3 Impressive Villas for Sale in Crete

A history that dates back 4,000 years, superb beaches, an amazing climate, great cuisine (the healthy Mediterranean Diet originated here), and the sun shining for more than 300 days a year. This is the island of Crete, the largest and most populous of the Greek islands, and the fifth-largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, after Sicily, […]

Paros: Three Impressive Properties for Sale

Paros is the third largest island of the Cyclades and one of the most popular summer holiday destinations. Enjoy your stay with Prosperty! Boasting endless sandy beaches, crystal clear waters and beautiful villages, Paros is one of the Greek islands with the longest season. First visitors arriving in April and the last ones saying goodbye in mid-November. The capital of the island is Parikia, where the picturesque Cycladic houses […]

What Documents are Required to Sell a Property in Greece?

In order to be able to sell (transfer) a property in Greece, the owner/seller should devote the necessary time and effort (or assign the job to a professional), in order to issue and compile a number of necessary certificates and documents needed.  Those are:  Tax Clearance Certificate by a civil engineer regarding the zoning and […]

Upgrade the Purchase and Rental of Real Estate in Greece

New buying and renting experience, less bureaucratic, more digital and more time and cost effective! New data are now shaping the real estate market, as the pandemic has negatively affected the upward trend observed in the last two years in the industry. Since 2018, the market has seemed to recover, mainly due to the interest […]

Digital Services are the Future of Real Estate

This interview given by Antonis Markopoulos, co-founder and CEO of Prosperty to Mary Papakonstantinou of newsit.gr, focuses on the prospects of real estate during coronavirus and development opportunities for startup companies. What are the market gaps that Prosperty fills? Prosperty is an innovative online real estate trading platform that brings transparency to transactions and enhances […]

Tips When Selling Your House

Before you begin the process of selling your property, you should have a clear and well documented estimation of its value, by an authorized real estate market professional. The precise determination of the property’s value, combined with the seller’s expectations, will be the initial guide to secure a buyer at the best possible value, in […]

Real Estate Taxes in Greece

According to the analytical guide by the Hellenic Property Federation, the basic taxes which are payable by the buyer is the Property Transfer Tax, which has a rate of 3% of the property’s value, or the VAT (Value Added Tax), which has a rate of 24% of the property’s value. VAT is applied to every […]

A House Hunting Guide to Athens Neighbourhoods

A quick Guide to Popular Athens Neighbourhoods Athens’ city center and the southern and northern suburbs of the capital are the areas with the highest demand among property investors, or those looking for a house for own use. However, one shouldn’t forget digital “nomads”, i.e. people who are expected to arrive from abroad (Greeks or […]