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Financing a property in Malta: Home loan and mortgage FAQ
The average interest rate for residential home loans in Malta was 2.71 % in 2018.
First-time buyers can loan up to 90 % of the property price. The monthly expenses including the loan rate cannot exceed 40 % of the monthly income. These restrictions do not apply for properties with a value of less than € 175.000. If you are not a first-time buyer you can loan up to 85 %. These binding measures were introduced by the Central Bank of Malta.
If you want to apply for a mortgage in Malta you need an active Maltese bank account. Some banks also require life insurance.
First-time buyers have to pay back the loan within 40 years or upon reaching retirement age, whichever comes first.
Non first-time buyers have to pay back the loan within 25 years or upon reaching retirement age, whichever comes first. Further they have to repay 25 % of the loan amount within the second year.
Property buyers are usually requested to attach the following documents to the mortgage application:
– Preliminary agreement
– Proof of address
– Proof of income
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