Turkish Delights: Property for Sale in Turkey
Turkey has had an illustrious past and it's still strong today - from history to culture, from fantastic weather to great value for money property. If you're looking for a luxury holiday home or retirement villa then your search ends here. The natural beauty of this region will have you totally captivated and you'll never want to leave. Property for sale in Turkey has never been more sought-after.
What is so special about Turkey?
There is a lot of history and culture here, due to the many different empires that have ruled this area over centuries. Some which were allies such as the Ottoman Empire and Greece, while others like the Romans fought hard against each other for control in Turkey.
The Turkish people are very friendly and hospitable. You'll be spoiled for choice with culture and history to explore - from Pompeii-style ruins at Ephesus, the ancient Greek city of Priene or stunning Ottoman architecture like Topkapi Palace in Istanbul. There's never a dull moment!
Istanbul is the only city in the world which spans two continents - Europe and Asia. As you explore the old town of Istanbul, it's hard not to be captivated by all its beauty. The Spice Market, the Grand Bazaar and Hagia Sofia are all stunning to behold. Sitting on the international trading channel of the Bosphorus , Turkey is a one-stop destination for the best of both Eastern and Western cultures.
Most people who live in Istanbul also use it as their base to explore other parts of Turkey with its modern transport system. Journey south into Anatolia, where you'll find more Ottoman culture at Antalya. Alternatively, head north to take advantage of a 5-month-long ski season at Erzurum.
What is the weather like in Turkey?
The climate in Turkey is excellent with an average of 300 days of sunshine each year. It's a hot country with average temperatures of around 27 degrees, which means that you'll get the best out of your holiday. Some of the resorts on the coast are more humid than others depending on their proximity to mountains and forests, but good weather from March through to October is pretty much guaranteed.
How popular is property for sale in Turkey?
Alistair Lockhart, Director at The Turkish Property Agents, comments: “The Turkish property market is booming, and attracts property investors from all around the world. This is because of the proximity to Europe and Asia, excellent value for money property with exchange rates at their lowest in decades and a lovely warm climate all year round.”
Property buyers can pick up a basic 1 bedroom apartment either in Istanbul or on the coast from around £40,000. Alternatively, if it is luxury you're after, premium resorts like Bodrum and Fethiye offer high spec villas with sea views from £500k upwards.
Off-plan investment properties are available in the major cities and resorts for investors who want to benefit from the capital appreciation during construction. Many developers offer payments plans and rental guarantees as additional incentives.
OK, I’m interested. What are the next steps?
The Turkish Property Agents can help you find the perfect location for your property purchase in Turkey, whether it is in the city, on the coast or up in the mountains.
The UK-based team work hard to make sure that their clients get exactly what they want, so if you're interested in moving somewhere warm with beautiful scenery, then contact them soon!
For property for sale in Turkey , don't hesitate to get in touch.