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A person who lives in and cares for a house while the regular occupant is away.
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So those looking for extra security and peace-of-mind should consider employing a professional housesitter to look after property while they abroad, says the AA.
Goldie, 54, star of Private Benjamin and Housesitter, did not pick up an award herself, but her 21 year-old daughter from her 1970s marriage to producer and musician Bill Hudson is proving one to watch.
Police and a K-9 unit searched the area after a housesitter reported finding the front door open and the television on inside a residence.
A housesitter invites a couple of strangers to spend summer in the idyllic country home shes watching, but their pasts soon begin to catch up with them.
BRUMMIE rocker Ozzy Osbourne and his wife Sharon are so paranoid about burglars that they have advertised for a pounds 50,000 a year housesitter.
If you are a property caretaker, housesitter, or an estate manager, please submit your stories, experiences, advice, and photos for inclusion in this book.
It is through his collaborations with Steve Martin - Little Shop of Horrors, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Housesitter and now Bowfinger - that he has enjoyed his greatest successes.
CHAT show queen Ruby Wax, above, meets her match when she bumps into Housesitter star Goldie Hawn.
The unknown subject reportedly broke in while the homeowner was out of town; the housesitter reported the burglary.
Sheriff's detectives said Rowen had advertised since 1996 for a housesitter, a part-time helper or someone to rent a room.
Today, she lives on a run-down rented farm near Bristol as a housesitter, struggling to make ends meet.