Welcome to the Basaksehir area of Istanbul, a European district that in recent years has exploded on the real estate market as an ideal place to buy property. As one of 39 communities making up Turkey’s largest city, Basaksehir hasn’t always been a prominent area, having only gained independent status in 2008, after a population boost. It is now a top area for investors.
Property Turkey Blog
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.
Travellers looking for things to do in Zeytinburnu and Bakirkoy, in Istanbul will find quite a lot to satisfy them, despite its off the tourism grid reputation. Sitting on the European side of Turkey’s most significant and busiest city, Zeytinburnu’s name means “olive tree cape,” but throughout history, it was a leather production hub. See our top ten things to do.
We recommend you visit Eyup, the conservative neighbourhood respected by Muslims from all over the world. Sitting on the European side of Istanbul, and stretching from the Golden Horn to the Black Sea region, Eyup’s historical landmarks stand out as the most important Islamic buildings in Turkey.
Adjusting to live in another country isn't always easy. But one thing's certain: it's not boring. Newcomers to Turkey often wonder at some of the strange, idiosyncratic ways that people live and interact. We let you in on a few little-known odd things about Turkish culture, customs, geography and food.
Known around the world as the land of the Kebab, Turkey has a food stereotype that has stretched across continents far and wide. In this blog we look to break some of the stereotypes you might have about food in Turkey and bring you seven of the strangest dishes you will find in this mouth-watering country of flavours and weird combinations of food put together in some of the finest cuisine you will find.
We take a look at the best beaches that Turkey has to offer. With so many superb beaches in the country, it was hard to compile a list of just 9 - however, here we present a blog about our top 9 beaches that we just can't help but love - feel free to tell us if we have missed out your favourite one.
The foreign travel industry rarely talks about the Sariyer District of Istanbul yet for decades; locals have adored the area for its quaint, laid-back atmosphere. In recent years, its popularity also spread to the real estate market as more Turks and foreign buyers buy retirement and summer homes there, sitting on the European side.
The Bayrampasa district of Istanbul is one of its lesser talked about areas, yet the last ten years has seen it shed an outdated reputation with professionalism, excellent urban planning, and a family-friendly atmosphere. Property buyers are looking at Bayrampasa as the ideal place to escape the hustle and bustle, yet be close enough to the city’s heart and soul.
Since the 1980s, Fethiye's Oludeniz has been one of the country's most loved attractions. Its child-friendly beach makes the perfect family destination. But even lazing on a beach becomes tiring after a while. Take a look at our list of things to do around Oludeniz and start planning your trip to Fethiye.
Welcome to the Sisli area of Istanbul. Although rarely mentioned in mainstream travel guide books, Sisli is a prominent district in European Istanbul that tourists and newcomers would do well to visit. Promising upmarket influences with style, its fast-paced lifestyle moves with the times and trends to show modern Turkey in full flow.