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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


Istanbul's new Airport is impressive
01
Oct

Istanbul's new Airport is impressive

Turkey’s perfect geographical location between Asia, the Middle East and the rest of Eur...

Don’t be Surprised to Get a Wedding Invite When Looking for Istanbul Flats for Sale
18
Oct

Don’t be Surprised to Get a Wedding Invite When Looking for Istanbul Flats for Sale

Turkish Wedding Musicians Yes, it happens. Turkish weddings are big, boisterous and fun and they happily invite everyone. You can sometimes have upwards of 500 people in a Düğ&uum...

Now You Have Found Your Istanbul Property, it is Time to Share it’s Rooftop Delights
04
Oct

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 yo...

Like a Bet or a Sure Thing? You can Have Either When you are Looking at Property for Sale in Istanbul Turkey
06
Sep

Like a Bet or a Sure Thing? You can Have Either When you are Looking at Property for Sale in Istanbul Turkey

Now, not talking about taking a chance when purchasing a property for sale in Istanbul Turkey. No way, when...

An Outdoor Cinema, Perfect way to Relax After Time Spent Looking at Istanbul Property
31
Aug

An Outdoor Cinema, Perfect way to Relax After Time Spent Looking at Istanbul Property

When you are looking to buy Istanbul property, you may have a few questions on your ‘find out about&r...

Looking to buy Istanbul Property? Don’t Forget to Take Time Out to Eat
22
Aug

Looking to buy Istanbul Property? Don’t Forget to Take Time Out to Eat

If you are looking to buy Istanbul property, then you are going to be doing quite a bit of travelling aroun...

Time Out from Searching to Buy Istanbul Property
19
Jul

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 ...

Investing in Istanbul property? Ways to Ensure you get an Ongoing Return For your Investment
15
Jun

Investing in Istanbul property? Ways to Ensure you get an Ongoing Return For your Investment

You have decided that investing in Istanbul is for you, maybe c...

Don’t Forget to Absorb the Sounds, Sights and Scents when Looking at Istanbul Flats for Sale
13
Jun

Don’t Forget to Absorb the Sounds, Sights and Scents when Looking at Istanbul Flats for Sale

Istanbul really defies description, the sights, sounds and smell are uniquely its own. The mixture of East and West that mingles together provides a vast array of delights both historic and modern ...

Turkish Real Estate – An Introduction to Fatih
08
Jun

Turkish Real Estate – An Introduction to Fatih

The Colourful Narrow Streets of the Fatih District of Istanbul ...

Buying Istanbul Property – Language Tips
16
May

Buying Istanbul Property – Language Tips

Buying in another country where the language is not your own can be difficult and frustrating. It is important that the real estate agent helping you purchase that ...

Cinematic Films that Displays the Stunning Real Estate Istanbul has to Offer
13
May

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

When you are looking at real estate in Istanbul a (very) small ...

Knowing the Cost of Your Turkish Property
11
May

Knowing the Cost of Your Turkish Property

Imagine sitting on your koltuk (couch) watching your curtains blow in the breeze, Turkish music playing gently in the background, a glass of raki or maybe a bottle of Angora wine in front of you. I...

The Museums of Famous Turkish Writers in Istanbul
03
May

The Museums of Famous Turkish Writers in Istanbul

Istanbul has always been inspiring for many Turkish artists and international ones, as many of them spent their lives in Istanbul while producing their best works. The city has a special history of...

Buying an Apartment for Sale in Istanbul Turkey is as much a Social Experience as it is Business
22
Apr

Buying an Apartment for Sale in Istanbul Turkey is as much a Social Experience as it is Business

Spring is arriving throughout Turkey, some areas earlier than others but one of the favourite past times of Turks is starting to appear. Barbequing is an all year round pastime in Turkey where the ...

Travelling or thinking to Invest Istanbul? Try an Istanbul Tourist Pass to see all you can
20
Apr

Travelling or thinking to Invest Istanbul? Try an Istanbul Tourist Pass to see all you can

As a traveller passing though or a business man thinking to ...

Istanbul Property available for those Travellers interested in Staying a While
11
Apr

Istanbul Property available for those Travellers interested in Staying a While

For over 3,000 years Istanbul has been host to many travellers, some who passed through, some who stayed and some who conquered. Today the modern megalopolis of Istanbul is still welcoming travelle...

What Do You Plan to Do Next, Now You Have Your Turkish Property?
04
Apr

What Do You Plan to Do Next, Now You Have Your Turkish Property?

