Malta Property News
The market has slowed down considerably, both in property sales, and in property rentals.
As is common worldwide in such dire straits, the number of articles, statistics and interviews about the industry are abound. But what are the prime reliable sources? How do you filter through other agents' sales pitch and cut to the real content?
This depends on whether you're after a balanced quick overview, in depth reports, in depth analysis on a particular segment of the market, or plain viscious journalism and the occasional expose'.
Following are some of the best links. Just click on the highlighted text:
Times of Malta - The islands' foremost english daily. Accurate, balanced journalism with a very popular online comments section underlying each article. Have your say and see what the public's take is. Awash with property articles and opinion pieces.
Malta Today - A younger stable of journalists, set up in 2001. Usually highly investigative, bordering on the aggressive. Many property related expose`s
National Statistics Office - The official figures. For the experienced property data miners.
Central Bank of Malta - Get your Quarterly Reviews, Annual Reports, Financial Stability Reports, Consultative Papers in pdf download format.
Malta Planning and Environment Authority - All the legislation, Development Planning Act, Structure Plan, Circulars to Architects, and the Map Server to check what's planned around your current property, or your potential purchase.
The Malta Independent, every Saturday prints the full lists of planning applications to be reviewed by the MEPA boards.
......so Good Luck! And meanwhile, remember Malta Property Blog (this is the original one! - lots of clones around) will continue to compile and present the best articles and reports, together with relevant links, as they come available.