Locations in Greece to Buy and Invest
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In case you haven’t visited Greece before, everything seems new and unknown. In this brief outline, we aspire to give you a better idea about places and areas, to live or invest.
Being independent as investment consultants instead of just an Estate Agency or Legal office, with established collaborations in the local Market, allows us to maintain a broaden real estate database and cater even to the most uncommon or specific needs of buyers or investors.
The prices below, depict a price-range taken out of several database searches and gives only a general idea. The price of each property depends directly from it’s special features, the return of income, age, condition, etc.
This price range applies to Houses, but commercial buildings in the same area, are in the lowest range when old and in the middle when newly built. There are always exceptional houses or buildings in superb locations that they may exceed the upper limits.
Athens Greater Area
Plaka, Monastiraki, Psiri, Thissio, Petralona, Koukaki, and Mets. –This is the Golden ring around Acropolis and is one of the best choices for Airbnb investment.
Charming historic districts at the foot of the hill, with restored 19th-century neoclassical homes, pedestrianized streets, shops and restaurants, and picturesque ruins from the city’s Roman era. Full of trendy cafés, bars, small luxury hotels, and shops.
Thissio, Petralona, Koukaki, and Mets are quieter, more residential, there are mainly apartments, ranging from 50sqm-160sqm.
Price-range 1.900€ – 5.500€ /sqm
Kolonaki, Rigillis, Lykavittos ring— Upscale residential area northeast of Syntagma with many cafes, boutiques and galleries, everything in walking distance, and many METRO Stations around. Also, one of the best choices for Airbnb investment.
Nice luxurious apartments, many of them newly built, from 60 sqm – 300 sqm.
Price range from 2.500€ – 8.500€/ sqm
Pangrati and Ilisia— These adjoining pleasant residential neighborhoods south of Lycabettus and east of the National Garden are rarely frequented by tourists, but they do include a few hotels and several good traditional tavernas. Relatively older apartments 50-180 sqm. Areas very close to the Center, well connected with public transportation. There one can find also opportunities for Airbnb investment.
Price range 1.400€ – 3.500€ / sqm.
Exarcheia, Neapoli, Kypseli— Bohemian areas and home to Greece’s artists and intellectuals, areas around the celebrated National Archaeological Museum. Residential areas with relatively older apartments 50-150 sqm. Areas very close to the Center, well connected with public transportation. There one can find the best opportunities for investment mainly in apartments or entire buildings.
Price range 1.300€ – 3.000€ / sqm
South Suburbs of Athens
Palaio Faliro, Glyfada, Voula, Vouliagmeni, and Varkiza. – The coastline of Athens southern suburbs also called “The Athens Riviera”.
The south suburbs of Athens constitute a group of municipalities that have been built to the south side of the capital, between Hymettus Mountain and Saronic Gulf. with lots of nice beaches, sea promenades and marinas, starting from the Tram stop Edem.
All areas are connected by tram and are 35min from the Athens Airport an Piraeus port.
It is a cosmopolitan destination, popular amongst international jet setters and luxury lifestyle aficionados.
In Glyfada is the only Golf course in Attica.
The highest prices are observable in the coastal zone, thanks to its rich nightlife, luxury shops and hotels, beaches and the relatively short distance from the center of Athens. The areas of greatest interest concerning real estate investments are Palaio Faliro, Glyfada, Voula, Vouliagmeni, and Varkiza.
There are significantly newer Detached houses, Mezonetes, and Apartments from 100sqm to even 1.500sqm.
Commercial buildings and also Hotels.
Price range from 3.000€ – 10.000€
Lagonissi Saronida Anavissos. – The rest coastline of Athens southern suburbs to Sounion, with lots of nice beaches, sea promenades and marinas, starting from Varkiza.
All areas are 35min from the Athens Airport.
Clearly Residential area with relatively new Detached houses and maisonettes scattered all over the coastline hills, offering superb sunset view to their residents.
One can buy from 120sqm maisonettes to 800 sqm houses and also land for development.
Price range from 2.500€ – 5.000€ /sqm
North Suburbs of Athens
Psichiko and Filothei.
Suburbs were constructed at the end of the 1920s, influenced by the architectural style of English garden cities. Nowadays, they are very elegant, quiet residence – only areas with beautiful villas, rich vegetation, and wide streets.
One can find there prestigious, large Detached houses, Maisonettes and apartments.
Price range 3.500€ – 11.000€ /sqm
Kifissia, on the other hand, is probably the most beautiful suburb in northern Athens. The rich Kifissia villas of the 19th century are residences of the oldest Athenian families.
Nowadays, the beautiful local villas in combination with the busy commercial streets have turned Kifissia into a very interesting area.
Some of the best restaurants, patisseries and coffee houses in town are also in Kifissia. Between Maroussi and Kifissia is Siggrou grove (1.000 sq. m) a perfect place to walk and do different kinds of activities.
Prestigious Detached houses, Maisonettes , apartments and commercial properties.
Price range 2.800€ – 8.000€ /sqm
Chalandri and Marousi,
Both popular residential areas.
Within Marousi lies some of the biggest shopping centers of Athens, The Athens Olympic Sports Complex, Marousi is also home to several prestigious public and private educational institutions and also hosts the best Hospitals in the country.
The main road is Kifisias Avenue, which connects Marousi with central Athens and the northern beltway Motorway 6. Marousi has 3 stations on Athens Metro Line 1, and two suburban (Proastiakos) commuter railway stations: Nerantziotissa station and Kifisias railway station.
One can find, Detached houses, Maisonettes, apartments, land for development and commercial buildings.
Price range 2.000€ – 4.000€ /sqm
The Greek Islands
There are 6,000 islands and islets scattered in the Aegean and Ionian Seas, of which only 227 islands are inhabited. The ideal climate, safe waters and small distances between ports and coasts, have made the Greek islands extremely popular among Greek and foreign visitors.
