House & Apartments for Sale in Chania

Buying a house or apartment in Chania, Crete. Property prices, trends and best practises for those looking to buy a residential property in Chania City, Platanias, Agia Marina, Akrotiri, Apokoronas, Kissamos or Palaiochora.

Chania Prefecture Real Estate Trends

Interested in buying a house or apartment in Chania? Discover useful facts and the latest trends with ARENCORES, the experts in the real estate market of Chania, Crete.

The coronavirus crisis has disrupted the housing market in Chania. But with rates low and some property sellers anxious, first-time buyers could find a silver lining. Learn everything about Chania housing market through trends and averages.

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Chania Average Home Prices, by Home Size and Type.

Property TypeAvg. Price* (€)
1 bedroom70,000 – 120,000
2 bedrooms90,000 – 220,000
3 bedrooms118.000 – 290.000
4 bedrooms150.000 – 345.000
Village House - 3 bedrooms 50,000 – 200,000+
Detached Villa - 3 bedrooms220,000 – 500,000+
Luxury Villa - 4 bedrooms350,000 – 1,000,000+

*Average sale price over the past six months.

Properties for sale in Chania, the Definitive Guide by ARENCORES
Properties for sale in Chania: The Definitive Guide by ARENCORES for property buyers and investors looking to invest in Chania real estate market.

Need to Know Before Buying a
House or Apartment in Chania, Crete

  • Property Prices for 550-4,700 EUR/m²
  • Realtor’s commission of 2% of the transaction total
  • Estimated Taxes from 3% on property purchases
  • Registration tax ranging from 0.475% to 0.775% of the transaction value
  • Property maintenance from 3 to 7 EUR/m² per annum
  • Residence permit in Greece with purchase of property from 250,000 EUR

Cost of Living in Chania, Crete.

Bottle of milk cost

500 gr bread cost
6 eggs cost
1.5 LT Fresh Milk: € 2.15
500 gr Bread: € 0,87
6 Eggs: € 2.30
cheese cost
Basic lunchtime menu cost
glass of beer cost
400 gr. Gouda-Edam: €2.99
Basic Lunchtime Menu: € 12.00
Glass of Beer: € 2.5
Standard men's haircut cost
 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas cost
utilities cost
Standard Men's Haircut: €15.00
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas: €1.67
Utilities 1 month: € 154.00
Public Transportation cost
taxi to chania airport
ferry to Piraeus cost
Public Transportation (monthly ticket): €60.00
Cost to Chania Airport: €24.00
Ferry to Piraeus: €39.00

The median property sale price is € 198 k

  • Median price (K€)

Chania’s property market could be set for a major hit as property owners consider pulling properties from the market during the coronavirus crisis. Sellers are already holding off from listing their homes and apartments, while those with properties already on the market face the possibility of cancelled transactions and stagnated campaigns.

Apartments in Chania are selling for about € 1,524/sq.m.

  • Price per sq.m.

Home and apartment sales jump to highest after the years of the economic recession (2008-2018), but big drop expected as coronavirus injects high uncertainty not only in the real estate market of Crete, Greece but also globally.

Explore Chania Property Statistics with ARENCORESChania Property Statistics with ARENCORES

ARENCORES gets information from a variety of official government databases, including census information and Land Registry data. Next, our research team filter this data and extract the key statistics to help you with your house-hunting in Chania, Crete.

Population By Age Group

  • < 15 years
  • 15 to 24 years
  • 25 to 44 year
  • 45 to 64 years
  • > 65 years

Family Types

  • Couples without children at home
  • Couples with children at home
  • Single-parent families

Household Size

  • 1-person households
  • 2-person households
  • 3-person households
  • 4-person households
  • 5-person or more households

Housing Tenure

  • Owners
  • Renters

Construction Date

  • Before 1960
  • 1961 - 1980
  • 1981 - 1990
  • 1991- 2000
  • 2001 - 2010
  • 2011 - 2019

Housing Types

  • Single-family home
  • Semi-detached
  • Maisonette
  • Villa
  • Apartment block
  • Other


  • University
  • Secondary (high) school
  • Apprentice or trade school diploma
  • No diploma


  • Non-immigrant population
  • Immigrant population

Languages Spoken

  • Greek
  • English
  • German
  • Others languages

All information provided herein has been obtained from sources believed reliable, but may be subject to errors, omissions, change of price or research updates without notice. ARENCORES make no representation, warranty or guaranty as to accuracy of any information contained herein. You should consult your property advisors for an independent verification of any information.

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