Why Los Angeles is the Best City to Housesit

Why Los Angeles is the Best City to Housesit

by Kyla Dewar  •  February 22, 2019
Ah, LA. The land of glitz and glamour. When you think about working there it’s pretty easy to bring to mind the seemingly fabulous jobs of its star-studded occupants, as well as the less glamorous jobs many people take when they’re trying to make it big. But whether you’re flocking to its seaside shores for your shot at fame and fortune or just to experience the wonders of the LA lifestyle, there may be another reason to look to LA if you want a job that may just get you a taste of both wor...
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How Much Should I Pay A House Sitter in 2018?

How Much Should I Pay A House Sitter in 2018?

by Kathy Green  •  September 10, 2018
If you’re going on vacation and want someone to water your plants, collect your mail and put out cat food, consider hiring a house sitter! Not only are house sitters very effective at preventing home burglaries, they also upkeep your house while you’re gone so you don’t have to spend time catching up when you get back from your travels. When you’ve found the perfect person to look after your home, you may be wondering how much does a house sitter cost. Luckily, we have done the research s...
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How to Establish Yourself as a Top House Sitter

by Martha Scully  •  June 10, 2018
What is house sitting? Well, it is one of the most interesting ways through which you can travel, earn for yourself, and even get to stay in a new place in any corner of the world. Precisely, house sitting is all about staying at someone else’s residence when the owner has gone on a prolonged vacation. You can enjoy a free accommodation at the client’s place, take care of the house and explore the city. On the other hand, you can even ask for a fee for your services while staying at the clie...
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Winter House Sitting: Are You Prepared for These Key Situations?
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Winter House Sitting: Are You Prepared for These Key Situations?

by Craig Sutton  •  February 03, 2017
During the winter, people frequently travel south to get away from cold weather. Whether people are taking a vacation, visiting family over the holidays or snowbirds are heading south for the winter, house sitters can be extremely useful. Winter presents a number of unique situations and challenges for house sitters; you need to be ready and willing to deal with these situations as part of the job. We’ve put together a list of common things to be prepared for when house sitting during th...
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How to Deal with Mice, Pests & Other Wildlife While House Sitting
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How to Deal with Mice, Pests & Other Wildlife While House Sitting

by Amber Kingsley  •  October 29, 2016
When your house sitting, often you don’t know if the homeowner has a pest free home, both indoors in out. While it’s your job to protect their home and valuables, sometimes even watch out for their pets, what if wildlife or other pests are a problem? Depending on the location, even some suburban areas can back up to places where some types of wildlife are present. Here are a few tips on how you can keep critters away from you and the home you are watching while you’re house sitting.
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What House Sitters Should Do If the Home Alarm Goes Off
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What House Sitters Should Do If the Home Alarm Goes Off

by Craig Sutton  •  October 28, 2016
When you're house sitting things don’t always go as planned. And, sometimes, things happen even with your best effort to prevent them. One that can be the bane of your existence as a house sitter is the house alarm. They all seem to be different, have different rules, and depending on the home, may have a number of different codes to enter. Even if you have all the information you need, they can still be finicky and seemingly have a mind of their own.
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