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Polls and surveys about house sitting

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Q1 Should we show whether a house sitter is vaccinated on their 'sitter available' listings?

Results Total votes: 261

Should we show whether a house sitter is vaccinated on their 'sitter available' listings?
Question Votes
Yes 121
No 97

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Q2 Home owners - Do you think references from potential house sitters are a must?

Results Total votes: 2213

Home owners - Do you think references from potential house sitters are a must?
Question Votes
yes 1628
no 330
not sure 274

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Q3 House sitters - What is your main reason for wanting to house sit?

Results Total votes: 2800

House sitters - What is your main reason for wanting to house sit?
Question Votes
free accomodation 864
cheap holiday 468
change of scene 1051
companionship of animals 289
freedom to live alone 310

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Q4 Home owners - do you expect your house sitter to pay a security deposit?

Results Total votes: 946

Home owners - do you expect your house sitter to pay a security deposit?
Question Votes
Don't know. 210
Yes, I sometimes ask my house sitter for a security deposit 160
Yes, I always ask my house sitter for a security deposit. 139
No, I don't ask my house sitter for a security deposit. 317

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Q5 When house sitting do you expect to pay a security deposit to home owners?

Results Total votes: 2806

When house sitting do you expect to pay a security deposit to home owners?
Question Votes
yes 306
no 2095
not sure 430

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Q6 Would you rather advertise for a house sitter, or do you prefer to approach house sitters directly?

Results Total votes: 1103

Would you rather advertise for a house sitter, or do you prefer to approach house sitters directly?
Question Votes
Approach house sitter directly 457
Advertise for a house sitter 571

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