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This section includes plenty of useful information that will help you discover the fantastic city of Istanbul. Whether you are simply visiting or planning to buy Istanbul property, our blog is full of tips and tricks that will come in handy.

From its best-kept secrets to the essentials, we help you get to know Istanbul like the locals do and explore the exciting possibilities for property investment in one of the fastest growing cities in the world. Real Estate BlogsReal Estate Blogs Real Estate BlogsReal Estate Blogs


Homes for Sale in Istanbul Turkey, a home or an investment? There is a difference.

Homes for Sale in Istanbul Turkey, a home or an investment? There is a difference.

Looking for homes for sale in Istanbul Turkey is slightly different than when you are looking purely for investment. For one, a home is where you will be living full time, not renting or having to be near certain attractions. It is where you will bring your children, where you want to relax and feel comfortable with. Looking at homes for sale in Istanbul Turkey is about being near enough to work, school, or univer...

Oct 26 2016

Now You Have Found Your Istanbul Property, it is Time to Share it’s Rooftop Delights

Now You Have Found Your Istanbul Property, it is Time to Share it’s Rooftop Delights

Are you still looking or have your found your Istanbul property? Whichever, as you have decided to share your future with the city, it is time the city shares some of its secrets with you. Discovering what Istanbul has to offer in the way of culture, music, food, art and many other offerings you have to get out and about. Put on your adventurous attitude and meander around the streets and don’t forget to look up. Yes, look up. A lot of the social activities in Istanbul take place on the rooftops ...

Oct 04 2016

Looking at houses for sale in Turkey – the ‘purrfect’ home

Looking at houses for sale in Turkey – the ‘purrfect’ home

For some people, a house without a pet is not a home. Not all agree of course, but it is a sentiment you can find all over the world. Turkey is no exception, especially Istanbul which has quite a reputation for cats! Now there is an idea that only a cat in the home is loved and cosseted, but you will find this is not so in Istanbul. So while you are looking at houses for sale in Istanbul, take a good look around you. You will see cats almost everywhere. Not the feral, mangy felines you might be expecti...

Aug 17 2016

Time Out from Searching to Buy Istanbul Property

Time Out from Searching to Buy Istanbul Property

July in Istanbul can be hot and sticky and if you are trying to conduct any form of business it can be difficult! Looking to buy Istanbul property means you have to leave the air conditioned rooms of the office and get out there in the fresh (humid) air. Now if you are lucky, the property you are looking to purchase will be air conditioned too but unfortunately that is not always so. Last post talked about ways to be cool in summer in Istanbul...

Jul 19 2016

Cinematic Films that Displays the Stunning Real Estate Istanbul has to Offer

Cinematic Films that Displays the Stunning Real Estate Istanbul has to Offer

When you are looking at real estate in Istanbul a (very) small point to consider is whether or not it has the potential to be a movie extra! I kid you not, well maybe a little! The variety that Istanbul offers in terms of historical and exceptional settings for films is tremendous and has been attracting film makers for many years.

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May 13 2016

How to Best Present Your House for Sale in Istanbul Turkey

How to Best Present Your House for Sale in Istanbul Turkey

Wherever you are selling your house you want to make a good impression on prospective buyers and if you have a house for sale in Istanbul Turkey you have to make that extra bit of effort. Why? Well if you are living in Istanbul you know the competition. New apartments, villas and houses are for sale with very competitive prices and purchasing deals – you might even yourself be moving into a new ...

Mar 22 2016

Tips for Purchasing Real Estate in Istanbul

Tips for Purchasing Real Estate in Istanbul

Searching for property and real estate in Istanbul is an exciting, interesting and potentially exhausting experience. You have to have a plan. A battle plan even, as this enormous city is attracting more and more investors and buyers. Real estate in Istanbul is attracting investors and buyers from all...

