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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: 5

Should we show whether a house sitter is vaccinated on their 'sitter available' listings?
Question Votes
Yes 1
No 0

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Q2 Home owners - would it help if we showed you a list of all the house sitters who applied for your house sitting assignment?

Results Total votes: 132

Home owners - would it help if we showed you a list of all the house sitters who applied for your house sitting assignment?
Question Votes
Yes 44
No 6

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Q3 House sitters - do you want to see how many people have applied for an assignment, in real time?

Results Total votes: 168

House sitters - do you want to see how many people have applied for an assignment, in real time?
Question Votes
Yes 78
No 14

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Q4 House sitters - would you like to be able to view all of the house sitting assignments you applied for, even if you weren't successful?

Results Total votes: 147

House sitters - would you like to be able to view all of the house sitting assignments you applied for, even if you weren't successful?
Question Votes
Yes 65
No 2

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Q5 Home owners - Do you think references from potential house sitters are a must?

Results Total votes: 2018

Home owners - Do you think references from potential house sitters are a must?
Question Votes
yes 1487
no 304
not sure 263

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Q6 House sitters - What is your main reason for wanting to house sit?

Results Total votes: 2639

House sitters - What is your main reason for wanting to house sit?
Question Votes
free accomodation 816
cheap holiday 453
change of scene 993
companionship of animals 270
freedom to live alone 308

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Q7 Home owners - do you expect your house sitter to pay a security deposit?

Results Total votes: 769

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 151
Yes, I always ask my house sitter for a security deposit. 131
No, I don't ask my house sitter for a security deposit. 317

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Q8 When house sitting do you expect to pay a security deposit to home owners?

Results Total votes: 2651

When house sitting do you expect to pay a security deposit to home owners?
Question Votes
yes 297
no 1973
not sure 418

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Q9 Would you rather advertise for a house sitter, or do you prefer to approach house sitters directly?

Results Total votes: 929

Would you rather advertise for a house sitter, or do you prefer to approach house sitters directly?
Question Votes
Approach house sitter directly 394
Advertise for a house sitter 476

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