How to save a deposit: house-sitting
by Alexandra Cain
One of the toughest parts of realising the dream of owning a home is saving for a deposit. The options seem pretty dismal – subsisting on a diet of beans on toast, never socialising, moving back in with the parents – and are almost enough to prompt a commitment to a life of renting.
To help the savings grow without resorting to these options, many people housesit while squirrelling away funds.