Expats & rentals in Malta: advice

Relocation to Malta: rental advice for the unwary expat

Relocation to Malta seems on paper very easy. But there are always the hidden extras, especially when renting a property, that only an insider can give tips on.

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Flatscanner free property search in Malta

Property in Malta: resident launches ‘no agent’, free online search

Malta expat’s innovative ‘no agent’ property website, Flatscanner, is set to revolutionise our experience of property search and sales online.

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Backpacker's accommodation in Malta

Budget accommodation in Malta: hostels & guesthouses

Budget accommodation in guesthouses and hostels is plentiful in Malta and offers a stay that may be low on frills but perhaps rich in character. We browse the options.

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farmhouse holiday rentals Malta and Gozo

‘Holiday’ home in an old Maltese farmhouse

We left our old stone farmhouse to holiday abroad. But perhaps we should have holidayed at home in Malta after all?

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Tigne Point exclusive housing overlooking Malta's capital Valletta

Renting property in Malta: the sky’s the limit!

Renting real estate in Malta but no idea what property prices to expect for villas, flats, houses in countryside or in towns? Read on…

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Renting property in Malta

Renting Property in Malta: tenants talk

A tale of two tenants on renting property in Malta. If you’re looking to rent for more than a holiday let, this is a must-read.

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The only way is up? Malta’s high-rise property

We’ve limited space, we’re urban, we’re going up. But, asks architecture student Sergei Mikhailenko, are we going up for the right reasons? Are we creating a market for the high rise, or do we really need it?

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‘The King’s Speech’ in Malta

You’ve seen the film, now live the film set. In a gem of an old Valletta townhouse that merges designer-styled luxury with history’s faded charms.

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Spoilt for Spas

It’s chillier these days and it’s January blues time. Remind yourself that Malta has plenty of wellness centres and spas to treat yourself in.

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Why & Where to Stay in Valletta

Visitors stay eagerly in most European capitals, so why not Valletta? Avoid the commuters and day tippers with an overnight in a Valletta hotel of ‘charm’!

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Swim Safely with Kids this Summer

If you want a truly relaxing holiday this summer with the kids in Malta, then take to the water with them. We’ve safety advice to help give you peace of mind but nothing beats being alert when kids and water are concerned.

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All Boxed In

Comparing Malta’s property to that of other countries is a hard task, especially if you’re moving here. So we give you a personal take on its value for money.

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Houses of character. You bet!

Thinking of renting a house of character in Malta or Gozo – a typical farmhouse? It’s not all bougainvillea around the door! But get to know their character, and you’ll probably be smitten though.

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Heating a house in Malta

How to heat a Maltese house, even if only for two or three months a year, is a hot conversation topic here. We run through the more regular heating options and find none really do the whole job well.

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