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Airbnb Working with SolidarityNow on Free Refugee Housing Platform in Greece

The hospitality firm Airbnb and SolidarityNow on Thursday announced the launch of a new electronic "open houses" platform that helps people offer shelter to refugees and displaced persons in Greece. Those wishing to share their home or offer lodgings free...

Finance Ministry Announces Owners to Pay Extra Taxes on Properties Rented Online

According to Greece's Finance Ministry, new plans are underway for property owners who rent properties via sites such as Airbnb, HomeAway, FlipKey and HouseTrip. The new regulations to be put into place will fine owners 50,000 euros if they do...

Property Owners Get Rid of Tenants for Tourists

Travel accommodation sites such as Airbnb and HomeAway have seen an increase in owners interested in short-term leases to foreign visitors. As tenants are being evicted in favor of tourists, realtors point to the obvious benefits of leasing out...