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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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Best Places for Golfing, Yoga, and Surfing in Turkey

golf in turkey , tourism in turkey belek sports in turkey   /   02 July 2020

Best Places for Golfing, Yoga, and Surfing in Turkey For those who are little more sport and adventurous minded, Turkey provides more than enough centre's and areas where you can pump up the heart rate and let loose with some sporty past times set against stunning backdrops and brisk summer weather. We bring you this blog about golfing in Belek, yoga in the mountains of Dalaman, and surfing along the coasts of Turkey to get the adrenaline running and pumped - but don't be fooled though, there are still plenty more activities and sports to keep you busy during your time in Turkey. Think we missed something? Let us know your favourite things to do and participate in while on these lands in the comment section within this article. 
Driving in Turkey: Are You Up For the Challenge?

life in turkey , safety in turkey transport in turkey   /   02 July 2020

Driving in Turkey: Are You Up For the Challenge? Over the last 10 years, the Turkish government have ploughed money into developing some of the finest quality roads to rival Western countries and improve infrastructure and access to main cities in the country. However, depending on who you talk to, it is not the roads that are the problem in Turkey, but the people driving on them! In this blog we give you our best tips to driving in Turkey as a foreigner without giving into road rage or ending the day bruised and battered. 
Where Can I Retire in Europe? The Best Countries to Move To

cost of living in turkey , retiring to turkey   /   26 June 2020

Where Can I Retire in Europe? The Best Countries to Move To If you are asking yourself where you can retire in Europe, narrowing down the choices of destinations is easy. There is nothing better than going on the suggestions of people who have already done it. Other factors to consider are your lifestyle preferences, quality of schooling if you have children, family activities, amenities, and healthcare.
13 unspoken Turkish rules you might not know

life in turkey moving to turkey   /   25 June 2020

13 unspoken Turkish rules you might not know Is it OK to blow your nose at the dinner table? When you go to a friend’s house, who should you greet first? And why is making an “O” shape with your thumb and forefinger considered so rude? We explain a few customs and social rules that manage to bamboozle and confound visitors and new residents. Memorise these few rules and ensure you never get caught out again.
International Property Investment and why Turkey is a Market to Consider

investment , real estate investment   /   19 June 2020

International Property Investment and why Turkey is a Market to Consider For international property investment, the Turkish real estate market is awash with opportunities. Nationalities of buyers included Iraqis, Iranians, Russians, Brits, Germans, and other European and Asian people. So, as you can see, Turkey delivers the goods, whether this is the Turkish Citizenship by investment scheme or capital appreciation potential.
10 tips to help you haggle like a local in Turkey

life in turkey , tourism in turkey shopping in turkey   /   15 June 2020

10 tips to help you haggle like a local in Turkey Negotiating is a way of life in Turkey. This comes as a shock to those of us who aren't familiar with a bargaining culture and are more used to paying fixed prices. However, by employing some of our handy tips and with a little practice, you should be an expert haggler in no time.
21 signs you've been in Turkey too long

culture moving to turkey   /   15 June 2020

21 signs you've been in Turkey too long Stay too long in Turkey and you'll inevitably find yourself starting to adopt aspects of the culture - both positive and negative. The little cultural quirks that initially drive you mad will soon be forgotten and integrated: from haggling over the price of an orange, to fearlessly weaving across roads full of haphazard drivers, discover the ways expats adapt to living in Turkey.
Straight Talk: maximising your capital appreciation in Istanbul real estate

Straight Talk , how to find the right property istanbul investment   /   15 June 2020

Straight Talk: maximising your capital appreciation in Istanbul real estate Capital gains are the all-important measure of your property investment success. But what are they? And is obtaining capital gains as simple as buying a property in Istanbul and hoping for the best? The short answer, explains Cameron Deggin, is no. Find out how to ensure your investment is a success by exploring a few dos and don'ts of investing in Istanbul.
The five best sleeper trains in Europe

tourism in turkey   /   09 June 2020

The five best sleeper trains in Europe Every true traveller or backpacker knows that there is no better way to really see the world than through the window of a train - taking in the scenery and getting up close and personal with views that you could never witness from a plane. With some of the best routes throughout Europe, in this blog we present the five best sleeper trains in Europe, taking you from Spain, to Scotland, from Turkey to Italy and Russia. As Paul Theroux once said: 'You never know what to expect on a train.' - we love travelling by train, what about you? Have you experienced the world via a sleeper train? 
The Golfing Boom: Antalya’s Rise to Fame

antalya , golf in turkey how to find the right property belek   /   09 June 2020

The Golfing Boom: Antalya’s Rise to Fame When you think of golf in Turkey, only one region truly comes to mind - the golfing mecca of Belek in Turkey. With numerous championship quality courses designed by golfing legends such as Coling Montgomerie, and Lee Westwood, Belek is fast becoming a haven for expats and retiree's looking to spend out their days playing golf in the sun on some of the toughest courses you can find in Europe. A typical tourist region with over 300 days of sunshine per year, Belek is recognised by the Turkish tourism board as one of the most popular destinations in the country. Find out why in this 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. 

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