house sitting

The Hidden Costs of House Sitting

The Hidden Costs of House Sitting

Normally when people talk about house sitting, they rave about the fact that the accommodations are free. “House sitting is such a great way to travel the world…for free!” We hate to break it to you, but it isn’t free. Nothing is. Here are some of the costs of house sitting you may not have thought about.

How to Write Great House Sitting Welcome Guide

How to Write Great House Sitting Welcome Guide

We’ve been on the receiving end of more than a dozen house sitting guides. We’ll, let me rephrase that. We’ve been in the situation where a house sitting welcome guide would be very helpful. We don’t always get one. So we decided to put together a guide to creating a great house sitting guide! From those who use them most: the house sitter!

How to Avoid a Bad House Sit

How to Avoid a Bad House Sit

There is a knack to weeding out what could be a good house sit versus a bad house sit. If you are like us, you’ll first be tickled pink just to get an email back saying the homeowner wants to chat. In the beginning we would have said yes to nearly any house sit. We’ve had amazing experiences in each location, but have learned a few things along the way.

How to Be a Great House Sitter

How to Be a Great House Sitter

We aren't saying that we have all the answers, or that we are great house sitters. There's always room for improvement after all. But since we've been house sitting for the last 9 months, and know a thing or two about it. Here is what we think makes a great house sitter!