Why Foreigners Like Living in Alanya

Why Foreigners Like Living in Alanya

These days, many foreigners like living in Alanya, Turkey. A previous newspaper report by Daily Sabah said that there were 31,500 foreigners of 82 different nationalities living there all year round at the last count. Alanya Foreigners Council, established 15 years ago to make sure the foreigners who make up 10% of the population could fit into the community, released the stats.



Is Turkey Good for Expats?

Is Turkey Good for Expats?

If you are asking is Turkey good for expats, a good place to look is TUIK stats. TUIK is the Turkish Statistical institution, and they collect information from around Turkey, including how many foreigners live here. In 2020, just over 2 and half million foreigners resided in Turkey. They comprised of more than 100 nationalities. That says a lot that all these people choose Turkey as their home.


Is Antalya in Turkey a Good Place to Live?

Is Antalya in Turkey a Good Place to Live?

When people ask us whether Antalya is a good place to live, we need only look at current stats to see it is. Thousands of expats living in Antalya - Turkey, make it a multicultural destination comprised of different nationalities. It is the number one destination for retired expats and ranks in the top three positions where foreigners buy property in Turkey.


The Pros and Cons of Turkish citizenship

The Pros and Cons of Turkish citizenship

If you are wondering about the pros and cons of Turkish citizenship, rest assured there are more benefits, and there are quite a few ways to receive citizenship. These are by marriage after three years, birthright, business investment programme, long term residency and real estate investment. In this article, we discuss the Turkish citizenship by real estate investment program.


Is Turkey a Good Place to Live?

Is Turkey a Good Place to Live?

In our line of work, many clients ask us if Turkey is a good place to live? We always answer yes. We love living here and always endorse Turkey as an ideal place to retire. Do not just take our word, though. To date, Turkey is home to thousands of expats. While working expats tend to head to large cities like Istanbul, Izmir and Ankara, retired expats mainly settle in Aegean and Mediterranean coastal resorts.


Being an Expat in Turkey: Guide to Living Here

Being an Expat in Turkey: Guide to Living Here

If you are thinking of being an expat in Turkey, congratulations on choosing a wonderfully diverse country with much to offer. Turkey has attracted thousands of working and retired expats who live in many towns, cities, and villages. The variety of nationalities is also significant. Germans, Russians, Brits, Europeans, Asian and Middle Eastern nationalities living in Turkey.


Our Izmir Guide: Part of the About Turkey Series

Our Izmir Guide: Part of the About Turkey Series

Welcome to our Izmir Guide for travellers. Whether this is your first visit or a repeat, going to Izmir is something every tourist should put on their bucket list. Sitting on the western coast of Turkey, in the Aegean area, Izmir is Turkey's third-largest city. For decades, its reputation as a forward thinker and leader of trends has put it on the map.


Is it Easy to Find a Job in Turkey?

Is it Easy to Find a Job in Turkey?

While many of our clients are retired, wannabe expats, younger generations often ask if it is easy to find a job in Turkey. Many foreigners want to work in the country and live here all year round. Before 2000, anyone could get on a plane and work in a bar or restaurant the next day. In the years to follow, Turkey tightened up and started deporting and fining foreigners without a work permit, and by receiving cash in hand, they were not paying taxes and had no healthcare coverage.


How To Obtain Turkish Citizenship by Investment?

How To Obtain Turkish Citizenship by Investment?

Many people want to know how to obtain Turkish Citizenship, and the lure is easy to understand. In the last 20 years, Turkey implemented many chances via investment to boost its international reputation. These all stemmed from the country’s 2023 vision program, implemented to transform the economy, the housing market, investment business sectors, healthcare, and general standard of living.


Six things you'll find hard to get used to in Turkey

Six things you'll find hard to get used to in Turkey

Moving countries is exciting. New food to discover, new neighbourhoods to explore. But there's also the uncertainty of negotiating the strange new customs and sights of your new home. We outline a few things you might not know about Turkey, from its obsession with cay (tea) to its ubiquitous fountains.


Is Turkey a Good Place to Retire?

Is Turkey a Good Place to Retire?

Sometimes clients ask, is Turkey a good place to retire? Having previously bought holiday homes here, they think about living in Turkey as retired expats when they finally give up work. Our answer is always the same. If you have funds and do not have to work, life in Turkey for foreigners is perfect. We need only look at people who already moved to see proof. The best places to live in Turkey include thousands of expats within their communities.


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