Greek Golden Visa Program

A Greek residence permit allows you to remain in Greece for the duration of the permit; the initial period is five years, renewable every 5 years for as long as the property remains in ones ownership. Fundamentally granting a residence permit for life

Breaking News: Greece is open for 29 countries

Starting from June 15, Greece will be welcoming tourists and travellers from 29 countries. No tests or quarantine will be required. Authorities will be performing occasional random testing, while visitors will be required to take all the necessary social distancing measures. The list of the 29 countries is the satisfactory result of an epidemiological profile… Read more »

Private jet industry CEOs say business will boom

Executives predict that the health and safety aspect will make more flyers willing to pay the extra cost to fly private as opposed to first-class on commercial. CEOs from the nation’s top private jet charter firms and even some based overseas are in agreement that despite the current downturn associated with the pandemic, they’re expecting… Read more »

Headlines of praise for COVID-19 Greece’s success story

Greece has managed in a competent manner to keep the COVID 19 pandemic under full control. The country’s authorities not only have taken swiftly all the necessary measures to contain the spread of the virus, but they also have excelled in superb communication management since day one building the crucial trust necessary for its population… Read more »

The first country I’ll visit after coronavirus? There’s no contest

by Oliver Smith, digital travel editor Overseas holidays have been forbidden for just over a week, but already it feels like far longer. Perhaps that’s because I haven’t left the UK since August, have been in self-isolation since March 9 – when I came down with a cold or Covid-19, I’ll probably never know which… Read more »

5 Ways to Keep Your Mind and Body Healthy While Working from Home

Taking care of your mind and body should always be a top priority when it comes to ensuring that you’re living your best life, but in these trying times, it’s more important than ever. If you’re beginning to feel trapped and stagnant as you adjust to working from home, here are 5 tips to help… Read more »

Stay home. Tour homes.

At the same time, we have immediately switched to remote working and our business continues to be operational offering a wide range of services available now online: – Video Conferences – Video Tours – Digital Staging via our dedicated app “Curate” – Facetime Viewings – Browse our mobile app – Watch our Apple TV app… Read more »

Novel Coronavirus COVID-19 – Questions and Answers

How long will the outbreak last? We cannot predict the length of the outbreak nor how it will evolve. This is a new pathogen, of which we still have limited knowledge. For example, we do not know whether its spread in the community will be limited during the summer, as is the case with seasonal… Read more »

Sotheby’s International Realty Achieves Record $114 Billion in Global Sales Volume in 2019

We are pleased to announce that our Affiliated brokers and sales professionals achieved more than $114 billion USD in global sales volume, the highest annual U.S. sales volume performance in the history of the brand. $102 billion USD of the global sales volume was achieved in the U.S., marking another record accomplishment for the brand…. Read more »

European Property Awards 2019

Our latest award

The International Property Awards are established as the premier programme recognising and rewarding excellence in their field. More than 80 experts representing every corner of the real estate industry selected the prizewinners in almost 50 categories, evaluating each submission based on its design, quality, service, level of innovation, originality, and sustainability. Companies received awards for… Read more »

Athens Riviera luxury homes Greece Sotheby's International Realty

Complimentary Valuations | Athens Centre – Athens Riviera

Vast reconstruction projects along the coastline exceeding a total value of €10 billion such as Faliro Bay Restoration Project, Hellinikon and Asteras of Vouliagmeni will be radically changing Athens, placing it firmly on the map of luxury European real estate.

Art de Vivre | Exclusive 2019

Athens – 02 August 2019, Greece Sotheby’s International Realty is excited to announce the launch of its signature in-house magazine, Art De Vivre | Exclusive in Greece. The luxury lifestyle publication is aimed at readers who are interested in the sophisticated world of the arts, gastronomy, architecture and real estate, and will highlight the best… Read more »

Qatar welcomes the Sotheby’s to Doha

Qatar Sotheby’s International Realty has just opened, marking the exciting expansion of Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC in the Middle East. The branch is the second Sotheby’s International Realty-branded company in the area, joining Gulf Sotheby’s International Realty in Dubai. The new offices are based in Doha and, as well as covering the demand for… Read more »

Sotheby’s New York Galleries Transformed

As Sotheby’s celebrates its 275th anniversary, the auction house has unveiled the dramatic reimagining of its New York exhibition galleries. Located in an old factory building on York Avenue since 1982, the New York hub had always felt lacking in its flexible yet characterless display spaces, sandwiched between private offices and not quite matching the… Read more »

Wine Auctions

Liquid gold for buyers and sellers

The event was unique for many reasons, beginning with the fact that it was the highest-estimated wine auction in history. The three-day sale actually exceeded all expectations, with 2,704 lots, that’s 16,889 bottles of wines, reaching the astronomical sum of €.25,000.000! The wines came from the extensive cellars of the Tran-scend-ent Wines collection, belonging to… Read more »

Join the Exceptional!

