Real Estate in Turkey

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By Betsy Burlingame

Last updated on Nov 27, 2021

Summary: People living in Turkey offer advice about real estate. How do you find a home in Turkey? Should you buy or rent? What is the cost of housing?

How do I find a place to live in Turkey?

We asked expats how they chose their neighborhood and found a place to live. They answered:

"I recently married a lovely Turkish man and he already has his own home in a very nice neighborhood of Karsiyaka. It's a 10 min. walk to the seaside and parks and there are ample corner markets, bakeries, pharmacies and grocery stores nearby. The post office isn't far away either, so we are in a good location," said another expat in Izmir.

"We narrowed down the area we wanted to live in and went to a local real estate agent and gave him the list of what we wanted in an apartment," remarked another member in Istanbul.

"We were recommended to contact a local Real Estate agent, who specialize in ex-patriates and what we need," explained one expat living in Istanbul, Turkey.

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