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Dalaman Region Lead Growth of British Tourism to Turkey

In 2008, the Dalaman region of Turkey caused quite a stir in overseas property and tourism circles. Well, actually that isn't exactly true; put another way: the misinterpretation of reports about tourism to the Dalaman region caused the aforementioned stir. What happened was the press picked up a press release...

Posted on 09 July 2010

Olu Deniz Lagoon: Beauty you have to See to Believe

Olu Deniz Lagoon is one of the most beautiful paradise spots in the entire world. Take a second to appreciate that sentence. In today's world companies like Spot Blue can easily fall into the rut of stating nothing for fear of come-backs, and turn "is" into "is widely regarded as"...

Posted on 02 July 2010

Turkish Mortgage Demand Doubles in May – Conti

Overseas mortgage provider Conti has revealed massive growth in demand for Turkish mortgages. Conti has said that demand for mortgages for Turkish property has been growing steadily over the past year, but that quotes doubled in May compared to April. This is the biggest sign we have had that growth...

Posted on 10 June 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

Side Turkey is the Ultimate Seaside Resort Town

It is a commonly held believe that Antalya is one of Turkey's most popular tourism resort locations, and surely one of Turkey's most beautiful Mediterranean coastal regions. Within Antalya the town of Side (pronounced seeday) is one of the most beautiful towns, in Antalya, but also in Turkey as well....

Posted on 17 April 2010

Turkish Property Benefits from Economic Strength

Turkey is finally getting the attention it deserves, as its economy powers out of recession among the strongest in Europe. Thursday saw a senior International Monetary Fund official announce that Turkey weathered the global economic recession successfully. "We believe that Turkey has weathered the crisis successfully," said Caroline Atkinson, director...

Posted on 16 April 2010

Side Property Turkey: Find Your Paradise

Side (See-Day) is a former fishing village on Turkey's south Mediterranean coast. As with many coastal towns, Side slopes up from the port, which gives many Side properties fantastic views out across the sea as far as the horizon. When I write Side property I always feel like it may...

Posted on 02 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