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★☆☆☆☆

“So many flaws in this site”

Written on: 26/06/2017 by evMoore392 (1 review written)

Been on homeswapper for a number of years. There are numerous flaws on this site, sends matches which are not even relevant to your settings. i.e. Your saved locations, the other parties locations they are wanting. Can't understand why I would get a match for someone whom is looking for Cornwall and I lived 100's miles away in Surrey. When I've brought this up to technical dept. You get a response that its user error and rudely claim not their problem but you! (Obviously homeswappers site… Read Full Review

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“Sole destroying ”

Written on: 21/06/2017 by Katybaty (1 review written)

Terrible. Agreed a swap with another house. Both parties happy with swap. Sent exchange forms to housing associations Link and Glasgow housing who decided it wasn't a good swap. They've played God and broke two families dreams of being nearer their families. How can another person decide what is best for you. Will never use site again when housing associations intervene and stop swap… Read Full Review

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“Save your money. Better off registering with...”

Written on: 17/04/2017 by Westie19 (1 review written)

Save your money. Better off registering with exchangelocator.org.uk.... It's free and easier to use… Read Full Review

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“Total Waste Of Time”

Written on: 04/04/2017 by oldgaffer (4 reviews written)

Suffering from Osteo-arthritis and unable to walk, I need a specific type of property. Homeswapper duly register me as needing such, then go and match me with properties that have nothing at all that we need. Why homeswapper do you register our requirements and then ignore the FACTS? Eg: Need bungalow with wetromm in such and such areas. Homeswapper match me with two bedroom house, no facilities I require and in a specific area I have stated I dont want. I would not mind if it was a one off but… Read Full Review

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“Make them pay”

Written on: 16/03/2017

I think Homeswapper would be better if they made every one pay to look around their site, it would stop the time wasters in their tracks.I am sick and tried of people that say come and view but do not open the door when you get there. You can all most see them behind the curtains watching you and laughing it should stop. HOME SWAPPER PLEASE TAKE NOTE… Read Full Review

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“Dont waste your money”

Written on: 02/02/2017 by 131Fuller (1 review written)

Been on homeswapper now for one year Too many time wasters on it that havent logged in for over 10 weeks or they simply dont want to really move There should be something in place for time not logging in . I recently messaged one person who said she is only looking and cannot move until the end of 2018 . All the time they are collect the money the site is happy to allow this. … Read Full Review

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“Waste of time...”

Written on: 17/11/2016 by Callum135 (1 review written)

I understand that maybe Homeswapper works for people with more than one bedroom who are trying to size up or down. For someone like me with a one bedroom property it has been a bad joke. I have put so much energy into the search, twice daily for years I have tried to find a swap. It has been a waste of time. The staff, if you bother trying to approach them, are dismissive and have that dreadful tone that SS and social housing staff have, as though they are doing us a favour... I woke up… Read Full Review

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“Terrible - you can't do anything anymore - waste of time”

Written on: 17/11/2016

The website is poor - very poor to be honest. 2-3 Years ago the website was brilliant and working fine!! Why change something that works so well?? I understand that with the times things have to be updated & kept modern! However the actual process of it has gone to plop! From flying high to crash-landing. You have to login twice to get in!!, Once on the housing hub you cannot get back to the homeswapper login page and when you do it still says your logged in - how? You can NO longer help… Read Full Review

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“No one logs in anymore!!!”

Written on: 26/10/2016 by MelanieWilliams (1 review written)

Since the change to the website I've had little response It's a very unmanaged website When I log in I get messages with you have no photos (quite a few times yet I've uploaded 5 photos I've had little response in months Housing associations and housing and whoever else can block your ad (they don't tell you this They give you little badges and say to be in with a chance of winning iPad or whatever ,(doubt you win anything Miss the old website was easily managed More help needs given to… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“Easy to use”

Written on: 23/09/2016 by Jean34 (1 review written)

I've moved 3 times in 6 years. I'm now looking again to a bigger property as my son is going to move in with me..found the site easy to use… Read Full Review

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“Terrible site - Ignorant staff”

Written on: 18/09/2016 by Jay1234 (2 reviews written)

The site has had user issues for over 18 months. It's overly complex, built for the incorrect audience & frustrating. The annoyance is that RSL's promote this trash site that had no customer consultations prior to designing. It's slowly changing toward Facebook focused swapping but what a misleading disservice to struggling families under strain by giving them a useless stressful site to navigate with rude, stupid staff lacking manners let alone possessing customer PR skills. Used to be great… Read Full Review

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“waste of time keep changing the lay out that it gets...”

