If you are planning to buy a property in Malta, chances are you are already on the look-out. Obviously the right property will not fall on your lap, namely because there are so many on the market, and because what you want is so very particular to your personality, lifestyle, profession, budget, and personal taste. Whilst not impossible to find, the perfect property is usually not found that easily and you would be wise to take some special measures to secure the property which is best suited to you and your needs.
You don’t need to be a Real Estate Guru
Property for sale in Malta is aplenty but a few cautious steps will ensure you clinch the best deal for your budget. Obviously you don't need to be an expert in real estate nor an economic guru to recognise a good deal when you land one. But you would need to be actively involved in your search by researching what is already on the market in order to better understand what the current property market is like in Malta.
Start by selecting the right criteria for a typical property you might like, depending on your budget, on your preferred location and on your purpose - residential to live in as your home; residential to rent out; commercial to work in yourself; commercial to rent out.
Go out and view properties, as many as you can. It is important to initially view several different kinds of properties, as this will allow you to make comparisons between different categories of properties, different sizes, different finishes and different locations. This will give you a very good idea of the kind of prices properties currently sell for, and will allow you to better recognise the property which falls beyond the average price range.
Build a relationship with an Estate Agent
With the assistance of the professional agent, you are more likely to find the perfect property at the best price. Finding a bargain depends hugely on a concerted effort, good timing, and a keen eye for a bargain. Honing in and viewing several properties which fall within the specific category that would most suit your case will definitely help increase your chances of finding what you are after. Your agent can help considerably in this regard, by organising properties in groups to visit, one lot at a time. Indeed your agent can be instrumental in helping you select a hot property for sale in Malta.
Acquiring knowledge in the field is something you can also do by researching varied listings on the web. By doing so, you will immediately recognise which properties are overpriced, and which are reasonably priced. You may also be the first to notice the bargain, the unexpected property which has just popped up on the lists, identifying the hot property for sale and tailor-made just for you.
Speak to a bank regarding your home loan
To facilitate your chances of snatching up a bargain, be sure to visit your local bank in the early stages of your search, in order to understand how home or property loans can be acquired and what amount of money you can aspire to borrow. That way you will ensure yourself and your real estate agent that you are not wasting precious time by viewing properties which would definitely be beyond your available budget. This will also help you give confidence to your agent who will feel more reassured in his or her search of the right property for your needs.
It is important that you know what you want and to know what you can have, because being undecided and confused in your ideas will definitely put a professional agent off. Once you show an agent that you are dilly-dallying and not at all clear as to your requirements and potential spending flexibility, you are likely to be very politely ignored.
Check RE/MAX Malta's Hot Property for Sale lists via their website and subscribe to their Newsletter and Buyer Match Facility. These are routinely updated and properties which are marked as 'hot' indicate that these are very saleable, very price worthy, quite unique, and have plenty of potential for further development and embellishment. Snatching up a deal is not impossible - it is just a matter of being at the right place in the right moment.
Feel free to view this list of homes on a regular basis. We do our utmost to update the properties every forth-night.
BUGIBBA - Highly finished 4th floor Apartment situated in the centre of this popular Summer resort village. This property has a lovely layout complimented with ample natural sunlight. Property comprises of a large, bright open plan living area, combined kitchen, dining (fully fitted designer kitchen inc. appliances), guest bathroom/shower, two spacious double bedrooms (main with en-suite) and a single bedroom. Property is being sold ready to move into.
MARSASCALA - Recently refurbished this bright and airy APARTMENT. Entrance to a welcoming open-plan fitted kitchen with appliances kitchen/dining, three good-sized bedrooms and modern bathroom. Complimenting this property is a back terrace and roof. An optional one-car garage is a available. Viewing is a must.
MARSASCALA - Large and spacious corner apartment situated in a good residential area close to all amenities. Apartment is flooded with fresh air and natural light. Layout consists of an open plan living room, separate kitchen/ dining, box room, bathroom, guest toilet, and three double bedrooms. Apartment has two large balconies and includes a one car garage interconnected by lift.
