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The 5 most important things to include in your house sitting job ad

The easiest way to find a house or pet sitter is by placing a free house sitting ad on our site. Here’s our guide for the most important information to include in your ad.


What's the best way to find the right sitter for you?

House sitting works best when you match with the right house sitter for your specific house and pet care needs. So how can you attract the right house sitter quickly and efficiently?


Good communication - the key to house sitting success

As the saying goes, preparation makes perfect. Here are some tips to ensure great communication with your sitter before, during and after your trip away from home.


Preparing your home for your house sitter's arrival

In some cases, you may have little to do before you can hand over the house over however, there are usually a few things needed to ready your home, garden and pets before your sitter’s arrival.


Who pays what - a guide for home owners

House sitting has grown to become a globally established form of caring for homes and pets, and depending on where you’re based, there are different expectations for whether or not house sitters are paid.


5 reasons why you should add photos to your house sit ad

As a homeowner, one of the most important things you can do to attract more interest from house sitters is to upload great photos to your ad.


First time and nervous about using a house sitter?

Here are some suggestions for overcoming those nerves and ensuring you have a positive, stress-free experience for your first time (and many more to come).

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