Kefalonia and its small sister island Ithaca sit in the Ionian Sea, just off the coast of Aetolia in Western Greece. They’re known for their spectacular beaches – you’ve probably seen Myrtos in countless travel brochures. Expats looking to buy property in Kefalonia or over in Ithaca will find a laid-back lifestyle and fantastic weather. But, with so many pretty villages to choose from, where are the best places to purchase? Keep reading to find out in our area guide to Kefalonia and Ithaca.
Moving with children to Greece is a fantastic chance for a new start – a healthy, outdoorsy lifestyle (and food!) and the chance for them to learn about a different country and language. But it does take a bit of organisation. Here’s what you need to know before moving with children to Greece.
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.
With the summer holiday season well underway, many of us will be packing our bags to head off to (or reluctantly come back from) Greece. But what if you could enjoy that warm weather, laidback lifestyle and delicious food all year round? A holiday home – or even a permanent one – could be the answer. And as Chinese investment buoys the economy, this could be a fantastic time to buy. And there are plenty of areas where you can find high-quality yet affordable property, no matter whether you prefer the sea, the mountains or the city. Join us as we explore the cheapest homes in Greece for your li
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?