Take A Rent-Free Sabbatical by House Sitting
May 18, 2009
Over at Location Independent, Leigh Haugseth describes the ins and outs of house sitting as a way of keeping your costs down while on sabbatical.
…house sitting is a very cheap way to explore a destination without fully committing to it. And while a lot of these assignments are in more remote areas, there are also plenty in medium- to larger-sized cities.
For those wanting to be location independent and start a business that can be run anywhere in the world, house sitting is an inexpensive option, especially when starting out.
Having a rent free place to live while working takes some stress out of starting/running your business by reducing your costs even more and it can let you experiment with the lifestyle to see if it works for you.
Accommodation costs can be a big challenge for sabbaticals particularly if you want to relocate to a full house – house sitting can be a great solution. There are links to 5 reputable house sitting sites, including her favorite, Mind My House.del.icio.us | Digg | Facebook | Technorati | StumbleUpon