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Greek Islands: The Best Places to Buy or Build

Greece and its islands have been worldwide described as the best place to buy or build a dream house, where the worries of everyday life will fade away under the clear blue skies and next to the restless sea. Numerous real estate agencies are advertising Greek islands as a piece of paradise on earth or even rank living in Greece among the “things to do before you die”.
The natural beauties, the affordable plots and homes, the fascinating history, the mild winters and sunny summers, the hospitality and friendly neighbors on the islands are all part of what makes Greek islands attractive to locals and foreigners. If you have always wanted to live a simple life by the sea and do not know yet where to go to, here a list of the top Greek islands attracting investors from all around the world.
The second largest of the Ionian Islands, Corfu is full of history, tradition and natural beauties. Being the center of many battles, bearing the marks, beliefs and architecture of different cultures and people, Corfu is one of the most popular destinations across Greece but can guarantee a sense of privacy and seclusion if you want to enjoy the vast greenery and the endless golden coasts. With sites such as the Old Fortress, Canal d’Amour, the Achilleion and Paleokastritsa, possibilities seem endless.
Lefkada is the most sought-after property destination in the Ionian Islands. The mild Mediteranean climate and beautiful beaches have made it popular to house investors. The island is connected to the mainland by a floating bridge, while resorts such as Lygia, Nikiana, Perigiali and Nydri are coastal beauties that leave no one untouched.
Zakynthos is another Ionian island that has been on most travel guides and real estate agencies guides. Famous for its secluded Navagio Beach cut off by high cliffs that can only be reached by boat, the island is a meeting point for sun and sand enthusiasts in the summer but also an ideal place to live throughout the year for home buyers in search of a permanent house.
Located in the South Aegean Sea, Santorini has never lost investors interest despite its volcano. The hot desert-like climate and traditional white houses are only add to the natural beauty. Whether your dream house is right by the beach or on top of cliffs, Santorini has something for everyone. And do not worry when summer ends because Santorini is a place to live all year long.
Mykonos is a top Greek property destination along with a magnet for party-goers and tourists in the summer. Known for its blue waters and hilly landscape, most investors like their homes built in the main town Chora with its beautiful position, scale and architecture. The traditional look and Cycladic features of the island make it impressive and ideal for anyone wishing not only to visit the island but stay past vacation time.
The biggest of the Dodecanese islands is a heaven to home investors with its medieval city, ancient history and mild climate. The natural beauties of the island, including crystal clear beaches, and a picturesque village lost in the greenery are two of the key reasons someone would want to live in Rhodes. The island offers all possible amenities and has become the center of attention for international film productions and the video game God of War II.

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