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Hi - I’m an educated, 62 year old professional with a degree in business, am a home owner, and have the luxury of a career that I enjoy. I work for a major airline, am a Purser, pass annual security checks, safety and CPR certification, have travel benefits and built in flexibility. Description: Nonsmoker, Moderna vaccination and booster, dependable, extremely neat, conscientious, trust-worthy, strong work ethic, honest and a good communicator. Am a global seasoned traveler who is quick-thinking with the ability to trouble-shoot an unexpected situation that may occur.I’ve had as pets: a German-pointer, toy poodle, turtles, and seahorses. Other family pets: a long-haired Persian cat and a labradoodle. I’ve lovingly taken care of homes and pets. Hobbies: Photography, travel, volunteer work, hiking, biking, cross-country skiing, orchids, and writing.I enjoy meeting new people and miss the joy of pets. I will water plants, take in mail and light house maintenance,... read more
I am a physician that works from home. I like to house sit because I get to travel to new cities and meet new wonderful people. I am very trustworthy and responsible. I also flip homes on the side so I have ample experience supervising contractors. I never smoke, drink, or do drugs. I am also willing to hire maids to clean your place on my own dime. read more
Hi! We are Angela, Erik, Lana and Julien. We are artists, explorers, scientists, musicians, householders, homesteaders, climbers, players, laughers and lovers. By trade, Angela is an MSTOM acupuncturist, herbalist and food alchemist. Erik has an undergraduate degree in Zoology, a Masters of Science in Landscape architecture and comes with years of experience in both design and installation at a prestigious North Chicago firm. Lana has a third grade education and loves Riding horses, making art, and long walks on the beach collecting sea glass and rare stones. Julien is just wrapping up first grade and fancies himself an inventor and researcher. Lana and Julien have attended a Waldorf School for their entire educational careers. As a family, we have decided to take the next year or so off to travel the world and homeschool along the way, studying the languages, culture, geography, history and art of each place we visit. At least, that's the dream. Let's see where this takes us... read more
Hi!I am studio artist, art teacher , interior designer and master gardener. I have my dog dachshund Druskis and good with other animals and birds. Detail orientated and maintain my house and extensive garden by myself. I do interior design as well as landscape design, supervise ongoing building projects in Evanston, IL and Hana, HI. Non smoker . I love clean space and solitude . Being an artist I like to travel always open for new experiences. If you need help with staging your house to speed the selling process or advice with interior or garden improvements please let me know. read more
Hello Home Owners, I too am a home owner and understand the values of such a prize possession as ownership. I will treat your home with the care and love that I have for my home and pet. You are welcome to visit me at my home anytime. I am looking to help people out while they live out their dreams of traveling or working abroad. We should live our best lives possible, we only have one. I too enjoy traveling the world. I work for the Federal Government and love my job, I’m looking for some extra income. I want to be able to eventually purchase some more property of my own, perhaps, a 3-4 flat unit building. Perhaps an investment to my community in fixing up some of the demolished buildings. Those are more affordable. If you would like to speak with me, please don’t hesitate in contacting me.Thank you so much in considering me and Best Regards to you and yours! read more
Hi, My name is Ralph and I'm looking for quality house sitting assignments around the world, but specifically in Europe, around the Mediterranean. IntroductionI'm a professional travel photographer, author, public speaker and experienced international tour organizer, and I often have anywhere from 5 days to 2 months or more in between work assignments when I can be in one place and free to make my own hours and work on other projects. What's great is that I can work from anywhere in the world with access to reliable Internet access (please let me know if this may be an issue at your home and know that it's not as much of a problem if there are reliable alternatives nearby like Internet cafes or other workspaces to log on). As a matter of fact, I’m what’s come to be referred to as “location independent.” I’m a digital nomad with a camera and laptop, and no permanent home, and I have been for 7+ years now, so I know what it’s like to be ... read more
Hello! I'm Jim, my wife Ann is a very successful real estate agent and broker; and we have two adopted daughters, ages 12 and 10. My current "profession" includes: stay-at-home dad, cook, housecleaning, home repairs and rehab, landscaper, wrangler of two golden doodles, and admin asst. for wife's business. My business background includes working in Human Resources and HR Consulting, at companies such as Herman Miller, Inc., Goldman Sachs, and ATT.Qualifications: I look at house sitting as a kind of "public and personal trust": it's a combination of: 1) Consideration for other's property, 2) Ability to manage real estate - whether a physical building or property; show special consideration of an owner's personal items; have experience, empathy, and a positive strength in dealing with all kinds of pets and/or farm animals. I have experience in building, renovating, and maintaining the various homes I have owned. The value of each these properties ranged from ... read more
Hello! My name is Julia and I’m an experienced House/Pet Sitter. I specialize in home security, administration, and giving your pets the love they deserve. My experience speaks for itself. Let’s talk! read more
