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House Sitting on Malibu Beach

We Did Good! There we were in an enormous three-story house on the beach! The weather was as gorgeous as the house and setting. What is there not to like about watching the sun rise and set over the ocean from a private balcony, walking on the beach and hitting the hot tub?  We were …

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Doubt Comes a Calling – We Answer

We Did What? Growing up during the space race one could get used to the sight of rockets launching into space. Maybe for us, it became a subconscious benchmark for how things should go. However, our house-sitting adventure was not launching at rocket speed. Would we ever reach orbital velocity? After two house sits, we had nothing booked for the …

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The Invisible Cat – in Burbank, Ca

Everything is New – With only one house sit under our belt, we were on the steep part of the learning curve. Our second house sit brought a few firsts: the first face-to-face interview with a homeowner, our first signed house sitting contract, first overlap (by one day) first time arriving after the owner had departed, …

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Our First House Sit – Goleta, CA

How Exciting! We responded to a posting on one of the house sitting websites; spoke to the family by phone, and just like that we had our first house sit. We would be spending a week on the coast north of Los Angeles just passed Santa Barbara in Goleta.  We did not meet the homeowners, or …

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House Sitting – How It Works

We field many questions about house sitting; what it’s like, what’s involved, do you like it, how do you find house sits? Here, though distilled, are tidbits we think are relevant and important to share. Others have been at this longer and might say more or say it better. All respect. We’re new enough to …

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