“We are seeing an increase from 20% to 30% of rents from 2017 in the center of Athens “, said to Open the president of the e-real Estates network, Themis Bakas, adding that” we expect a further increase from 3% to 7%, as with the region “.
Speaking on the show “Hour of Greece”, he also revealed that the increase has been observed in the municipalities of the region which reaches 10% -15%.
Answering a relevant question why we are seeing these increases, Mr. Bakas stated that “after ten years of crisis where people did not buy houses and chose to rent real estate, the real estate market did not have real estate available for rent “.
“Even today as we talk, think about how the issuance of new mortgages in 2021 based on them by the banks will reach 800 million euros, when in the good old days we talk about 11 billion euros“, He added.
Duplex in Koukaki at 750 euros per month
The show also included detailed examples of the increase in harassment in downtown Athens. Features, as you will see in the video below, an apartment in Koukaki rented in 2020 from 450 to 650 euros joined in 2021 from 500 to 750 eurosThe other areas where the culprits were assessed are Pagrati, Neos Kosmos, Kallithea and Exarchia.
“The housing problem is very big in Greece,” said Mr. Bakas, adding that in 2016 a survey was conducted by the European Union, according to which84.6% of private employees in our country spend more than 40% of their income on debt, when the European average is 28%. The results of the IMF survey for 2021 were similar. “
“The fact that the government is considering providing free housing in young couples and vulnerable households, it is very important “, underlined the president of the e-real Estates network.
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