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Great Reads About Turkey: Recommended books to enjoy this spring

To celebrate World Book Day, we’re escaping back to the books that further define our love and fascination with Turkey. Here, we share a selection of our favourite reads to get lost in this spring. Turkish Awakening: A Personal Discovery of Modern Turkeyby Alev Scott (memoir) Born in London to a Turkish mother and British [...]

A Message to Our Clients & Community Regarding COVID-19

As Coronavirus Continues, It’s Not Business As Usual For Luxury Property Turkey Firstly, we would like to send our best wishes to all of our clients and their families, hoping that everyone stays healthy and safe, and that we see them back in Turkey soon. Our traditional real estate practices such as shaking hands, touring [...]

10 Bodrum Villas with Inspirational Interiors

With such a variety of unique and stylish Bodrum interiors to choose from, it was difficult to narrow it down. Modern, elegant, eclectic and charming, here are 10 interiors to inspire and admire. 10. One Step Beyond... These villas have large open plan living spaces designed to allow the outside in. Raw and natural materials [...]

Why Purchase a Luxury Kalkan Property?

Kalkan is a pretty harbour town and one of the best-kept secrets of the Mediterranean coastline. In recent years, the UK press became aware of its special charms with several national papers running articles;  The Independent, Daily Mail, Mail Online, The Times Online are all publications which have in-depth articles about Kalkan and investing in a […]

Easy Guide to Obtaining Turkish Citizenship Through Investment

A summary of the process and criteria for obtaining Turkish citizenship with a property investment of $400,000. 1. Invest in real estate worth a minimum of $400,000 in one or more properties. The scheme is only applicable to properties purchased since the 18th of September 2018. 2. The investment should be for a ready title […]

Turkish Citizenship Granted to 981 Foreign Investors

With the new citizenship program which began in Turkey last year, investments for a minimum of 400,000 USD allows for foreigners to acquire Turkish citizenship via a land or residence purchase.  Alternatively setting up a company with a minimum of 50 employees (prior the minimum was 100), or acquiring a public debt bond for 500,000 […]

Turkey Returns as a Top Holiday Destination

After a 3 year hiatus, visitors to Turkey are returning as consumer confidence has returned with vacationing in Turkey. Travel Agency Statistics According to a recent article in TTG (an online booking site directed at agents), Travelzoo – an online booking company – reported a 46% increase in search engine keywords seeking ”Turkey” as a […]

Turkey – The Hot, New Destination for Luxury Weddings

Turkey has always been the gate between East and West, and nothing proves this more than the Aegean and Mediterranean Coast being the hot spot for high end, weddings, especially the Indian sub continent. One of India’s most lavish weddings between Medha Ahluwayia and Nalin Khaitan took place in Antalya.  With 700 staff serving 650 […]

Yalikavak Marina Hosting TYBA Yacht Charter Show

With Yalikavak Marina voted as the best superyacht marina in the world by the British Yacht Harbor Association, the arrival of 242 Plvs Vitra continues the tradition of super yachts choosing Yalikavak as their favorite port for mooring and technical work.  Plvs Vitra (translation being ”Further Beyond”) is a Dutch built super yacht rivaling the best […]

Soft Jazz Group Pink Martini Returns to Turkey

The globe trotting and much loved light jazz group Pink Martini arrives in Turkey for a series of concerts in Istanbul, Izmir, Bursa, Konya and Adana. Known for collaborating with local musicians as they appear in concerts worldwide, Pink Martini concerts are often sold out far in advance of their tour dates. Founder Thomas Lauderdale […]

Mansion Global Interviews Luxury Property Turkey Founder, Darren Edwards

  Mansion Global is the premier digital destination providing accurate content about the global real estate market. Mansion Global’s audience are high net work individuals from all over the world seeking investment opportunities in real estate, as well as staying up to date with market trends, tax implications, celebrity homes and real estate auctions. Darren […]

Palestinians Can Now Purchase Real Estate in Turkey By Providing Only Their Travel Documents, Reveals Luxury Property Turkey

