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.

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.

Property market in Greece strengthens in 2018

With Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again opening this week, plenty of us will be dreaming once again of owning a home in Greece. Whether for a holiday or permanent move, it’s easy to see why many of us will be looking into the property market in Greece. With some of the world’s greatest beaches, healthy and delicious cuisine and the sunniest weather in Europe, the country’s Mediterranean lifestyle feels like the very essence of what life should be about. 

Can you buy affordable property in the Peloponnese?

The Peloponnese is the third most popular location for international property buyers in the country. While it is attracting non-EU buyers looking to buy in its super-high-end resorts for a “golden visa”, there is plenty for buyers with a smaller budget too. Yulia Kozhevnikova, real estate writer and analyst at the website Tranio spoke to local experts. 

Phone, TV, Wifi: getting connected in Greece

Once you have moved to Greece, one of the first things you’ll need to do is get yourself connected. Yes, of course, you want to get out into your new Greek community and make connections there, rather than burying your face in a smartphone. Even so, don’t discount the security blanket of being able to call friends, look up Greek phrases online, and stay up-to-date with The Durrells! Here’s how to get connected to Greek internet, the phone system and TV.

Greek healthcare: state or private?

We’re getting mixed messages from Greece these days. Firstly, the country is recovering economically. Secondly, the beaches and tourist sites are still stunning. But thirdly, that austerity still affects everyday life, including health. Hardly surprising then, that people who would like to move there are confused! So how is Greek healthcare?

Could you live in Corfu like the Durrells?

Find homes in Corfu via our property portal. May 2019 Update: We first wrote this article two years ago, but as the fourth and last series of The Durrells finished last weekend on ITV, we thought we would bring it to you again. As filming finished in Corfu in October – one that was gloriously sunny, compared to some filming schedules where the rain was torrential – I was able to go on set and meet the cast. What shone through was their genuine love for Corfu (although Keeley Hawes admitted a preference for Paxos, the next island south).

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