Non-European investors have the opportunity to choose from many types of properties The Golden Visa programme in Greece offers a variety of real estate investment opportunities for their permanent Greek residence permit application, ranging from residential traditional island homes to newly refurbished sleek offices in the city center.

Types of properties to invest in Greece

Below we have outlined the kinds of properties available in Greece and the most popular investment locations to inspire you further with your selection.

Residential Properties

Detached house

A stand-alone property, about 1-2 stories high, without any other properties above or under it. Normally from 100 up to 500 sqm.


An apartment or house spread over multiple floors. Usually two levels connected with an internal staircase. Normally from 60 up to 300 sqm.


As part of a building. In Athens buildings are normally 3-7 floors high with 1-3 flats per floor.

Villa (Stand-alone individual house)

A detached property without any other properties, above, below, or directly next to it. Usually with a garden, garage, pool, plenty of space, privacy and outdoor amenities. Normally from 100 up to 1.500 sqm.

Income Properties


A hotel in the city center or in the Greek islands (readily available or with the option to renovate for future use or re-sell opportunities).

Tourist property

Properties capable for short term lease, rooms to let, countryside villas for summer holidays.

Commercial property

Offices, Stores,  logistics (commercial warehouse & storage units).