During 2019, property transactions between Turkish nationals and  Middle Eastern citizens increased by nearly 100% compared to 2018. But some nationalities – primarily  Palestinians -had encountered difficulty with such purchases, as they do not always hold passports as normally required for real estate purchases in Turkey. However, with a new regulation brought into effect as of […]

New Law Concerning Real Estate Investments in Turkey: Foreign Nationals Buying or Selling Must Have A Real Estate Valuation Report

Introduction to the New Law A circular notice announced by the TKGM (Turkish General Directorate of Land Registry and Cadastre) on the 15th of February,2019  stated that from the 4th of March 2019, all foreign property buyers and sellers in Turkey will need a real estate appraisal report citing the value of the real estate […]

Luxury Property Turkey Wins Another European Property Award

Luxury Property Turkey is proud to have received an award for the third consecutive year at a glittering awards ceremony sponsored by conglomerate Salice and held at the Lancaster Gate Hotel, London on the 26th of October, 2018.   Nominated for the three best Real Estate Marketing companies in Europe, Luxury Property Turkey came away with the 5 star […]

Spain’s Iberostar Group Comes to Yalikavak, Turkey

Sabina Fluxa, daughter of hotel mogul Iberostar Group, Miguel Fluxa Rossello, has purchased a property in the vicinity of Yalikavak for 3,150 million USD. According to Takvim newspaper, the home is on a 4,000 square meter property, and is expected to be the first step in a planned 400 million  USD investment in a luxury  resort […]

Turkey Seduces the Benefits of Citizenship

On 18 September, 2018, Turkish President Tayip Erdogan announced significant changes to the process of foreigners who are eligible for Turkish citizenship. The revised requirements mean that obtaining citizenship in Turkey will be far more relaxed for qualified foreigners. The full declaration was published in Turkey’s Official Gazette on September 19, 2018. A summary of […]

Property sales and Rentals to be set in Turkish Lira, but non-residents and Turkish Nationals living abroad are exempt!

Darren Edwards founder of Luxury Property Turkey, comments regarding the current ruling by the Government of Turkey that  property sales and rental agreements must be in Turkish Lira,it’s important to note that the official gazette has announced that non-residents and Turkish nationals residing outside of Turkey  are exempt from this law! This continues the government approach of being pro […]

Part 4 – Darren Edwards Shares Inside Investment Advice

Darren’s staff caught up with him outside of his Yalikavak real estate office on the way to a juicy lamb kebab to follow up on his opinions of the latest investment opportunities in Turkey. Darren – as wanna-be real estate speculators who work for you, we want to know as a long term estate agent […]

Here is How to Take Advantage of the TL Decline

Luxury Property Turkey has received a flurry of enquiries this week regarding the decline of the Turkish lira in mid-August, 2018,  and LPT Founder Darren Edwards explores the reasons behind the fall, and how such currency fluctuations can serve as excellent investment opportunities, especially for contrarians. The lira took its biggest hit last Friday, 10 […]

The Best Turkish Restaurants Outside of Turkey

Many Luxury Property Turkey clients invest in Turkey for long term returns and do not use their property as a primary residence, yet love the geography, weather, land and shopping opportunities available on the Aegean and Mediterranean coastline. Did we mention Turkish food?   Few international restaurants can capture the beautiful, deep, fresh flavors of […]

Turkish Coffee with Darren Edwards – Part 3

What is your most unusual new request for the 2018 real estate market compared to past years?  While more a trend than a request, we are receiving many more buyers from the Middle and Near East.  These investors are used to a very high standard of service.  In response, Luxury Property Turkey has increased our […]

Bodrum’s New Role – Luxury Wedding Venue

The recent 4 day, multi-million dollar between Rahil Gupta and Harshita Agarwal is another example of how the well-to-do continue to convene on the Bodrum Peninsula for high-end  events. The colorful wedding included the private rental of a Turkish Airlines A330 Airbus for 250 guests, as well as booking an entire 5 star venue exclusively […]

More Turkish Coffee with Darren Edwards – 2 of 3 – What are the trends?