MARSASCALA - Rare to find split level 3 double bedroom apartment with a square layout in a small block of St. Thomas Bay area having distant side sea views Accommodation compromises 50 sq.m. open plan kitchen/living/dining area, main bedroom with en suite, 2 other double bedrooms, guest bathroom, balconies on both sides. Apartment is highly finished and features real wood fireplace, 4 A/Cs , solar water heater, security alarm system, parquet flooring in the bedrooms, modern kitchen with Bosch appliances and seamless Corian counter top. The property is very bright, fully insulated and very energy efficient .
Complimenting this property is a private washroom with own part of the roof ideal for BBQs. Optional 2 car street level garage is available. Ready to move into as a family home or as rental investment. FREEHOLD.
ZEJTUN - For sale is this three bedroom first floor served with lift APARTMENT in Zejtun. On entering this bright Apartment you are greeted with a large living/dinning room, a separate kitchen and a large balcony. A hall separates the living area with the bedrooms and bath. It is in top form and ready tom move into. A back balcony and use of roof make this Apartment convenient for a large family. Ideal for first time buyers or a Rental Investment.
BIRKIRKARA - New on the market is this first floor converted duplex maisonette having a huge kitchen and seperate living room, study and toilet down stairs and sleeping quarters upstairs including a large terrace ideal for entertainment. Property is ideal for development as it is situated in a 4+1 area.
BIRKIRKARA - Centrally located close to old railway area. Highly finished and partly furnished, first floor Apartment in a well kept block. Comprising a welcoming sitting room, open plan to a kitchen/dining, hallway to three bedrooms (main with ensuit), bathroom and yard. Also included is a shared use of roof with private space that can be used as a washroom or storage. This apartment is very close to all amenities including schools, shops and bus terminus.
Situated in a quiet street, this third floor squarish layout apartment is being sold furnished and ready for immediate occupation. The property is finished to high standards by it's owner and includes two bedrooms one with en suite. A good sized kitchen / dining/ living and a main bathroom. Property is fully air conditioned and is serviced with a lift.
BIRKIRKARA – New to the market is this wonderful large 3 bedroom apartment situated in the heart of the city. Close to all amenities. Property comprises of a very large kitchen with a separate living room, 3 bedrooms, two of which are of a double size, main served with ensuite, to be sold fully furnished. Property complimented with a 2 car garage and sold freehold serviced with lift.
ATTARD - Luxury finished APARTMENT in a smart block, consisting of three double bedrooms, main with en-suite shower, guest bathroom, large kitchen / living / dining, fitted kitchen with appliances, front and back balconies, washroom and box-room. Property is offered partly furnished. One-car garage is available at an extra €22,000.
XGHAJRA - A sea front, designer finished APARTMENT comprising of a 50sqm open plan kitchen/living/dining, gas fireplace, gypsum ceiling with down lighters and feature wall, large front balcony from where one can enjoy unobstructed sea views, shower room, three double bedrooms, main with en-suite and back balcony.
SWIEQI - Ground floor older type maisonette situated in the centre of town, measuring over 160sqm. This very rare to find property is part of a block of only 2 units and includes a very convenient front car port and a spacious back yard. The property is fully finished and furnished, and would make the perfect rental investment or home. Call for immediate viewing.
ST. PAUL'S BAY - On the market is this bright, highly finished and ready to move into fifth floor penthouse, situated in a quite road of this much sought after village close to all amenities and having ample space for parking. Property comprises of an open plan living/kitchen/dining area complimented with a stove and spacious terrace ideal for entertaining family members and friends whilst enjoying open views, guest bathroom, washroom, two double bedrooms, a single bedroom and a back terrace. Finishing include ceramic tiles, skirting, gypsum plastering and aluminum apertures throughout. Complimenting this accommodation is a designer fitted kitchen with appliances, dining table with chairs, sitting room furniture, bedroom furniture and a solar water heater. Property is being offered Freehold and full ownership airspace as one can build an extra floor. Garage/s are also available for rent. Viewing this property is highly recommended.
MARSASCALA - Corner PENTHOUSE enjoying unobstructed and lovely views from St Thomas bay and beyond from a large surrounded south and west facing 120sqm terrace, ideal for entertaining. This bright and airy Penthouse having an approx 95sqm, consisting of entrance hall, open plan lounge, dining area and fully fitted modern kitchen, bathroom, large master bedroom with en-suite and second bedroom leading onto the terrace . Property is being sold fully furnished and ready for immediate occupancy. Own airspace and Freehold. Option to rent one lock up garage located in the same block.
