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How much should I get paid for house sitting?

I am going to house sit for my friends family this winter break from Dec. 24 - 31. They have 2 cats and 2 dogs that they want me to look after. They don't want me to be away from the house for any longer then 5 hours at one time, so I will pretty much just be living there for those days. They will be supplying me with food for the week, but of course this means I will be missing Christmas with my family. They also live in the mountains (15 minute drive from town) and I have no car so that would mean I will be pretty much isolated for those 7 days. I have never house sat before and they asked me how much I would want to be paid. So I come to you ask, how much would be a fair amount to be paid for this gig?

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I have house sat a lot, and reading all of your requirements, I would charge in-between $150-$200

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I had the same prob last year i would charge 10$ per day =80$ becuz your gonna clean poop from the dogs feed them take care of them clean the house alittle take there mail. It's alot of work and if they have money charge them more lol :) or just tell them just give me whatever.

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10 per day

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I would find out how much it would cost to put up the 4 animals at a kennel. When you find out the amount do it yourself for half .Then I would add in some bucks for mising the holiday with my loved ones. At the end of the day. Make sure you charge enough but keep in mine they are friends

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I would ask for $500.00 for the week because your sacrificing your self by missing Christmas with your fam and you are also watching the dog and cat and the whole house.. I used to take care for a cat when ever my neighbors went away for the holidays and they paid me $20.00 a day for one week just to feed the cat and clean the cat litter box

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No less than $50 no more than $75 per day or just leave it up to them. I'm sure they would gv u around $300.Keep us posted.

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I would sit down with them and talk about it. FIRST- Negotiate the daily rate. then after multiply that by days you are staying. The reason I say that is because it will be easier to accept the fact of why it's totally to 400 or whatever the price maybe be

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