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Refer to news releases published by Property Turkey for latest updates on political matters, economic performance, tourism in Turkey, real estate market analysis and other matters that could potentially affect property investment and living in Turkey.  

Covering Turkey's popular real estate markets, including Istanbul, Bodrum, Antalya, Fethiye, Kalkan, Kas, and Side as we scour through hundreds of international sources to bring you the very latest updates on Turkey.  We look at political affairs, economic updates, mortgages, tourism, weather, taxes, social and cultural affairs that are relevant to all things Turkish. 

 

Foreign buyers bought 75% more property in September

Foreign buyers bought 75% more property in September

2016 was a bad year for real estate sales, which goes some way to explaining September's 75 percent jump in sales to foreigners. However, Turkey's economic and political situation remains stable, and government incentives to increase property sales are bearing fruit, says Property Turkey director Cameron Deggin. 

16 November 2017

EU raises Turkey's 2017 growth forecast

EU raises Turkey's 2017 growth forecast

An European Union report predicts Turkey's growth will reach 5.3 percent this year, a correction of more than two percentage points since May. Boosted by economic reforms, Turkey's economy has returned to form this year. Meanwhile, Eurozone growth is predicted to be around 2.2 percent this year.

10 November 2017

Qatar to increase its Turkish investment for 2018

Qatar to increase its Turkish investment for 2018

Turkey’s strategic position and strong economic fundamentals mean it’s increasingly becoming the investment destination of choice. Qatar and Turkey already have a solid trading relationship, with $834m in bilateral trade in each year, and now Qatar is set to invest $20 billion in 2018, turning Turkey into its fifth largest investment destination.

30 October 2017

2017 set to be record year for Turkish home sales

2017 set to be record year for Turkish home sales

A rise in the number of residential property sales in Turkey last month puts the country on track to beat last year's 1.3 million property  figure. A raft of new measures by the Turkish government appears to have worked, and investors from the Middle East and Europe are returning to Turkey, particularly Istanbul.

25 October 2017

Don't ignore Turkey’s investment potential, says expert

Don't ignore Turkey’s investment potential, says expert

The flow of foreign direct investment coming into Turkey has remained strong through the last fifteen years. Weathering political storms and economic upsets, it's grown steadily each year. However, a Turkish investment expert says Turkey can do better, and explains why he thinks Turkey's potential remains barely tapped.

18 October 2017

US and Turkey suspend visas in diplomatic spat

US and Turkey suspend visas in diplomatic spat

The US and Turkey have suspended visas for the citizens of each other's countries, following a diplomatic spat in which a US consulate worker was arrested. The countries are NATO allies and major trading partners are waiting to come to an agreement. Erdogan has called the move "upsetting".

10 October 2017

Unveiled: economic plan that will transform Turkey

Unveiled: economic plan that will transform Turkey

A wide-reaching economic plan to transform Turkey's fortunes over the next two years was unveiled last week. Deputy PM Mehmet Simsek announced several targets, including lowering inflation, raising living standards, fostering growth and raising taxes. The measures will have impact on property prices as investors take advantage of favourable growth rates.

02 October 2017

Turkey and Russia's $100bn trade target

Turkey and Russia's $100bn trade target

Trade has resumed between Russia and Turkey - with the exception of the humble tomato. With the warming of relations between the two countries there is now an ambitious new target: $100bn bilateral trade. In 2015, the volume of trade reached $34bn, and officials believe this number will be surpassed within a few years.

24 September 2017

“Yes, we’re going to Turkey”, say Norwegians

“Yes, we’re going to Turkey”, say Norwegians

Norwegians are angry about the lack of flights between their country and Turkey - and they're speaking out about it on social media. A campaign under the hashtag £JaJegReiser has gone viral, with many people adding their support for more flights and lower prices to their favourite summer holiday destination. 

19 September 2017

Gulf tourists transform Turkey’s Black Sea region

Gulf tourists transform Turkey’s Black Sea region

More than half a million Gulf tourists have visited Turkey's Black Sea region this summer. Attracted by the cooler climes and green valleys of destinations like Trabzon, Gulf tourists are coming in droves - and spending up large, changing the face of the beautiful northern region.

13 September 2017

Turkish property sales, visitor numbers increase

Turkish property sales, visitor numbers increase

Property sales and tourism have both risen dramatically this year after a less-than-stellar 2016. July saw a 65 percent increase in the number of properties sold to foreign buyers, while tourism across all areas is up, particularly in Antalya, where more visitors have arrived to date than during the entirety of 2016.

25 August 2017

Turkish investment rises as confidence stays strong

Turkish investment rises as confidence stays strong

Foreign direct investment in Turkey is up significantly, with a 50% increase on 2016. President Erdogan says this is proof that recent political tensions have not affected economic ties between Turkey and the European countries who stand much to gain from investing in Turkey. Turkey's Deputy PM has also announced measures to cut red tape for foreign investors.

14 August 2017

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