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New Flights to boost Istanbul Property Market

Kazakhstan airline Air Astana has announced that it will commence running new once weekly flights to Istanbul. This is the latest in a succession of announcements that increase the accessibility of Istanbul, with a series of expanded routes this year culminating in a third airport being green-lighted for the city....

Posted on 19 November 2010

Turkey Property: Top of the Props October

Well, it's been well over a month since we looked at the top performing properties, and we thought it would be good to take a look. For those reading for the first time, we recently started compiling data on the most reviewed properties on the Spot Blue website. We last...

Posted on 03 November 2010

Bloomberg: Turkey, Enjoy Your Property Boom For as Long as it Lasts

Turkey is experiencing a PROPERTY BOOM. The country's real estate developers are the stars of the stock market. Those are not lines you hear every day, especially not in a Bloomberg video special but that is what we heard today. Unfortunately the report was typical of mainstream reports; in that...

Posted on 27 October 2010

An Exciting Time for Turkish Property

Overseas mortgage provider Conti has provided more than mortgages for Turkey this month. According to the firm, Turkey was the third biggest destination in terms of demand for mortgages from foreign property buyers. 18% of all Conti's mortgage applications for overseas property purchases were for mortgages to buy Turkish property,...

Posted on 24 September 2010

Jet2 Announces Glasgow to Dalaman Flights from April 2011

This week more good news emerged for the Turkey property hotspots of the Mugla region; specifically those in proximity to Dalaman International airport. Budget Airline Jet2 have announced a new service between Glasgow and Turkey from April next year. Dalaman is already one of the best served airports in terms...

Posted on 16 September 2010

Daily Mail Again Testifies to Popularity of Turkish Property

The Daily Mail has once again testified to the rising popularity of Turkish property with British and global buyers with another sizeable feature on the country in its print and web editions. The title for the piece was a none-downtrodden: Turkey is a shore bet: The holiday home market is...

Posted on 01 September 2010

Turkey Region by Region Part II: Izmir

Like Antalya, Izmir Province has some gorgeous bay-sheltered beaches, but rather than forming a bay, Izmir Province is formed by 2 bays. Izmir is a large region on Turkey’s Aegean coastline in south west Turkey. Looking round from the south you have Kusadasi, which, like Kas is famed for its...

Posted on 25 August 2010

Turkey, Region by Region Part I: Antalya

Antalya is one of Turkey's top regions in terms of tourism and overseas property investment, and, for good reason. Around the world's coasts, little alcoves and bays make for the best spots because of the shelter and the warm, calm waters. Antalya doesn't have any sheltered bays, Antalya is a...

Posted on 24 August 2010

Turkish Property Investment in the Spotlight

The industry press is picking up on reports of the impressive yields that can be made on buy to let property investments in Turkey. Turkish developers and realtors have been quoted as saying that rental yields are up to 6% per year and capital gains could be 10% per year....

Posted on 20 May 2010

Turkish Property Making it Big as Journalists Choose Carefully

I just read a great article in the Daily Mail, by Zoe Dare Hall, on why the Antalya region of Turkey will become the next Algarve. Such praise did Antalya receive, that I was forced to check the date on the article, to make sure it hadn’t been written in...

Posted on 07 May 2010