BUY GREECE

Why Invest in Greece

From an investment standpoint, the Greek real estate market has excellent growth potential as prices are now approximately 50% down from 2007 levels and the Greek economy has just started to recover. Now it's the time to buy!

TOP REASONS TO BUY A PROPERTY IN GREECE

  • The low property prices due to economic crisis in Greece.
  • A large selection of properties due to low local demand.
  • The lowest investment capital required to obtain residence permit; half less than Portugal, Spain, less than Cyprus.
  • Only 4-5 days required to obtain the title deed after buying the property.
  • No restrictions to move and live to 26 Schengen Countries after obtaining the residence permit.
  • No time limit to the period of ownership (freehold).
  • Fast Track Procedures to buy a property and apply for residence permit.
  • No limit on the number of properties that can be purchased by a foreign buyer.
  • A favorable location for foreign investors due to its convenient geographical location within Europe.
  • Legal right of the buyer to rent the property.
  • Access to Free Public Quality Health Care and Education -international private schools are available as well.
  • A guaranteed sunshine with the ideal climate for a healthy outdoor lifestyle.
  • Low pollution and lowest criminal rates.
  • Numerous picturesque islands and crystal-clear sea waters safe with no sharks and ocean waves.
  • The longest coastline in Mediterranean.
  • Similar Greek family mentality to the Chinese family mentality.

 

Top Reasons to Buy a Property in ATHENS

 

A house in Athens offers much more opportunities than a house in any other part of Greece.

Athens gives easy access to all destinations. The buyer is not stuck to the same place and the same scenery. Instead he/she can travel to any island or beautiful spot in Greece for a break or to any country for business.

  • Pireas Port connects Athens with all Greek Islands with fast boats, ferries or speed catamarans. In 30 minutes you can travel to Aegina or nearlby islands like Agistri and Poros to spend a beautiful day. In 1 or 3 hours there are many Cyclades islands and in longer journeys further islands in the Aegean. You may even get in a boat, sleep 8 hours during the night and wake up in the morning in Crete Island!!
  • Athens International Airport connects Athens with all European Capitals and the rest of the world: 1 hour and 15 minutes to Rome, 3 hours and 15 min to Paris, 3 hours and 40 min to London and 10 hours in Philadelphia, US. There are also every day connecting domestic flights (less than an hour flights) to most of the Greek islands from Athens Int'l AIrport. In 40 minutes you may fly to Mykonos, Santorini, Crete, Corfu and many more islands.
  • Yachting also is very popular and gives a value for money option to visit all islands - starting with distances like 30 minutes to Aegina island or 2 and a half hours to Spetses by speed boat, 4 hours by sailing boat to Kea island for a beautiful weekend full of sunshine and swimming. Longers journeys can sail you to all islands for unforgettable value for money holidays. 80% of Greek Yachts are available in Athens marinas with or without skipper/or crew.
  • Trains lead to many Greek cities and to Northern countries.
  • Road access to all Greece and European countries. Greece has numerous beautiful spots on the coastline as well as beautiful mountain sceneries which are worth visiting. There are beautiful mountains with alpine skiing resorts, lakes for fishing and swimming, rivers for cayak/canoeing and traditional villages with nice Greek food.

Athens real estate offers the highest surplus value expectations as prices are the lowest in the last six years and the Greek financial recovery just began. Now it is the opportunity for investment!

Athens Winter is mild and the city is full of life.

Athens is the business center of Greece.

Athens rental market is the highest in Greece despite the fact that all rents have been decreased due to the economic crisis.

The Greek capital also offers GREAT SHOPPING with many large shopping areas and Malls with all known brands such as Louis Vuitton, Prada, Ralph Lauren etc.

Athens has a range of beautiful beaches in its south - only 10 to 30 minutes from Athens downtown, such as: Faliron, Voula, Glyfada, Vouliagmeni, Varkiza, Saronida. These suburbs have a Southern California atmosphere with the advantage of the warm, safe (no sharks, no big waves) sea water. They have organized sandy beaches with food, drink, music, umbrellas and sunbeds at reasonable cost with common prices for the facilities use are 5 to 6 euros. There are also free beaches like Voula, Kavouri, Vouliagmeni, Saronida and Marathon. In a longer distance such as 45 minutes there are more free beaches like Porto Rafti, Mati, and Rafina.

