George & Karmen

Long-time, working homeowners, now full-time retired travelers

Mission, TX, US

Reviews (33)

Lucy and Mike

George and Karmen were exactly what we hoped for. December is the quiet holiday season in Johannesburg, but also comes with thunderstorms and fireworks

Johannesburg, South Africa · 12 Dec 2019 - 05 Jan 2020
Pippa

I won’t deny I was nervous initially accepting George and Karmen as our 1st overseas sitters, but I shouldn’t have worried. They were amazingly organised. We

Meonstoke, United Kingdom · 24 Oct - 01 Nov 2019
Jessica

George & Karmen were more than amazing. They showed up before we left on our trip to get acquainted with the animals and our place before we left , and

Seattle, WA, US · 23 Mar - 31 Mar 2019
Ann

Karmen and George were wonderful house/pet sitters!! They sent us regular updates, left our home spotless and even made soup for us to have when we returned

Fredericksburg, TX, US · 09 Feb - 14 Feb 2019
Darleen

We were so lucky to have Karmen and George come into our home for 2 weeks at Christmas time! The animals seemed to totally enjoy their time with their

Asheville, NC, US · 15 Dec - 29 Dec 2018

References (7)

Edwin

Over the last several years George has kept our second house several times for us. Greatly appreciated!

House & pet sitting reference · 29 April 2015

About

We are a very active retired couple from the USA. We retired in 2013 and have been housesitting for Trusted Housesitters since 2015. We have found that housesitting is a perfect fit for us, as we love to travel and love caring for pets

Why we want to house sit

We love to travel, and are very adventurous. We have met fantastic hosts while house-sitting. We love caring for animals, and housesitting allows us to get to know other places around the world, more like a resident than a tourist. The

Our experience

35 years of home ownership. We have completed more than 35 THS assignments ranging from 1-6 weeks. All of our reviews have been excellent. We have returned, at the homeowers’ request, to do additional assignments. Husband George is very

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Reptiles
  • Fish
  • Poultry
  • Birds
  • Small pets

Availability

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Preferred countries

  • Afghanistan
  • Aland Islands
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • American Samoa
  • Andorra

Profile details

Age
George 65+ and Karmen 65+
Occupation
Retired from Mayo Clinic and Retired from Mayo Clinic
Travelling
With a partner