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Airbnb Trend in Greece May Be Slowing Down

The Airbnb phenomenon which took Greece and particularly Athens by storm in the last few years appears to have tapered off, according to recently released data.

Greek Island Holiday Home Market on the Upswing

Prices for holiday homes on the Greek islands are picking up with Mykonos, Santorini, Aegina, Tinos, Skopelos, Ithaki and Kythnos as top choices. 

Greek Property Market on Road to Recovery

Greece’s property market is showing signs of recovery with prices rising by 4 percent in the first three months of 2019, according to the Bank of Greece.

Long-term Rental Property Market in Athens Gaining Lost Ground

Athens' rental property market is picking up pace after the economic crisis and the onslaught of short-term rental options, says Eurobank Property Services.

Study: Multi-listing Airbnb Phenomenon in Athens May Wipe Out Small Players

A new study sheds light on the far-reaching effects of the Airbnb phenomenon on Athens' urban communities.

Deloitte Says Technology to Transform Property Market Practices

Evolving technology, faster processing, wider data collection and new business models are set to stimulate the property market, according to Deloitte.

Airbnb ‘Phenomenon’ Accounts for 5.3% of Rental Market, Say Experts

Airbnb-style rentals account for 5.3 percent of Attica’s home rental market, or 12,000 of the 150,000 properties up for rent, according to recent findings.

Greek Gov’t Considers Allowing Municipality Say-so in Airbnb Policies

The Greek government is considering handing over responsibility of short-term home sharing policies to local authorities.

RE/MAX: Greek Property Market Diversifies in 2018

An investor-friendly environment combined with a steady taxation framework are expected to set the pace of Greece’s property market in the upcoming period.

SETE Chief Says Short-term Rental Boom Needs ‘Same Rules for All’

Rules must apply to all equally, said SETE President Yiannis Retsos referring to actions announced by three home-sharing associations in Greece.

Fraudsters Seeking to Cash in on Greece’s Airbnb Fad

Aiming to profit from the short-term rental fad, all the more individuals posing as realtors are emerging, says Greece's Real Estate Federation.

Home Sharing a Lifeline for Greece’s Middle Class, Says SODIA Association

Short term rentals have played a lifesaving role for struggling middle class Greeks who were hit down by the economic crisis, according to the SODIA association.

Greek Short-term Rental Bodies Join Forces to Promote Interests

Three Greek home-sharing associations have joined forces to promote their common interests and ensure the quality and services offered by their members.

Greece Looking to Add Restrictions to Airbnb-style Rentals

In view of the soaring number of short-term home rentals in Greece, the country's government is reportedly looking into ways to restrict the practice.

Greek Real Estate Market Picks Up Pace Driven by Tourism, Golden Visa

Greece’s property market is stabilizing in large part aided by the increase in tourism and home-sharing practices, according to the Bank of Greece.

PwC: Athens Moves Up as Most Attractive Property Market in Europe

Athens is emerging as one of the most attractive property markets in Europe, rising to the 14th spot on a city ranking released by PwC.

Greek Property Market on Slow but Steady Upward Path

Greece’s housing market is gradually improving, holding the 48th spot among 57 global markets on residential and commercial property consultancy Knight Frank’s Global House Price rankings.

Greek Holiday Home Market Making Comeback

The Greek market for holiday homes is picking up pace with going prices for properties on main island destinations increasing in the first half of 2018.

Greek Property Market Bouncing Back, Prices on the Rise

Greece’s property market is showing signs of recovery with prices moving upward by 1 percent and set to rise further, according to RE/MAX Greece.

Demand for Athens Center Property Peaks

Demand for Athens center properties is increasing with investors planning to transform their buys into offices, boutique hotels and Airbnb-style units.
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