Can foreigners buy property in Turkey? Who can buy a Turkish home?
Citizens of just about every country in the world can buy property in Turkey. That includes buyers from the United Kingdom, Europe, the US and the Middle East. In fact, buying property in Turkey is out of bounds for the citizens of just five countries: Syria, Armenia, North Korea, Nigeria and Cuba. Everyone else, can buy a home with relative ease. Find out more in this blog.
Is Turkey a good investment? How can I invest money in Turkey?
With its fast-growing economy, young, educated and increasingly wealthy population, and its position at the crossroads of Europe and Asia, Turkey’s investment potential has long attracted foreign investment. Turkey’s investment landscape has changed a great deal over the last decade or so. The government has made investing attractive to foreign investors.
Selling property in Turkey taxes | capital gains tax
After purchasing a property in Turkey, at some point you might decide that now is the time to sell your property. In this blog, we talk about selling property in Turkey taxes and what costs you might have to pay after your home has been sold. Property taxes are relatively low in Turkey compared to other countries, and this includes property sales.
Working in Turkey as a foreigner | What jobs can you do?
While most expats retire to Turkey with the dream of putting their feet up while basking in the hot summer sun, some would like the choice of being able to work. Whether it is to meet people, keep active, or increase a monthly income, many jobs that require no training could be done by expats but how easy is it to work in Turkey?
Let's Drink: Popular Beverages in Turkey
When drinking popular beverages in Turkey, get ready for a whirlwind journey of varied tastes. The drink industry thrives on our thirst for unique flavours, whether this is energy drinks, bottled water, fruit juice, fizzy carbonated drinks, booze, or bottled soda. Some are seasonal and confined to the winter and summer months, while others display Turkish culture in all its glory.
Useful Turkish language phrases everyone should learn
If you want to understand a culture, you need to learn its language. The Turkish language is full of colourful expressions and wise sayings. It's not the world's easiest language to learn, that's certain. But these oft-used phrases are a great start, and using them will show a willingness to engage with the people around you - and some of them are very fun to say, too.
Is Bursa Worth Visiting? We say Yes, and Here is Why
If you are wondering if Bursa is worth visiting, the answer from us is yes, without a doubt. As Turkey’s rising star both on the tourism and foreign house sales scenes, it has attracted much fame and attention in recent years. Sitting at the bottom of the Uludag mountain range, it offers something for everyone regardless of your age or personal interests.
7 Excellent Reasons to Buy Property in Bursa
Anyone looking to buy property in Bursa is investing in one of Turkey’s hotspots. Ranking in the top five destinations of foreign house sales in Turkey, to get an idea of its popularity, in the first seven months of 2019, foreigners bought 1217 houses there. As each year goes by, and with increased interest in Turkey’s affordable prices, this figure looks set to grow.
The best Middle Eastern food to try in Istanbul
When looking for the best Middle-Eastern food and restaurants in Istanbul, prepare yourself for an avalanche of choices. Istanbul’s melting pot of cultures serves up cuisines from around the world, but over the last ten years, more people are looking to sample Middle Eastern culinary delights, and Istanbul does not disappoint.
The Galata Tower of Istanbul and the Karakoy District
For a fantastic panoramic view over Istanbul, head to Galata Tower in the Beyoglu district. As one of the city’s most iconic landmark buildings, every day, it hosts hundreds of people eager to find out what all the hype is about. Not only that, it’s illustrious history, makes it an exciting story.