I am a conscientious artist and maker who loves to gain new experiences. I was raised on a farm and have experience caring for small and large animals (dogs, cats, pigs, sheep, horses and cows). I love dogs and dog sitting enables me to scratch that itch while I (sadly) live in a pet free building!I have worked in real estate for the past five years and have been a licensed broker in multiple states. 100’s of clients—from luxury homes on acreage, to small condos—have been able to trust me with access to their homes. I have also project managed home renovations and even done small household repairs for my clients when necessary! read more
Hello! I’m Elizabeth, a single mom and business owner. After 10 years in Corporate America, I decided I wanted to pursue entrepreneurship. Since then, I’ve built my business from scratch with one goal in mind- to help other people enjoy more of their lives. I spend my days organizing, renovating homes, designing new spaces, taking care of pets, plants, properties and so much more. Every day is a new adventure and I am so proud of what I’ve created. I’m looking for opportunities to explore more of the world when my daughter is with her dad. I am experienced, authentic, and trustworthy. Please allow me the pleasure of taking care of your home! read more
Hello! My husband Steve and I are early retirees residing in Illinois to be by family for awhile. We recently purchased land in CO to build on in the not too far away future.I am a licensed Colorado Realtor, having resided there for over 19 years, near Denver and in Winter Park, near the ski resort. My husband of 31 years, is working part time as a handy man to keep busy.We love anything and everything to do with houses, viewing, caring for, fixing up, staging etc. As well as plant and animal lovers.We've cared for and loved a Samoyed, Labrador/Retriever, Beagle/pitbull, Great Dane as well as many cats and bulls in Costa Rica!We would love the opportunity to help a homeowner in need of a truly trusted sitter duo and we would treat your home with the utmost care just like it was our own. We have always maintained clean and we'll kept houses and are able to think on our feet and problem solve should the need arise.We've most recently owned/lived and worked a... read more
Hello, there! I see you are looking for someone dependable, down-to-earth, and provides peace while you are out on amazing adventures. Well, you've found me! I've just made a huge decision by quitting my 9-5 job and am now a Freelance Sign Language Interpreter while painting and writing poetry on the side for fun. To add on to this list, I am now a house sitter. Let me happily cherish your home while you relax and enjoy life. I'm happy to help. :) read more
Hello there! I would love to take care of your home for you. As a recent graduate from university in Environmental Justice & Political Science, I'm looking to take a step back from academia to explore new places and focus on my art. I have been a house/pet sitter for many of my neighbors, friends and family over the years, so I'm familiar with the position requirements. I've also been a dog walker, personal organizer, nanny, and worked varying service industry positions over the past decade. Additionally, I am fully vaccinated. My main goals are to get a change in scenery, make new connections, and provide you with excellent service! read more
Loyal and Trustworthy Veteran. Happy to keep your house safe and clean (pet sitter as well). I have my own transportation and can even fly out to house sit if that fits your needs. Availability is open. (Hi I’m new here! Embarking on a new career change)Feel more than welcome to reach out if you have any questions or concerns. read more
Newly retired professional couple who would like to experience parts of the country that we haven't been to or would like to revisit. We have exceptionally high standards of home maintenance and cleanliness. read more
Hello Homeowners,I am currently a self employed, part time REALTOR in the Chicago land area. I am licensed by the state so you will know I am an upstanding good citizen. I enjoy house sitting as I love to spend some time in new areas to explore. I will take care of your property as well as any of your pet needs or plant needs. I am responsible and caring and your pets and home will be in good hands. I can provide more references upon your request. Please message me for further phone or Zoom meeting. You can also find me on my social media, mainly Facebook and Linked In. I look forward to your reply. Shawna read more
Hello! It’s my pleasure to meet you!I’m an experienced house sitter and excited to take care of your home and beloved pets. I was raised on a small WI farm and owned dogs, cats and horses (and cattle), so I love them and skilled to care for them responsibly with love. I’ve cared for (sat at) lake homes with dogs and cats this year in WI and urban homes in IL. I am employed and currently working remotely and have flexibility and availability for the Chicagoland area mostly. My previous real estate Broker experience (and sole homeowner) will provide you with confidence in my ability to respectfully care for your home and proactively identify any potential issues that may unexpectedly arise. I am reliable, trustworthy and professional and understand the importance of safely guarding your most valuable assets; your home and pets! I’m passionate with all I do and look forward to meeting you. You will be confident your home and pets are in my care. ... read more
I'm an incredibly organized person, I have experience in house sitting and also with caring for children. I am a licensed pharmacy technition as well. When I am entrusted with someone else's home, I treat your property with respect. I will take better care of your home than I would my own. I feel it's my job to go above and beyond while I'm in your home. I can also help with organization and any other job you need done. My goal is to ensure your property is safe, clean and in the exact same shape as I found it. Privacy is something I take very seriously give me a chance and I'm sure you'll love the outcome. Thank youAshley read more