One of the largest working cities in Turkey, Antalya is the perfect mix of city life with sandy beaches and wonderful activities that has seen the region ranked as the 2nd most visited in Turkey in 2014. In this blog we take a look at what makes Antalya tick, what there is to do for tourists, and why so many people are making Antalya their home away from home. A complete guide to why Antalya is so popular for travelling and summer vacations.
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The ruins and underground cities of Turkey are some of the best preserved in the world. And excitingly, they’re still being discovered and excavated, gradually revealing a window into a long ago era. We’ve made a list of seven historical sites that are off the beaten track, and not for the fair weather traveller. The beauty of the internet, however, means that you won’t have to leave your home to get an insight into these incredible sites. Read on to discover a little about Turkey’s secret history.
With an aim to be one of the world's top 10 tourist destinations by 2023, Turkey is fast becoming one of the go-to holiday places for those looking to take the children away during the summer. In this blog we look at the best destinations in Turkey that are family-friendly for an unforgettable vacation that all the family from all ages can enjoy. Are you looking to enjoy a Turkish summer holiday this year? Let us know where you are thinking of going!
As more and more people look towards investing in a Turkish property, it is inevitable that you begin to hear some horror stories of those who have seen their dream purchase in the sun turn into a nightmare. In this analysis, we unpick the facts and look into the good, the bad, and even the ugly when it comes to investing in Turkey. Do not buy in Turkey before you have read this blog.
2015 is set to be a golden year for Antalya - with its sparkling sea, rich history, and cultural melting pot atmosphere, Antalya is prime for investment and has property buyers flocking to the area compared to as the Mediterranean Miami. Find out just why this ancient city is the perfect blend of city and beach for those looking for a prosperous and sunny investment in 2015, you might just find out one or two things about this region of Turkey that you didn't know before.
2015 is well under way, and many property investors are asking themselves: "Where are the best markets to buy a home in 2015? And why?" - with this blog we present our top six destinations for overseas property investment, including a couple surprise countries you might not have expected on the face of it. Are you an overseas investor? What are your top tips for 2015? Let us know in the comment section of this article.
Considered as one of the finest resort towns in Turkey, Aegean Alacati certainly lives up to its name. With its tastefully restored Greek houses, colourful streets and wonderful cuisine, Alacati simply has to top your 'to see' list. Property supply is limited yet there are fine renovated stone houses for sale in Alacati that will give any Tuscan property a good run for its money, certainly in terms of affordability.
Being neighbouring countries, and with such a rich and intertwined history between the two, you are bound to see Turkish influences on Greek lifestyle, monuments and buildings, and vice versa with Greek influences in Turkish way of life, houses and culture. In this blog, we take a deep look into the influence Greece has had on the formation of two of Turkey's most loved regions - Bodrum and Kayakoy in particular. Stretching all the way back to the Ottoman Empire and beyond, you just might be surprised at what we have managed to dig up from the past in this fascinating read on the historical guidance that came to shape Turkey today.
From almost double digit levels, 8.9% economic growth in 2011, Turkish economy has now slowed down toward levels expected of healthy mature markets, just shy of 4% for 2014. Real estate sector is still one of Turkey's major powerhouses for sure with no end to demand and prices increasing over and above general growth levels. Urban transformation projects in Istanbul alone are set to deliver in excess of 50,000 new re-developed housing units in the forthcoming couple of years.
In a city as big as Istanbul, it is easy to get lost, easy to look for easy options of investment in city centre favourite districts and regions such as prime Esenyurt and Beylikduzu. But, what are the districts in Istanbul that have yet to reach their full potential? The areas that are prime for investment today to pay off tomorrow? We take a close look at Bomonti, Kagithane, and Bahcesehir to bring to you our top three spots for real estate today that are set to see huge price increases in the next 5-10 years.