malta as a lifestyle destination

Why is Malta such a popular ‘Lifestyle Destination’?

 

The rising popularity of sunny Malta among the most discerning of real estate enthusiasts and relocating families/businesses can be attributed to a number of factors. It has always been a great destination because of its sunny climate, rich history, the wealth of entertainment options, spectacular landscapes and the general warmth of the locals. Below, we have written a list of the key factors that make Malta such an attractive option…

  1. Purchasing

    Purchasing a home in Malta is quite straightforward. On finding the right property and agreeing on the price, the vendor and purchaser sign a preliminary agreement (Konvenju) binding such vendor to sell and the purchaser to acquire the property on terms and conditions agreed upon subject to good title and the issue of relevant permits. Some places like Sliema and St.Julians, although attracting higher prices offer superb rental returns, given that they are tourist meccas all the year round. The majority of foreign buyers are still attracted to our charming and traditional Houses of Characters lining the narrow winding streets of our villages and splendid seafront apartments.

  2. History

    Malta is not just about beaches and tanning, eating good Mediterranean food or sailing and enjoying the crystal clear waters. Malta is a country with a rich history once inhabited by the Phoenicians, Greeks, Romans, Knights of St.John, French and British with hundreds of traditions and so many cultural sights. Meeting the warm and proud people of Malta can give you a clue on the meaningful history and civilisation. The Island’s obvious attractions are its centuries-old architecture including the UNESCO protected intriguing Megalithic temples which are said to be the some of the oldest free-standing structures on Earth.

  3. The Educational System

    The educational system is first rate with a good selection of private, international and public schools and the Island also boasts the oldest University in the Commonwealth outside Britain enjoying a long-established reputation for excellence. The Island could also be said to offer a multilingual service as most Islanders speak English and Italian fluently besides the native Maltese language.

  4. Healthcare

    Malta also has an outstanding healthcare system. You can find both public and private hospitals on the Island. The recently inaugurated “Mater Dei” general Hospital is fast gaining a reputation as a premier health provider and centre of excellence in the provision of effective, efficient and quality care with distinguished physicians, a highly skilled nursing staff, a dedicated workforce and state of the art technology and facilities.

  5. Tax

    Now if that were not enough Malta also has fantastic financial incentives. The permanent residence scheme means that foreigners obtaining the relevant certification benefit from a flat rate of 15% tax only on income received in or remitted to Malta from either local or foreign sources subject to minimum annual tax liability. There is also a tax-friendly procedure for moving your possessions to Malta besides no property or land taxes, no death duties payable and no council taxes. Malta also benefits from favourable double taxation agreements with key countries. When it comes to business benefits, the Maltese fiscal regime has been one of the main drivers in creating an attractive environment for foreign investors. Since joining the EU in 2004, Malta has become an attractive tax jurisdiction for tax planning and corporate structures with a full imputation system of taxation enforced.

If you are looking for a place where all these needs must be met then you simply cannot do better then Malta. The Island offers world-class properties in a Mediterranean climate that offers mild winters and summers which are long and golden – a place where you and your family can enjoy the highest living.

 

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Featured Properties

Mosta<br>House of Character

  23

Exclusive to Perry

Mosta
House of Character

€1,950,000


3 Bedrooms


4 Bathrooms


Parking Available

Ref: HC600221

Zebbug<br>House of Character

  25

Exclusive to Perry

Zebbug
House of Character

€2,650,000


6 Bedrooms


5 Bathrooms


Parking Available

Ref: HC600288

Lija<br>House of Character

  30

Exclusive to Perry

Lija
House of Character

€2,750,000


5 Bedrooms


5 Bathrooms

Ref: HC600245

Sliema<br>Apartment

  22

Exclusive to Perry

Sliema
Apartment

€1,450,000


3 Bedrooms


2 Bathrooms

Ref: FA601178

Mellieha<br>Villa

  12

Exclusive to Perry

Mellieha
Villa

€1,745,000


4 Bedrooms


Parking Available

Ref: DV600039

Mosta<br>House of Character

  20

Exclusive to Perry

Mosta
House of Character

€720,000


3 Bedrooms


2 Bathrooms

Ref: HC600311

Ibrag<br>Villa

  30

Exclusive to Perry

Ibrag
Villa

€6,500 pcm


4 Bedrooms


2 Bathrooms


Parking Available

Ref: SV600065

Ta' Xbiex<br>Apartment

  25

Exclusive to Perry

Ta' Xbiex
Apartment

€4,500 pcm


3 Bedrooms


3 Bathrooms


Parking Available

Ref: FA600760

Wardija<br>House of Character

  16

Exclusive to Perry

Wardija
House of Character

€4,750 pcm


4 Bedrooms


2 Bathrooms

Ref: HC01430

Tigne Point<br>Apartment

  18

Exclusive to Perry

Tigne Point
Apartment

€4,500 pcm


3 Bedrooms


3 Bathrooms


Parking Available

Ref: FA601160

Qawra<br>Apartment

  9

Exclusive to Perry

Qawra
Apartment

€950 pcm


2 Bedrooms


1 Bathrooms

Ref: FA07639

St Julians<br>House of Character

  9

Exclusive to Perry

St Julians
House of Character

€2,800 pcm


3 Bedrooms


1 Bathrooms

Ref: HC03049

Valletta<br>Office

  14

Exclusive to Perry

Valletta
Office

€2,200,000

Ref: OF600109

Valletta<br>Office

  22

Exclusive to Perry

Valletta
Office

€7,300 pcm

Ref: OF600027

Valletta<br>Warehouse

  14

Exclusive to Perry

Valletta
Warehouse

€2,200,000

Ref: IW600006