If you’ve ever fancied moving to Greece, now could be a great time to take the plunge. The Greek government has announced plans for a new approach to help the country recover from the coronavirus crisis – a tax scheme to encourage overseas pensioners to retire in Greece.
We feel blessed to have been in lockdown in Corfu all this time, says Diana from CorfuHomeFinders. Like most things, the Greek property market has certainly taken a hit. But as life returns to normal, buyers are beginning to think about their options.
As Plato said, necessity is the mother of invention, and Greece’s lockdown could be just what the country needed to modernise its property buying systems. We look at the lockdown in Greece, how it is being relaxed in time for summer and what it might have done for property prices.
Greece hasn’t been spared the coronavirus, although living on 227 islands its spread should be slower. We asked our writers there to comment on how expats are coping and the measures Greece is taking. Lynne reports from the Peloponnese and Diana from Corfu.