Foreign citizens when they want to buy houses abroad, one of the country comes to their mind is Turkey.
From around the world visited by millions of tourists every year, Turkey has great features that those who want to come back again. According to data of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Turkey Statistical Institute, it can be seen that how attractive the Turkey for foreigners. According to statistics, in 2019, Turkey has hosted a total of more than 51 million visitors. Approximately 15 million of this tourists visited Istanbul.
If we look at which countries come from most intensely, Germany, Iran, Russia, Iraq, France, England, the United States, Saudi Arabia, China, Kuwait, Ukraine are at the top.
The values of Turkey make exciting the tourists who are coming as a tourist or for business purposes, about purchasing of a property. Vast majority of property purchases is consisting of homes for sale in Turkey. As a matter of fact, when looking at the 2019 house sales statistics, the top 10 countries are as follows.
In 2019 the top 10 countries bought the house from Turkey; Iraq, Iran, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Afghanistan, Kuwait, Germany, Jordan, Yemen, UK.
In summary, it can not be a coincidence that to those who are coming as tourist and who are buying house in Turkey seems parallel. Those who see Turkey closely, they understand more clearly the importance of home ownership in this country territory.
If you have an idea about buying a house in Turkey, we recommend you to make a general exploration priorly. You need to define your needs and expectations in concrete terms. It is extremely important to work with a quality and reliable real estate company to experience convenience in all of your property buying stages.
The real estate company will offer you the most suitable properties for your needs. We definitely recommend visiting the office of real estate company when you come to Turkey. Along with you see the working environment, it is important in terms of determining the properties you will visit by making property assessment and comparisons in digital environment. Thanks to the free real estate tour that the real estate company will organize for you, you will have the chance to see the region and the Turkish homes for sale in that region.
After making your purchase decision, you need to get a tax registration number from any tax office and open an account at a Turkish bank. Construction firms in Turkey mostly prefer the money transfers to be made through banks.
Once you decide on one of the most appropriate of homes for sale in Turkey, before moving to the stage of purchasing you should check the legal status of the house is clean. It is difficult to do this by yourself. Because the land registry records must be examined. For this, we strongly recommend that you work with a lawyer. Lawyers examine the land registry of the house and inform you that there are no lien, restrictions or similar situations on the property.
At the stage of property purchase, Real Estate Sales Promise Agreement or Deed Transfer transactions must be performed. The real estate company you are working with must be by your side and guide you correctly. Thus, you experience convenience in all processes such as money transfer, contract signature, transactions in the Notary and also in Land Registry Directorate.
In addition, the real estate company you will work with will help you with many issues you need in after-sales services. If you are working with a good real estate company, your home purchase process will be completed within 2-3 days under normal conditions.
MELARES Turkey Properties is one of the strongest representatives of the real estate sector since 2003. With its domination in the real estate sector, 18 years of experience, thousands of property alternatives and experienced team, it offers you the most suitable solutions reliably. In addition, company lawyers will guide you in all the matters you will need legally.
Looking at the official data regarding the purchase of housing for foreigners in recent years, the most sales of houses were made in Istanbul.
Thanks to its high quality and luxury segment produces construction projects of construction companies, as villa or apartment homes for sale in Turkey, Istanbul constitute a wide variety of alternatives to customers.
The current business potential for foreigners in Istanbul, which is one of the few metropolises of the world, is an important criterion especially for those who are considering buying a house here.
Many huge investment projects supported by the Turkish government have been launched in Istanbul, a developed city. Some of them are at the planning stage. These projects also increases the value of real estate investments in Istanbul, lend prestige to Turkey in the international arena.
Some of these projects can be summarized as follows; Istanbul Airport, Channel Istanbul, Istanbul Financial Center, Eurasia Tunnel, Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, 3-Storey Grand Istanbul Project.
One of the biggest advantages of homes for sale in Istanbul is that there are many public transportation alternatives. Especially if you are undecided about homes for sale in Turkey, these privileges will guide you in Istanbul has to offer. Whether you buy a house in the city center or in a quiet area, wherever you are in Istanbul, you will have the opportunity to use different means of transportation and public transportation.
Airway: Istanbul has 2 major airports. Istanbul Airport, one of the largest airports in the world, is located on the European side, in Arnavutkoy district, close to the Black Sea coast.Sabiha Gokcen Airport is located in the Pendik district on the Asian side.
