Istanbul hotspots for 2019

Istanbul hotspots for 2019

The Istanbul real estate market has experienced rocky times throughout 2018, with the suburbs taking a hefty shock in prices. However statistics recently released by the Turkish statistics authority, show a surge in the number of sales when compared to 2017. In the first 10 m...

Turkish citizen by real estate investment

Turkish citizen by real estate investment

Professional guidance from the Turkish experts Become a full Turkish citizen and obtain a Turkish passport by investing in Turkish property. Here is your complete guide to the process. Pera Property's experienced team of experts and legal team have studied the pro...

$250,000 for a Turkish passport - Golden passport law is official

$250,000 for a Turkish passport - Golden passport law is official

As predicted in March 2018, the Turkish government passed a new law, reducing the required investment level for the Turkish "Golden Passport".   Following initiatives in other EU countries, Turkey also allowed for investors making a one time investment of $1...

3-Storey Grand Istanbul Bosphorous Tunnel

3-Storey Grand Istanbul Bosphorous Tunnel

The project design of the 3 storey grand Istanbul Tunnel has been completed and it is planned to be tendered with the Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) model. However, what will the effects of this huge investment be on Istanbul? How will this huge investment affect Istanbul? A...

Media Highway District will be Istanbul's new center!

Media Highway District will be Istanbul's new center!

In the rapidly developing Istanbul real estate market, the most important areas of the European side surround the Media Highway, locally known as "Basin Expres". Media Highway is designated as a Prestige Service and Central Business Area in the Istanbul Strategic Pl...

February 2018 real estate statistics have been published.

February 2018 real estate statistics have been published.

Turkish authorities have published the statistics for the month of February - with interesting results. The month of February saw a 0.89% increase in prices over the month of January, making an annualised index of 11.49%. Rental price rises saw an increase of 0.24% in Fe...

Turkish golden passport reduced to $300,000

Turkish golden passport reduced to $300,000

The Turkish government are due to announce a reduction in the requirements for the "golden passport". Following on from iniatives in other EU countries, Turkish authorities announced in 2017, that for a $1,000,000 (one million US dollars) investment, investors would...

Kagithane investment zone

Kagithane investment zone

Kagithane is a primarily residential district of Istanbul, within a short drive of Istanbul's primary business district in Levent. Real estate price rises have averaged 180% since 2012 according to Pera's statistician Mert. Experts are in agreement that this impressive r...

Media Highway Commercial district

Media Highway Commercial district

  The Media Highway commercial district has dominated the real estate news sector of late, but what is this district?   Map of the Media highway zone, showing the key institutions, with the under construction metro lines indicated in green The Media Hig...

Istanbul's best performing districts

Istanbul's best performing districts

Foreigners have invested in Istanbul for centuries, some have done well, some not so much. Every investor in land or real estate knows the three primary rules: Location, Location, Location. Pera Property has conducted real estate statistics in Istanbul since 2011, collected meticulously from gove...

Istanbul's most expensive districts

Istanbul's most expensive districts

Since 2004, Istanbul has made huge strides in improving the lives of its residents. From building thousands of kilometres of roads and bridges, to hundreds of kilometres of new metro lines, as well as improving amenities and facilities throughout the city, Istanbul's ruling mayor has vastly impr...

Kadikoy regeneration zone

Kadikoy regeneration zone

Kadikoy, historically the meeting point for debate and judgement, is a desirable hotspot for Turks. Home to the elite, the wealthy, and the famous, foreigners lacking the knowledge tend not to buy here. Yet the uber rich of Istanbul all have a yacht in the Fenerbahce Marina. Caddebostan is famous fo...