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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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Flat Sharing: The Pros and the Cons

Flat Sharing

At Island Properties, we understand that the Maltese property market can be a crazy scene. With soaring prices for studio and one-bedroom apartments in central and metropolitan areas, finding a property in Malta is overwhelming. So, in order to help…

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A Guide to Property Pricing

Guide to Pricing property

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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Solhop: Airport Transfer Service

solhop airport transfer service

If you’re after a reliable private taxi and minibus airport transfer service, look no further than Solhop. As a traveller, it’s important to feel confident that the airport transfer service of your choice will be there on time and that…

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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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What is the Energy Performance Certificate?

Energy Performance Certificate

The Energy Performance Certificate The Energy Performance Certificate, or EPC, is a compulsory rating of energy for dwellings and non-dwellings. The concept of this rating is very similar to the labels found on electrical appliances which determine the levels of…

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