Tips to make your home healthier.
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The period between seasons is the most complicated of the year, as far as health is concerned: Temperature changes from one day to the next, never knowing what clothes to wear, and the viruses that float around at their leisure … Read More

Buying a house in Torrevieja: The deposit agreement (Contrato de Arras)
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When buying a house, in Torrevieja or anywhere in Spain, you may have to sign a deposit agreement, also known as Contrato de Arras. This contract is not mandatory by law, although many real estate agencies include it as an … Read More

Prepare your home for Valentine’s Day with the 5 senses.
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Sometimes celebrating Valentine’s day is complicated. Normally the 14th of February happens during the week, in a month of cold weather, with no nearby holidays that give us some time to prepare something spectacular… that’s why many people choose an … Read More

How to sell your home in Torrevieja? Here’s how we do it at Inmokea.
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Today, in Spain, and therefore in Torrevieja, anyone can sell a home. Being a real estate agent is a profession without any requirement, and it’s not even mandatory to go through a real estate agency to sell a home. Knowing … Read More

5 mistakes you can make when renovating your home
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Renovating a home, when not done well, can be a nightmare. Not only is it a very large investment, but you also have to rely on many different professionals to make a project that you may not have any technical … Read More

How do you know if you’re ready to sell your house?
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A few months ago, we wrote a post on how to know if you’re ready to buy a house. It’s one of the big leaps in life, moving from renting to buying, becoming an owner and not a tenant. However, … Read More

How important is emotion when buying a home?
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For an investment as large as buying a house, it seems that the reason is what has to prevail. After all, how are you going to make a decision like that by guiding you through what your heart tells you? … Read More

Tips to furnish your home on a budget
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New year, new house? This may be your case, or maybe you’ve bought a second residence that you want to furnish. Maybe you are trying to sell, and you would like to renew the furniture to increase your chances of … Read More

Do you know the origin of your Christmas traditions?
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How was your Christmas Eve dinner? Have you enjoyed your Christmas meal? Surely you have a Christmas tree at home, you have decorated everything with reds and greens and exchanged gifts these days, but do you know where all these … Read More

Things you can do in Torrevieja this Christmas
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Christmas is just around the corner! Many of you will have already enjoyed or will be planning amazing lunches, dinners and parties, and if you aren’t on vacation you will be getting ready for it. Even if you have to … Read More

Find the perfect orientation for your home.
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One of the first questions we ask people who come to the office is what orientation would be perfect for them. Many times, this question catches our customers unprepared, and it shouldn’t. A wrong orientation can increase your electricity expenditure … Read More

Home staging your house in Torrevieja on a budget.
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If you follow us on social media, or have been reading this blog for some time, you will know that home staging is one of the best things you can do to help sell your home in Torrevieja. Home staging … Read More

Five things you can do with your spare room.
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Maybe you just moved to a bigger house, or maybe some of your children have flown the nest and you’ve decided that you want to do something with the room that used to be theirs. You may be tired of … Read More

Do you want to buy a holiday home in Torrevieja? Read this first.
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Although it will still be some months until summer comes, you already know that buying a house is a long process that needs a lot of time, so if you’re looking for a holiday home in Torrevieja you probably should … Read More

Sustainable home in Torrevieja: Grow vegetables at home.
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You don’t need a field or a garden to grow your own vegetables at home; if you want to eat healthier and join the sustainability and self-consumption movement, you can plant your own vegetables on the terrace, in the kitchen, … Read More

The risks of selling your home without a real estate agency.
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Selling your home without a real estate agency in Torrevieja may seem like a good idea to save you some money, and although it may work in some cases, it’s generally not advised. The amount of resources, knowledge, and skills … Read More

Halloween Special: 4 films and a show about haunted houses
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Do you have any plans for Halloween? The scariest night of the year is approaching, and if you no longer feel like going out to do trick or treat, or you simply like to stay at home, we have a … Read More

5 mistakes you make when you buy your first home
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There’s always a first time for everything, including buying a house. You have to make many decisions with a lot of weight, and it’s very easy to get carried away by the excitement or fall apart due to all the … Read More

Tricks to maximize space in your home in Torrevieja.
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It doesn’t matter if you have a villa by the sea or a one-bedroom apartment: No house has enough space. We always find ways to fill it out, and everyone is looking for ways to maximize the space in their … Read More

Are you looking for a house in Torrevieja? Find a real estate personal shopper.
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Have you ever heard of personal shoppers? A personal shopper is someone who looks for personalized goods for each of their clients, taking into account their interests, needs and desires. If you put that together with a real estate agent… … Read More