Today we're in a traditional Turkish coffee house sipping away at a strong brew.  Darren's caffeinated and ready for questions Are investors gravitating towards Bodrum’s traditional stone house designs or a more modern (Philip Stark) look? The modern look is certainly very much in vogue.  Today's demand is smart technology single story villas with very [...]

Turkish Coffee with Darren Edwards – Part 1 of 3

Catching up with Darren Edwards of Luxury Property Turkey over a morning coffee at the Yalikavak Marina, potential investors actively posed the following questions to him: How does the luxury real estate market along the Aegean and Mediterranean coast of Turkey currently compare to 5 years ago? Reflecting back upon five years ago, my client […]

2018 and 2019 Flight Schedules to Turkey – Latest Updates

Airlines are continually adjusting and updating summer flight schedules, and Luxury Property Turkey has summarized some of the newest and best deals for visitors to the Bodrum peninsula during the summer season of 2018. Jet2 New Flights to Bodrum Jet2 has weekly flights from Glasgow, starting at £118 and from Newcastle to Bodrum. Newcastle International Airport’s […]

A Hotel That Stands Apart

Sometimes, we travel to explore, and sometimes just to chill.  Your exploration hotel needs easy access to the main attractions, with easy transportation options and activity selections.  However, your chill hotel can (and should) be located in a pristine, soothing location, just remote enough from the bustle to thoroughly relax. LUX Resort and Residences Bodrum […]

Exclusive Catch-up with Turkish Investor Dr. Victoria Van Zhong

You are an American businesswoman with a doctorate who has chosen to make Turgutreis on the Bodrum peninsula your permanent home.   What made you decide to move to Turkey, and why did you choose Turkey over other countries?   A few years ago, I noticed that large corporations were starting to recognize Istanbul as the next […]

Luxury Resort Amanruya Turkbukku Re-opening April 15

Stone terraced villas among  pristine pine forests, private gardens and free-standing stone and natural marble pavilions define the unique architecture of luxury resort Amanruya’s Bodrum venue. Set on the northern side of the Bodrum peninsula approximately 30 minutes from the international Bodrum-Milas BJV airport, the grounds have long been a favorite escape for those wanting 7 […]

Three Primary Reasons Investors Choose the Bodrum Peninsula

There are more millionaires per square mile than any other region on the Aegean coast of Turkey.   Both Turkish and international investors repeatedly choose Bodrum and the Bodrum peninsula to invest in for holiday and year-round homes, so let’s look at the reasons behind their choice. Physical Aegean Beauty and Micro-climate zones The diversity of [...]

Maid-i-quette in Turkey

You’ve settled into your Mediterranean villa, overseeing the azure blue of the sea from your living room terrace.   You can hear the coffeemaker percolating in the kitchen, wafting with the aroma of freshly brewed espresso beans, and the sweet frothiness of whole milk.   There’s fresh bread and simit on the table, and two newly laid,  […]

What’s to Expect Landing at Europe’s Top Airport?

With Istanbul’s third airport at 80% completion as of February, 2018 and a full opening due by October, 2018, what makes this new airport special? A bit of background – Istanbul’s original Ataturk airport has been revamped several times, and is currently the 3rd busiest airport in continental Europe.  However, the demand for international air […]

Where to Retire – Mexico or Turkey?

Luxury Property Turkey recently hosted a UK client living and working in Abu Dhabi who was interested in a long term investment, holiday getaway and possibly an eventual retirement property.  Her requirements were: Ample sunshine and a moderate climate Hassle-free residency Easy airport access for frequent travels Reliable property help A welcoming attitude towards foreign [...]

Supermarket Savvy in Turkey

You’ve settled into your dream residence on the Aegean or Mediterranean.  Western sunsets are stunning all year around, and the Doedecanese Greek Islands are droplets in the distance floating on an azure blue sea. Meanwhile, you’ll need to pick up some groceries at some point.  Here’s the lowdown on on what to buy from where. […]

What do Currency Fluctuations Mean to Investors in Turkey?

