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.

What we’ve loved about life in Greece in 2018

Sometimes when it seems that most of the world is in turbulence of one kind or another it feels as if Greece is still trundling on regardless – possibly this is because life in Greece has always been somewhat chaotic! Here’s what we’ve loved about life in Greece in 2018, and what’s coming up in 2019.

Opening a bank account in Greece

To buy a property in Greece you will need to open a Greek bank account. How easy is that, and what services do Greek banks offer? You might have heard it can be tricky, but it just takes a little patience, says Diana Giannoulis of, our writer in Corfu. 

Can you move to Greece before Brexit?

The Brexit deadline of 31st January is drawing closer and, with the Conservative Party leading in the polls, it looks increasingly likely that the current Withdrawal Agreement will be passed, and we’ll enter the transition period. During this period, anyone who moves will have the same rights as before, but how do you move afterwards?

Autumn property market in Greece: tourism brings strong growth

Greece’s property market is on the up, with a much healthier outlook than for a long time. For three quarters in a row, according to data from the Bank of Greece, prices have been rising. That’s the longest sustained rise since 2008. We’ve certainly seen these nationwide trends reflected here on the islands. In fact, right over the last three years, we’ve seen a huge return of interest in the property market in Greece. This is for a number of reasons, including economic stabilisation, greater letting flexibility and international transport links.

What should I know about renting out property in Greece?

Now that you have bought your home in the sun, the chances are that you might want to use it as a holiday let, either full time, or when you are not using it yourself. This is easy as long as you do everything correctly from the beginning, says Diana Giannoulis of Corfuhomefinders. But any shortcuts or omissions may result in problems in the future. Here’s what you need to know about renting out property in Greece.

New flights to Greece and better airports

More passengers, bigger airports and new routes – 2018 is turning into a busy year for air travel in Greece. It all reflects the country’s healthy tourist industry. It’s also a useful indicator of where to buy a home there. We take a closer look at recent developments, including new flights to Greece.

Greece exits bailout as economy recovers

Greece exited its austerity program on Monday with some positive news. Exports are on the rise – with a 35.5% increase in value since 2015, according to the Hellenic Statistics Authority. Overall, the country’s real GDP levels have followed a slow upwards trend since 2017. Property prices, however, are still 42% lower than ten years ago. This makes it a fantastic time to buy in Greece for overseas house hunters.

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