Helping You Build a Life Overseas

Getting Started

Within this section of the website you’ll find information that will help to get started.  Find out why buying a Turkish property is a good idea.  Learn tips on how to plan, what actions to take and how to take them.  In addition to reading the articles in this area please make sure to visit all the other property journey steps including: Turkish financials, Turkish properties, Turkish legalities, moving to Turkey and settling in to Turkey.  Each section has valuable information and it’s a good idea to get an overview even if you’re not planning on a purchase anytime soon.

 


Turkish referendum: what does it all mean?

(cemT / Shutterstock.com)   With the result up in the air we take a look at the ins and outs of this weekend’s Turkish referendum.    Plans to grant  More...


Spring bounce-back for Turkey

  Turkey has just seen its 14th consecutive fall in property sales to foreign buyers. Bad news? Not really – the signs are clear that demand is stoking up ahead of the buying season, with big tour operators promoting Turkey as the affordable Mediterranean.    Investors keeping abreast of the  More...


How to access health services in Turkey

  Since 2005 there has been huge investment poured into Turkish health services by the government, allowing them to match or even better the services on offer in Britain and Europe.   First on the list of things to do for any newly-arriving expat in Turkey is to ensure that a proportion of your money is ring-fenced  More...


Rental law changes in Turkey

(ColorMaker / Shutterstock.com)   In a bid to tighten up bureaucracy and legal loopholes, the Turkish government has announced new changes to rental laws  More...


Turkish delight: how to impress with your manners

  Turkey straddles Europe and the Middle East. So if you want to make friends there, try to adapt to a more exotic etiquette. Here’s a short guide to some do’s and don'ts of life in Turkey.    If you are settling in Turkey and want to avoid having a rapidly diminishing circle of Turkish friends,  More...