Greece is the Perfect Location for Expats

The prospect of living in Greece is inviting for many expatriates. Greece has so much to offer with it’s stunning islands, perfect climate with long hot summers and short mild winters, beautiful beaches, stunning scenery, and the wonderful warm local people.

Greece is generally a very safe place, and there is very little serious crime. They have one of the lowest costs of living in the European Union, although cities such as Athens are generally more expensive than the rest of the country.

Can Brits buy property in Greece?

Any foreigner can own a home in Greece. The country does not apply any restrictions on the purchase.

Can I retire to Greece?

Greece is the ideal place for a peaceful and wonderful retirement. The country has so much to offer for a better quality of life. There are many expats that choose Greece for their retirement, and especially the idyllic Greek islands for a perfect retirement place.

Can I live in Greece permanently?    

You can become a permanent resident in Greece with a low cost property investment of 250,000 Euros. Greece has the Golden Visa program where you immediately get a permanent residence in Greece valid for five years. You can renew this permit every five years as long as you hold the investment. Read more on the Golden Visa Program here >

Can a UK resident retire to Greece?

UK, US, and Australian citizens don’t need a visa to enter Greece, and can stay in the country without one for up to three months. But as a retiree, you’ll eventually need to apply for a residency permit. Greece
is happy to welcome retiring expats and their spending money.

Do they speak English in Greece?

Although the official language in Greece and Athens city is Greek, English is widely spoken, so you shouldn’t experience any problems when visiting Greece, especially in the most touristy parts of Greece.

Thinking of buying a property in Greece?

View all our latest properties for sale in Greece and the Greek islands here >