Apartments for Rent in Malta

Malta’s rental market is huge and extremely fast moving. Properties in Malta are being rented out daily, the market is extremely fast. Especially apartments for rent in Malta, apartments and flats for rent in Malta are extremely high demand.

Hot Property to let in Malta - Short Let & Long Let

There is a wide range of properties available at every price point, but there is also a large number of people coming to the island to look for them every week. As such, because properties are rented out before the previous tenants have even contemplated moving, it is necessary to be quick, decisive and well-advised in order to secure your perfect home. Never fear, it is absolutely possible to find exactly what you are looking for with the right help, and that is where RE/MAX Lettings can show you the way.

Malta Property For Rent in Malta

Malta property for rent in Malta is a very fast market with high demand. There are so many great rental properties in the Maltese market. In Malta, space is measured by bedrooms and not by square metres, as is the case in many other countries. A long let is considered to be anything over six months and prices may differ if the property is required for anything less than this period. It will not take too long to get used to and understand the size of rental properties and their relative market pricing. Once you start viewing properties, you will appreciate what you can get for your euros and will be able to make more of a knowledgeable decision about which to pursue. Once you start comparing properties, you will immediately start to gauge and nail down your budget. You will realise that rental prices vary according to property size, finish and furnishings.

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Rental Reform in 2020

As of 1st January 2020, the latest Act C3176 which was passed in Parliament in the last quarter of 2019 will come into place. It is important to note the changes in the law in relation to your next rental property or your current rental agreement.

The Maltese Government has acted upon an important real estate segment which has otherwise been left without much supervision. The Maltese Tenant Association and segments such as the iGaming Industry have been lobbying for the last eighteen months or more to create more structure which brings more stability for tenants relocating to Malta and looking for a Long-Term rental.

The act has been created with a view to provide the necessary protection to tenants and to incentivise landlords to register their rental properties and to evidently pay their necessary dues accordingly. The following are some of the main highlights of the reform.

- Annual 5% cap for current rental agreements
- Minimum rental agreement of one year
- Rental Agreements will need to be registered (Government using blockchain)
- Property Owners will be provided Tax Credits the longer the rental agreement
- New law will not apply to any lease drawn up before 1995
- Criminal action will be taken against landlords that do not register lease
- Owner must declare deposit and create an Inventory
- Tenant will be bound for a min 2 months for 1 year Long-Let agreement and 4 months for 2 year Long let agreement
- Room Rentals or Short Lets no longer than 6 months, only applicable for non-residents workers, students or tenants looking to establish Malta as their primary residence.
- New Adjudicating panel will be introduced. Maximum claim up to €5000.

Speed of Rental Market and Dedicated Long-Let Rental website

Due to the speed with which the market moves and because properties may be listed with a number of different agents, it is important to understand that properties listed on the RE/MAX website may not be available when you arrive but that alternative, similar homes become available on a daily basis.

The list of rental properties below is generated on a weekly basis and is a reflection of homes that are available immediately. It is recommended that you click on properties that interest you and, from there, further navigate the site. Alternatively, you may browse our dedicated rental website at where you will find recently-added properties and featured rental homes. It is a comprehensive rental knowledge base; full of numerous tips, relevant information related to letting a property, and guides that provide data related to the lifestyle in Malta. An interesting feature that we have recently added to our property rental website is an availability page that indicates when a property is likely to become available.

Building a Relationship with a Letting agent

It is important that you initiate a relationship with a letting agent in Malta and then ensure that they fully understand your search requirements. The key to doing this is to make contact with a reputable company that has a specialised department for rentals and offers a sizable database. A professional letting agent will understand the market and be able to provide you with important guidance as to the benefits and any hazards or hidden problems in properties which you view. Furthermore, they will advise you regarding wider topics such as landlords, locations and factors such as schooling and local transportation. As previously mentioned, the rental market is predominantly open (meaning that listings will appear with several different agents) so, to avoid seeing the same property over and over, it is recommended you work with one letting agent exclusively. In today’s rental market, timing is of the essence and a reputable agency, with has a good track record with landlords, will be the first to find out when a new property is available. This is where the value of a good relationship with one estate agent is obvious. When he or she receives an alert that a property has come onto the market, you can expect to get that call immediately, and are far less likely to miss out if you are well known to them and they understand your individual requirements.

RE/MAX Lettings

RE/MAX Lettings has been established since 1999 and was one of the first fully fledged relocation companies in Malta. Our associates receive regular real estate training via our world-class training centre, and are mentored on a daily basis by our management team. Our property database is comprehensive and regularly updated, ensuring that you see the best that the current market has to offer.

