House sitting offers unimaginable benefits to both the house owner and the house sitter. For one, the house sitter who wants to get rid of boredom can live in a new house and in entirely new surroundings for free. The house owner, on the other hand, will finally be able to go on a long trip or business meeting without worrying about his property.
House sitters can even give up the house they are renting if they can find a long term house sitting opportunity. The rent they save can be used for the payment of their own house someday, or for their apartment.
Take a break
You will finally be able to take a break from the customary life you live. If you are starting to feel depressed about living in a crowded place without an open space to breathe then this is the best time to look for house sitting opportunities around New Zealand.
By agreeing to take care of another person's house, you will finally be able to have that quality time to yourself which you can use to write or paint without any interruption. There is a whole new world ahead of you and you will only be able to discover this if you get out of your shell, and live in a new place that offers new opportunities.
There are people who make house sitting a long-term occupation especially those who need to complete a project without disturbance. Other people do this when they want to visit friends or relative who are perhaps living in New Zealand or in some other countries. Imagine the thrill of being able to visit your family and friends in another city while being able to live independently at no cost at all.
Save money - lots of money
If you have tried renting an apartment or spending some time in a hotel then you will be able to appreciate the money you save through house sitting. However, this arrangement is not entirely free because you also have to do something in return for the free accommodation.
Of course, the owner of the house expects something in exchange for letting you in. Don't worry though because you do not need to spend money, just a little of your time and effort.
In exchange for the free accommodation you get as a house sitter, you are expected to maintain the property of the house owner. This could mean some cleaning inside or even mowing the lawn. These are house sitting tasks that will not take you the whole day to accomplish so you can still do your own thing when you're done.
Remember that a greater portion of the expenses you incur when going on a holiday is spent on hotels. You can forego this expense if you manage to enter into an agreement with a home owner who may even agree to take on a whole family to look after the property while he is on a long trip abroad.
Home sitting can make your holiday enjoyable and inexpensive. But more than that, you can relish the thought that while you and your family enjoy free accommodation, you are also able to help the house owner in the maintenance of his property while he is away.