Almost everyone thinks about one day buying their dream home, or running a business from their own shopfront or offices. If you could afford buying property in Malta outright, without getting a loan, might be the best way to make this purchase. But most of us require a loan to achieve this goal.read more
A concise guide for expats in Malta who are seeking mortgage finance to buy property in Malta or re-mortgage an existing property in Malta. We recommend that you read this guide before you apply to the bank.read more
When looking into foreign exchange in Malta you should know the local currency is the Euro (EUR), which means its monetary policies are issued by a separate financial institution – the European Central Bank (ECB).read more
Wealth management is often a concern for expats in Malta, and the country is establishing itself as one of the world’s leading offshore financial centres. Services on offer within Malta range from tax planning, private banking services and asset protection, to traditional money lending and investment management.read more
Malta’s currency is the Euro and it was adopted on the 1st of January in 2008, 4 years after the country joined the European Union. The majority of countries in the EU use the Euro with eleven of the member states adopting it when it was first introduced on the 11th of January in 1999.read more
You may think that it’s a crazy idea to get a personal bank loan when you are abroad. A lot of people assume that it is almost impossible to borrow if you are a foreigner – even some expats think that. It is true that it can be hard to do, particularly for someone who is an expat. It is not impossible though, despite the ideas that get perpetuated.read more
The Maltese government is keen to encourage people from overseas to become residents in their country. Recognising the economic and social benefits of immigration, the government offers an attractive tax structure tailored to foreign visitors from inside and outside the European Union.
Before becoming an expat and either working or retiring in Malta, taxation will likely be one of your biggest concerns. It is; therefore, best to be aware of the tax system in Malta before expatriating.
Tax treaties protect taxpayers from getting taxed twice when money passes between countries. The Malta Tax Treaty is important to be aware of, for people with investments outside of the country. They protect investors when they bring their money into Malta.
The Maltese capital has an instant charm that may remind you of Venice and maybe even Prague in one fell swoop. Dripping with charisma and oozing an undeniable historical vibe, it is a place where baroque charm comes to life before your eyes.
To the northeast of Malta resides Sliema. It is beside the town of St. Julians. The town used to be where Malta’s upper-class and aristocracy resided. Yet, today the area is most popular for its shopping centers, bars, restaurants, and hotels. The town got its name from a chapel, which was built in dedication to Stella Maris in 1855.
On the island of Malta and north of the capital Valetta, visitors can find the town of St. Julian’s – or San Gilijan – famous for its fun-filled daytime activities and a hotspot for nightlife. Though the town is small, with a population of about 8,000, its Paceville area abounds with luxurious hotels, a variety of restaurants and many trendy nightclubs.