HomeExchange.com, the smart way to enjoy your retirement

Live like a local anywhere in the world by swapping homes and saving money at the same time

MONTREAL, May 27, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - According to a poll by CIBC, nearly one-third of Canadian retirees are worried that they'll run out of money over the long term, even though they are satisfied with the current quality of their retirement. According to the Leger Marketing Survey, 69 per cent of retired Canadians believe the quality of their retirement is what they had hoped for. However, 28 per cent are afraid of running out of money over the longer term.

HomeExchange.com is a simple concept - "you stay in my house while I stay in yours".  It was launched in 1992 by Ed Kushins, a former marketing executive, who foresaw an opportunity for like-minded people to offer their homes to one another and provide a global exploration of a wide range of interests. It soon appeared that a large number of retired people were using HomeExchange.com to save money, discover the world, live like a local, and to experience other ways of life.

In Canada, HomeExchange already has more than 2800 members of which 418 are retired people.  This is almost 15% of its members. These people use HomeExchange principally to enjoy life as «snowbirds» or as «Europe fans». By saving on hotel room fees, they can cut their travel bill and have more money to see the sights at their destination.

A condo in Paris or Manhattan, a house in Tuscany or Greece, a hacienda in Mexico... HomeExchange is the smartest way to keep a good quality of retirement by swapping homes, saving money and living like a local anywhere all over the world.

About HomeExchange.com

Founded in 1992 by Californian Ed Kushins, HomeExchange.com, is a pioneer of the Sharing Economy. Today, it is the largest and fastest growing international home swap agency online. In 2012, its members performed more than 75,000 exchanges in 150 countries. HomeExchange.com allows 46.000 families worldwide to swap their house or apartment safely and to enjoy unique travel, off-the-beaten path experiences, away from mass tourism. HomeExchange.com is available in 15 languages.  The newly launched international site - HomeExchangeGold.com, is devoted to luxury living and lifestyles.

SOURCE: HomeExchange Canada

For further information:

Paul Charoy
HomeExchange Canada
+1 514 991 5889

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