Valletta Property News

Feature: Malta tops International Living’s 2011 Quality of Life Index

Malta has done it again, topping the charts of International Living’s Quality of Life Index. The overseas property magazine annually compiles a list of countries which make an ideal destination for those looking at buying a property abroad. The list is based on feedback received from the magazine’s readers as well as from a number of surveys carried out by the editorial team. A number of indicators are...

Malta is safest place on earth

Feature: Malta is ‘safest place on earth’ Low exposure to natural disasters 14/09/11

If you want to avoid becoming a victim of a natural disaster or of climate change, you could do no better than to live in Malta or Qatar, according to a new United Nations study which says these two small countries are the safest in the world. The World Risk Report for 2011, conducted by the UN’s Institute for Environment and Human Security, is based on an index related to the exposure of countries to...

Feature: The rise of the Property Letting Market in Malta

Throughout the last few years Europe and North America have been through an unprecedented recession, last seen over 25 years ago. From America, Greece and Spain, many banks have gone bankrupt, austerity measures were needed to save Greece and street protests fill the news with uncertainty and a bleak financial outlook for the future. Things could not have been any more different for Malta. Registering...

Feature: High interest shown in Malta Housing Authority Rental Scheme

The Housing Authority has received a strong response to the new scheme that entices people to offer their vacant properties up for rent to provide a home for the 535 people on the waiting list. So far, owners of more than 500 properties have expressed interest in the scheme which opened on February 27 and closes on April 30. The authority is, however, expecting a surge over the next few weeks when...

Malta worlds second safest country

Malta world’s second safest country, again – World Risk Report 2013

The recently published 2013 edition of the World Risk Report, drawn up by the United Nations University’s Institute for Environment and Human Security in Bonn and Alliance Development Works”, a coalition of German NGOs, has named Malta, once again, as the world’s second safest country in terms of its exposure to and ability to cope with natural disasters. The collaborative report lists Malta in...

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