Kefalonia, or Cephalonia, is the shining diamond of the Ionian Sea in Greece and the largest and probably the most beautiful of the Ionian Islands. According to the 2011 census, the island’s population is 35,000 inhabitants with Argostoli being the capital city of the island.
In Kefalonia you can find many beautiful and touristic places, picturesque villages, lovely beaches like Lixouri, Sami, the famous Myrtos beach, the spectacular Fiskardo which was not destroyed by the earthquake of 1953, the picturesque Assos, Agia Efimia, Poros, the trendy and beautiful Skala, Lassi the most touristic area in Argostoli, the lake cave Melissani, the villages of the wider Livathos area Metaxata, Sarlata, Spartia, Pessada, Karavados (to name a few) with the beautiful houses and wonderful gardens, where you can also find some of the best beaches of Kefalonia.
Kefalonia is a steadily growing tourist market, having a great potential for tourism development, has incredible natural beauties while tourism has not changed the character of the island to a minimum. It is also worth noting that the major expansion of Kefalonia Airport by the Fraport-Slentel joint venture, which has undertaken the upgrading of 14 airports in the country, is imminent. The plan is to expand the airport’s premises by building a shopping mall and to create strong commercial activity with new shops, restaurants, outlets, etc
In Kefalonia there are about 15 five-star hotels and several 4-star and 3-star Hotels, which is a rather small number of accommodation premises. Apart from the hotels, in Kefalonia there are exclusive properties for rent, luxury villas or rentals, apartments, various resorts, decent rooms for rent etc.
In Kefalonia, the potential Real Estate investor, or people that want to move permanently to the island, will find various Real Estate Agencies and Construction Companies that will provide professional and reliable services.
The various agencies provide services like the below:
- Real Estate Services: Real Estate Sales and Rentals. There are licensed realtors on the island that will guide you in buying or selling land, a dream home or a professional space.
- Constructions and or Renovations: Companies consisting of reliable and competent professionals, that undertake full responsibility for the construction, supervision, and delivery of buildings “with turnkey”, or the renovation of your property.
- Property Management Services: Companies that handle the management and regular maintenance of your property by visiting your property at mutually agreed time frames, in order to provide reliable service for its maintenance.
Greece, and particular islands like Kefalonia, is currently an ideal country to invest, partly because property prices are now extremely advantageous and also because the Greek State has adopted a series of beneficial laws for non-European citizens who have the ability to receive a long term residence Visa if they intend to invest in Greece.
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