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If you are a property buyer looking to learn more about Basaksehir in Istanbul, you will be surprised with what the district has to offer. Its forward-thinking and innovative urban planning is attracting Turkish buyers but also foreign real estate investors looking to get their foot on the overseas property ladder.

When it comes to Turkish real estate, one area dominating the market is the Basin Express Road in Istanbul. Sitting on the European side, it is grabbing the spotlight as an ideal hub for long-term real estate investment and for many good reasons.

It is impossible not to fall in love with the town centre of Kalkan. Despite its popularity on the tourism scene, it has avoided the loud, head-banging party atmosphere that blighted other holiday resorts around the world. It's more refined and brings a touch of class and style.

Welcome to Buyukcekmece, an area of Istanbul, dominating the property market as a desirable place to live and work. Sitting on the European side, over many decades, the district has dramatically transformed.

Urban travel is excellent fun, but visiting villages in Turkey is to explore a different lifestyle. Some of the small communities are stuck in time, others earned claim to fame for a specific reason, while most never feature in any travel guides and are off the beaten track.

If you want to get away from touristic areas you would do well to look at the charming Bosphorus villages lining both the European and Asian shores. Formerly fishing villages that no-one had ever heard of, their popularity is rising as more people seek to discover the cultural side of Istanbul for themselves.

The slogan of Istanbul New Airport is the “future of travelling”, and that gives air passengers a good idea of how high they are setting the bar for air travel comfort.

Emerging from a rarely talked about district to attract global investors, Kucukcekmece's newfound fame as an ideal place to buy Turkish property is bringing in nationalities from all around the world.

Counting as part of Turkey’s most prestigious property sectors, Kalkan realestate is more than an investment opportunity for home buyers. They are buying into an exclusive Mediterranean destination of the Turkish Riviera that offers unrivalled luxury living.

For 2018 / 2019, the British Yacht Harbour Association (THYA) awarded its supreme status as superyacht marina of the world. We also only need to look at the visitors who return year after year, from Saudi princes to western celebrities. Such is management’s attention to detail.

If we have a look at figures released by Turk Stat, we can see Turkey is a multicultural hub with many nationalities investing in homes and business premises. In 2018, 40,000 homes were sold to foreigners including Russians, Germans, British, Sweden, Netherlands, and USA citizens.

For overseas property investors, real estate in Turkey is the globe’s latest golden egg. In 2018, the country clocked up record house sales to foreigners of many nationalities including Germans, Russians, Brits, and Middle-Eastern countries.

Without a doubt, health insurance is the biggest concern for foreigners living in Turkey. We all like the reassurance and comfort of knowing that in an emergency or case of major illness, insurance will cover the cost of treatment.

As Turkey’s golfing capital, Belek's reputation stems around the sport but once arriving, prospective buyers find out there is much more to do and see, once you come off the world championship golf courses.

In this property buying guide, we present a brief introduction of the Istanbul market, highlight key investment areas in both the Asian and European sides that are growing in popularity, and have mass potential for capital appreciation.

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