All of them have a distinctive architectural heritage and fascinating local traditions of a centuries-old and multifaceted civilization.
The Cycladic Islands
This is a group of 56 islands, with the most important being Mykonos, Santorini, and Paros.
The three have international flight connections, touristic developed with many hotels and very well promoted internationally as prime destinations.
Villas, Detached houses and maisonettes scattered all over the islands also Land for development
Price range 2.000 – 10.000 /sqm
The rest of the group’s islands are equally beautiful and interesting but more family vacation oriented. You can find vast info on the internet for each end every one:
Amorgos, Anafi, Andros, Antiparos, Delos, Ios, Kea, Kimolos, Kythnos, Milos, Naxos, Serifos, Sikinos, Sifnos, Syros, Tinos, Folegandros, as well as the “Minor Cyclades” comprising Donousa, Irakleia, Koufonisia, and Schinousa.
Detached houses and maisonettes scattered all over the islands, also Hotels and Land for development
Price range 2.000 – 4.500
The Saronic Islands
This is a group of 5, very close to Athens islands with exceptional traditional flair and beauty. They all have marinas, very good roads clear waters, and marvelous scenery.
Spetses, Hydra, and Aegina are the busiest and shiny.
Angistri and Poros are both very interesting and cozy.
Detached houses and maisonettes scattered all over the islands, also Land for development.
Price range 2.000 – 6.000
The Ionian Islands
Zakynthos, Corfu, Kefalonia, Lefkada They four, have international flight connections, touristically developed and very well promoted internationally as prime destinations.
The rest of this group, Ithaca, Paxi, and Kythira are equally beautiful and diverse, quieter and more family oriented.
Detached houses and maisonettes scattered all over the islands, also hotels, Land for development, vineyards, and olive groves.
Price range 2.000 – 6.000
The Dodekanese Islands
Rhodes and Kos both have an international airport, a harbor connecting the islands with Athens and marinas, combined with an accurately organized and maintained net of rural transportation.
The rest of the group: Astypalaia, Kalymnos, Karpathos, Kasos, Kastellorizo, Lipsi, Leros, Nisyros, Patmos, Symi, Tilos, Chalki. are equally beautiful and diverse, quieter and more family oriented.
One can buy, Detached houses and maisonettes scattered all over the islands, also Hotels and Land for development.
Price range 2.000 – 6.000
Crete is more than just another Greek island. In many places, especially along the developed north coast, it doesn’t feel like an island at all, but rather a substantial land. Which of course it is – a precipitous, wealthy and at times surprisingly cosmopolitan one with a tremendous and unique history. At the same time, it has everything you could want of a Greek island and more: great beaches, vivid Cities and villages, remote hinterlands and hospitable people.
The island has enough land for agriculture, is full of olive groves, orangeries, and some surprisingly good vineyards. It’s one of the few Greek islands that could probably support itself without visitors. Nevertheless, tourism is an important part of the economy, particularly exploited along the north coast.
The high mountains of the interior full of prairies and forests are still barely touched by tourism.
In terms of climate, Crete has by far the longest summers in Greece, and you can get a decent tan here right into October and swim at least from May until early November.
There one can find Detached houses, Maisonettes, village houses, Hotels, Commercial buildings and land for development or agriculture, vineyards, olive groves.
Price range 2.000€- 8.000€ /sqm
Greece, it’s the islands that always take the limelight and is not best known for its mainland, where you’ll find a secret stretch of coastline with sleepy fishing villages and deserted beaches, where swimming is heaven and one can go completely off-grid.
This part of Greek land ideal for holidays, touring, sports and connecting to the history and culture, with many archaeological sites, Museums, old castles, and interesting sites scattered all over.
During the summer season, many tourists arrive in Peloponnese from around the world to spend their holidays, as this trip is very popular and well known. There are 3 major international airports.
In terms of climate, Peloponnesus, especially the South part, like Crete enjoy long summers and you can get a decent tan here right into October and swim at least from mid-May until early October.
The beaches around Peloponnesus have tourist facilities, and in most places, the shimmering sea coexists with the pine and olive trees and the grape vines. The arable land is fertile and its residents are occupied with agriculture, stock-raising, poultry farming, light industry, and tourism.
Some of the popular places to buy or invest are: Porto Cheli, Mani, Pylos, Kiparissia, Olympia, and Nafplion
There one can find Detached houses, Maisonettes, village houses, Hotels, Commercial buildings and land for development, vineyards, olive groves.
Price range 2.000€- 7.000€ /sqm
The peninsula pokes out into the Aegean and then bends back towards the mainland about halfway between Athens and Thessaloniki. The city of Volos and its port sit at the top of this huge bay, Mount Pelion towering above them.
Stone houses, Boutique Hotels, winter ski resort, delicious local food, the joys of pine and olive-covered slopes, deserted pebble beaches for perfect swimming make this place an all-year-round paradise.
Part of the joy of Pelion is that it has no high-profile or large-scale tourism. For most travel companies, as for most of their clients, it is as off the map as the Empty Quarter
There one can find Detached houses, Maisonettes, village houses, Hotels, land for development, olive groves.
Price range 2.000€- 7.000€ /sqm
“There is nothing like Halkidiki,” the locals say, and they know what they’re talking about.
These peninsulas going deep into the Aegean sea are the gem of Northen Greece.
Turquoise water, dense pine forests, numerous coves with fish tavernas and cafes, beach bars, archaeological sites, traditional villages.
The whole place is very close to Thessaloniki and the international airport.
One can find, roomy villas right on the water, cozy hotels, land for development and vineyards and olive groves.
Price range 2.500€- 7.000€ /sqm