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New Residence & Visa Permit Programme

31 Aug , 2015  

The new residence and Visa permit programme for foreign investors resident outside the EU was recently launched. This is a new programme of its kind and would increase activity in the property market. Under these new legal provisions, a residence permit may be obtained by persons over the age of 18, with a clean personal […]


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Market Spotlight: The House vs Apartment Debate

26 Aug , 2015  

Tigne Point Apartment

This has to be one of the never-ending debates in real estate. Should I buy a new house or consider a buying an apartment instead? Sometimes the answer is pretty straightforward, but when faced with this question and finding yourself at a loss, how do you decide what your ultimate move will be? Living in […]

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Market Spotlight: Houses of Character

19 Aug , 2015  

Converted Farmhouse, Naxxar

Quirky. Majestic. Imposing. Elusive. Charming. Unique. All of these adjectives aptly describe the composition of traditional Maltese homes, more popularly and commonly referred to as houses of character. Rightly so, as in all their forms, shapes and sizes such properties are brimming with timeless charm and a particular undertone of preciousness brought about by their […]

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MEPA approves Gżira high-rise

18 Aug , 2015  

Malta Sotheby's Realty

The Malta Environment and Planning Authority has approved the construction of a 12-storey high-rise building in Gżira, that will serve both commercial and residential purposes. In addition, three basement parking levels will accommodate 125 cars. The building will also include an office space, 10 residential units and 695 sq.m of landscaped open space for public […]

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Malta’s citizenship programme an ‘opportunity gateway’ for UHNW individuals

14 Aug , 2015  

Malta citizenship programme

Worldwide luxury residential real estate as ‘opportunity gateway’ for UHNW Individuals The last report published by Wealth X in collaboration with Sotheby’s International Realty demonstrated that collectively, the world’s Ultra High Net Worth Individuals currently have around 10% of their collective net assets invested in real estate around the world and are looking to place […]

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Amendment to the Highly Qualified Persons Rules

13 Aug , 2015  

Highly Qualified Persons Rules

The Highly Qualified Persons (HQP) Rules, originally introduced and put into effect in 2010, have been amended by Legal Notice 225 of 2015. As per the HQP Rules, EU, EEA and Swiss expatriates working in Malta under an eligible contract of employment may benefit from a flat tax rate of 15% on their yearly income of […]


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Market Spotlight: Luxury Lifestyle Developments

5 Aug , 2015  

View of Valletta skyline from Tigne point apartment balcony in Sliema

Unique island views, a prime location and being based in one of the island’s most prestigious addresses – all whilst being surrounded by all the luxuries and comforts demanded by a forward-looking and fun-loving contemporary lifestyle. Such a proposition is already quite hard to turn down even at face value, making it worthy of weighty […]

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