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Endorsements: Shine!

There are many times you just want to say "This person is fantastic!". There are also times you want OTHERS to know just how wonderful YOU are. So we've added a shiny new feature - "Endorsements". Actually, this feature is an overhaul of the “Reviews” feature ... more...

Find a great House Sitter

House Sitters America is all about connecting house sitters with home owners as easily and effectively as possible - and we do it very well. It's why our members have made us the favourite house sitting site in the US, year after year. And it just got a little better… Sitter search ... more...

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Its true - most of the House Sitters and Owners that you meet here are extraordinarily courteous; it is one of the genuinely lovely aspects of this community. But people still occasionally drop the ball... People don't always respond to first contact messages promptly. Most do, but it ... more...

The New House Sitters America

You're looking at the new home of House Sitters America. After a lot of work, we've launched a site with some incredible improvements that will make this site much easier to use and even more effective. In this post we'll take you through some of the new features, and how some of the old ... more...

The New Messaging System

The recent site upgrade introduced the brand new House Sitters America Messaging System. This post helps to describe how it works and how our members can make the most of it. Fundamentally, the Messaging System makes it easier and faster to organize House Sitting. It's fast, simple and very ... more...

 
*FREE: House sitting is usually free, for both sitter and house owner, although this is completely up to the individuals. There are usually some costs that need to be covered by either the sitter or the house owner e.g. electricity, phone usage, vet fees etc. How these costs are handled needs to be agreed before the sit begins. House sitters pay a single annual membership fee, while house owners pay nothing to advertise their house or to contact sitters.