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Airbnb Investments Revive Athens' Historic Neighborhood of Psyrri

Psyrri, a popular downtown neighborhood of Athens at one time, is becoming the center of Airbnb-related business once again, as three more major investments have been announced over the last few weeks. Psyrri became one of the hotspots of nightlife...

Airbnb Strikes Off Greek Villa After Guests Discover Hidden Cameras

Airbnb has recently suspended a Greek villa from its platform after an Irish family discovered hidden surveillance cameras throughout the property, which is located on the outskirts of Athens. “We take privacy issues extremely seriously. As soon as we were...

Greek Woman from Crete Rents Just a Bed on Airbnb and People Love it

The most ... unusual, shall we say, property that people can rent from the popular Airbnb platform is definitely on the Greek island of Crete. With the promising title of ''Summer Bed under the Stars,'' a woman from the town...

Greek Government Plans To Restrict Airbnb-Style Platforms

The Greek authorities are planning to implement a number of restrictions on both landlords and companies which rent out their properties via Airbnb-style platforms, according to Greek media reports. The huge increase in the number of properties that have disappeared...

Greek Hoteliers Blast Airbnb-Style Accommodation

Short-term property leasing through online platforms like Airbnb is threatening not only the sustainability of small tourist lodgings, but the structure of Greek society itself, the Greek tourist accommodation business confederation (SETKE) warned on Tuesday. The organization noted that it...

Golden Visa, Airbnb Drive Greeks Out of Housing Market

The real estate market in Greece is booming because of an extraordinary amount of sales to foreigners who want to receive the so-called "Golden Visa", while an increase in the number of people who short-lease their apartments to platforms like Airbnb is driving up rent prices.

Athens Rents Up by 17% Over Last Year

Rents for properties in central Athens increased significantly over the last year, mainly due to the demand for short-term occupancy by platforms like Airbnb, according to the Greek renting site Spitogatos. Central neighborhoods in the Greek capital such as Mets, Exarcheia,...

Study: Airbnb Transforms Greek Real Estate Market

Airbnb is increasingly asserting itself as a dominant force in Greece's real estate market. This according to the results of a study conducted by Greece’s Center of Planning and Economic Research (KEPE), which found that more than 126,000 Greek...

Greece's Rents on the Rise According to Survey

According to a survey conducted by RE/MAX Greece, the rent prices in the country have increased on average by 8.4 percent compared to last year, while wages are frozen, and pensions are about to be cut yet again. The main...

More than 60,000 Properties in Greece are in Airbnb-like Platforms

More than 60,000 residential properties in Greece are listed on short-term lease platforms, like Airbnb, the president of the Hellenic Hoteliers Federation said this week. Speaking to the Athens News Agency, the federation president Grigoris Tassios said that the Greek...