Below are two sample house sitting agreements. Having someone who you have briefly met on one of the house sitting sites and maybe via Skype, look after your home and pets can be stressful for a homeowner. Some owners feel more comfortable with a house sitting agreement in place.
Out of all of our house sitting assignments only one home owner wanted to have an agreement in place. It was a long-term sit of 6 months and it was perfectly understandable that with a term of that length an agreement with expectations clearly defined.
The below documents have tried to consider all situations and sections can be deleted and clauses can be added to suit your particular situation.
We make no representation or stipulation as to the legality of these forms. If needed they are for you to use as a guideline to outline each party’s responsibilities.