House Sitter & Home Owner Checklists

Things to ask:

  • Any quirky neighbours
  • Pet exercise – does the dog go off lead?
  • Pet food – Will this be supplied? When and where does the pet eat?
  • Contributions required to utility bills?
  • Mail collection – does anything need to be opened?
  • What night is bin night?
  • Cleaning details – anything specific
  • Contact details for:
    • Vet
    • Plumber
    • Electrician
    • Emergency
  • House insurance details
  • Parking permits
  • Closest car wash, supermarket, shopping strip, train station, dog park, doctor, petrol station
  • Do you have hanging space/wardrobe space
  • Should I bring my own towels and bedding?
  • Is your pet allergic to anything?

If you have something you think we should add to this list, please contact Alice, your personal housesitting concierge at