New on the market, one finds this very well finished and fully furnished Ground Floor Maisonette, situated in a very tranquil location just minutes away from the main center. Property comprises of a front patio, living room, open plane, kitchen/dining area, guest toilet, main bathroom,2 bedrooms, an internal yard and a well sized back yard ideal for entertaining. Property is finished to very high standards and is definitely worth viewing!
Highly finished and fully furnished is this sea front apartment forming part of the prestigious residence of Tas-Sellum, offering stunning sea views from the terrace and large pool and pool areas. Accommodation comprises of a welcoming entrance hall, dining room, fully fitted kitchen/breakfast, spacious living room leading onto the front terrace, 2 double bedrooms with main having an en-suite, main bathroom, laundry room and internal yard. Complimenting this beautiful property is a car space which connects to the apartment by lift.
XEMXIJA - Set on high grounds, having 360 degrees of panoramic views over the surrounding sea/country views of St.Paul's Bay, Bugibba, St.Paul's Islands, Mistra Bay, Mellieha, Selmun, is this unique and rare opportunity to acquire this 3 bedroom circa 210sqm apartment. This property is being offered at very good value for money on plan price. This property is being offered completely finished (completion end 2017) A must-view. Highly recommended. Contact us, to receive a hard copy of plans.
ZEJTUN - Converted HOUSE OF CHARACTER finished to the finest details. Layout consists of entrance hall leading to sitting room, large fitted kitchen/dining overlooking the courtyard, three double bedrooms main en-suite and walk-in closet, guest bathroom and washroom on roof. A truly Maltese gem.
QAWRA- A truly unique duplex Penthouse situated in an elite block of 5 ,and in a prestigious area of Qawra. The accommodation consists of highly designed finishes with a large open-plan with fitted kitchen/dining/living facing a front terrace with sun canopy and enjoying distant sea-views,a guest bathroom,and back large balcony.Going to the floor below you find 3 large bedrooms,living-room,and family bathroom with a jacuzzi bath, 2 large balconies.
Gzira - Ideal Rental Investment minutes from Gzira Sea Front. Modern 2nd Floor corner Apartment measuring approximately 130sqm internal area. The property was originally a 3 bedroom apartment but has been split into a 2 bedroom Apartment & a studio Apartment for rental purposes. Both apartments have been completely refurbished, and are being offered finished & fully furnished. The 2 bedroom Apartment enjoys an open plan Kitchen, Living & Dining area with a front balcony, 2 spacious double bedrooms & a shower room. While the studio apartment is open plan including a brand new kitchen and a shower room.
MDINA - Set in this private alleyway forming part of the silent city of Mdina is this lovely House of Character. Property is set on two floors. When entering the property you will find a well sized entrance hall leading to the kitchen area with pantry and following on to a lovely living/dining area and guest toilet. Set on this floor is a well sized terrace enjoying breathtaking views of green areas as well as distant sea views. Once you move down though the property to the bottom floor one can find both bedrooms, the main bedroom having a walk-in wardrobe and an en-suite well sized shower room as well as a Maltese balcony on the front of the property enjoying beautiful views. One also finds the spare bathroom. Property enjoys ownership of airspace and being part part of the prestigious city of Mdina. The property also comes with a separate underlying office which is being sold part and parcel with the property. Truly a one off property worth every penny, nothing else like it on the market. This property is more than a house, its a home. Be the first to view this perfect property.
SLIEMA- Situated just a few metres from the main shopping area and the seafront is this 4 floor traditional maltese townhouse fully finished and furnished perfect as a small B&B or short let investment. Property is in the form of six bedrooms (all with en-suite) plus a separate annex consisting of TV area and a kitchen. A one time opportunity.
XAGHRA - Newly built, HOUSE OF CHARACTER enjoying picturesque valley views from its cliff-edge location. This property comprises an entrance hall leading onto a large open kitchen/living/dining area, overlooking the pool. Upstairs one finds 3 bedrooms (all ensuite) and a large terrace. Most of the rooms (including the pool and deck area) overlook the untouched country surroundings. This property is expertly finished and highly furnished. A 4 car garage compliments this fine residence. OPEN VIEWS!
