The Complete Guide to House Sitting

Wanted: Someone to look after an apartment in London. Responsibilities required: walk the dog and water the plants. In return you stay for free.

Sound good? Every month hundreds of home and pet owners all over the world place adverts like just this one and the numbers are growing all the time. More and more homeowners would rather have someone live in their home and care for their pets, than put their pets in a kennel. If you love pets and can be trusted to care for someone else’s home and property, there’s a great opportunity to save money on travel accommodation by house sitting.

At housesittingguide.com we cover everything you need to know about house sitting. From finding house sits, to applying – it’s all in here and best of all, all of the information is completely free. We also have a growing section of interviews from fellow house sitters sharing their tips and experience and helping us to grow this guide.

House Sitter Stories

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Layne Tisdel Martin found a house sit in Doha

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Simone & Barry share their story about house sitting in Brussels

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Tracey, Roby and Makai found a house sit in Panama.

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Megan found a wonderful house sit in the English countryside.

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Sarah and Nathan recently house sat in the Midi Pyrenees

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