2. How to Buy Property in Crete?
You know you want to buy in Crete, you know where, and you might even know what. But do you know how to buy a property in Crete?
ARENCORES Property Buyers Guides are designed to provide a detailed and reliable information for those looking to buy a property in Crete.
They cover the basic legal framework, process steps, suggested tips and the main points potential investors should know about the acquisition and ownership of real estate assets in Crete, Greece.
You can find more information on how to buy a property in Crete in our Chania Property Buying Definitive Guide.
Despite the fact that this particular guide has been created for property buyers and investors interested in Chania’s real estate market, detailed information for all the necessary and required steps to facilitate your decision making on the entire process life-cycle has been provided.
On this initial step, you will need a dedicated team of professionals to succesfully identify, negotiate and purchase a property in Crete.
A real estate agent of your trust, a lawyer with expertise in real estate matters and possible a civil engineer. ARENCORES is a part of ARENCOS, a dedicated team of engineers and architects with many years of experience in the market of Crete.
However, you may wonder “Why do I need a lawyer to purchase a property in Crete? Can’t real estate agents see me through? How to find a good real estate agent? “.
At ARENCORES we undertake detailed checks of the properties we source including their property legalization process – if any, topography plans compliance and land registry documents, all of which guarantees a smooth, reliable and efficient transaction.
Once, the most suitable properties will be identified, we will organise physical or digital property viewings and, once you have chosen the property you really like in Crete, specialised consultants will be available during the property purchase life-cycle – including negotiation.
Get residency in Greece by buying property
Buying property in Crete, Greece can give you the incredible opportunity to receive a residence permit, ultimately allowing you to get a EU passport.
The Greece Golden Visa Program is considered one of the most affordable residence-by-investment programs that provides access to Europe.
Successful applicants and their families are able to benefit from visa-free access to Europe’s Schengen Area within two months of applying. Launched in 2013, the Greek Golden Visa program allows investors and their families to receive Greek citizenship in exchange for an investment in real estate of a minimum value of €250,000.
To learn more about the Greek Golden Visa and its different investment routes, have a look at our Golden Visa guide.