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Turkey is one of the largest international education hubs. Tens of thousands of international students enter this country's universities each year. The main advantages of studying in Turkey include affordable accommodation prices and tuition fees, along with the well-developed everyday life and leisure facilities.
Turkey has a liberal visa regime for over a hundred nationalities who can obtain entry rights simply by paying a fee at the border or online. There are many types of residence permits for applicants and their dependents, which, in the case of property, do not depend on the value of the real estate purchase.
In Turkey, it costs €500–700 a year to maintain a two- or three-bedroom apartment and €1,200–1,700 for the same services in a house.
Taxes in Turkey are relatively low in comparison to Western European countries.
In Turkey, both existing and newly-built properties can be purchased with a loan. The mortgage rates in this country are higher than in the EU. As such, it is beneficial to buy newly-built property with interest-free installment plans available from the developers for 12-18 months.
urkey is a popular destination for buyers looking for hot deals on resort property, luxurious urban abodes and historical buildings to renovate. With prices rising year on year, it might be worth checking out our guide to buying property in Turkey.
Brits, Russians and Germans are the main foreign buyers of property in Turkey. Real estate going for €50,000–70,000 is in demand, particularly resort apartments in Alanya, Antalya, Belek, Bodrum, Didim and Fethiye, as well as flats and commercial premises in Istanbul.
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