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.
Before you begin your very own Greek Odyssey you must decide where to buy a holiday home here. Somewhere you can visit whenever you choose to enjoy the delicious food, fascinating history, rich culture and stunning weather! Will it be on one of the 227 inhabited islands, or the diverse mainland?
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.
Crete has traditionally been one of the most popular parts of Greece with overseas buyers, thanks to its climate, cultural heritage and beautiful landscapes.
You know you want to buy in Greece, you know where, and you might even know what. But do you know how to buy a home in Greece? The good news is that most of the procedures will be very familiar to you. We also explain the buying costs.