International Luxury Real Estate News,Real Estate News

Sotheby’s International Realty Network Reports Significant Gains for 2014

2 Mar , 2015  

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Malta Sotheby’s International Realty reported that in 2014 its affiliated brokers and sales professionals achieved $70 billion in U.S. home sale transaction volume (transaction sides multiplied by average sale price). This is the highest sales volume performance in the history of the brand’s franchise system, and marks a 17% increase from the prior year. Driven […]

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Malta Luxury Real Estate News,Real Estate News,Tax & Residency

Property Tax: Why?

25 Feb , 2015  

Property Tax in Malta

Property Tax often includes annual taxes based on the value of immovable property, taxes on sales of real property, net wealth taxes, taxes on inheritances and gifts, taxes on transfers of securities, and even taxes on the non-use, or uneconomically wanted, or non-economically beneficial, types of properties.  In Malta, property tax is one way of […]

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Malta Luxury Real Estate News,Real Estate News,Tax & Residency

Proposed changes to property tax

25 Feb , 2015  

Luxury Properties Malta

The Notarial Council is expecting the government to reconsider its decision to eliminate the possibility for property sellers to pay capital gains tax, at least in certain transactions. It has proposed concrete alternatives to the Ministry of Finance and the Inland Revenue Department. However, such changes should only be completed after a thorough consultation is […]

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Auction,International Luxury Real Estate News,Luxury Living

Auction house raises charges for art buyers

13 Feb , 2015  

Auction house raises charges for art buyers

Buying art at Sotheby’s has become more expensive as the top international auction house increased its buyer’s premium, the rates it charges a successful bidder. As of Sunday 1st February 2015, anyone who purchases a work of art has to pay 25 per cent to the auction house on the first $200,000 of the hammer […]

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Auction,International Luxury Real Estate News,Luxury Living

Sotheby’s breaks sales record

13 Feb , 2015  

Sotheby's breaks sales records

Sale of rare impressionist and modern works by Monet and Matisse fetches a total of almost €247m and sees five other records broken Art lovers came out in force and with deep pockets as a world famous auction house recorded a record total. Sotheby’s celebrated the highest figure for any auction held in London, with […]

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International Luxury Real Estate News,Real Estate News

Global Ultra Wealthy Population Hold Nearly US$3 Trillion In Owner-Occupied Residential Real Estate Assets

9 Feb , 2015  

Global Ultra Wealthy Population Hold Nearly US$3 Trillion In Owner-Occupied Residential Real Estate Assets

This week Malta Sotheby’s International Realty proudly announced Sotheby’s International Realty’s partnership with Wealth-X to provide valuable insights into today’s luxury real estate market and the buying behaviors of the ultra-high net worth consumer. Nearly US$3 trillion of the world’s private wealth is held in owner-occupied residential properties, a value greater than the GDP of […]

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Sotheby’s International Realty Brand Wins ‘Best in Category’ in Franchisee Satisfaction for Eighth Consecutive Year

4 Feb , 2015  

Sotheby' s International Realty

Malta Sotheby’s International Realty this week announced that the Sotheby’s International Realty brand won Franchise Business Review’s Best in Category for Real Estate Franchisee Satisfaction award for the eighth year in a row. The Best in Category award measures franchisee satisfaction with their franchisors and is part of the 10th annual Franchisee Satisfaction Awards presented […]

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International Luxury Real Estate News

THE MINDSET OF THE LUXURY REAL ESTATE BUYER: A STUDY BY THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

29 Jan , 2015  

Wall Street Journal Property in Malta

Thanks to the Sotheby’s International Realty® brand’s relationship with The Wall Street Journal, Malta Sotheby’s have special access to the paper’s custom research. “The Mindset of the Luxury Real Estate Buyer” is a study commissioned by The Wall Street Journal among print and digital subscribers. The goal of the study, which was conducted earlier this […]

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Subscribe for a Free Digital Copy of the Portfolio

22 Jan , 2015  

The Malta Sotheby's Realty Portfolio Publication

Welcome to Malta Sotheby’s International Realty Portfolio showcase. Subscribe for a free digital copy of the Portfolio. Your subscription entitles you to receive valuable e-mail newsletters, occasional announcements, and other information from Malta Sotheby’s International Realty.

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Residency in Malta & Taxation

22 Jan , 2015  

Residency in Malta Taxation

There are many reasons why one would consider moving to Malta and taking up residence. The year round mild weather and friendly people come to mind first. They say a country’s greatest assets are not its gold or cash reserves, but its people. Subsequently, everything else is built on this. HERE ARE SOME TANGIBLE BENEFITS […]

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