With  recent exchange rates at 4.6 TL to one Euro, the USD at 3.9 TL, and Sterling at 5.2 TL according to, international buying power is at a record high for Turkish goods.  The decline of the Turkish Lira against major global currencies over recent years has prompted many potential investors to ask Luxury […]

Buying an Automobile as an Expat in Turkey

Luxury Property Turkey received great feedback from its recent November 2017 blog entry titled ‘’Which Automobile to Buy as an Expat in Turkey”. The posting also brought up many questions that were asked about owning a vehicle in Turkey.  Luxury Property Turkey staff assembled our recent clients’ questions regarding privately owned vehicles in Turkey. Disclaimer:  Please […]

Which Automobile to Buy as an Ex-Pat in Turkey?

You’ve made the plunge and invested in your dream home in Turkey.  You’re over the moon with decorating your house and getting to know your neighbors and new surroundings.  You’ve learned how to be picked up from the airport, or are using the excellent public transportation options when travelling within the country.  But, it’s time […]

Marriot Hotel’s Edition Brand to Launch New 2018 Hotel in Bodrum

Marriot Hotel’s Edition brand in conjunction with boutique hotel creator Ian Schrager is planning to launch luxury hotel on the western end of the Bodrum Peninsula, just 3 miles from Palmarina in Yalikavak. The hotel will feature 99 guest rooms, suites and villas all with views of the Aegean Sea — some with private pools, balconies and gardens.  […]

Luxury Property Turkey Featured in Daily Telegraph’s International Section

Luxury Property Turkey once again has been spotlighted in UK’s Daily Telegraph on 4 November, 2017 in an article by Jane Slade. Titled ”Pensioners Find a Place in the Sun,” the two-page spread takes an in-depth look at the ever growing trend of soon-to-be pensioners who are actively seeking to enjoy a second home, not […]

Legendary Restaurateur’s Bodrum Brewery Sails to Success

Nephew and partner of the iconic Bodrum restaurant Sunger Pizza, Mustafa Yavas has entered his third year of producing Pablo Beer, brewed in the Bodrum neighborhood of Konacik. When asked what inspired him to launch a business in which promotion and advertising is strictly forbidden, Mustafa Yavas replied, ”Craft beer culture is relatively new in […]

One Belt, One Road. China and Hong Kong Commit to Major Tourism City in Turkey

Photo from Hurriyet Daily News Seeking to re-activate the ancient Sino-Turkic Silk Road trade route,  China has signed and declared intent to invest  into 12 million square meters of land in the vicinity of the Dörttepe district, just 15 minutes from the Bodrum-Milas (BJV) international airport.  The deal will include the building of a min-city […]

Vinbodrum – Turkey’s Emerging Wine Industry

The Yürüt family-run enterprise Vinbodrum began its epic home-made wine journey over 20 years ago, borrowing on the traditions of ancient Hittite cultures, which first harvested grapes in Anatolia for wine production over two millennium ago. The Vinbodrum family are passionate about their wine, and produce small scale, boutique wines without any automation. They have […]

Great First-Hand Article about Bodrum’s Mandarin Oriental Hotel

John Dennehy from UAE’s The National Hotel Insider shares his recent experience at the stunning Mandarin Oriental Hotel, just outside of Bodrum.

