If I had extra houses, yes. I'll just consider it as having it "rented" with the payment is my opportunity to use their house. But if it's the one I'm actually living in, I prefer to be more in control about it.
So...exchanging homes is very different than renting, it has anything to see. it's mutual trust between too familie and share his country with someone else and have the chance to discover another country. it's human exchange Which is not st based on the money but on generosité.
Oh I didn't mean to imply it's the same as renting. I know the principle. I do couchsurfing and it's almost same. I'm just saying if I had extra houses, I'd be more open to what I want to do with it like having it rented or having it as an exchange house.
Ps. I'm merging your posts. I'm not sure why each line is showing up separately.
I would have an issue swapping houses with a complete stranger, but if it was someone I knew, or even kind of knew, or family from overseas that I hadn't seen in years, I would have no problem with it.