Crete Homes ® established since 1990 is one of the original Estate Agents in Aghios Nikolaos, Eastern Crete and fully conforming to real estate ethics. We are members of SYMAK (Association of Eastern Crete Realtors), the Hellenic Federation of Realtors and International Realtor®.
Our many years of experience, combined with an enthusiastic and informative team, ensures the smooth running of the whole purchase procedure, whether it is for a property or a plot of land should you wish to build your own ideal house, an investment plot, a development, or a business opportunity. This applies also to vendors, as we have all the knowledge related to any new laws regarding the sale or re-sale of a property or plot. We can also assist with rentals.
Our list of selected properties and plots of land for sale covers the entire island of Crete, with particular focus on the Lassithi prefecture.
Having two offices centrally situated in Aghios Nikolaos, means that we are also able to offer a good after sales service. If you have a query or a problem, you know where to find us and know someone is there to help you.
Having our architectural practice on site lead by EMMANUEL G PEPONIS an experience Architect also means that architectural or civil engineering and topographic knowledge is quickly available, should you have queries relating to the property or plot you wish to buy.
A well-established architectural practice, with a considerable amount of local and national knowledge, which is able to assist in all phases relating to the design, building, renovating, repairing and refurbishing of a property, whether it is a newly built quarry stone house, a modern villa or apartment, a development complex or hotel, or the renovation of an old building, ruin or group of ruins.
Cretan architecture is close to our hearts and we particularly enjoy working closely with our clients on the design, building or restoration of Cretan stone houses using wherever possible, traditional building techniques and local materials, to create an environmentally friendly and beautiful home that blends in with the fabulous Cretan countryside.
A full service for construction and project management means you can relax and enjoy watching your home be created and secure in the knowledge that it construction and completion are under the control and management of a qualified and experienced team.
We have a committed and enthusiastic team comprising:
EMMANUEL G PEPONIS – Born 1956. Bursting with innovative ideas but always linking them in a realistic way to tradition and dedicated to his work, Manolis has over 30 years of architectural experience and 35 years as a fully qualified architect. He has studied in Genoa and Venice, Italy and, as a visiting architect, has work experience in United States of America, Hong Kong, mainland China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Spain, Italy and Greece and speaks fluent English and Italian. He is a member of ICOMOS, (International Council on Monuments and Sites), EUROPA NOSTRA (The pan-European Federation for Cultural heritage), and several governmental architectural related committees and is a licensed Estate Agent.
FANIS PALAMIANAKIS – Born 1974. With more than 17 years in administration and with design experience, Fanis is a licensed International Realtor® ,BPO Real Estate Agent and Contractor, whose attention to detail and desire to ensure everything is correct and legal, ensures your security when buying or selling/re-selling a property or plot. His helpful and charming manner means you can feel comfortable about contacting him with any future worries or problems you may have regarding your potential purchase, or existing property or the sale/re-sale of it. Fanis speaks excellent English and Italian.
HILARY DAWSON – Born 1957. English lady living in Crete since 1992 with previous work experience in sales, marketing and publishing. Hilary liaises with customers and is most informative and helpful. Hilary also has a basic understanding of French.
ELENI PRINIOTAKI – Born 1986. Has 10 years experience in AutoCAD and other design software; Governmental software for Building Permit procedures; and she keeps the contacts with the public authorities.
TRANSLATORS available on request.
EXTERNAL COOPERATORS: Structural Engineers; Topographic Team; Lawyers; and Notaries.