Golden Age DJ David Hamilton Grooves in Kalkan

Continuing with celebrity sightings along the Meditteranean and Aegan coasts of Turkey, also enjoying long, lazy days in Kalkan is golden-Age BBC DJ David Hamilton, who owns a stunning villa close to the 7; kilometer long, sandy, white dunes along Patara Beach. Hamilton has hosted more than 12,000 radio shows and 1,000 TV programmes during his […]

Kalkan, Turkey. Latest Power Hotspot for Celebrities…

Luxury Property Turkey continues spotting high powered celebrities frolicking along the Mediterranean Coast of Turkey (see our recent entry on Naomi Campbell’s grand eco-home dream plans on the Aegean). In October of this year, we spotted ‘’dragon’’ Duncan Bannatyne at the Kalamar Beach Club overlooking the turquoise waters of Kalkan, and later, out sailing with […]

The Reason to Invest in Bodrum Immediately, According to Mayor Mehmet Kocadon

In a recent October 2017 public statement at a tourism gathering by Bodrum mayor Mehmet Kocadon, he stated, ‘’As we continue to resolve the water and electric infrastructure, my suggestion is to liquidate your current real estate investments, and invest in property and land in Bodrum, whether or not it has planning permissions.  The reason […]

Luxury Property Turkey Investigates Fake News and Makes an Amazing Discovery

Naomi Campbell is one of the original 1990s supermodels, and well known for her diva demands.  When a client recently expressed interest in acquiring a similar property to her custom-built home in Turkey, Luxury Property Turkey arched an eyebrow.                         Major news and architectural […]

Hyatt Centric Announces 2019 Opening of Bodrum Resort

With its own description of ”eclectic,” the Hyatt Centric Hotel concept builds  upon the local theme of the city its in.  With locations in New York, Chicago, Guatemala, San Francisco, Istanbul and Uruguay, three new venues are opening – Tokyo, Dubai and Bodrum. “The brand is designed for millennial-minded guests who see themselves as savvy-explorers […]

Post Referendum in Turkey April 2017 – What’s Next?

International watchdogs had all eyes on Turkey leading up to the 16 April referendum in which the Turkish electorate took to the polls to decide whether to change the Turkish parliamentary system to a presidential one, essentially allowing the current President Tayıp Erdoğan and future elected presidents increased powers in office. With a narrow approval [...]

Off-Season in Kalkan, Turkey

Luxury Property Turkey recently had a client wanting to purchase a year-round residence in the resort of Kalkan on Turkey’s Mediterranean coast.  Their only hesitation was whether the winter months would be too quiet. Kalkan is an All Year Round Town In fact, just the opposite of our client’s worries is valid.  The off-season months are […]

Your Personal Guide to Dining On the Bodrum Peninsula, by Darren Edwards

One of the undeniable pleasures of living on the Aegean coast of Turkey is the fantastic choice of excellent Mediterranean cuisine.  The climate, sea and earth meet to create incredible tastes and healthy menus, with local venues sourcing products from local fresh farmer’s markets.  The result is enjoying dining al fresco, with the sea lapping […]

Gulf Visitors and Investors Very Keen on Turkey

Turkey receives on average more than half a million visitors annually from the Gulf countries, with Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and the UAE, accounting for one of  the highest number of regional visitors to Turkey. These statistics include ex-pats residing in the Middle Eastern Gulf States as well as native Gulf state citizens seeking a cool […]

A Guide to Health and Medical Care in Turkey

One of the first questions Luxury Property Turkey receives from potential investors and expats relocating to Turkey concerns the network of medical care. Overview of Health Care in Turkey Turkey has a thoroughly modern infrastructure of public and private hospitals which was completely overhauled in recent years.  All working Turkish citizens are entitled to universal […]

What Grows Best in along the Aegean and Mediterranean Coasts of Turkey?

For new homeowners in Turkey with a green thumb, gardening is a dream come true.  Long dry summers and mild, semi-wet winters mean that a variety of home and garden plants thrive with proper care. One of the characteristic images affiliated with Bodrum and Kalkan are bougainvillea.  These hardy beauties come in shades of ruby, […]

Luxury Property Turkey Featured in March 2017 Issue of Exclusive Abode2 Magazine

Darren Edwards was recently interviewed by Abode2’s Jane Slade in the March, 2017 issue in an article entitled ‘’Tripping the White Fantastic.’’  The two page spread focuses upon the unique architectural design of award-winning architect Richard Meier, and his expansive project featuring 5 prototype contemporary mansions overlooking Yalikavak, of which Darren Edwards has already sold [...]