Written on: 15/09/2016 by xwPuckett34 (1 review written)

waste of time keep changing the lay out that it gets complicated to follow have problems getting in to another area to look for propertys… Read Full Review

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“Waste of time”

Written on: 15/09/2016 by SidneyMeadows162 (1 review written)

This site is confusing and hard to use and having people like is ridiculous and time wasting, searching is difficult and posting what you need is much harder than before, receiving messages can take ages the last one I received had been sent 8 weeks before I was notified, this site was much better and much easier to use before it was updated , I very rarely log in now as it's just a waste of my time… Read Full Review

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★★★★☆

“I think the site itself is good it's the people on it....”

Written on: 14/09/2016 by MacLeodaj251 (1 review written)

I think the site itself is good it's the people on it. I log on almost every day in the hope other users out there actually read their messages but no one seems to use it anymore which is frustrating for me!! So many pending multiswaps and messages. if they don't want to use it come off it completely or Homeswapper should remove them! I get emails when I have messages/notifications can this be turned off? or are people ignoring their emails as well and really not as 'serious' to swap as they… Read Full Review

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“Absolute joke!”

Written on: 03/08/2016 by Thornton118 (1 review written)

This website is ridiculous. The option to put "20 miles away" from their desired location is stupid. You get hundreds of matches but the person doesn't want your actual area. You have to trawl through hundreds of matches pointlessly. This website needs a lot of work… Read Full Review

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“Homeswapper - complete waste of time”

Written on: 07/07/2016 by nemesis0001 (2 reviews written)

I've been registered on Homeswapper for something like 8 years without success. A lot of the people registered really aren't that interested in swapping when it comes down to it and finding what you want is virtually impossible, even with realistic expectations, which most people don't seem to have. The only way you will ever swap is to down grade from a house to a flat it seems. Absolute waste of time and money. Very disheartening… Read Full Review

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“Great Expectations ”

Written on: 24/06/2016 by DeeganO'Keefe302 (1 review written)

The website is over engineered in my opinion. Too many tabs and what's that wall about? Takes an age to load and often there's nothing on it inspite of a notification. People send a message then don't bother to follow through with further communication. They come and visit tell you how lovely your home is and later message a whole host of alterations they want done. Lol Very often people don't have any photos of their home or there upside down or on there side.lol Some turn the home down… Read Full Review

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Steve-Ooooo's Comment

Written on: 30/07/2016

Ha ha, brilliant review.

Yep, the site truly is a waste of time. People hardly ever respond, i find that incredibly rude.

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“Save your money and use Facebook groups”

Written on: 20/05/2016 by pnMcDonough68 (1 review written)

I used this site 2 years ago and found a successful three way swap, but they have changed the format and nothing seems to work now. I think the biggest issue is slow servers. When I enter a search I don't expect to have to wait for an email to come back hours later telling me the results are in - this is 2016 for goodness sake, not dial up in 1996. The street view rarely shows the correct street which means you have to open google maps enter the postcode and find it yourself. The multi… Read Full Review

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“People just do not respond”

Written on: 19/05/2016 by Kenna3 (1 review written)

people dont bother answering,even if its a no thanks… Read Full Review

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Steve-Ooooo's Comment

Written on: 07/06/2016

Yep, i get that every time. I don't even think they are receiving the messages. It can't be everyone that's rude surely. This site has serious issues. It just doesn't work.

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“Poor poor poor”

Written on: 14/05/2016 by Malia268 (1 review written)

What a waste of time this is. Hate the fact it's told me I have direct matches and it's not matched at all. People do not reply to messages you send to them. There are a lot of time wasters on this site, it's so frustrating for people who genuinely do want to move… Read Full Review

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Steve-Ooooo's Comment

Written on: 07/06/2016

I've had exactly the same experience.

I really do get a feeling there is a problem with the message delivery system because everyone says the same thing, no replies.

I had someone today say they'd only just got a message i'd sent them 21 days ago, so it must be a fault with the site, but they don't seem to care. Even when you e-mail them you don't get a response. Utterly useless.

And as you say it's so frustrating when you have genuine people that want to swap but just keep getting mucked about, seemingly.

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Jayneys's Comment

Written on: 13/06/2016

According to homeswappers there is nobody that wants a 2 bed ground floor flat, which is what I have. According to them there are only 3 properties in the entire city that match to mine. And that's not changed in nearly a year. It's a pathetic site

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Jayneys's Comment

Written on: 13/06/2016

According to homeswappers there is nobody that wants a 2 bed ground floor flat, which is what I have. According to them there are only 3 properties in the entire city that match to mine. And that's not changed in nearly a year. It's a pathetic site

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