Turkey is a land of contrasts, from its sun-drenched beaches to its soaring mountains. Filling the gaps are the great city of Istanbul, world-class coastal resorts, historic ruins and monuments, Aegean olive groves and hilly hinterlands. Whether you choose to indulge in Turkey’s many wonders by buying a holiday home or moving here permanently, you will need to obtain a residence permit.
Deciding where to buy a holiday home in Turkey might leave you scratching your head, such is its size, diversity and sheer beauty. Don’t be overwhelmed; be excited at the prospect of discovering this fabulous land.
Your property purchase won’t get off the ground without careful financial planning from the outset. Park those thoughts of golden sands lapped by the sparkling Aegean Sea for now. It’s time to focus on the more practical aspects of buying overseas. Here are some top tips to help get your financial affairs in order before you buy.
So you’ve got your property in Turkey, but it looks a little empty! Your furnishing options include buying locally, nipping up to Ikea (which is a little unimaginative, frankly, but undeniably easy), or bringing your stuff from home. It’s that option that we’re investigating today.
Deciding to part with thousands of pounds to purchase a property in Turkey requires a lot of careful thought. You’ll need to plan your finances carefully, establishing from the start the exact amount you can afford, and what your financial sources are.