Only 12% of buildings have energy certificate

Only 12% of buildings have energy certificate

(11th March 2016)

Only 12 per cent of buildings that are required by EU regulations to have an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) have been certified to date, according to official figures.   An infrastructure ministry spokeswoman told the Times of Malta that only 10,586 properties have been certified to ...

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House Prices In Malta Up By 11%

House Prices In Malta Up By 11%

(17th April 2015)

Recent Eurostat figures show that House prices in Malta rose by 11% in the fourth quarter last year when compared to the same period of the previous year.   It was the second highest annual increase among the EU states for which data is available, the highest being recorded in Ireland ...

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A Brief Overview of the Capital Gains Tax Overhaul Introduced through Budget 2015

A Brief Overview of the Capital Gains Tax Overhaul Introduced through Budget 2015

(18th November 2014)

Budget 2015 saw the end of the Capital Gains Tax system as we know it – an end to the 7% provisional tax option, and an end to the 12% final tax rate too. Instead, the following system has been outlined through the Budget Speech (2015), and shall be the foundation to the Legal Notice ...

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Heat A Room For Only 15 Cents A Day!

Heat A Room For Only 15 Cents A Day!

(18th November 2014)

Wanting to cut costs on the energy bill, especially now that temperatures are dropping for the season? Economics may be one reason to seek more sustainable energy sources, but this inventive way to heat the house is also purely fascinating.   Journalist, YouTuber, and boat owner Dylan ...

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DEADLINE EXTENDED TILL 30th June 2015 - Exemption from Duty for First Time Buyers

DEADLINE EXTENDED TILL 30th June 2015 - Exemption from Duty for First Time Buyers

(17th November 2014)

During this evening's Budget, the Minister of Finance has announced that the one-year partial tax waiver for buyers who are purchasing their first home, has been extended by another six months, that is, until 30th June 2015.   More details will follow.    

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