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Interesting facts about Turkey

1. The famous Trojan Wars took place in Western Turkey, around the site where the Trojan horse rests today. 2. Ephesus and Halicarnasus, the place for the two of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world, are in Turkey.3. St. Nicholas, also known as Santa Claus, was born in Demre,...

Posted on 31 October 2008

“We Found the Perfect Property in Turkey on eBay!”

No strangers to hedging their bets on eBay, the online auction house and marketplace, Ken and Tanya Griffith from Bristol have successfully bid for anything and everything on eBay, from cars to burger vans and from porcelain to...property! Here’s their story.Ken and Tanya Griffith, who run a busy pub and...

Posted on 10 October 2008

Going in Search of the Good Life

There is now no denying the fact that increasing numbers of Britons are actively considering searching for the good life abroad. As the cost of living in the UK rises and Great Britain teeters precariously on the brink of recession, those whose lives are impacted are no longer passive to...

Posted on 09 October 2008

Where in the World?

Where in the world..Can you find an adoringly restored natural stone built house, with Laura Ashley interiors, surrounded by fruit orchards and olive groves? France? Spain? Croatia? The answer is Turkey in the local ecological village of Kirazli. We have spoken to Karyn Phillips, the lady who owns this beautiful...

Posted on 03 August 2008

Turkey’s Attraction Alleviating FREDs’ Fears

A brand new demographic group has been identified in Britain and labelled FREDs.  Members of this demographic are over fifties who are ‘facing retirement earnings doubts,’ and according to the likes of Liverpool Victoria, the friendly society, and the Office for National Statistics, this group of around two thirds of...

Posted on 05 June 2008

“We Found the Perfect Property in Turkey on eBay!”

No strangers to hedging their bets on eBay, the online auction house and marketplace, Ken and Tanya Griffith from Bristol have successfully bid for anything and everything on eBay, from cars to burger vans and from porcelain to…property! Here’s their story. Ken and Tanya Griffith, who run a busy pub...

Posted on 06 May 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

FIRST TURKISH MORTGAGE FOR SPOT BLUE

Turkish property specialist Spot Blue arranges its first Turkish mortgage for off-plan property Spot Blue has arranged its first mortgage on a Turkish property for a UK buyer – showing the agent is at the cutting edge of securing Turkish finance for clients. The loan, for software consultant Steve Hardy,...

Posted on 09 February 2008

DO-IT-YOURSELF TURKEY VILLAS!

Turkey’s lower cost of living and property construction costs tempt more buyers, who are priced out of the UK, to self-build their own pension pads Turkey is proving to be the ideal place to buy land, build your own villa – and leave enough money to live through retirement. More...

Posted on 09 January 2008

Turkish Mortgages

Mortgages available from 2008Turkey was recently voted one of the most improved markets in Europe by Global Property Guide and topped Currencies Direct’s index of global emerging markets for the second time in a row. The market has also just received a further boost in the form of a new...

Posted on 19 July 2007