Spare airfield in Greece: the top 5 holders of the Greek “golden visa”
The Greek program for obtaining a residence permit in exchange for investment is one of the most profitable in Europe. To acquire resident status, it is enough to buy one…

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Education in Greece
The education system in Greece is divided into three levels: primary, secondary and higher. Each of them consists of two sublevels. A child of any nationality living in the territory…

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Carte Blanche for Investors: Golden Visas in Southern Europe
In 2008, a financial crisis began in Europe. The problems in the economy affected the state of local real estate markets: the volume of investments decreased, real estate prices fell…

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Property taxes in Greece

Non-residents of Greece pay real estate taxes at the same rate as the residents of the country.

Purchase
The amount of tax when buying a property can vary greatly:

for new buildings, the construction permit of which was issued after January 1, 2006, the buyer pays VAT of 24% of the value of the object.
for real estate built before 2006, only the tax on transfer of ownership is valid – 3.09% of the value of the object. Continue reading

4 reasons to buy an apartment in Greece

48% of respondents consider the prospects for investment in the Greek real estate market in the next five years to be good or excellent – a survey by NAI Hellas consulting company 52 experts from the international investment market in 2017 showed. Compared to 2016, the number of those who are willing to consider investing in this market has doubled. Real estate in Greece is again becoming attractive for foreign investors for several reasons.

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The procedure for the purchase and registration of real estate in Greece

To buy property in Greece, it is enough to come to Greece once. The purchase process includes 7 simple steps.                                                                                                                 1. Select an object
The buyer comes to Athens to select a property. He hires a lawyer who over the next month will check the documents for real estate (certificate of ownership of the seller and a pledge register for encumbrances and tax arrears of the object) and will help pay taxes on the purchase. Continue reading

The Bank of England raised the base rate to 0.75% - how will the real estate market react?
On 2 August, for the first time since November 2017, the Bank of England raised the base interest rate by 25 basis points to 0.75%. This is a record rate…

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Street retail in Athens: focus on the center and prosperous suburbs
Since 2010, the Greek government has taken many measures to reduce public debt and budget deficits. They have already brought the first results: according to the IMF estimates, GDP growth…

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How to invest in redevelopment in Germany with a small budget?
In recent years, key rates in the EU have dropped to a record low. Bank financing fell in price to 1.5–3% per annum, and with it, the profitability of deposits,…

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Eat, pray, get well - Greece is developing new destinations for tourists
Greece is experiencing a tourist boom: the number of tourist arrivals from abroad increased from 14.9 million in 2009 to 24.8 million in 2016. According to the Minister of Tourism…

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