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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: 59

Should we show whether a house sitter is vaccinated on their 'sitter available' listings?
Question Votes
Yes 17
No 9

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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: 153

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 58
No 9

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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: 189

House sitters - do you want to see how many people have applied for an assignment, in real time?
Question Votes
Yes 96
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: 167

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 79
No 3

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

Results Total votes: 2038

Home owners - Do you think references from potential house sitters are a must?
Question Votes
yes 1499
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: 2662

House sitters - What is your main reason for wanting to house sit?
Question Votes
free accomodation 821
cheap holiday 454
change of scene 1001
companionship of animals 271
freedom to live alone 309

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

Results Total votes: 784

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 152
Yes, I always ask my house sitter for a security deposit. 132
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: 2667

When house sitting do you expect to pay a security deposit to home owners?
Question Votes
yes 297
no 1983
not sure 419

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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: 944

Would you rather advertise for a house sitter, or do you prefer to approach house sitters directly?
Question Votes
Approach house sitter directly 396
Advertise for a house sitter 483

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