Istanbul investment


Straight Talk: maximising your capital appreciation in Istanbul real estate

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.


How online retail is shattering commercial property

How online retail is shattering commercial property

The shift from the high street to online retail has been swift, with many casualties. One of these is commercial real estate. One an attractive proposition for investors, earning money from the commercial property sector is vanishingly rare, thanks to the decline of high street shopping, explains Cameron Deggin.


Our pick of the top seafront homes in Istanbul

Our pick of the top seafront homes in Istanbul

Seafront property in Istanbul. Rare as hen's teeth, and expensive, right? The first is correct, but the second isn't always the case. Property Turkey director Cameron Deggin walks us through some the last remaining seafront complexes in Istanbul. Ideal for investors and lifestyle buyers, these homes will offer a superb lifestyle while accumulating tidy capital gains.


Last chance saloon: Istanbul seafront homes

Last chance saloon: Istanbul seafront homes

Istanbul's shoreline is dotted with historic mansions. Yali, built during the Ottoman era, are sumptuous, imposing homes - with price tags to match. However, you don't need to spend millions to obtain seafront property in Istanbul. But your chances to do so are diminishing. Cameron Deggin takes us a tour to the last chance saloon.


An ABC guide for Istanbul real estate virgins

An ABC guide for Istanbul real estate virgins

Bomonti, Bostanci, Kadikoy and Eyup: to outsiders these Istanbul suburbs don't mean much. To us, however, they represent fortunes made - or lost - in Istanbul's fast-moving property market. Learn the kind of insider information that sets us apart from our competitors, and creates wealth and opportunity for our investors.


Istanbul City Guide and General Information

Istanbul City Guide and General Information

Istanbul’s iconic status makes it a high rolling global metropolis. Ranking alongside the likes of Rome, Milan, Paris and New York, its title as Turkey’s most significant and busiest city sees millions of tourists descend on it every year. Its vibrant history has a notorious reputation, and while these days are more peaceful, it is still a bustling hub of tourism business, educations, arts, culture, fashion and food.


City vs sun: choosing the right investment spot

City vs sun: choosing the right investment spot

Investing in property will always be a head-over-heart purchase. However, that doesn't mean to say that buying a Turkey home as an investment is all about business: Cameron Deggin tells us the ins and outs of investing in a home on Turkey's south coast, versus opting to invest in Turkey's biggest city, Istanbul.


Shore thing: our pick of Istanbul's best seaside areas

Shore thing: our pick of Istanbul's best seaside areas

In Istanbul, there's sea views at every turn. The gleaming Bosphorus, the bustling Golden Horn waterway, the Marmara Shore and the Black Sea have long been a focus for day trippers, as have Istanbul sea view properties, which are highly sought after by investors and lifestyle buyers alike. Join us for a tour of Istanbul's best sea view properties. 


A buyer asks: How to find the right Istanbul property?

A buyer asks: How to find the right Istanbul property?

We get a lot of questions at Property Turkey, and perhaps the most common query is: how can I get everything I want in a lifestyle property, as well as ensuring a nest egg for the future? Our Istanbul expert Murad fields a question from Roberto, a potential buyer from Italy, looking for an investment property that's also ideal for a young family.



Discover the Golden Horn, Istanbul’s best-kept investment secret

Discover the Golden Horn, Istanbul’s best-kept investment secret

Tourists generally favour Istanbul's old city, with its incredible monuments and well-worn attractions. However, the developing neighbourhoods along Istanbul's historic Golden Horn are about to give the city's established visitor haunts a run for their money: as investment in the area transforms the face of the Golden Horn, the area is becoming a hub for culture and art. Investors looking for an entry-level option in the fast-moving Istanbul market now have Golden Horn property firmly on their radar. 


How to get citizenship in Turkey by investing in property

How to get citizenship in Turkey by investing in property

Citizenship is on offer for foreign first-time buyers investing in Turkish property. But how do you actually obtain citizenship? Which properties are eligible? Should you opt for commercial over residential property? We explain the ins and outs of what we know of the new law and explain the best options for anyone seeking the investment route to Turkish citizenship.


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Smartly priced seafront Homes Istanbul

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