This week, we sat down with Athina and Vincent, makers of The Karpathos Guide, the most comprehensive guide out there for travelers to the island of Karpathos. This Dutch couple bought a holiday home in Karpathos in 2017, and in 2021, during their first long-term stay on the island (8
Know how to buy in Greece. These are the most common questions about buying a home in Greece. From choosing an area of Greece to buy a home, to budgeting, to Forest Regulations in Greece, to choosing a rental Management Company. 30+ years of consulting experience in quick, easy to read guides.
Renting out your property in Greece is a smart investment and can be a great source of income. It comes with responsibilities, though. You need to market your rental, take applications, do accounting, and make repairs. If you don’t like the idea of all the extra work, here is why
Greece has naturally become a popular destination for purchasing a second home because of its scenery, hospitality, culture, and ideal climate. While it is a popular place to buy property, it’s important to have an accurate estimate of the value of a property before buying or selling. As a
Buying a second home is especially popular nowadays thanks to the growth of home rental websites like Airbnb and VRBO. Buying and managing a second home needs to be well thought-out and must come with a game plan and of course a trusted advisor. It’s best to take a step
You’ve just planned your dream vacation to Greece. Maybe it’s your first time visiting, or you’re coming briefly to view a second home that you’re interested in buying. You realize taxis aren’t an option to get everywhere – it will be expensive. And public transportation won’t give you the flexibility
The most important considerations when choosing a place to live in your golden years of retirement are affordability, low cost of living, health services, safety, and transportation. Greece is a popular country for senior expats to relocate because of its desirable climate, warm hospitality, and low cost of living.
What is Defined as Forest Land in Greece? As part of an effort to complete its Forest Cadaster, Greece has re-surveyed its land in order to distinguish public forest lands from land which is privately owned. The process of declaring properties to the Hellenic Land Registry has not been simple
There are many reasons for selling a home in Greece. Some sellers want to buy a property in a different location in Greece or simply to increase their cash flow. Other sellers may want to take advantage of a seller’s market, as prices of real estate are slowly starting to
If you’re like most real estate seekers in Greece, you’ve likely pondered whether you want a home in a city like Athens or in the countryside, for instance in the Peloponnese. Life in the city and the countryside of Greece have a remarkably different pace and cadence. In this
What is an Energy Performance Certificate? Do I need one for my property? Is it different than an “Energy Label?” What are the costs associated with getting one? What actions do I need to take as a property owner in Greece? It’s likely you have some of these questions
https://youtu.be/W7Zu5q2dSUo Are you curious about the property market in Greece? Giorgos Gavriilidis, CEO of Elxis – At Home in Greece, and Chris Nye, from Your Overseas Home, will be your guides as you discover more about the market, what to anticipate in 2023, and how to make wise investments.
Have you inherited Greek real estate property, and you are wondering what the related legislation is? Every country has its own inheritance regulations and according to taxation. The process of accepting inheritance when it comes from abroad may sound like a complex issue. To this purpose, we answer here some
The more information a buyer has about acquiring a house in Greece, the better the decision. At Elxis we have outlined below the costs involved in getting that dream home in a simple, easy-to-understand manner. We have an inhouse team of 7 lawyers ready to help manage the procedure and
British citizens maintain the right to buy and own property in Greece after Brexit, as owning real estate in the southern European country is not restricted to those from the European Union. Greek law states that residents from non-EU countries can also own a place by the beach in the