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House sitting international directory;
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Sitting in Argentina and Australia - reflection on Housesitting
Home minders New Zealand to Australia - Repeat sitters
House sitters International
From Norway to New Zealand, Costa Rico to
Brazil, South Africa to Japan, Jamaica to Israel - House sitting jobs
Thanks to the universal
reach of the internet,
Housesitworld is able to cover all international
without having to open a physical office in every city.
We've had successful sitters in all areas
Worldwide, from northern Scandinavia to south America.
so owners know you are available
What is House sitting?
Housesitting has become very popular in recent times as a concept that is mutually beneficial to both the home owner and the house sitter - The home owner gets their home, pets and gardens cared for while they're away and the house sitter gains rent free accommodation in return for minor household duties they would be doing wherever they lived.
Who are House sitters?
Housesitters are ordinary people just like you - from all walks of life and available for all sorts of reasons. Some are saving for a home, renovating their property, moving to a new area, re-establishing their lives, travelling with their own pets or wishing to save on motels or simply needing a break from the mobile home while touring. They range from young singles or couples to families to retirees, from professionals to home makers and all offer something different - as the home owners also have different and varying needs. No one "type" makes the "perfect sitter" for every situation.
What do house sitters do?
The house sitter is
expected to look after the home owners home as if it were their own - providing
"lived-in" security, mowing lawns, maintaining gardens, collecting and
forwarding mail, caring for pets and generally keeping the home neat and tidy.
Security and References
Security - Whilst a house sitter can provide lived-in security for your
property while you're away, it is the responsibility of the home owner to ensure
adequate home and contents insurance coverage is maintained.
Finding a house sitter
Finding prospective sitters - Home owners can peruse our database of
available sitters for FREE and make selections at the time they start looking.
Simply click on "find a sitter".
Type your location into the search box to see a list of available house sitters.
Click on their link to read more about the sitters.
Registering as available to house sit
Registering as available for house sitting. The wording
of your ad needs careful consideration as you will need to
convince the home
owner that you will be suitable to mind their home
while they are away - say the
obvious like, if you have experience, say so, if you can provide references,
have a history with animals or other desirable skills, say so. Be honest, say a
little about yourself, why you wish to be a house sitter and why the home owner
should choose you ahead of others available.
How much does it cost?
How much does it
How long before you get a sit?
long before you get a sit - we have had successes within 24 hours however
the average is some sort of response within 2-3 weeks - the earlier you register
as available, the greater your chances.
How long do sits last?
How long do sits last - we have had sitters gain positions lasting from 1 week to 3 years with the average being 2-3 months - most sits fall in the range 1-6 months.
Articles & Experiences
Argentina / Australia - reflection on House
House sitters and Owners
Hello, I have an ad running with you, looking for a house sitter
(for 6 to 12 months).
Keep an eye on our property our Pets garden whilst we are away...
Currently looking after a delightful dog called Occy whom I'm not
sure how I will say farewell to at the end of the housesit.
please can you change our dates = we are now fully booked until 1
JULY 2013 then avail for 6 weeks till 15 Aug 2013.
... We cannot get over how wonderful this has all been, should
have done it years ago and travelled the world!!!!!!
Please cancel my ad for house sitting in Rhodes island Greece. I
We are returning home to New Zealand
... are still receiving invites to house sit in
Victoria and Tasmania.
We are fixed up again this year with a house sit in Rockingham
Hello ... I have filled my housesitting position in Bocas del
Hi, I have just got a housesit for 12 months starting from the
15th July 2012 to 15th July 2013.
Just saying thank you for your support web site...
...We managed a House Sit in Brisbane -
Hi there ... We have had so much fun and can say that a lot of
this has been due to your wonderful website for housesitting...
Dear Housesitworld –
House sitter wanted Mexico
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