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Real Estate in Patras, Greece

By Joshua Wood, LPC

Last updated on Jun 09, 2023

Summary: Expats and retirees talk about real estate in Patras, Greece? How do you find a home in Patras? Should you buy or rent? What is the cost of housing?

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How do I find a place to live in Patras?

We asked expats how they chose their neighborhood and found a place to live. They answered:

"Finding a place to live in Patras, involves several steps. First, you need to determine your budget and the type of accommodation you're looking for. This could range from a small apartment to a larger house, depending on your needs and financial situation. Next, you should research the different neighborhoods in Patras to find one that suits your lifestyle and preferences. Some areas might be closer to the city center, while others might be more residential or closer to the beach. Once you have a clear idea of what you're looking for, you can start your search. There are several online platforms where you can find listings for rentals in Patras, such as Spitogatos, XE, and HomeGreekHome. These websites allow you to filter your search based on location, price, size, and other features. In addition to online searches, you might also consider hiring a real estate agent. They can help you navigate the local market, arrange viewings, and negotiate contracts. Make sure to choose an agent who is familiar with the area and has a good reputation. When you find a place you're interested in, arrange a viewing to see it in person. This will give you a chance to check the condition of the property, ask questions, and get a feel for the neighborhood. Before signing a lease, make sure to read it carefully and understand all the terms and conditions. If you're not fluent in Greek, you might want to have a translator or a local friend help you with this. Finally, once you've signed the lease, you'll need to arrange for utilities and internet service, and then you can move into your new home in Patras," said one expat who made the move to Patras.

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About the Author

Joshua Wood Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000 and serves as one of its Co-Presidents. He is also one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. Prior to Expat Exchange, Joshua worked for NBC Cable (MSNBC and CNBC Primetime). Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Mr. Wood is also a licensed counselor and psychotherapist.

Some of Joshua's articles include Pros and Cons of Living in Portugal, 10 Best Places to Live in Ireland and Pros and Cons of Living in Uruguay. Connect with Joshua on LinkedIn.

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