Important highways of Istanbul;
* O-6 North Marmara Motorway
* E-5 (D100) Connection Road with O-7 North Marmara
* TEM (E 80) Motorway
* O-1 Peripheral Motorway
* E-5 (D100) Highway
* Basin Ekspres Connection Way
* Coastal road
Public Transport - Highway
There are 11,751 bus stops and 44 metrobus stations in Istanbul.
Municipality bus, public bus, metrobus, minibus are public transportation vehicles. You can prefer taxis for a more comfortable journey. Taxis are divided into two as standard and luxury. Yellow taxis serve with standard fare. Since the blue and black taxis provide more VIP service, the fare tariffs are also more expensive.
Express buses, do not pick up passengers at every stop, such as municipality bus and public bus. You will travel faster because there are fewer stops at certain stops.
Using metrobus is a smart solution in Istanbul traffic. Vehicles going through the metrobus route separated from the highway save you time.
There is a metrobus line from Beylikduzu on the European Side of Istanbul to Kadıkoy on the Asian Side.
You can have a pleasant sea voyage through Istanbul Sea Bus, city lines ferries and private boats or mini boats.
The Istanbul Sea Bus also serves both in Istanbul and and from Istanbul to cities such as Bursa and Yalova.
City lines ferries provide services from many points such as Eminonu, Karakoy, Kadıkoy, Besiktas, Kabatas, Bostanci. In addition, the city lines ferry is used on the Golden Horn line, which is within the historical peninsula of Istanbul.
The Bosphorus line, which stops at the piers on the two sides of the Bosphorus, also reveals all the beauties of Istanbul.
There are also ferry and mini boat alternatives from many points to go to Prince Islands from Istanbul European or Asian side.
One of the alternative transportation vehicles you can use in Istanbul is the Rail System. You can enjoy traffic-free transportation with this method of underground, overground or aerial transportation. Subway, Funicular, Tramway, Marmaray, Commuter Trains, High Speed Train, Cable Car.
When it is said homes for sale in Turkey, with its nature, history and cultural richness, Istanbul comes to mind first.
Some of these beauties that are worth seeing are as follows. Topkapi Palace, Dolmabahce Palace, Yildiz Palace, Beylerbeyi Palace, Hagia Sophia Museum, Ataturk Museum, Miniaturk, Hidiv Pavilion, Galata Tower, Sultanahmet Mosque, Eyupsultan Mosque, St. Antuan Church, Fener Aya Yorgi Patriarchate Church, Spice Bazaar, Grand Bazaar, Belgrad Forest, Aydos Forest, Pierre Loti Hill.
It is one of the most beautiful cities of the Mediterranean region with its cliffs, waterfalls, magnificent nature and sea. The city of this province, which draws attention with its modern and orderly architecture, is like the pearl of the Mediterranean. You can see examples of Turkey's best homes for sale in the center. Private pool villa or an apartment overlooking the sea, will offer you the best alternative for homes for sale in Turkey. It is a city of pleasure with a 630 km long coastline that runs along the Mediterranean.
This eminent city, the capital of Turkey, is notable for its regular structuring. The population of Ankara, which has 25 districts, is 5.6 million. This city, where many universities and academies are located, also offers important opportunities in terms of education.
In Ankara, located in Turkey's midpoint, it is possible to see the different climates. In this beautiful city, new and modern housing projects have been increasing in recent years.
Bursa, which has a coast to the Marmara Sea, is the bridge of history and modern times.
Bursa which is one of the most important industrial cities of Turkey, at the same time is one of the most livable cities. In Bursa, you can find a house that smells of history or a house in modern buildings.
Located in the south of the Marmara Region, Yalova is one of the provinces that have a coast. It is a preferred city for life with its features and proximity to Istanbul. With a population of approximately 262,000 people, it is possible to live a quiet holiday destination. Having modern buildings, Yalova is an extremely suitable city for real estate investment with its sea and nature. It is a privilege to be in this charming city famous for its hot springs.
Trabzon one of the city's oldest trading port in Anatolia, is located in the north side of Turkey and on the shores of the Black Sea. Trabzon, which has a magnificent rich nature, a thousand tons of green, plateaus and delicious Black Sea cuisine, is one of the preferred cities both for touristic purposes or real estate investment.
Holiday Homes in Turkey
Do you want a quiet and peaceful life away from the chaos of the city? Homes for sale in Turkey and a portion of the first places that come to mind are the resorts homes. Ayvalik, Cesme, Kusadasi, Bodrum regions located on the Aegean shores and Fethiye, Datca, Marmaris, Alanya located on Mediterranean shores are ideal for summer houses. It is also possible to live in these settlement places in summer and winter months.