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Short Term Housesitting Agreement

There are many benefits to having a house sitter watch your property while you are away. Having a house sitter helps to keep your home safe, whether it's helping to prevent burglaries or just generally keeping an eye on your house. House sitters can also make sure that your house is kept clean, your pets are looked after and your plants are watered.

However, it's important that both you and the house sitter are clear on the terms of your arrangement. Spelling out everything clearly in a written agreement can help you to ensure there is not any miscommunication.

This agreement deals with such details as:
  • Compensation
  • Emergency contacts
  • Responsibilities of the house sitter, which could include, among other things: Collecting mail, taking care of yard work, garbage collection, and care of pets

This agreement should only be used for a short-term period of 30 days or less. This helps to make it clear that the house sitter is not a tenant and does not have the rights of a tenant.

If you need a house sitting arrangement for a longer period, you should use our "Long Term House Sitting Agreement" instead of this one.

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Short Term Housesitting Agreement (Guidance Notes)