Retiring to Turkey

How to retire to Turkey our blog posts looking at actual retirees experiences and best ways to move to Turkey

Turkey versus Spain for expats who want to retire

Turkey versus Spain for expats who want to retire

So the time has come, to hang up your work overalls, and spread your wings to pastures new. Envisioning a life abroad is nothing new. Expats have done it for decades, but many also face the hard choice of Turkey versus Spain for their new home abroad. The two have always been firm contenders but more so, in the last ten years.


What is the cost of Property in Turkey Vs Spain

What is the cost of Property in Turkey Vs Spain

Many people, when researching the cost of property in Turkey vs Spain, struggle to find a definite answer. Both are vast countries, and the old-fashioned saying that location matters is real. For example, the price of a new, two-bedroom apartment with on-site communal swimming pool in Mahmutlar, Alanya, Turkey will not even get you a studio in Istanbul city centre.


Best Place to Buy Property Abroad? We Say Turkey and Here is Why

Best Place to Buy Property Abroad? We Say Turkey and Here is Why

So, you are wondering where the best place to buy property abroad is, and are probably overwhelmed with choices. After all these days, the world of real estate is no longer country confined but now an international market. Property investors tap into holiday lets and Golden visa schemes while summer home buyers and retirees looking to move abroad want an idyllic lifestyle befitting their dreams.


Where Can I Retire in Europe? The Best Countries to Move To

Where Can I Retire in Europe? The Best Countries to Move To

If you are asking yourself where you can retire in Europe, narrowing down the choices of destinations is easy. There is nothing better than going on the suggestions of people who have already done it. Other factors to consider are your lifestyle preferences, quality of schooling if you have children, family activities, amenities, and healthcare.


Where is the best place to buy a holiday home abroad?

Where is the best place to buy a holiday home abroad?

When deciding the best place to buy a holiday home abroad, you have plenty of choices. From sunny resorts of Spain to Portugal's cities, or French villages in among scenic landscapes. Over the last ten years, though, increasingly people have turned to Turkey for that summer home near the beach. In specific the Mediterranean and Aegean coasts in places like Bodrum, Fethiye and Antalya.


How much do I need to retire in Turkey? How can I?

How much do I need to retire in Turkey? How can I?

If your checklist for retirement includes long hot summers, short winters, healthy food, affordable restaurants, an inviting coastline and a friendly welcoming culture, then hosgeldiniz: welcome to Turkey. As a retirement destination, Turkey ticks many boxes, as well as having a high quality of life with a low cost of living.


A Useful Expat Guide to Living in Turkey

A Useful Expat Guide to Living in Turkey

We hope that by writing an expat guide to living in Turkey, all our customers who have plans to move to the country on a permanent basis will have a useful system to follow. However, while we have many hints, tips, guides, and bucket loads of advice, it is worth mentioning that some characteristics will stand you in good stead during the first year of living in Turkey as an expat.


Expat Challenges in Turkey and How to Overcome Them

Expat Challenges in Turkey and How to Overcome Them

The dream of living in Turkey fills people with hope. They imagine a life by the beach, with gorgeous weather and a stunning home. They think of their perfect utopia, and it is what motivates to wake up. Unfortunately, while there is nothing wrong with this dream, it rarely goes so smoothly. Moving to a different country can be a stressful experience if you are not prepared for the expat challenges that accompany a life in Turkey.


Why Now is the Best Time for Brits to Think About Retiring in Turkey

Why Now is the Best Time for Brits to Think About Retiring in Turkey

In the last thirty years, the concept of living abroad has opened to the masses. Whereas pre- 1990s, it was restricted to affluent retirees, the advancement of travel, technology and the Internet means more people are looking at upping sticks to seek out an alternative lifestyle and in many cases, one that is more laid-back, healthier and of course, full of copious amounts of sun. Have a read of why you should consider retiring to Turkey.



These 5 Places Will Make You Want to Move to Turkey

These 5 Places Will Make You Want to Move to Turkey

Here’s the thing about visiting Turkey on holiday. It has an acute knack of drawing you in, and by the time, your departing flight leaves the tarmac, you are already planning your next trip back. While the country has a hardcore fan base of holidaymakers, some people also go one step further by packing their bags and moving here permanently - here are five places in Turkey that will have you never wanting to leave.


Common Turkish Expressions and Phrases to Use Everyday

Common Turkish Expressions and Phrases to Use Everyday

In the last 20 years, Turkey has modernised itself in many ways, yet behind the face of travel magazines and modern trends, tradition and culture still reign strong. This is especially evident in the daily expressions used among friends, family, work colleagues, and strangers. Indeed, anyone learning Turkish would do well to learn the phrases because they will hear them frequently. Whether they are cultural phrases used for politeness or slang expressions used to express dismay, most of them are quite easy to remember.


Property Enquiry

Smartly priced seafront Homes Istanbul

Smartly priced seafront Homes Istanbul

Do not miss this opportunity