need of persuasion...

mistressmiggins Wed 30-Jul-08 19:25:47

I would be up for this!

WilfSell Wed 30-Jul-08 19:27:30

I will bump the other thread with all the offers again... Hang on.

paolosgirl Wed 30-Jul-08 19:28:02

Yes, honestly. I posted on your thread the other day - it's a FAB idea smile

rachel(mumsnet) Wed 30-Jul-08 22:06:54

This is something we've discussed in the past and I'll make a note to bring it up at our next meeting (in September). We'll come back to you.

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