More and more foreign investors are attracted by the Greek real estate market, and the trend is constantly growing. In 2017, Chinese buyers were the first in terms of inquiries and transactions, with 258 million € properties purchased. A lot of these buyers also applied for a golden visa (permanent residence permit), with an increase on demand that regards all no-EU foreigners.
A plan draft to expand the possibility to obtain a Greek golden visa has been recently presented by Greece’s Minister of the Economy, Stergios Pitsiorlas. New options would include a 400000 EUR investment in debt or equity with real estate investment companies, or alternatively a 400000 EUR term deposit in a Greek bank;