If you are exploring the idea of buying a second home or relocating abroad whilst investigating the islands as one of your prime candidates, we would like to make life easier for you and provide a few reasons why buying a home in Malta makes a lot of sense.
First off, in comparison to other main cities in Europe, property prices are still fairly reasonable. Now Malta is not London or Barcelona but it does have the perks of the healthy real estate market. Whereas most major countries are still recovering from the ravishing of their real estate market due to the global crisis, the Maltese islands were hardly affected. This was due to stringent banking practices and a solid foundation of homeownership in that over 90 per cent of Maltese prefer to own rather than rent their abode.
If you’re looking for a family friendly location to buy or rent a property in Malta, it is important that you find a place that is not only safe for the kids but close to all the amenities especially if you do not plan on driving in Malta.
Malta has limited to practically no crime, however there are a couple of places that you should avoid during the late evening/early hours of the morning. Paceville, located on the outskirts of St. Julian’s – bordering Swieqi and within walking distance to Pembroke is known for its late night clubbing. The other area that may not
Malta is probably the only European Island country where you can touch down, drop your bags, and start communicating with the natives immediately. This is something I feel we tend to take for granted forget to realise that this is salient point, which is a very important factor that allows ex-pats to easily settle in.
In France, Spain, Italy, Greece you are always going to find a language barrier and although the Austrians and Germans are much better at helping you out, one will not find a place like Malta where you are immediately greeted, understand the signage, traffic signs and get straight into what ever you arrived to do.
If you are thinking about purchasing or renting a home in Malta or Gozo, you may want to understand more about the cultural pull that has visitors falling in love with the sunny Islands. Malta, without natural resources, has many other different attractions that reap plenty of business and leisure tourists not to mention the long term visitors that often start out renting a property in Malta and eventually purchase a home away from home. Here below
RE/MAX Malta real estate agents recently launched a neighbourhood guide for St. Julian’s in Malta to further assist foreigner’s seeking to relocate to the Town where they would either purchase or lease a property. The guide is a brief summary of the city however if provides relevant up-to-date information about
The benefits of staying in a five star hotel are endless. Fresh clean linen every day, breakfast served, excellent restaurants in the complex, a choice of pools, gym facilities and I can go on and on. The thing is that staying in a five star hotel can be overrated if
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