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Where is the Best Place to Live in Turkey?

Where is the Best Place to Live in Turkey?

If we follow trends, deciding where the best place to live in Turkey is, Istanbul firmly stands out. Turkey already has thousands of foreigners of various nationalities residing here all year round and stats show they tend to gravitate to some areas more than others. As a general rule, you will find very few foreigners living in the south in places like Mardin. They are landlocked districts, keep a conservative ambience, and few locals speak foreign languages.


Guide to Houses for sale in Mugla–Turkey: What to Know When Buying

Guide to Houses for sale in Mugla–Turkey: What to Know When Buying

Buyers who want to invest in overseas property should look at houses for sale in Mugla, Turkey. This coastline Mediterranean and Aegean province is a popular destination for property sales to home buyers from around the world. The vast portfolio of new listings includes detached and semi-detached villas and apartments for sale.


The Mugla Province of Turkey: Destination Guide and Where to Go

The Mugla Province of Turkey: Destination Guide and Where to Go

If you want to holiday or live here, the Mugla province of Turkey is an ideal destination to choose. Brimming with coastal resorts, picturesque villages, stunning beaches, calm waters of the Aegean and Mediterranean Seas, and much more, it hosts millions of tourists every year. Although it is the name of a city with the same name, we are talking about the region covering part of the western and southern coasts, that includes holiday hotspots like Bodrum, Fethiye, Marmaris and Dalaman.


About the Mugla Region of Turkey: Points of Interest and More

About the Mugla Region of Turkey: Points of Interest and More

Welcome to the Mugla region of Turkey, a famous and popular province with many attractions, beaches, and places to visit. Hosting millions of holiday tourists every year, who enjoy exploring points of interest, this large expat hub also has many pockets of foreigners living in towns and villages both dotted inland and around the coastline.


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 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.


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