Feb 29 2016

3 Great Bookstores in Istanbul

3 Great Bookstores in Istanbul

Despite the fact that Istanbul is a bustling metropolitan with a huge population, there are not nearly as many quality bookstores as one would expect to find. Still, this doesn’t mean that you cannot find a decent bookstore that sells titles in English and other languages. On the contrary, some of these bookstores are not only full of interesting titles, but they are also works of art in themselves.  Whether you’re looking for a book as a holiday read or a coffee table book to take back home as a gift, you will surely find what you’re looking for in these locations. W...

Feb 10 2016

The New Metro Line Will Positively Affect Some of the Properties in Istanbul

The New Metro Line Will Positively Affect Some of the Properties in Istanbul

Recent development on the underground rail systems constantly affect the prices of properties in Istanbul and the new 17.3km long Vezneciler-Sultangazi metro line will be one of the primary reasons on major price changes on the market. 
Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality started the construction of Vezneciler-Sultangazi metro line that will be composed of 15 stations, starting from Vezneciler and pass through Edirnekapı, Eyüp, Gaziosmanpaşa districts. The new line will have an import...

Oct 22 2015

Prices of Houses for Sale in Istanbul Have Increased 26 Percent

Prices of Houses for Sale in Istanbul Have Increased 26 Percent


The Central Bank of Turkey announced this year’s real estate index. With the percentage of 26,60 Istanbul has had the highest increase rate in prices amongst other cities. The average price of Houses for sale in Istanbul has reached 3,261 Turkish Liras per square meter. 
As the sales prices have risen, prices of Houses for rent have increased 6 percent per square meter. New public transportation projects and the urban transformation have had the most impact on the values of the properties in Istanbul. The city’s current depre...

Oct 01 2015

Find the Perfect Istanbul House for Sale in Turkey Where the West and East Fell in Love

Find the Perfect Istanbul House for Sale in Turkey Where the West and East Fell in Love

Before you start looking for the perfect house for sale in Turkey, conduct the following experiment. Take a 10-minute ferry ride from the European side to the Asian side. Istanbul enjoys an unparalleled geographical advantage of straddling two continents. After investing in an Istanbul house for sale in Turkey, some investors still confess feeling excited every time they make that crossing. However, for Istanbul i...

Aug 12 2015

There is a trend right now for people heading off to travel the world, find a House for Sale in Istanbul Turkey and Look No Further

There is a trend right now for people heading off to travel the world, find a House for Sale in Istanbul Turkey and Look No Further

For anyone who has spent time traveling abroad, many variable come into play to help decide where ultimately  you want to call home. And by home, I mean, buy a home, one that is yours to do with as you see fit.  We have seen trends in the real estate industry over the last decade,  like observing people in England looking to buy homes in France as property values continue to shift around the globe, but we caution our buyers to be leery of short term changes in the market and focus more on what is a great value in a home and an area of the world you’d consider your dream...

Aug 05 2015

Buying Homes for Sale in Turkey Exposes you to Amazing Turkish Culture

Many people are heavily influenced by Turkish culture when they choose to purchase one of the homes for sale in Turkey. Turkish culture is known worldwide for its emphasis on hospitality, family values, and the importance of community. Other cultural elements like a unique language, diverse music scene, regional dances, and delicious cuisine offer great opportunities to learn something new when you relocate to Turkey. Homes for sale in ...

Jul 30 2015

Want a home not a house? Then come and see our homes for sale in Istanbul Turkey that are much more than just a building

Want a home not a house? Then come and see our homes for sale in Istanbul Turkey that are much more than just a building

There is a considerable difference between a house and a home. A house is a building that can contain a home. The building can be an elaborate or complex design, or a single unit; the dwelling can be large or small and in any location. A home is not just something you own legally; it is the place you feel you belong, a place where you can be at peace, comfortable, somewhere you want to be. We have homes for sale in Istanbul Turkey that are luxurious complexes, elegant villas and family apartments, all ...

Jul 23 2015