Greece Property News

At Greece Property Guides, you can browse the latest Greek property news. We regularly round up the latest goings-on from the market, so you can get all your updates in once place.

Buying a house in Greece? Then you need to be up to speed with the latest Greece real estate news before your move. You will find coverage of all you need to know, such as forecasts, new regulations, and housing trends.


Your area guide to Crete

Your area guide to Crete

The enchanting island of Crete is the Greek destination of choice for many international buyers. When asked why, many tell tales of the picturesque landscapes, gorgeous beaches, interesting history and friendly locals.
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Sun, sea, sand…and mountains

When you think of Greece, you probably conjure up images of sun, sea and sand. I doubt you get to mountains. However, there are many mountains in Greece, with the highest on the mainland being Mount Olympus, legendary home of Zeus and the ancient Greek gods and goddesses. The peak, Mytikas, is 2,918 metres.
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Let’s retire to…the Peloponnese

Most people, when they think of Greece, think of its islands, but Greece has even more to offer. The Peloponnese has everything: sea, towns and mountains, and is more accessible from Athens throughout winter. Long-term Greek resident Lynne Evans explains all…
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Let’s retire to…Corfu

Greece and its islands are increasingly popular as retirement locations. Corfu has always been a top choice for British and international buyers, but what does a retirement in Corfu offer? We spoke to Diana at Corfu Home Finders about lifestyle, weather, making friends and what you’ll pay for your home!
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How does healthcare in Greece work?

If you are buying, or have bought a property in Greece, one of the first things you need to do is register with a doctor and decide what to do about your health insurance. Wherever you live or intend living in Greece there will be a choice of doctor’s practices near your home.
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How much Greek do you need when living on mainland Greece?

If you’ve spent holidays on the islands, you may believe everyone speaks English. You might be wary of buying a property on the mainland because fewer people will speak English in the countryside. Actually, neither of these are 100% true! However, English is still a second language, and learning Greek will open so many doors (with the odd hilarious mistake along the way).
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Greek house prices show strongest growth in 12 years

We’re full of good news from Greece this month, as the property market shows its biggest surge in 12 years, the government cuts property taxes and capital controls are lifted. And if that’s not enough to tempt you, temperatures here are set to stay in the 30s for much of this month and Greece officially has some of the best beaches in Europe.
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Building a home in Greece, part 3: builders!

You’ve bought the land, had your home designed and been approved for planning permission. Now you just need to get it built! Diana from Corfu Home Finders explains how to go about the third and most important phase in creating your own special Greek home, finding Greek builders.
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