Rental yields seem to be rising in Malta - now around 4.4%

November 04, 2022

Last Updated: Sept. 21, 2022
SLIEMA - Apartments COST (€) YIELD (p.a.)
TO BUY MONTHLY RENT
Sliema (all locations)
Studio €239,000 €1,100 5.52%
1-Bedroom €390,000 €1,350 4.15%
2-Bedroom €900,000 €2,500 3.33%
3-Bedroom €953,000 €1,800 2.27%
Sliema avg. Rental Yields 3.82%
SWIEQI - Apartments COST (€) YIELD (p.a.)
TO BUY MONTHLY RENT
Swieqi (all locations)
Studio €246,500 €650 3.16%
1-Bedroom €327,500 €1,150 4.21%
2-Bedroom €395,000 €1,400 4.25%
Swieqi avg. Rental Yields 3.88%
ST JULIAN´S - Apartments COST (€) YIELD (p.a.)
TO BUY MONTHLY RENT
St Julians´s (all locations)
Studio €290,000 €1,000 4.14%
1-Bedroom €303,500 €1,325 5.24%
2-Bedroom €369,500 €1,600 5.20%
St Julians´s avg. Rental Yields 4.86%
ST PAUL´S BAY - Apartments COST (€) YIELD (p.a.)
TO BUY MONTHLY RENT
St Paul´s Bay (all locations)
Studio €140,000 €650 5.57%
1-Bedroom €235,500 €750 3.82%
2-Bedroom €250,000 €850 4.08%
St Paul´s Bay avg. Rental Yields 4.49%
QAWRA - Apartments COST (€) YIELD (p.a.)
TO BUY MONTHLY RENT
Qawra (all locations)
Studio €172,000 €713 4.97%
1-Bedroom €196,000 €800 4.90%
2-Bedroom €271,000 €900 3.99%
Qawra avg. Rental Yields 4.62%
MELLIEHA - Apartments COST (€) YIELD (p.a.)
TO BUY MONTHLY RENT
Mellieha (all locations)
Studio €212,750 €700 3.95%
1-Bedroom €240,000 €800 4.00%
2-Bedroom €299,000 €900 3.61%
Mellieha avg. Rental Yields 3.85%
VALLETTA - Apartments COST (€) YIELD (p.a.)
TO BUY MONTHLY RENT
Valletta (all locations)
Studio €255,000 €1,300 6.12%
1-Bedroom €350,000 €1,700 5.83%
2-Bedroom €425,000 €2,000 5.65%
3-Bedroom €460,000 €3,000 7.83%
Valletta avg. Rental Yields 6.35%
All yields are gross - i.e., before taxes, repair costs, ground rents, estate agents fees, and any other costs. Net yields (what you´ll really earn) are typically around 1.5% to 2% lower.
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