How to Become a House Sitter
House Sitting Job Tips

How to Become a House Sitter

by Danica T  •  June 11, 2015
We've put together our best tips on how to help you secure your first house sitting assignment, which will hopefully lead to many more in the future. Whether you're a seasoned professional or just starting out, it never hurts to learn something new.
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Why Hire a House Sitter

Why Hire a House Sitter

by Danica T  •  June 11, 2015
If you're planning on being away from home, you may be thinking of hiring a house sitter sometime soon. Perhaps you have pets and don't want to leave them at a kennel for a long period, or you just want to come back to your house exactly the way you left it. Read on for more of our ideas as to why hiring a house sitter is the way to go.
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Safeguard Your Property With a House Sitter Using a Background Check

by John Philip Green  •  March 11, 2015
The largest investment most individuals make in their lives is their place of residence. Whether it’s a condo, cottage or home, a significant percentage of your savings and earnings are used to purchase and maintain mortgage payments on this property. Not only is the property itself worth a significant sum, but the contents are valuable as well, both monetarily and emotionally. A house sitter is an individual whose job is to protect your property and its contents while you are away from hom...
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Etiquette for House Sitters: It's a Matter of Trust
House Sitting Job Tips

Etiquette for House Sitters: It's a Matter of Trust

by Kathy Green  •  September 19, 2013
We all know this to be true. No matter how much communication we have with potential employers or how many detailed contracts we sign-when the cat's away the mouse can play. Unless the house you are sitting has cameras everywhere, it is your word and the respect that you have for your employer that ultimately dictates your behaviour while they are away. It's tough sometimes. There are rooms off limits and as soon as that is in the rule, we have an over-riding curiosity to look. It's not tha...
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