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Malta Budget 2018 at a Glance

Government pushes to improve supply and quality of housing The 2018 Budget gave special attention to the housing and rental markets, with numerous incentives put in place to bolster supply and increase efficiency. The first-time buyers’ scheme has been extended yet again – those who are buying a property for the first time will benefit…

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The Construction Industry in Malta

A study was conducted and issued today by KPMG focusing on the Construction Industry in Malta. This was commissioned by the Malta Developers Association due to the lack of public records/data available. It focuses on the industry’s effect on various aspects, such as social and economic, and also how it could affect trends in property…

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Social Housing 2017

Social Housing Scheme

The lack of Social Housing in Malta is being tackled head on by Parliamentary Secretary for Housing Roderick Galdes with new schemes and investments in the pipe-line. Malita Investments plc, an investment company with the government as the major shareholder, closed a €53 million loan deal with two foreign banks for the construction of a…

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#Zibel at Fomm Ir-Rih Clean Up

Last Sunday we were happy to support and participate in the first #Zibel clean up which was of Fomm ir-Rih. #Zibel is a community of people with one goal – clearing up Malta’s natural areas from pollution so we can appreciate the true beauty of our island. The movement was initiated by Sam Degaetano and…

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Malta Budget 2017

Malta Budget 2017 at a Glance

First-time buyers’ scheme extended The first-time buyers’ scheme has been extended to acquisitions made for the year 2017. The scheme allows individuals who are buying their first residential property to benefit from a 3.5 per cent stamp duty exemption on the first €150,000 paid. First-time buyers of properties exceeding €150,000 will only pay a 5…

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Maltese Expats

The Expats Have Spoken: Malta Is The #2 Destination In The World.

Ask any Maltese person why living in Malta is so fantastic and they’ll easily name a couple of things off the top of their head. Our pride in our country is clearly evident and our reputation for being friendly, generous, and hospitable is a strong part of our national identity. However, is this just public…

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Property in Malta – A Changing Landscape

Property in Malta has always been an interesting indicator of changes within the country, and recent trends certainly show that there is a changing property landscape. Last week our team attended the debate held by EY at Xaghra Lodge where these changes were discussed in more detail and a better overview of the current situation…

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Expat Insider 2015 Survey

Top Expat Destination 2015 by Expat Insider

Top Expat Destination 2015 As per yearly tradition, InterNations, Expatriates Insider survey asked 14,400 Expats around the world about their life abroad. The results show that Ecuador tops the rankings, with Mexico occupying runners up spot. Malta was judged to be the third best place to live in with Singapore and Luxembourg ranked fourth and…

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Malta Budget 2015 at a Glance

First time buyers scheme Once again, the Maltese government has extended the first time buyers scheme for a further 6 months. The scheme allows the buyer to a stamp duty exemption on the first €150,000 of the value of the immovable property. This scheme, first introduced in 2014, was meant to close in June 2015;…

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