Athens entertainment is famous. Nice restaurants, cafes, cinemas, bars, music clubs, summer night festivals, open outdoor theaters and cinemas for the summer, rock festivals all are there for entertainment. Athens is a city live 24/7!!

Athens as  the birthplace of western civization offers its cultural wealth with a vast variety of museums, ancient open theaters operating during summertime, numerous archaeological sites and art galleries.

Education: Athens has schools of all stages, universities, colleges public (free) and private. There are also private international universities and international (English speaking) schools that can help entry to U. S. A, UK and other European universities. (foreign language speaking education in Greece is only available in Athens).

Health Care: Athens has many big hospitals public (free) and private.

Chinese Population in Athens counts more than 15.000 people.

 

Top Reasons to Buy Our Properties in Vironas, Athens

Vironas area is only:

  • 2,5 klm - 5 minutes driving from Athens center - Ermou and Kolonaki Shopping Areas with all EUropean Famous Brands, Shopping Malls, DEpartment stores, movies, theaters, restaurants, bars, business center.
  • 0,5 klm - walking distance to Pagrati Shopping Area with many shops, shopping Mall, numerous restaurants, bars and cinema complex.
  • 11 klm - 15 minutes driving to Piraeus Port - connecting Athens with all Aegean Islands, Dodecanese Islands and Crete.
  • 24 klm - 15 minutes driving (thru Attica road) to Athens International Airport - connecting Athens with the famous Aegean, Dodecanese, Ionian Islands, Crete and all European and other continents cities.
  • 4 klm - 5 minutes from the Attica Road (Ring road of Athens) - connecting the area with all Athens areas in very short time without traffic and with all the rest of the Greek regions and cities.
  • Only 5 minutes walking distance to Metro station LINE 4 (under construction).
  • 2,5 klm - 5 minutes driving to University General Hospital (Laiko Hospital)
  • 3 klm - 5 minutes driving to General Children's Hospital - the biggest and the only specialized in children in Greece.
  • 400 meters to Kessiariani Park - green area of 90.000 sq m with playgrounds, cafe bar-restaurant and outdoor cinema. The area is full of trees and is lit during the night.

      

  • 700 meters from Pagrati Park - a green area of 30.000 sq m.
  • 2 klm from the University CIty (the only one in Athens)
  • 1,3 klm from the National Park and the Zappeion Park - beautiful parks of 288.000 sq m.

      

  • 1,3 klm from the Olympic Stadium where the first Olympic Games were held in 1896.

More advantages of the neighborhood:

  • Low polution and no criminality.
  • Old Athenian family neighborhood.

Public Schools of all stages:

Nurseries, playschools, elementary schools, high schools and academy.

 

 

Tips to Choose a Property

Properties close to the center of Athens offer:

  • Easy rent and management.
  • Accessibility to everything - business center, shopping, night life, beaches only 10 minutes driving, airport, harbor, islands, health care, international education.
  • Areas close to the center - yet not in the center - will not be overcrowded in the summer as the areas close to the coast or the islands.
  • Athens is full of life all year round and not only in the summer.

Apartment versus town houses or detached houses

  • Apartments have lower maintenance costs than those of the independent houses.
  • Independent houses give more privacy.
  • The flats have low costs especially when they are part of building and not a part of a complex of buildings where there are swimming pool, big garden area etc. Complexes can have very high maintenance costs for the owner of the property.

New (not used) properties offer:

  • Low maintenance costs
  • Higher rent
  • Higher surplus value

Properties in the islands offer:

  • Beautiful spots to spend summer holidays. (May to October is the period during which Greek islands are full of life and offer the perfect climate for vacation).

Old used properties offer:

  • Lower prices
  • Lower rent
  • High maintenance and repair costs