KAPPARA-lovely terraced house very well kept by its proud owners , situated in a quiet and tranquil street yet close to all amenities. Property comprises of a welcoming entrance hall, formal sitting room overlooking a bright internal yard, guest toilet, kitchen/dining and backyard with well. On the first floor, one finds two double bedrooms and a single bedroom , main having en-suite and another two bedroom and a bathroom on the second floor . The third floor of the property is a 1 bedroom penthouse interconnected with the house . Property is freehol
Pender Gardens - Unique 4 bedroom ensuite apartment, a secure rental investment finished to high specs & standards, having additional common washing and storage area. including an extra room for further necessity. Measuring 173 sqm with 1 car space included.
PENDER GARDENS - Highly finished Apartment forming part of this prestigious renowned development enjoying a communal private garden , fitness centre and more. It is situated in a prime location of St. Julian's very close to entertainment areas, restaurants and beach. Layout comprises a welcoming entrance hall leading on to a very large and bright living dining area overlooking a spacious terrace, kitchen, three double bedrooms one served with en-suite, main bathroom and laundry room. Complementing this property are two balconies accessible through the bedrooms. Private parking at semi-basement level accessed through a lift available as optional. A must see!
Ghasri - Designer finished HOUSE OF CHARACTER situated in a well-sought after address and enjoying total peace and tranquillity. Its attractive layout offers four bedroom, three bathrooms, a wide dining/living area, separate kitchen, laundry and a two-car garage. Most rooms overlook a large private POOL WITH JACUZZI, surrounding deck area and small garden. The house enjoys fantastic views of the Gozitan countryside and the Citadel and there are plenty of entertaining space including bedroom terraces and the roof. It is being sold air-conditioned and fully furnished and is ideal as a rental investment or simply as a holiday or retirement home. Freehold and ready for immediate occupation! Must be seen to be appreciated! OPEN TO OFFERS, OWNER MOTIVATED TO SELL.
MARSASCALA-A new to the Market Semi Detached Villa Built on a plot of 230.00 square meter with a four car plus semi basement level and in the same level an entertainment room with Jacuzzi . At elevated ground level the large main entrance , sitting room , kitchen / dinning / living room surrounded by the side and back yards . From the curved wide staircase the landing of the first floor with the three bedrooms one of which is the main having a walking in wardrobe and an en-suite . All bedrooms have a balcony . A spiral staircase to the top level wash room which is currently a kitchenette / living area with a larger roof terrace enjoying panoramic sea views .
GHARB - Located in a very tranquil location in the outskirts of this small village is this unique 3 bedroomed FARMHOUSE being sold finished and furnished. The property retains all authentic features such as arched mill rooms, internal courtyard with external stairs, wooden beams, stone slabs, etc. All bedrooms have an ensuite and a terrace area. A large deck area surrounds the pool. This is a must have for all those who want total peace and tranquility. FULL OF AUTHENTIC FEATURES.
A great apartment with a spacious open plan layout and great views of Spinola Bay. The apartment enjoys the luxury of a spacious open layout but also offers the privacy of walk in wardrobes, en-suites, study and a fantastic large terrace, great for outdoor entertaining, whilst enjoying the idyllic views of the pretty Spinola bay in St Julian's. Close to amenities however set further back from main roads so is set within a quite road. This 3 bedroom apartment is being sold furnished with a 1 car space. Definitely worth viewing.
New on the Market and designer finished Semi-Detached Villa in a sought after area of this quaint fishing village, boasting of a very modern and versatile layout. Upon entrance you will be greeted by a lavish hallway with unique glass features. A large open plan consisting of a kitchen/breakfast/living leads to a magnificent back yard area with a swimming pool and deck area enjoying unobstructed views of Marsaxlokk bay and a large dining area overlooking a decorated pebbled garden. A marble stair case enriched by a designer thick glass hand rail leads to the first floor level consisting of three large bedrooms, two of which have a large walk-in-wardrobe that can be turned into en-suites, family bathroom and a large washroom at roof level...