– Would you like to work in a fast-paced and challenging international marketplace? – Do you want to be part of the leading luxury brokerage firm in the world? – Would you like to be involved in the sales of the finest homes in Greece? – Do you feel that you deserve an exciting and… Read more »

275 Years of Sotheby’s

After his first sale totalling £826, Baker became popular with wealthy bibliophiles like Louis XV of France as a seller of fine books and after passing away in 1778, his now thriving business was left to his beloved nephew, John Sotheby. As the years went by, the auction house became more and more successful, passing… Read more »

$112 B Sales Volume in 2018 for Sotheby’s Int’l Realty

Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC today reported that in 2018 its affiliated brokers and sales professionals achieved more than $112 billion USD in global sales volume, the highest annual sales volume performance in the history of the brand. Additionally, 27 affiliated companies surpassed $1 billion USD in sales volume in 2018. Highest annual sales volume… Read more »

Inman news is our latest global media partner

Leading In Luxury is a brand new content channel hosted by Inman, the trusted source for real estate industry news. The channel will feature weekly original content from the Sotheby’s International Realty network, sharing exclusive insights into the trends, best practices and innovations shaping the luxury real estate industry today. Internationally renowned real estate brand… Read more »

Greece Sotheby's International Realty wins two prestigious property awards

Greece Sotheby’s International Realty wins 2 prestigious awards

Greece Sotheby’s International Realty is proud to have received two prestigious awards in the European Property Awards Real Estate category for Real Estate Agency Greece 2018-2019 and Real Estate Agency Website Greece 2018-2019 from the highly respected International Property Awards. The awards are part of a global commitment to honouring the highest levels of achievement… Read more »

Skorpios – The beguiling beauty of Greece’s most exclusive private island

The Ionian islands on Greece’s west coast are a unique collection of emerald treasures, perched elegantly in the warm waters of the Ionian Sea. Corfu, Kefalonia, Zakynthos, Lefkada and the numerous smaller islands which surround them have a rich and diverse history, resulting in an elegant combination of Italian, French, British and Greek style, and… Read more »

Greek luxury holiday homes on the rise

According to experts in this particular area of property investment, the rise in number and quality of services offered, eg. golf courses and marinas, as well as the improvement of connectivity by air or by car to areas of interest, are all factors that will contribute to the rising value of luxury holiday properties in… Read more »

Greece Sotheby’s International Realty wins double Five-Star accolade at European Property Awards

We are proud to announce that Greece Sotheby’s International Realty has won the title of Best Real Estate Agency in Greece 2017 and the title of Best Real Estate Agency Website in Greece 2017 and was nominated as Best Real Estate Agency Website in Europe by the prestigious International Property Awards, which were held at… Read more »


Amanzoe unveils permanent James Turrell installation

The immersive light installation, known as a Skyspace, takes the form of a 6-metre by 6-metre cubic building with a large ceiling aperture, open to the Peloponnese sky above Amanzoe. . For over fifty years, James Turrell has drawn inspiration from nature, astronomy, architecture, physics and theology. Using light as his material, Turrell works on… Read more »

Amanzoe Greece Sotheby's International Realty

Discover Europe’s Most Exclusive Resort

Entering Amanzoe’s Port Cochere: One can find majestic colonnades. A 70m long reflection pool flows quietly right in the center, as passerby’s walk through the columns next to its serene waters. Perfect for the early evening hours, when the lights are dimmed and night has taken over, it’s a fantastic spot for a drink, for… Read more »

Lifeline Humanitarian Lunch

Lifeline Humanitarian Organization Greece, which is under the patronage of Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Katherine, organized a charity lunch on the occasion of the Mother’s Day in aid of the Neonatal Intensive Care Units of the Public children’s Hospitals on Tuesday the 16th of May in TATOI Club. Greece Sotheby’s International Realty was there… Read more »


Sotheby’s hosts treasures of Argine Benaki

The Arts of the Islamic World auction on 26 April features a number of exquisite Ottoman textiles from the celebrated collection of Argine Benaki Salvago. Described by Philip Mansel as ‘one of the “uncrowned queens of Alexandria”’, famous for her taste and her purple-blue eyes’, she was the grande dame of Alexandrian society in the… Read more »

Athens in Spotlight: Documenta 14

The ambitious endeavour, first time exhibited outside its native country, is inspired by the intense greek challenges of economic crisis as well as the strenuous immigration wave. The enormous contemporary art exhibition, presented every five years as a “museum of 100 days”, will share its 14th edition between Kassel and Athens, where 160 international artists… Read more »

Designer Jewelry fundraising by Creaid

CREAID is a non-profit organization with a targeted humanitarian mandate, served through creative and artistic initiatives. Its fundamental principle is “Create to Aid,” and it aims to combine creativity through works of art to aid those in need. It is an organization that uses the artistic inspiration and creations of its supporters in order to… Read more »

Savvas Savvaidis CEO at Greece Sotheby's International Realty and Michael Valdes Global Vice President at Sotheby's International Affiliates LLC in Athens

Sotheby’s International Realty in Greece

Mr Savvaidis, Sotheby’s International Realty in Greece! Can you please tell more about it? Savvas Savvaidis: We are delighted, as, after more than three years of contacts, our company has acquired the international brand Sotheby’s International Realty for Greece. By trading as Greece Sotheby’s International Realty we are now fully immersed in the world’s finest… Read more »