How to Start House Sitting

How to Start House Sitting

There is much to share in terms of house sitting so, for that reason, we are starting our How to Start House Sitting blog post series. This is information you won’t want to miss. Everything from who are house sitters, where to find house sits to how to make money house sitting and all sorts of… Continue Reading How to Start House Sitting

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Who are House Sitters?

Who Are House Sitters? Now that you know a little bit about how us and how we started house sitting you might be wondering about other house sitters and who they are. The answers to these kinds of questions are as numerous as the number of house sits out there but here’s a few of… Continue Reading Who are House Sitters?

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What qualifications do I need to house sit?

Let’s face it, you wouldn’t want someone who was disrespectful, inconsiderate and lacking in good reasoning skills in your place, would you? (This answer should be no☺) So, you can imagine, neither do homeowners. Obviously not everyone looks for the same thing in a house sitter so it’s best to ask questions and really familiarize… Continue Reading What qualifications do I need to house sit?

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Why Choose House Sitting?

There are plenty of reasons to choose house sitting as a way of traveling. However, I can’t honestly say that if I only had a week or two off a year it would be my first choice. I would choose a luxury vaca over a house sit if I had a normal J.O.B. but, I… Continue Reading Why Choose House Sitting?

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What to Consider Before House Sitting (part 1)

There are many things you need to consider before you decide to house sit. For example, what is your travel personality? What are you comfortable looking after in someone else’s home? How long do you want to be away? What locations are you willing to travel to? These are all things to consider when it… Continue Reading What to Consider Before House Sitting (part 1)

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What to Consider Before House Sitting (part 2)

The number one question from homeowners: Do you charge a fee? The number one question from people in general: how do you make money to keep doing what you do? The short answer is, there is no short answer. Sorry to have to break it to you. Charging a fee is between you and the… Continue Reading What to Consider Before House Sitting (part 2)

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Is House Sitting for Me (pt.3)

Well, time has flown, and we haven’t posted in quite some time because we have been off on adventures, a house sit in Virginia and a vacation in Iceland. Iceland was amazingly beautiful, and you really couldn’t take a bad photograph! We were offered a house sit there for five weeks but after much thought… Continue Reading Is House Sitting for Me (pt.3)

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Do You Get Paid?

The second most frequently asked question: Do you get paid? Do you pay them? In general, house sitting is seen as more of an exchange so getting paid, especially in another country, can lead to more complicated questions. To put it simply, we have always found that it is best to have a form of… Continue Reading Do You Get Paid?

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Location, location, location

So how do most people decide where they want to house sit? Location of course. But even knowing this, you still might have to think about things you would never have otherwise considered. House sits are worldwide. We have seen house sits everywhere from Israel, Botswana and Bali to Russia, Prague and Nepal. That leaves… Continue Reading Location, location, location

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