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Care taker testimonials from home owners about Nick and Silke’s service.

Do you need a short term Care Taker for your home? We might be available for you. If you’re planning an extended business trip, vacation or selling your home while moving to a different state or country, you might be in need of a Care Taker. We are Care Taking Specialists (CTS) and offer our services in the Jackson, TN, area and beyond. Visit our Care Taking Specialists page to learn more.

We have been care taking for 10+ years and have excellent references. Our home base is centrally located!

Send us an email with your contact information, location, dates and requirements. We will let you know if we are available and how much we charge for our services (depending on length of stay, number of pets, etc.).

We will look after your home and pets like they’re our own!

Are you looking for a care taker?

Here are just a few of the testimonials we received from past home owners:

Property owner near Kamuela, HI

To Whom it May Concern,

I have known Nick and Silke Jager for over a year. On numerous occasions they have done care taking work for me on my ranch on the Big Island of Hawaii. They are extremely honest hard working people. They are wonderful with animals of all kinds and took complete ownership of my ranch. They always exceeded my expectations. I would recommend them wholeheartedly for any caretaking position. Wonderful, good, quality people.

Niki van den Hurk
Testimonial for Hawaii ranch care takers

Zack, Choochie and Rocket, the Ohu Lani ranch dogs


Home owners near Denver, Colorado

We were fortunate to find Silke and Nick to take care of our sensitive rescue cat, Felix!  From our first Skype-get acquainted visit, it was obvious that Silke and Nick were a very trustworthy team, above the fray. They instilled  confidence in us and in their capabilities. They are reliable and a no-nonsense couple with a wonderful humor to boot.

It shows that both have a wealth of experience with animals and are extremely capable and well organized. They will take care of your house and your pets as if it were their own. Rest assured, you’ll come home to happy pets and a clean house. Silke and Nick go out of their way with a service minded attitude and even picked us up from the airport.

Due to a overpowering snowstorm, that even closed down Starbucks, Silke and Nick, had to spend some extra time with us. We were thus able to get to know them even better. We appreciated their company and all the laughs we shared and we look forward to seeing them again soon.

Rita and Russell

Housesitting Felix the wonder cat


Home owners in Whispering Pines, NC

Dear Nick and Silke:

I wanted to take a moment to thank you and provide a letter of reference for your house sitting services. We really appreciated your Services and would recommend you for anyone else seeking a house sitter.

To other homeowners seeking house sitters:

Just weeks before a three week trip out of state we found out that a family friend would no longer be able to stay at our home While we were away. We found Luxury House Sitting and posted a listing for our home. Within an hour we had 7 applicants but chose Nick and Silke because their profile and personal blog provided a more in-depth introduction to them and their experience house sitting. We needed someone to look after our cat and garden.

After talking about the details on the phone we decided they were a good fit. They arrived on time took great care of our cat Snow, kept our garden going and even though we didn’t ask they left our kitchen sparkling clean. (We were running late for the plane and picked up but didn’t have the chance to do a thorough cleaning as I’d hoped).

We received weekly updates by email complete with photos of Snow and the garden. We followed their blog and enjoyed seeing their stories about the local gems they enjoyed during their stay. When We returned they had left a nice note with a bottle of wine to thank us for the opportunity. They are very down to earth, polite, professional and we are very appreciative for their services.

If you are looking for a house sitter that will allow you to be away from home without worry you found them.

Sincerely,
Ricky and Sarah Locklear

Snow the Cat

Adorable Snow


Home Owner near Asheville, NC

I have had Nick and Silke house sit for me three different times now. I own a vacation rental attached to my house, and they were amazingly helpful at taking care of the needs of my guests. Nick even did an emergency repair on my hot tub, which saved the day.

They provided airport transportation, including a shopping stop on the way home. They left some dinner and baked excellent cookies. Everything was cleaner on my return then when I departed. They stayed in touch just to the degree that I needed. All of our interactions were professional and friendly.

Even my cat wants them to return next time I take a trip. What else can I say?

Yours,
Ted Riskin

Nick with the home owners cat

Taking time to relax with the home owners cat


Resort Owners near Monkey River, Belize

Dear Nick and Silke,

We are very sorry to see you go. You were wonderful as house sitters and care takers at our small fishing resort ‘Steppingstones’ in Belize.

We will talk to Pasqual and will be down before you leave to tie up any loose ends.

With best wishes,
Chris and Sue

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Nick and Silke house sitting in Belize.

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If you’re planning a business trip out of town, taking a vacation or going on a world cruise. Wouldn’t you like to enjoy your trip rather than fret about your home and pets? Give care taking some serious consideration.

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We would love to be your next caretakers!

We are a very hard working, trustworthy and reliable couple. On top of that we bring lots of other qualities to our care taking positions, like empathy, patience, flexibility and strength. We always thrive to provide the best care taking service possible!

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