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Turkey one of the first to have Vodafone’s new mobile phone payment system

Istanbul, 28 February 2012 - At the Mobile World Congress 2012 held in Barcelona in Spain, Vittorio Colao, Vodafone CEO, announced that Turkey is one of five countries to introduce Vodafone's new "Near Field Communications" system which brings a new generation of credit card payments to the mobile phone. Talking...

Posted on 29 February 2012

Spot Blue Paving the Way for Safer Turkish Property Purchases

In October 2009 we revealed our new system of developer checks to aide buyer security. Basically we began producing a series of reports on each of our vendors – developers – using data and reports from reliable and independent third party sources, such as the British Embassy in Turkey. At...

Posted on 19 May 2011

Great Times for the Turkish Property Market

Turkey’s economy continues to grow stronger and stronger and is anticipated to continue with forward momentum heading into 2011. Turkey is due to surpass China, the United States, Brazil, and Japan in national income, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), taking 12th place in EU countries. At 729 billion...

Posted on 04 December 2010

Buyers Advised do Research before Buying Property in Turkey

Overseas property buyers are advised to conduct research before buying in Turkey. Julian Walker, director of agent Spot Blue said that while things are improving the market is still very unregulated compared to those in the west. "In comparison to the UK the Turkish market is still very under regulated,...

Posted on 26 November 2010

Soyak Partners with Spot Blue to Increase Overseas Presence

Soyak, one of the largest developers of residential real estate in Turkey has Chosen Spot Blue to market its Istanbul properties to the UK, European and international markets. The power of the Soyak brand within Turkey is impossible to overstate; with a history of successful developments spanning almost 50 years...

Posted on 08 October 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

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

Facebook becoming as Important to Online Businesses as Google?

It cannot be denied Facebook is becoming a phenomenon of global proportions. So much so that it received coverage on ITV's tonight show, in a documentary called "Facing up to Facebook", on the show they said that 3/4 of all the British population is on Facebook, and that people are...

Posted on 19 March 2010

The Future is Bright for Turkish Property

The future is bright for Turkish property, according to the consensus of opinion. It is hard to find a report that forecasts anything but continually increasing demand for holiday lets as tourism rises, and solid capital growth in the next few years. A recent article in Country Life, one of...

Posted on 14 November 2009

Spot Blue talk to Hurriyet on How to Safely Buy Property in Turkey

The interview we did with Hurriyet daily news, when they dropped by the office 2 weeks ago, has been published in the newspaper today. We have decided to blog about it -- okay partly for a bit of free-Friday shameless promotion and back-pattery -- because the article raises some very...

Posted on 13 November 2009