“I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” – Jimmy Dean.
From my desk, I have a unique view of sailing and commercial vessels, tour boats and those of the ultra-rich as well as aircraft activities, shopping, eateries, students and everyday people. On my daily walks with my elderly Labrador – inevitably we will get into in-depth conversations with the old, young, local, international, business owners, cleaners, families and travelers. It’s no surprise therefore to meet—in a day—people from northern European, Britain, America, India, China, the Middle East, Russia, Australia and on one day also South African family all the way from Warmbaths.
There is no doubt that the residency programme, increased business presence and a healthy economy is driving the unprecedented growth in the property market.
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Why is there such a diversity of people living in Malta?
World disruption has many of us grappling with the uncertainties of the future and looked for personal and economic security. They are attracted to Malta by its secure environment, wonderful lifestyle, healthy economy, political stability and the added advantage of its convenient geographical location, which allows for easy daily travel connections. Medical and Education facilities are world class, and there are no council taxes.
Welcome News: Malta has received positive feedback from ratings agencies as noted in the Times of Malta, 31 October 2016, by Joseph Cuschieri.
- Standard & Poor has raised Malta’s credit rating for the first time in 20 years, from ‘BBB+’ to ‘A-’ status, with a stable outlook.
- August, Fitch confirmed Malta’s ‘A’ rating upgraded its forecast from stable to positive.
- A month later, Moody’s confirmed Malta’s ‘A3’
- Ratings were underpinned among other factors, by a resilient economy, healthy economic growth and a steady downward trajectory in government debt level.
Rated among the top of the most powerful passports in the EU/Schengen. Residency or citizenship by investment provides ease of movement and the ability to work and live in other countries.
Retirement Rating – Awarded 2nd place in the Top 10 Places to Retire (2016 Live and Invest Overseas Annual Index).