The Renting Procedure. – For the Renter.
Finding your new home to rent, should be fun and exciting. We are committed to making this transition easy and hassle free. Contact one of our esteemed agents to guide you through the renting process in Malta, give you a distinct and precise service which will definitely benefit you, and give you all the info. needed in helping you rent your perfect new home in Malta!
A: Narrow down a list of favourites. The coastal towns of Sliema, St. Julian’s and surrounding areas are the most popular. This is due to the prestigious Sliema Promenade and the bustling surroundings of Sliema which are full of retail shops, cafes and restaurants. The trendy Ballutta and picturesque Spinola Bays are what make St. Julians so popular today. Make sure to include specific needs, wants and favoured towns or villages. Taking into consideration your monthly budget and duration of stay is equally important. To make things easier do not hesitate to contact our real estate agent who will point you in the right direction when looking to rent a property in Malta.
B: Find the expert. Once you have made up your mind on a few selective rental properties, contact us and one of our team will set up an appointment at your convenience.
Some important points one has to take into consideration when renting a property in Malta:
Envisage your Malta rental property and surroundings at all times of the day. One should also emphasize on specific and personal interests such as University, Hospital, retail outlets, restaurants, beaches and other things you like to do in your free time.
Specific terms of the Maltese landlord. (this includes authorization of pets, how and when to pay bill and rent due.
Also if you pay your deposit and the rental deal falls through, for valid reasons you will be refunded. However if you decide to leave your rental home prematurally you will most likely forfeit your deposit. (Remember that you rented your Malta home at that price, due the duration of stay and terms and conditions of the contract.)
C: Making an offer is the next step. First things first, contact your agent who will acknowledge your rental offer and submit to landlord on your behalf. As a rule landlords reply pretty quick. At this stage, one months rent, as a deposit is required to remove property off the Maltese rental market.
D: Signing the contract is usually done at the property itself. Don’t feel anxious, your agent will give you re-assurance and any assistance you may need. Contract is direct. Your signature is compulsory on each page of the rental contract. You will be given an original copy and inventory. You are now ready to move into your new Maltese home!
E: Buy the tickets. On the set date agreed when signing the contract you can move in! At this time you are required to pay:
- One month’s rent,
- Utilities (approx 100 euro)
- Agency fees which are 50% of one month’s rent plus 18% VAT.
You will be given the keys of the rented property. Keep an eye out for any spoilage of the property that may have gone unnoticed. As per your contract you have five days to let the landlord know. Our agents are trained and will give you a helping hand with info. needed on our beautiful Island of Malta.
We at rbmalta.com hope you enjoy exploring our database which is full of available properties for rent in Malta.