Six places to see in Torrevieja.
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Torrevieja has been one of the most popular tourist destinations on the Costa Blanca for a very long time. If you’ve never come here, today we are going to talk about six fundamental sites to see in Torrevieja. If this … Read More

Divorce: What happens with the mortgage?
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A divorce can be carried out in better or worse conditions, with more or less understanding between the spouses, but one thing is clear: It will never be simple. There are always questions when it comes to distributing the goods; … Read More

Selling a house to buy another one in Torrevieja: We tell you how.
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Do you remember buying your first house? Surely you made several visits to different apartments, consultations with many agents, and recall the process as something long and somewhat difficult. You’ve had your home for a long time, or life has … Read More

Home survival tips for back to school season.
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Back to school season can mean something different in each house, from the little ones going to the school in pristine clothes and returning soaked in paint, to teenagers who barely put a foot on the house between outings with … Read More

Tips to sell your home in Torrevieja in autumn.
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Autumn is one of the best times of the year to sell your home in Torrevieja, since after the holidays, market activity always increases. Many potential buyers take advantage of the summer to look for a house, but it is … Read More

Smart homes: The future of real estate
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In last week’s post we talked about smart home technology, also known as home automation or domotics (from Latin “domus”, which means house, and “tica” in Greek, which means automatic). As some of you have asked us to talk more … Read More

Renovations to revalue your home in Torrevieja.
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It is just over a week before August ends. It’s time to return to school, to work… and the return of many buyers who resume their search for the perfect home. Autumn is one of the best seasons to sell … Read More

Inheritance in Torrevieja: How is it managed?
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Buying a property means that sooner or later it will be either sold, or inherited by a family member. In the latter case, it’s important to know the steps that must be taken both when creating a will, and when … Read More

What taxes do you need to pay when selling your home in Spain as a non-resident?
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As it happens when buying a property, Spain has no restrictions for someone who is a foreigner or doesn’t reside in the country to sell their home. However, the process is not the same: Taxes when selling your home in … Read More

How to obtain the residence permit in Spain in 2019?
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With its amazing landscapes, its gastronomy, its unbeatable climate and its lifestyle, Spain is a great place to live. In a place like Torrevieja, where we enjoy more than 3000 hours of sunshine a year, and we have some of … Read More

Non-resident with a house in Torrevieja: What taxes do you need to pay?
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In Torrevieja it’s very common for people who don’t usually reside in Spain to buy a home, either to spend their summer in it, to rent it, as an investment, or with views towards a quiet retirement. Therefore, today we … Read More

I’m a foreigner and I want to buy a house in Spain: 2019 guide
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Buying a house is a very large investment that depends on a multitude of factors, and it can be a long and complicated process in any circumstance. If aside from everything, you’re buying a property in a foreign country, the … Read More

Clean beaches: The key to enjoy your summer.
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In Torrevieja and a large part of Costa Blanca we are lucky enough to enjoy some of the cleanest and most beautiful beaches of the entire Spanish coast. It is no coincidence that Torrevieja is a popular vacation spot; more … Read More

What taxes does a homeowner pay in Torrevieja?
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If you’ve always rented your home, and you are considering buying one for the first time, you may not know the associated expenses beyond the mortgage, including the taxes that are derived from using the house. Calculating the monthly expenses … Read More

Renting or selling your house in Torrevieja: Which is better?
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If you’ve found this post, you probably own a property in Torrevieja and you aren’t sure what to do with it. What is more profitable, renting or selling your apartment? And what option will be better in the long term? … Read More

Beaches of Torrevieja: Do you know them?
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Tomorrow the summer begins oficially, and although you can enjoy the beaches of Torrevieja almost all year round, we want to take the opportunity to write about our amazing beaches. North to south, from Playa de la Mata to Cala … Read More

Decorate your house in Torrevieja without spending a fortune
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When we want to redecorate a home in order to attract more potential tenants, one of the biggest concerns we have is whether we will have to invest more money than we can afford. If you live in Torrevieja and … Read More

5 signs you’re ready to buy a house (even if you don’t feel you are)
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Buying a house is one of the biggest investments anyone makes in their life, but not everything has to do with money. Knowing whether you are ready to buy a home depends on many factors, and it’s a very personal … Read More

