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Working from home: is it a good idea?

Back in the days life was about convenience, and it was normal for shoemakers, for example, to live right above their store. Homes and workplaces were often connected. With the globalization, suburban migration and cities growth, people started to buy cars and to commute from home to work and back home. For workers it was important that home was home and work was work in order to keep the work/life balance. Continue reading Working from home: is it a good idea?

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How to avoid real estate scams like a ninja

“If a deal is too good to be real, probably it’s not real.”

This is the first thing to have in mind when thinking about purchasing a product from the Internet.

It may sound obvious, but it is not always easy to discover a real estate scam. From recent years, they have become more common as swindlers gain experience about how to take profit of the new technologies and refine their techniques in this illegal practice. Even if companies and authorities put a lot of efforts and resources to control it, customers play an essential role to catch them. You are the ones who really get in touch with this fake ads and need to be prepared. Continue reading How to avoid real estate scams like a ninja

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Picks of the month: Penthouses to die for

As we have already said around here: dreaming is for free. At Trovit headquarters, we spend the day working at our desk, playing ping-pong or pool in the games room, having a cold-pressed juice in the kitchen and always looking through the big windows to our beautiful Barcelona. From the office we can see the mountains and the Mediterranean Sea, flanked by the W Hotel and the Vila Olímpica towers. Continue reading Picks of the month: Penthouses to die for

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The ultimate checklist for visiting a property

Love at first sight happens. Sometimes It happens between people or between humans and things. However in Trovit we do not match potential lovers, but love affairs between people and homes.

At Trovit we want to help you to notice if what you think is the house of your dreams, is not actually a House of Horrors. That’s why we have a little gift for you at the end of the post! Continue reading The ultimate checklist for visiting a property

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Modern vs. Traditional: What’s your ideal home like?

When looking for the perfect home, one must take quite soon the decision on either buying an modern property all set for enjoying the perks of millennial technology or to choose a more traditional home, charmed with history, and maybe spider webs. This will often tilt you over different budget plans, timings and even locations. Continue reading Modern vs. Traditional: What’s your ideal home like?

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Top 5 Eco-Friendly Cities in the World

When I moved houses a few months back, before I got into turning my place into a Smart Home, I had to find the perfect house. This sparked a whole conversation about the best place to live. The discussions were rapidly hijacked from which is the best part of the city to live in my city is, which is what I needed to find out! The discussions solely revolved around which is the best city  to live in. This criteria of “best” seemed to be reduced to how eco friendly a city is. The logic has strong arguments and I guess I must accredit this awakening to my multi-cultural colleagues who seem to focus on the bigger picture. Continue reading Top 5 Eco-Friendly Cities in the World