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Who Watches Your House When You Take a Sabbatical?

There’s nothing like an extended vacation to take your mind off of your everyday drudgery, and a sabbatical is about as extended as it gets! But before you can jet off to destinations unknown, you still have to put in some logistical work.

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4 Types of Questions That House Sitters Should Ask

House sitting is a fun and affordable way to experience new places. For most house sitters, it is a way of life. Before you accept an opportunity to house sit, however, you need to understand that it involves certain responsibilities. You need to have a clear understanding of your responsibilities to manage your expectations.

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Don’t Let Your Luxury Home Sit Unoccupied

Vacant luxury homes pose a greater risk than occupied homes. No matter what the reason, don’t let your luxury home sit unoccupied. Just locking the door and asking someone to check in once a week can be a big mistake.

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How to Find a Trusted House Sitter

Most homeowners are reluctant to hand over the keys to their home to a stranger and just walk away on a vacation. How do you find a trustworthy house sitter? Before you go through the process of choosing a trusted house sitter, you should decide what you need from them.

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How to Rent Out A Guest House Privately and Discreetly

Most homeowners want to rent out their guest house in a private and discreet manner. This is because they don’t want to draw attention to their guest house due to safety and security reasons. The number of homeowners who are renting their properties discreetly has increased in the past few years.

Safe off-season house sitting

Off-Season House Sitters to Keep Your Home Safe

The first thing that you need to do when you decide to go on a vacation is to ensure that your home is safe while you are away. If you have pets at home, you must ensure that they have access to food and water. Pets also crave human company. Finding a house sitter makes perfect sense and solves multiple problems all at once.

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What Are the Qualifications of a Good House Sitter?

House sitting works best when there is a good understanding and good communication between the homeowner and the house-sitter. Homeowners justifiably look for house sitters with certain qualifications. Let’s look at how those housesitting qualifications can help the home owner and house-sitter alike, so that the stay works for everyone and nerves stay calm. Pet-Friendly House Sitters A Good House-Sitter …

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Long-Term House Sitting

Perhaps you want to be closer to your kid in college. Or you’re retired and want to take an extended cruise around the world. Or you just can’t keep track of all of your homes. Long-term, or extended stay, house sitting refers to engagements of one month or longer (although some people would suggest that long term starts at three …