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Staging your Home for a Faster Sale

With a booming interest in the property sector, competition is at an all time high, and people meaning to sell their home need to put in an extra effort to ensure that it gets sold; this is where ‘staging’ comes…

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A Look at Traditional Wooden Maltese Balconies

If you happen to visit locations such as Valletta, Birgu and Ħaż-Żebbug, a quick glance upwards supplies a fascinating view:  a row of brightly coloured traditional wooden Maltese balconies, which are usually found forming part of traditional Maltese townhouses. These…

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6 Cheap Ways to Make Your House look Expensive

As you flick through home magazines and look at incredible photographs of designer homes, your thinking is probably along the lines of: I wish my home looked like that. It must be very expensive. I don’t have the money so…

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Packing Tips for a Hassle-free Move

When it’s time for the big move, your first instinct is to look at the stuff you’ve been accumulating for years with despair. How on earth will you be packing all those possessions and transferring them to your lovely, new…

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The 2017 Budget in Property Terms

The last Malta budget has brought with it a good number of advantageous elements that can be of immense benefit to you, whether you’re a property owner interested in selling your house, a tenant,  a landlord, or a potential buyer…

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Windows for a Sustainable Home

A quick look at the Merriam-Webster online dictionary results in this popular definition: “An opening, especially in the wall of a building, for admission of light and air. It is usually closed by casements or sashes containing transparent material (as…

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Making the Most Out of your Small Space

In a country that is constantly looking for ways to provide more accommodation to its ever increasing population, it is no secret that apartment and housing sizes are not what they used to be. With the increasingly large number of…

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Eco-friendly Homes at no Additional Cost

In 1955 the term throwaway living appeared for the first time on Life Magazine. Since then, throwaway/disposable culture has become a common concept used to refer to a society mostly dominated by excessive production and overconsumption. More than half a…

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