Ask an Property Solicitor. Get an Answer ASAP.
Hello, how are you? Welcome to JustAnswer. My name is***** am a solicitor and I will be assisting you today. Please note there may be delays in responding as I am away helping other customers but I will get back to you as soon as I can. I may also need to ask you some clarifying questions to determine the legal position.
Thanks for your message, I appreciate it is important to you.
As a house sitter, she would be classed as an excluded occupier. This is different to a tenant whom you are renting to. If she does not pay rent, you cannot be said to be renting.
I hope this helps. Thank you again for visiting JustAnswer, please let me know if you need me to clarify anything or if you have any additional questions. I am happy to help.
I am glad I was able to help. Have a great day.