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.
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.
If you are moving to Greece on a full-time basis, you will need to consider how you are going to afford your life there.
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?
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