A lot of people who have bought Turkish property and chosen to settle in Turkey either full time or for months at a time want to become part of the locality they have chosen. For some expats they w...

Unmissable Istanbul Events in Summer 2016
01
Apr

Unmissable Istanbul Events in Summer 2016

Istanbul is one of the perfect cities for high-profile events and activities with its vibrant arts and culture scene, upscale venues and easy-to-reach location both from Europe and Asia. The beauty...

Looking for Istanbul flats for sale? Get on your bike
15
Mar

Looking for Istanbul flats for sale? Get on your bike

Yes a bike, I am perfectly serious, well slightly tongue in cheek but with traffic snarl ups it is sometimes easier to ride around the area you are considering looking for ...

Architectural Delights With Property in Istanbul
01
Mar

Architectural Delights With Property in Istanbul

Considering buying property in Istanbul? Decided what you want to purchase, what...

Tips for Purchasing Real Estate in Istanbul
29
Feb

Tips for Purchasing Real Estate in Istanbul

Searching for property and real estate in Istanbul...

How Istanbul's Bosphorus Districts Got Their Names?
25
Feb

How Istanbul's Bosphorus Districts Got Their Names?

Istanbul, with its 8000 year-old history, is a city of myths and legends. The many civilizations that have lived in the city have kept many of these legends and stories alive throughout the generat...

How to Survive Istanbul's Legendary Traffic
22
Feb

How to Survive Istanbul's Legendary Traffic

Istanbul does many things to its visitors. It enchants, inspires, amazes, and in certain rare instances, frustrates. The frustration usually comes from being stuck in the city's notorious traff...

The Best Narghile (Shisha) Bars in Istanbul
15
Feb

The Best Narghile (Shisha) Bars in Istanbul

Although it did not originate in Turkey, the long-lasting Middle Eastern ...

3 Great Bookstores in Istanbul
10
Feb

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 yo...

Istanbul’s Top 10 Check-in Locations
28
Oct

Istanbul’s Top 10 Check-in Locations

According to the most popular real time location sharing application, Foursquare’s data; Istanbul’s most Checked-in locations are as listed below. Ataturk International Airpo...

The New Metro Line Will Positively Affect Some of the Properties in Istanbul
22
Oct

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 a...

Prices of Houses for Sale in Istanbul Have Increased 26 Percent
01
Oct

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...

Foreigners Looking for Central Locations to Invest in İstanbul
11
Sep

Foreigners Looking for Central Locations to Invest in İstanbul

Authorities revealed that when the foreign investors from the Arab Gulf want to invest in İstanbul, their ...

Mega Projects of İstanbul Increasing The Value of Properties in İstanbul
03
Sep

Mega Projects of İstanbul Increasing The Value of Properties in İstanbul

Mega Projects in İstanbul such as; Kanal İstanbul (Canal Project), Marmaray (Underground Railway Project), Ankara – İstanbul YHT (High Speed Railway Project), 3. Airport o...

 Let us help you identify which of our houses for sale in Istanbul Turkey would suit you
28
Aug

Let us help you identify which of our houses for sale in Istanbul Turkey would suit you

Looking for a luxury home? You want something that little bit special, the extra touches that’s elevates the property from the norm? Then we think Istanbul will have just what you seek. As wi...

Affordable Flats for Sale in Istanbul Turkey Offer You Access to a Vibrant City with Numerous Possibilities
01
Jul

Affordable Flats for Sale in Istanbul Turkey Offer You Access to a Vibrant City with Numerous Possibilities

Resting one foot in Asia and the other in Europe, Istanbul is a captivating city that offers you modern entertainment and art, stunning minarets and royal palaces, and frenzied markets. As you sear...

Thinking to Buy Turkish Property? Maltepe offers you the home you are looking for
26
Jun

Thinking to Buy Turkish Property? Maltepe offers you the home you are looking for

Planning to live in Istanbul, want to be in the city but not of the city? Thinking to buy Turkish property?...

Apartments for Sale in Istanbul Turkey
09
Jun

Apartments for Sale in Istanbul Turkey

While looking at apartments for Sale in Istanbul Turkey take a moment to familiarize yourself with this exc...

House prices increase by 20% in Istanbul
14
May

House prices increase by 20% in Istanbul

Prominent financial and economic experts from around the globe met in Istanbul to discuss 'innovative finance.' Turkey's Deputy Minister responsible for the economy Ali Babacan, Turkish...