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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

Strength of Turkish Lira and Taking the Rough with the Smooth

It's been a bit of a rollercoaster week for the Turkish Lira. At the start of the week -- April 25th -- came a Business Week report on the massive rally the Lira was experiencing, hitting 1.40 on the US Dollar, on reports of Turkish economic growth rate matching that...

Posted on 29 April 2010

Turkey Property Hitting the High Notes of Buyer Sentiment

Anyone interested in overseas property in general for whatever reason, will have read at least 1 article on Turkish property this week, and potentially a lot more. Turkish property is most definitely one of the most talked about markets in the industry press at the moment. It is little wonder;...

Posted on 06 March 2010

Turkish Property Sales up 24% Year on Year in 2009

House sales in Turkey rose 24% year-on-year in the nine months ending September last year, according to new data from the Real Estate Investing Partners Association (GYODER). The body put the rise down to a reduction in title deed fees and value-added tax (KDV), as well as promotions by developers....

Posted on 25 February 2010

Altinkum Property Set to Be Big Star in 2010

All the signs point to Altinkum property being one of the biggest sellers with foreign buyers of Turkish property in 2010 – especially Brits. According to recent data some 80% of the 67,000+ tourists received by Altinkum last year were British. As we all know, a place which is popular...

Posted on 19 February 2010

Turkish Property Becoming the Popular Choice for Professional and Private Investors

Turkey’s Istanbul Real Estate Investment Trust saw returns increase by 3.2% in January, a month when REITs across Europe (with a few exceptions) saw returns from REITs falling. This is just the latest in a long line of reasons why more and more property investors are turning to Turkey in...

Posted on 12 February 2010

Owning a property in Turkey could not be easier

Popular with holidaymakers, Turkey is becoming a destination to watch on the global property investment map. Interest in Turkey's property market has picked up considerably. "It was kind of a chicken and egg thing. Turkey was a country that had property with exceptional value. People started to discover this, so...

Posted on 12 November 2008

12 Golden Rules To Buy Property Safely In Turkey, Without A Visit

Turkish property specialist Spot Blue says property buyers in Turkey who snap up bargains without even going to the country are putting their cash at risk. The property expert, who has had 100 per cent sales following all of its inspection trips in 2008, says the craze for coastal property...

Posted on 08 March 2008