Changes to Turkey’s property laws for foreign investors

Foreigners buying Turkey properties have always complained about the red tape involved; most Brits are put off as the whole process allows some conmen to get away with fleecing foreigners. A new proposal for reforming the rules regarding foreigners buying Turkish lands comes as a relief. The new draft relaxes the current rules meaning when … Continue reading

Say hello to the neighbours

Moving to Turkey can be nothing but exciting, with the sun, sea and affordable lifestyle what else can an Expat want? Have you thought about the neighbours? Unless you are moving to a location populated by Brits; …but why would you want that, you just left the UK, then your neighbours are bound to be … Continue reading

5 Tips on how to spot online fraudsters when setting up a business in Turkey

Online B2B website, Alibaba.com has announced its intentions  to targets 30% more Turkish membership by 2011; As someone who along with others have been scammed before on alibaba.com, I though it appropriate I comment on the online business portal’s Turkish ambitions. Alibaba.com is the world’s biggest international business to business online marketplace; they have more than 56 million registered … Continue reading

10 Things to Do Before Moving to Turkey

Moving abroad is an exciting time but can get a bit overwhelming; for those of you joining thousands of Brits on the mass emigration to Turkey, there are a million and one things to do but the question is always where to start. I’ve compiled a to- do list to help people with their move … Continue reading

Turkey Vehicle Visa- online appointment system up and running

Most forums about moving to Turkey have daunting stories about rules involving vehicles. They report problems of queuing or being turned away, not to mention monies spent. It is therefore great news to hear that people who need to obtain a new Turkish vehicle visa (MOT) can now do just that with the new online … Continue reading