All Posts in Category: Property in Turkey

Can I Work In Turkey?

Can I Work In Turkey?   If you’re moving to Turkey, one thing you may be considering is getting a job. Perhaps you’d be interested in something to help with integration into the community you’ve chosen to settle in or perhaps to earn a little cash to cover the cost of life’s little luxuries. It’s by…

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The currency of the care package

The currency of the care package It’s easy to persuade yourself that, if you moved abroad, there’s little or nothing you’d particularly miss. Family and friends are perhaps an unspoken exception but then, hopefully, they’ll visit; there’s always Facetime or you can hop on a plane and be back in a few hours – a…

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relax by the pool at Eid

What happens in Turkey during Eid?

What happens in Turkey during Eid? This weekend saw the beginning of the Eid festival to celebrate the end of Ramadan (Ramazan in Turkey) – a month which can be pretty punishing for a devout Muslim as the summer heat begins. Fasting during daylight hours can be demanding, particularly if you lead an active life. But other…

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Beautiful Kalkan, South West Turkey.

Moving abroad? Keep in touch …

Moving abroad? Keep in touch … If you’re of a certain age, you’ll probably remember a little about life before the internet or cell phones. We’ve probably all read the memes about drinking from hosepipes or playing out with friends all day but there are other differences which would also baffle the average Millennial. The…

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Pitfalls to avoid when moving abroad

Pitfalls to avoid when moving abroad Reasons for emigrating are many and varied. For example, at the moment, few would blame Brits for looking for an escape from the madness which is Brexit. However, more traditional reasons include a yearning for a fresh start or retirement somewhere in the sun, a quest for a better…

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Estate Agents in Turkey – The New Regulations

Estate Agents in Turkey – The New Regulations The last few months have seen a bit of a watershed for the property industry in Turkey. Not only has an amnesty on strict building controls and tax relief on materials encouraged a spurt of construction across the country over the past 12 months, there have been…

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Property Purchase in Turkey – New Regulations for Non-Turkish Clients.

Property Purchase in Turkey – New Regulations for Non-Turkish Clients. Buying a property overseas is always a bit nerve wracking.  No matter how much homework we think we’ve done, there are always some aspects of the process for which we need to put our trust in others even though we might not be feeling completely…

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When Property Gets Personal

When Property Gets Personal If you’ve spent any time at all in the property business, you will probably have already realised it’s personal. We are supposed to be what we eat – but, more often than not, we are also where we live. An army of property geeks who spend their lunchtimes browsing homes on…

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Avoiding The Flood Risks Abroad

Avoiding The Flood Risks Abroad If you follow our social media accounts at all, you will probably have noticed that the winter weather this year has been presenting Mediterranean nations with some pretty severe challenges. January has been among the worst in living memory in Turkey while Storm Leslie battered Portugal and Spain with some…

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Home and Away; the Pros and Cons of having a place at home and abroad

HOME AND AWAY The pros and cons or having a place at “home” and abroad If you set aside the usual obstacles – family, friends, work commitments and the like – and you could move to a new place abroad in 2019, what would you do with your home? Would you put it on the market…

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