Buying a show house: Is it worth it?
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You’ve heard of show houses before; the apple of the sales promoters’ eye, the flat that is finished and decorated far before the housing development is complete. Every show house is different: Some sales promoters choose to put it in … Read More

5 things you didn’t know about las Lagunas de la Mata y Torrevieja
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The summer is around the corner and in Torrevieja we are already enjoying the sun and the warmth. It’s time to go out and enjoy the good weather, and what better way than to visit one of the most beautiful … Read More

The truth about the exclusivity contract.
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If you have followed our blog during the last two weeks, you have already learned that a real estate agent will be your best asset to sell your house in Torrevieja quickly and without problems, and you know how to … Read More

Choosing a good real estate agency in Torrevieja.
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In the previous post we talked about all the work and time involved in selling a house on your own, without intermediaries. Maybe after reading the post, you were convinced that it is a job you can do alone (and … Read More

Can you sell your home in Torrevieja without a real estate agency?
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“Can I sell my house on my own?” This is a question that most people who are thinking of selling their house ask themselves at some point. After all, today second-hand sale is much simpler: The Internet allows us not … Read More

5 castles for sale worthy of Game of Thrones
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Is your house getting too small? Do you have a few million euros to spend? Do you know all of Daenerys’ titles and want to feel like a king or queen in the North? If the answer to these questions … Read More

Plusvalía in Torrevieja: How to calculate it?
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When selling a house, whether it is in Torrevieja or elsewhere, there are a number of taxes and expenses that the seller must take care of. Among them is the colloquially called the municipal surplus value, plusvalía in Spanish, also … Read More

3D Printed homes: Are they the future?
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3D printing has been everybody’s topic of conversation for the last few years. From building toys to functional prosthetics, it seems there’s nothing that 3D printing can’t do. And of course, the construction sector is the same. There’s a constant … Read More

5 tips to make moving day easier.
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Easter is coming: Several days of holidays that many may want to use to , either because you have just sold your house, because you have decided to take the step and move from renting to buying a house, or … Read More

Do you know what to do when an earthquake strikes?
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You might know that Torrevieja is located in a seismic zone, which means there is a risk of earthquakes. If you live in the area, you probably felt the tremor of last Sunday; although fortunately this did not produce much … Read More

Turn your house into a sustainable home.
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It’s finally spring! Time of flowers and hotter weather, and of course of vacation rentals, an increase of the air conditioning use, and a generally higher energy consumption. This, combined with the fact that the majority of houses of traditional … Read More

Salt ships: A snippet of history of Torrevieja
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Up until the mid-twentieth century, the salt industry was the main source of employment for the inhabitants of Torrevieja. Today, Torrevieja is one of the main producers of salt in Spain, with an average of 600,000 tons per year. However, … Read More

Tips to sell your house: Home staging
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Imagine this: Your house has been on sale for months, you have lowered the price twice, and nobody has called you yet. You thought that maybe the so-called hard January had something to do, but two months have passed and … Read More

Blue Flag: What does it mean?
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  Every year, when summer arrives and thousands of people put their eyes on the coast, the annual list of Blue Flags is made public. In it we can see which beaches preserve the flag, which beaches have lost it, … Read More

Virtual reality can help you sell your home in Torrevieja: Here’s why.
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Let’s be honest: To sell your home in Torrevieja is not an easy task. The sale process in Spain lasts an average of nine months. In a market like Torrevieja, which has more houses than inhabitants, it’s even more complicated. … Read More

Valentine’s at home and without Netflix: It’s possible
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Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day, and even if love is something you celebrate every day, any excuse is good to do something special with your partner. Of course it turns out that tomorrow is also Thursday, and maybe going out for … Read More

The 5 weirdest homes in Spain
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Any good real estate agent knows that each house is different, and that although most of them have a series of things in common (walls, windows, doors, somewhere to eat, sleep and wash) from there the possibilities are endless. Some … Read More

Things to do in Torrevieja in Winter
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To think of Torrevieja is to think of a city for the summer, and with good reason. With its beautiful beaches, its more than 3,000 hours of sun a year, and its multitude of sports and water leisure activities, there’s … Read More

Energy Performance Certificate: Learn what you need to know
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You’ve probably heard about the energy performance certificate, but did you know that it is a mandatory document when renting or selling your house in Spain? If you want to know what it is for or how to obtain the … Read More

New year, new blog.
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A little more than a year and a half ago, we decided to stop working for other real estate agencies and create our own. Since our journey began in 2017, Inmokea hasn’t stopped growing, and neither have we. We love … Read More