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The Green Buildings 2020 Conference

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Last month, Island Properties attended the Green Buildings 2020 conference. The ‘2020 package‘ discussed includes a set of required legislation in order to ensure that the EU nations meet their climate and energy targets for the year 2020. Within this…

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The 2019 Budget at a Glance

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What does the 2019 budget have to say about property owners, first-time buyers, social housing and white paper on property? Fred Grech describes and summarises the statements. Those concerned about missing out on the first- or second-time buyers’ scheme will…

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Island Properties at Cityscape Global 2018

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Between 2-4th October 2018, Island Properties proudly formed a part of the vast number of participants at The Cityscape Global Conference at the Dubai World Trade Center, UAE. Cityscape Global is internationally acclaimed for being the largest and most influential…

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Malta beats Hong Kong in Global Home-Price Gains

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According to a Knight Frank LLP Global House Price Index on the June quarter, Malta beats Hong Kong as the territory or country with the highest residential price gains. The study tracked price movements in the property market among 57…

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A Guide to Property Pricing

If you’re contemplating selling your rental property or even thinking of buying the property you’re currently renting out, the first question that may arise is often, “How much should I sell it for in order to have made an investment?”…

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The AIP Permit for Non-Residents in Malta

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If you’re a non-resident interested in purchasing a property in Malta, there are a number of small, yet important requirements which non-residents need to comply with. Non-EU/Malta residents who wish to acquire property in Malta must obtain a permit for…

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What is the Individual Investor Programme?

What is the Individual Investor Programme

The Individual Investor Programme is designed to attract talented, enterprising and business-connected applicants to the Maltese Islands. This is the first citizenship programme in the European Union to be recognized by the European Commission. To apply, applicants must pass through…

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New Scheme for Social Housing Residents

New Scheme for Social Housing Residents

Elderly residents who live in social housing can now obtain a 20% discount on nursing home costs with the new government scheme. A new, voluntary scheme launched last Monday stated that social housing residents who choose to return their home…

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HSBC Supporting the Local Property Market

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Last February, Island Properties was invited to attend a networking event for real estate agents at the Hilton’s Spinola Suite, organised by HSBC. HSBC’s Head of Retail Banking and Wealth Management, Daniel Robinson, stated that HSBC will continue to offer…

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Island Properties joins the Estate Agents Section

Estate Agents Section

What is the Estate Agents Section? Last February, Island Properties joined a team of around 70 other local estate agent offices to form the Estate Agents Section (EAS) within the Malta Developers’ Association (MDA). This new division, formed by the…

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