Stone Masonry in Bodrum Architecture

One of the most striking characteristics of Bodrum architecture is the prevalence of stone masonry used in the construction of many homes. Whether arriving by sea or land, one immediately notices the sugar-cube construction that prevails across the Bodrum peninsula.  Even though recent decades of construction tend to use steel-reinforced bricks and cement construction methods, […]

Turkey’s Real Estate Sector gets a Big Boost by Joining the Lucrative Economic Citizenship Bandwagon

Offering citizenship to non-citizens who make investments, has been an obstacle towards which Turkey has taken a big step this week. The procedures have eased significantly for  foreigners who seek Turkish citizenship in increasing numbers, and the move has particularly revived the real-estate industry. The increasing phenomenon of citizenship-by-investment – economic citizenship – has come to […]

Mansion Global Interview

Read the full interview with Darren Edwards & Annie Burnett  by Mansion Global about luxury houses and villas in the best seaside locations of Turkey. Hundreds of miles away from Istanbul, Turkey’s seaside, with its beautiful warm water and charming fishing villages, is attracting luxury development and increasingly becoming a highly desired area for vacation homes, […]

Turkey to grant expedited citizenship to investors as the real estate market bounces back!

Turkey’s deputy prime minister Numan Kurtulmuş has vowed that a new law will soon be implemented that will grant expedited citizenship to foreign nationals investing in Turkey. Investors who make fixed investments such as real estate at a certain value and retain their investment for at least three years, plus those who provide employment opportunities, […]

European Property Awards 2016/17 -DOUBLE Award Winners

Luxury Property Turkey, Palmarina, Yalikavak, Bodrum Specialists in Luxury Property for Sale in Bodrum Turkey European Property Awards 2016/17 – DOUBLE Award Winners The International Property Awards held their annual European Property Awards ceremony in London on 27 October 2016, where award winners throughout the real estate world were announced. Sponsored by the Telegraph Newspaper […]

Darren Edwards of Luxury Property Turkey talks to Jane Slade of the Express about real estate investment in Bodrum

Manchester-born Mr Edwards is a 13-year veteran of the Bodrum property market and has seen it weather many storms in recent years including recession and unrest. Edwards points out that in key locations prices have risen due to 90 per cent of sales stemming from domestic demand, and the increase in high end hotels, restaurants and […]

Top Tips for Purchasing an Off plan or New Villa

Buying a new build or ‘off plan’ villa or apartment is an attractive option. A lot of people do like the fact that they will be the very first to live in it! Mostly this is a great and positive experience but there are potential pitfalls that investors and buyers should be aware of. The […]

How to Avoid Rogue Property Listings

How do you determine a reliable, and honest real estate agent In Turkey? Generally, most real estate agents in Turkey are professional and undertake good practice when it comes to assisting clients wishing to buy or sell homes. But, occasionally, clients have been disappointed by ‘rogue listings’ and misleading conduct. Rogue Listings – Properties listed for […]

Turkey Leads Europe’s Housing Market Return on Investment since 2012

Luxury Property Turkey have good news for investors in Turkey. One of our clients has sent us an article published in the Guardian Newspaper in the UK which shows that turkey was THE NO.1 European market for property price appreciation. Quoting the article: “Figures from property firm Knight Frank show that in the four years […]

Yalikavak Remains the Popular Choice for Retirement.

Forget Spain and Cyprus. Bodrum, with its upmarket towns, traditional villages and low cost of living, leads as a popular choice for expats to relocate and retire to. Marion Adams, 57,  is originally from Banff in Scotland but has lived in Yalikavak, a smart enclave near the popular resort of Bodrum since 2004. She and her […]

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on UK links with Turkey

On 17th July, 2016, Boris Johnson, Grandson of the Turkish Journalist Ali Kemal,  wrote an article in the UK national paper, the Daily Telegraph where he talked about the impact of brexit on the UK’s relationships with the world. He picked out Turkey and was clear that growth in trade and tourism between the two countries […]

