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Malta’s New Rental Laws

28 Aug , 2020  

With the governments push for reform within the property market new rental laws have been introduced. The Private Residential Act 2019 has been enacted to protect both the tenant and landlords when entering into a rental agreement. The new laws cover, but are not limited to – deposit returns, lease duration and notice terms. This […]

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Malta’s AIP Changes

4 Aug , 2020  

Malta’s AIP Changes

When buying property in Malta there are a number of policies and procedures that need to be followed. The stipulations on property ownership are dependent on the type of property you buy where it is located and whether you are a Maltese citizen or not. The process becomes slightly more intricate should you not be […]

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Changes to Malta IIP

16 Jul , 2020  

What do the changes to the Malta Individual Investor Programme (IIP) mean for your Real Estate purchase?

What do the changes to the Malta Individual Investor Programme (IIP) mean for your Real Estate purchase? The Malta IIP programme is reaching its cap, and the Government has put a deadline on all new applications. Residence applications will be accepted until the 31st of July, and Citizenship applications until the 30th of September. Therefore, […]

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Malta Government Slashes Stamp Duty as Part of Post Covid-19 Recovery Plan

17 Jun , 2020  

Malta Government Slashes Stamp Duty as Part of Post Covid-19 Recovery Plan

Malta Prime Minister Robert Abela recently announced that the government would be making cuts to the property Stamp Duty (Property Tax), a move welcomed by real estate industry professionals. By dropping the property stamp duties, Prime Minster Abela has incentivised both buyers and sellers to invest in themselves and the economy, ensuring the continued stability […]

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Renting as a Housing Alternative in Malta – New Rent Regulations Proposed

29 Aug , 2019  

The Maltese Government’s push for reform in the rental property market has resulted in new regulations being proposed with the stated intention of stabilising and further regulating a market which was loosely regulated when compared to other markets in Malta.   If approved by Parliament, the new rent regulations are expected to come into force on […]

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Curate. By Sotheby’s International Realty.

26 Jun , 2019  

Curate. Curate your home, curate your life. It is impossible to build a strong brand without a vision and imagination. When Samuel Baker first opened his auction room in London’s Strand in 1744, he had a vision of what Sotheby’s should represent. With every proceeding generation, the brand vision grew stronger and wilder. Yet, it […]

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The Emerging Luxury Consumer

8 May , 2019  

The definition of luxury constantly changes. With younger generation’s increased involvement in the world of luxury consumption, organic changes occur in the luxury scene. The more vigorously new players enter the scene, the greater is their influence upon it – influence that reflects a specific character and agenda of their generation. According to the report […]

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We Didn’t Arrive Here By Accident

15 Apr , 2019  

Heritage is a phenomenon of great value to many. Heritage is a measure of value, a reason for pride, and a result of great effort. Today, in the era of fast communication and never-ending change, the value placed upon the notion of heritage is greater than ever. At times when trends come and go in […]

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The Voice of Luxury Real Estate.

1 Apr , 2019  

Malta Sotheby’s International Realty is no ordinary real estate agency. Instead of treating all listings identically, we tailor the market exposure we give to every property listed with us according to the property’s individual character and market conditions. Instead of overwhelming our clients with properties that do not match individual criteria, we concentrate on matching […]

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SIR exceeds record €98 billion in global sales volume for 2018

29 Mar , 2019  

Malta Sotheby’s International Realty’s top performing associates and directors (pictured above) recently attended the brand’s EMEIA meeting in Madrid, Spain with colleagues from affiliated companies who represent the brand in Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa. It was a productive meeting that connected key leadership to share best practices and learn more about the […]


Solar Energy for Homes in Malta

23 Nov , 2018  

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Recent research shows that fossil fuels are responsible for 21.3 gigatonnes of global CO2 emissions each year. To give you some context, this figure translates to 21.3 billion tonnes of CO2, in addition to 10.65 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide that’s introduced into the atmosphere per annum. What does this tell us? That it’s about […]

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How Blockchain Will Revolutionize Real Estate

24 Sep , 2018  

  Blockchain refers to a distributed and digital transactions ledger. The transaction records are grouped into the chain of blocks hence known as “blockchain.” The blocks are linked together and protected by cryptography in such a way that they cannot be forged or destroyed. This makes the ledger to be trusted without yet it does […]