16 Jun How to rent your property short term in Greece
Register the property on the Short Term Rental
Occasional short term renting for 60 or 90 days per year trough digital platforms under the sharing economy frame.
From 01/2/2017, a furnished property can be rented occasionally for short term renting for 60 or 90 days per year under the sharing economy frame. (for example: Airbnb).
All the follow preconditions are required in order to rent occasional short term a property under the frame of the sharing economy through a digital platform:
a) The owner of the property must be only individual, registered on a special register (Short term renting register).
Once the property have been registered the registration number must be displayed on the digital platforms or any other advertising media.
b) Only up to 2 properties can be rented until this status from each individual owner.
c) The minimum space of the property is 9 square meter. The property must have nature light, heating and ventilation.
d) The property must have building permit, or it must be legalized according the law 4014/2011 or 3843/2010.
e) For properties located in islands that have less than 10,000 habitants, each property can be rented up to 60 days. For properties located in islands that have more than 10,000 habitants, a property can be rented up to 90 days. In both above cases is allowed to exceed the 60 or 90 days only in case that the sum of rental income of all of the properties of this status will be less than 12,000€ per year.
f) The property is rented furnished. It is not allowed to provide any type of services that are related with the property (for example: changing of linen and towels, cleaning, internet, air-conditioning, satellite TV, safe box, transfer of guest from airport, breakfast, etc. ) except to provide the linen.
If any services are provided the renting through this status it is not legal. If any kind of service are provided, the owner of the property is liable to obtain an EOT license.
A lease contract must be submitted in the tax office for each guest that must include: the property registration number in the above register, the energy efficient certification number, the full name of the guest, the arrival and departure dates of the guest, and the amount in euros that the guest or the digital platform has paid for the guest.