Malta is a small group of islands (only three are inhabited) of around 465,000 people. UK buyers will find many similarities between the countries, due in large part to Malta's status as a British possession from 1800 to 1964.
Although a popular destination for tourists and family holidays, Malta has never seen as much interest from British buyers as its neighbours. This is largely due to the limited availability of property on the islands - perhaps unsurprisingly!
That said, the country boasts hot summers and mild winters, three UNESCO world Heritage sites, incredible beaches and, of course, cafes and restaurants galore. It is a fantastic destination for all types of buyers, including families and retirees.
As with all property searches it is important to understand the buying process to ensure you are not hit with unexpected costs or documentation.
To help you on your way we have just launched a brand new guide to buying property in Malta. It's completely free and provides expert advice on a range of subjects.
What you'll find inside:
- Information of the popular areas on the islands of Malta, Gozo and Comino
- Detailed advice about Maltese property law, mortgages and tax considerations
- Tips about how to save thousands of pounds when transferring currency abroad
- Further resources and a glossary to help explain unfamiliar terms in the buying process