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Property Turkey's blog is designed to give you an insight into all things Turkish, including tips about life in Turkey, Turkish culture, economic & political matters and how to get the best out of your home and investment. Showcasing many case studies of those who invested and/or moved to Turkey and integrated into the Turkish lifestyle, this blog is your informative guide for all you need to know about making the big move overseas to Turkey. 


Focusing on the main hotspots of Bodrum, Antalya, Fethiye, Kalkan, Istanbul, Kas, Side, and more - you can expect us to blog weekly about the latest trends, case studies and news coming out of the top cities in Turkey. Also expect several investment tips and hot tips for real estate and properties that are hot and ready to sell now. 

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Famous Villages in Turkey to Visit and Live

culture , life in turkey   /   08 October 2021

Famous Villages in Turkey to Visit and Live The vast list of famous, pretty villages in Turkey is an excellent way to get to know this lovely country's heart, culture, and traditions. From Northern plateau regions to Mediterranean fishing villages, you could spend a lifetime exploring them and always be delighted at the beauty they portray. Many also still adhere to timeless, age-old Turkish culture, as seen in architecture, daily life, and the welcoming hospitality of locals.
Nine Things To Know About Turkish Culture

culture life in turkey   /   29 September 2021

Nine Things To Know About Turkish Culture The gateway between the Middle East and Europe, a vast and diverse country, Turkey stands at a crossroads of cultures and traditions solidified over hundreds of years of different empires and influences resulting in a huge variety of customs and local traditions that you should be aware of depending on where abouts in the country you find yourself. Highlighting the key differences between Turkey and what you come to expect as the norm back home, we blog to make your move to Turkey easier, your purchase of a house smoother, and your transition into life in Turkey a seamless and easy process. Think we have missed something from our list? Comment and let us know your experiences of culture in Turkey. 
Istanbul's long-dry fountains are bubbling to life, providing free water for residents

  /   23 September 2021

Istanbul's long-dry fountains are bubbling to life, providing free water for residents What the Romans began, with their network of aqueducts and reservoirs, ended when plastic bottles of water came to the fore. Now, cities are once again turning to public drinking fountains, and Istanbul is at the forefront of the revolution, with hundreds of Ottoman water fountains being restored to provide free water to residents.
Why Foreigners Like Living in Alanya

tourism in turkey   /   14 September 2021

Why Foreigners Like Living in Alanya These days, many foreigners like living in Alanya, Turkey. A previous newspaper report by Daily Sabah said that there were 31,500 foreigners of 82 different nationalities living there all year round at the last count. Alanya Foreigners Council, established 15 years ago to make sure the foreigners who make up 10% of the population could fit into the community, released the stats.
How Good is a Turkish Passport? How to get one?

life in turkey , Turkish Citizenship by Investment   /   14 September 2021

How Good is a Turkish Passport? How to get one? When assessing how good is a Turkish passport, we turned to an authority ranking system to find out. The Henley Passport Index compares passports worldwide to rank according to the number of visa-free destinations. Currently, they say Turkey ranks 56th globally out of 200 passports for nationalities across the globe.
Is Turkey Good for Expats?

life in turkey , moving to turkey retiring to turkey   /   07 September 2021

Is Turkey Good for Expats? If you are asking is Turkey good for expats, a good place to look is TUIK stats. TUIK is the Turkish Statistical institution, and they collect information from around Turkey, including how many foreigners live here. In 2020, just over 2 and half million foreigners resided in Turkey. They comprised of more than 100 nationalities. That says a lot that all these people choose Turkey as their home.
Is Antalya in Turkey a Good Place to Live?

antalya , life in turkey tourism in turkey   /   07 September 2021

Is Antalya in Turkey a Good Place to Live? When people ask us whether Antalya is a good place to live, we need only look at current stats to see it is. Thousands of expats living in Antalya - Turkey, make it a multicultural destination comprised of different nationalities. It is the number one destination for retired expats and ranks in the top three positions where foreigners buy property in Turkey.
The five Turkish villages you'll have all to yourself this autumn

tourism in turkey   /   26 August 2021

The five Turkish villages you'll have all to yourself this autumn Not everyone likes the frenetic summer crowds, which is why many people decide to travel off season. These same travellers might argue Turkey's at its best just after summer: it's quiet, but still warm, allowing you to explore the area's attractions in comfort - and without the crowds. Discover five quiet villages you'll have all to yourself this autumn.
The Pros and Cons of Turkish citizenship

Turkish Citizenship by Investment   /   18 August 2021

The Pros and Cons of Turkish citizenship If you are wondering about the pros and cons of Turkish citizenship, rest assured there are more benefits, and there are quite a few ways to receive citizenship. These are by marriage after three years, birthright, business investment programme, long term residency and real estate investment. In this article, we discuss the Turkish citizenship by real estate investment program.
Is Turkey a Good Place to Live?

life in turkey , moving to turkey   /   18 August 2021

Is Turkey a Good Place to Live? In our line of work, many clients ask us if Turkey is a good place to live? We always answer yes. We love living here and always endorse Turkey as an ideal place to retire. Do not just take our word, though. To date, Turkey is home to thousands of expats. While working expats tend to head to large cities like Istanbul, Izmir and Ankara, retired expats mainly settle in Aegean and Mediterranean coastal resorts.

Property Turkey's blog is designed to give you an insight into all things Turkish, including tips about life in Turkey, Turkish culture, economic & political matters and how to get the best out of your home and investment. Showcasing many case studies of those who invested and/or moved to Turkey and integrated into the Turkish lifestyle, this blog is your informative guide for all you need to know about making the big move overseas to Turkey. 


Focusing on the main hotspots of Bodrum, Antalya, Fethiye, Kalkan, Istanbul, Kas, Side, and more - you can expect us to blog weekly about the latest trends, case studies and news coming out of the top cities in Turkey. Also expect several investment tips and hot tips for real estate and properties that are hot and ready to sell now. 

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