Customer service is central to what makes RE/MAX Lettings special, and our agents are at pains to understand exactly what is important to your property search in order to find you the perfect home quickly and easily. We have an expert understanding of the Maltese letting market and an excellent relationship with our landlords, ensuring you feel confident that you will never miss out on a golden opportunity.

The company takes pride in having handled the relocation of personnel from many large corporations based in Malta, including: Skanska JV Malta, ABB, Transocean, Vodafone Malta, GO p.l.c., Nortel Networks, several Internet iGaming companies, and a variety of banking institutions, among others.

To Sum Up Apartments for Rent Malta

There is a hot property in Malta Property for rent for everyone. Regardless of your budget – whether you are looking for the least or the most expensive home – the right place is out there for you. Timing is of the essence and the sooner you find a letting agent that you feel is competent and knowledgeable, the quicker you will find yourself signing a tenancy agreement. Apartments for rent in Malta prices vary, depending on the location, views, number of bedrooms, amenities, condition and more. Do your homework, nail down your budget and key requirements, and then trust the guidance of your property expert. You may view the property listing page of each property by clicking on the image. If you require more information about a particular property in Malta, please add the MLS number in the comments so we can get back to you with the relative information immediately.

€ 800 to € 2000 monthly

GHAJNSIELEM – Located on the cliff edge of Ghajnsielem and enjoying spectacular south facing views of ix-Xatt l-Ahmar and Fort Chambray, this APARTMENT is has been recently refurbished to offer a cosy home. This apartment comprises of an entrance into a large open combined living, dining and kitche more

€ 800

MARSASCALA - Apartment in a new development just off the promenade and within a couple of minutes walk to all shops, daily amenities and restaurant. This apartment has a squarish layout and with plenty of natural light. Served with lift and equipped with all commodities, the layout comprises a spaci more

€ 800

A bright and modern 120sqm apartment, situated in a very quiet place in Mosta yet close to all amenities. Layout is in the form of a kitchen/living/dining which leads onto a balcony, three bedrooms (main bedroom with en-suite shower rooms), and a guest bathroom. Property is designer finished and m more

€ 900

A beautifully furnished ground floor Maisonette located in the outskirts of Birkirkara. This property offers 2 double bedrooms with intelligent lighting, a spacious open plan Kitchen/Living and Dinning area, back yard with outside furniture, guest bathroom with shower and a washroom/spare bathroom. more

€ 900

A delightful, elevated Maisonette located in this quiet village, in the Southern Region of Malta. Warm and welcoming accommodation comprises an open plan living/dining/kitchen area overlooking open country views, main bedroom with an en-suite bathroom and walk-in wardrobe, guest bedroom also with wa more

€ 900

Highly finished and furnished three bedrooms apartment measuring 135sqm in a quiet area of this town. Accommodation comprises a spacious and fully equipped kitchen/living/dining area leading onto a spacious front balcony, two double bedrooms (main with en-suite), walk-in wardrobe, one single bedr more

€ 950

SLIEMA - Spacious, equipped Apartment exceptionally located in the city centre of Sliema. Accommodation comprises an entrance hall, kitchen/breakfast, lounge/dining room, 2 double bedrooms, bathroom and guest toilet. Complimented with a sizable balcony. Not to be missed! more

€ 950

BIRZEBBUGIA - Brand New to the Market, Penthouse on the fifth floor in a brand new development. This property is finished to high standards, close to amenities and boast plenty of natural light and lovely views from it's spacious front terrace. The layout comprises an open plan fully equipped kitche more

€ 1,000

GZIRA - Apartment on the first floor, very centrally located, in this sought after town, walking distance to the promenade, Sliema and St. Julian's. It also has all amenities, restaurants and bus stops close by. It offers a generous layout with a large open plan kitchen/dining/living that leads to a more

€ 1,000

Msida – 3 Bedroom Penthouse situated close to all amenities. The layout is in the form of an entrance hall, open plan kitchen/dining/living area leading onto a large front terrace, two double bedrooms, third bedroom currently furnished as a study room which can be converted into a single bedroom, more

€ 1,000

€1201 - €2000

NAXXAR - A new modern Semi Detached Apartment exceptionally located in this quiet , residential yet central neighborhood. Spacious and bright accommodation comprises an equipped open plan kitchen/lounge/dining leading onto a sizable balcony, 3 bedrooms(main bedroom includes en-suite shower), 1 guest more

€ 1,300

GHASRI – This House of Character in tucked in a quiet alley in the village of GHASRI. It comprises of an entrance into a good sized garden with a mature almond tree that offers fantastic shade in the summer months. On the ground floor one finds two double bedrooms with ensuite and a spare bedroom more

€ 1,400

€2001 - €3000

€3001 - €5000

€5001 - Upwards