Luxury Property Turkey Feature in the Bodrum Guide 2016

Darren Edwards of Luxury Property Turkey : The Bodrum Property Market. Read Darren’s article as featured in the 2016 Bodrum Guide.   A 12-year veteran in Bodrum property, Darren Edwards of Yalıkavak-based Luxury Property Turkey sees a diverse range of nationalities and backgrounds buying in Bodrum, led by the Turkish. Some joke that with Bodrum’s […]

Yalikavak to Bodrum – New Road Update

Further proof of Yalikavak’s standing as the elite and premium residential bay of Bodrum’s glittering peninsula is the underway construction of a new highway from Ortakent in the centre of the peninsula to Yalikavak, transport is generally considered of great importance for a regions economic and social development, Yalikavak will be within minutes of the […]

5 Reasons To Buy A Luxury Villa In Yalikavak, Bodrum’s Premier Residential Resort

Yalikavak, Bodrum’s Premier Residential Resort Yalikavak is now the most elite town on the Bodrum Peninsula. It has been gaining in popularity for a decade. However, since the construction of the town’s new marina opened ‘Palmarina’, it has has propelled this former traditional fishing village into one of the Aegean’s premier resorts and is now […]

Investing in Turkey – 8 Reasons to Choose Bodrum

Bodrum – Turkey’s most western resort Bodrum is Turkey’s most western resort geographically and culturally.  Darren Edwards of Luxury Property Turkey has been living in Bodrum since 2002 and here he gives us his top reasons for selecting Bodrum over other vacation areas in Turkey.   1. Invest where wealthy Turks invest!. Bodrum differs from […]

Luxury Property Turkey – Features in UK National Newspaper

Luxury Property Turkey is selected by the Daily Telegraph in the UK to feature in this week's Property Supplement. The Daily Telegraph has a circulation of over 450,000 readers daily and Luxury Property Turkey was chosen as the sole Turkish Agent in a feature promoting Property Hotspots around Europe. Darren Edwards based in their Bodrum [...]

Free Guide to Buying Property in Turkey

30 pages packed with information you should know if you are thinking about buying in Turkey. This “Ultimate Guide” covers everything you need to know including: Negotiation, Legal Process, Taxes, Building, Renting, Residence Permits, Work Permits, etc. Please complete the form below to download your Free copy of the Ultimate Guide to Buying in Turkey […]

How to Buy Land and Build a Villa in Bodrum Turkey

Have you ever dreamed of buying land and building your own bespoke villa in the Bodrum Peninsula area of Turkey? The thought is exciting and possibly challenging but, by following the simple steps below, you may find this dream straightforward and easily achievable. 1.  Absolute first thing as always engage a capable Law firm.  2. […]

7 Tips for Finance and Property Loans & Mortgages in Turkey

There are a number of options in sourcing finance for your property purchase in Turkey. As a foreign national who is allowed to purchase real estate in Turkey this means that you are eligible to apply for a mortgage from a lender. Tip 1 – Loan maximum is 60% of valuation If the property you […]

Top 4 Negotiating Tips for Buying Property in Turkey

Its important to get the best deal possible. Buying in a foreign country has many challenges. Follow our negotiating tips to maximise success in Turkey! 1. Leverage The Asking Price Once you find your ideal home or ideal investment property in Turkey then comes how to leverage the ‘asking price’.  My number one tip here […]

8 Tips to the Legal Process for Buying Property in Turkey

Buying property in Turkey? Before parting with any money it is important that some straightforward steps are taken. 1. Select an independent lawyer Select an independent lawyer who is registered with the Turkish Bar Association and ideally with a European Consulate, this will mean that they have been vetted and will have indemnity insurance. It […]

3 Tips to Finding a Luxury Property in Turkey

Increase in Luxury Sales in 2015 There is not one single design, style or size that embodies a luxury property. It could be a sprawling hillside manor set on a large private plot or it could be a signature contemporary home on the shore. Although it is difficult to quantify exactly what luxury means, buyers […]

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