Showing posts from May, 2005

Professional Surveying and Valuation of Property

Following is a link to The Sunday Times of Malta dated Sunday May 29th. 2005 and featuring an article, under the same title, by architects Dr. Alex Buontempo and Dr. Stefan Buontempo MP:

Another article by Dr. Stefan Buontempo MP, this time on first time buyers, and featured in The Times of Malta dated Saturday 28th. May 2005 can also be found here:

More property and business related articles can also be found on

That Elusive Summer Long Let

Summer is kicking in again, and as always, the market is swamped with short let requests. Of course these enquiries are always a mixed blessing for estate agents as the other side of the coin reveals a much more difficult time negotiating rentals for a longer period.

In fact anyone hunting around right now for a well priced long let in the Sliema and St.Julian's area will know what I'm talking about. The "short lets" carrot is already within the landlords' sight and no one can blame them for jumping at every opportunity to maximize their income. However, if one looks hard enough, and that is what my job partly consists of, a few pleasant surprises do come up.

So......... this week's best value for money properties are:

A 2 bedroom apartment on the Sliema Tower Road seafront. Well furnished with large sitting room enjoying superb views - Lm160 monthly

A 3 bedroom wide fronted fully furnished flat in San Gwann with seperate large kitchen/dining and seperate sitting…