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Athens Moves Up As Good Property Purchase Choice

Property in the Greek capital is evolving into an attractive investment option with buyers seeing prospects for higher value and rents next year, a PwC report reveals.

Athens Properties Eyed by Living Concepts Firm ‘Zoia’

Cyprus-based advanced living concepts firm Zoia is investing in Greek properties with a focus on Athens, aiming to tap into a growing rental market.

Athens Inner-city Neighborhoods Winning Over Real Estate Buyers

Inner-city neighborhoods such as Exarcheia, Kypseli and Goudi are winning over investors interested in real estate in Athens, according to a study.

Report: Europeans Buying Up More Real Estate in Greece

All the more Europeans appear to be investing in real estate in Greece, according to a report released by property brokers Tranio.

Greek Gov’t Re-examines Airbnb Law, to Tighten Measures in Autumn

The Greek government, as of autumn, plans to introduce a series of new regulations regarding Airbnb-style rentals in Greece.

Greek Tax Authorities Zoom in on Illegal Airbnb Operations

Greek authorities recently uncovered some 20,000 undeclared Airbnb properties as well as 130 operators failing to declare taxes from home-sharing services.

Airbnb Says Home-sharing Boosted Greek Economy by $1.4bn in 2018

Airbnb's host and guest community has boosted the Greek economy by 1.4 billion dollars in 2018, according to a survey by the home-sharing platform.
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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.
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