This article was featured in the homes and property section of The Evening Standard and showcases the very best of the Turquoise Coast of Turkey. The article was written by Cathy Hawker and was published on the 29th of June 2012.
The article argues that with good flights and new flights being added all the time, coupled with the high quality of property in Turkey – Cathy says that Turkey’s star is rising, and rising fast.
Cathy chooses to showcase two of Turkey’s most loved regions for buying in the sun – Fethiye and Kalkan and delves into what exactly you can get for your money and the reasons why people decide to live in these two glamorous parts of Turkey.
Featuring Property Turkey expert Aykut Kilinc who recommends purchasing a four-bedroom villa close to amenities in order to maximise the potential rental income. Cathy makes note that living costs in Fethiye are cheaper than in other regions of Turkey, and this is one of the reasons why people are choosing Fethiye where you can pick up a three bedroom apartment for as little as 100,000 Euros.
Cathy states that Kalkan is all about high class living and views – amazing views throughout the town. Up to 95 percent of overseas property owners in Kalkan are British people according to the article. You can pick up small villas in Kalkan for as little as 110,000 Euros while luxury villas can cost upwards of 400,000 Euros for something a little more special. There is also a showcase from Andrew Lever who bought a villa in Kalkan and now rents it out for a premium of GBP 3,000 per week.
Cathy finishes the article by providing readers with some tips to buying a home in Turkey including stamp duty, and other legal fees.
To read the full article in the homes and property section of The Evening Standard, please click here.
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