You’ve got your home loan and dealt with the architect, notary, and property consultant, and found your perfect property. You’ve signed the contract and picked up the keys – congratulations! Your new role as a homeowner has just begun!
As property experts with over 35 years’ experience in real estate, we’ve helped countless new buyers into their first home. Over the years, we’ve picked up some great tips for those stepping into their new role as property owners. Our Homeowners’ Guide should serve to help you think ahead to save time and money and avoid annoying troubles. These tips and tricks should help make your homeownership experience as easy as possible.
If you have a home loan, it’s likely you also had to take out home insurance. You should take another look at your policy to be sure it isn’t too much or too little coverage.
Tips for a long & happy life with your appliances
If you have a garden or pool you’ll need some maintenance supplies. The exact tools and/or cleaning equipment will depend on your situation. Garden – soil, fertiliser, watering can, hand trowel, pruning shears. Pool – cleaning equipment, chemicals.
Your handyman should be someone reliable, trustworthy, and skilled. Ask around neighbours and friends for recommendations. You can also ask on the Facebook group Are You Being Served for a reliable handyman in your area. They should be able to handle minor plumbing and electrical work.
Consider installing a solar water heater and/or solar panels to make use of Malta’s abundant sunlight. The government has offered grants for the installation of these eco-friendly solutions.
Start a house fund for expenses and/or additions.
Not happy with your home?
Looking for a new place to live?
Dhalia has got you covered. Whether you are in the market for your first or second home, or even a holiday home, our friendly property consultants will make your search painless. Get in touch with us today by calling freephone 8007 4949, emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or sending us a private message on Facebook.