Licenced Real Estate Agency, TERRA Real Estate ® offers a wide range of real estate in Istanbul including villas, apartments, lands, and commercial properties. If you are planning to buy a property in Istanbul, check our website and start searching for your dream property. Use the filters on the right side to refine your search.
Let's Get to Know the City Before Buying Property in Istanbul
Istanbul is located in the Marmara region in the northwest part of Turkey and occupies two continents Europe and Asia. Istanbul served as the capital of the three big empires, Rome, Byzantine, and Ottoman Turks. Due to its geo-strategic location, the city has been the center of trade, business, energy, transportation, education, science, and tourism for many centuries.
Istanbul has 39 beautiful towns, each of which has its own character with its beautiful nature, historical sites, diverse culture, numerous restaurants, cafes, places to dine and shop.
Istanbul has the biggest share in the Turkish real estate market and the city is among the most preferred cities by foreign nationals who want to invest and buy property in Turkey. Already buying property in Istanbul has always been very popular among foreign nationals, especially among Europeans, Middle Easterners, and Turks living abroad.
On the other hand, considering the number of business centers and dynamic markets, the city offers not only a selection of luxury properties but also commercial properties in Istanbul center and its suburbs. Keep in mind that the Asian side called Anatolia offers more and more opportunities for business development. This region also stands out for its excellent transportation infrastructure and proximity to Sabiha Gökçen Airport (SGH).
Istanbul has two airports; one on the European side; 3rd Istanbul Airport the other on the Anatolian side; Sabiha Gökçen Airport. Both airports provide connections to the whole world and every city in Turkey. Additionally, Istanbul Airport is one of the largest ones and stands out for its perfect quality services and high-security system.
If you're considering the possibility of buying a property in Istanbul, keep reading our article about buying and living in Istanbul.
Types of Properties in Istanbul
Properties in Istanbul are superior in quality, comfort, features, and facilities and offer facilities, amenities in European standards as well as the best services.
You can easily find first-class luxury apartments in Istanbul, private villas in gated communities with rich facilities, off-plan and urban transformation projects, government-backed residential projects, high-end residences close to the center of the city, sea-front mansions, and brand new houses close to all local and social amenities despite being away from the city noise.
Most of the properties for sale in Istanbul provide great features such as smart home concept houses, swimming pools, aqua slides, playground for children, Turkish bath, sauna, fitness center, tennis courts, golf courses, basketball, volleyball fields, cafes, restaurants, car parking area, 7/24 security, gardener and more.
Why Should I Invest in Real Estate in Istanbul?
Istanbul is the hot spot of Turkey, because of its investment opportunities, strong transport networks, well-known universities, historical and cultural sites, social life and nightlife, entertainment centers, indoor and outdoor sports activities, and investment properties to buy.
Undoubtedly, the city is the perfect choice to buy a luxury villa for settlement, a second home, investment, or other purposes. Properties in Istanbul have good rental income potential. Some of the key-ready residential house complexes in Istanbul offer a high rental income guarantee for a 4 - 5 years term. Since almost all of the luxury residential house complexes are administered by professional companies, you can enjoy the facilities all year-round or rent your apartments via professional companies and ask them to make them ready for your holiday.
Also, after buying a property, it is easy to renovate, re-furnished, rent, or re-sell the property in Istanbul at a higher price. So, if you invest in Istanbul real estate, be sure that you will never lose both in the short and long term.
Where to Buy Property in Istanbul?
The Istanbul real estate market has always been one of the most attractive locations to buy real estate with its high return on investment and safe environment. We highly recommend the home seekers and investors get professional assistance while searching for properties. Property prices in Istanbul differ from district to district.
The best spots to buy real estate in Istanbulare Zeytinburnu, Beyoğlu, Şişli, Maçka, Levent, Mecidiyeköy, Bebek, Beylikdüzü, Bahçeşehir, Büyükçekmece, Küçükçekmece and Esenyurt. These districts offer exclusive apartments and at the same time cheap apartments. In the massive housing projects in Beylikdüzü, Bahçeşehir, Büyükçekmece, Küçükçekmece, Bağcılar, and Esenyurt the prices of the apartments are comparatively lower than the other parts of Istanbul.
On the other hand, central districts such as Zeytinburnu, Beyoğlu, Şişli, Maçka, Levent, Mecidiyeköy, Bebek, Beylikdüzü, Bahçeşehir, Büyükçekmece, Küçükçekmece and Esenyurt are highly sought after areas to buy property in Istanbul Turkey among foreign nationals
These regions are valuable and highly desired by many foreign nationals both for permanent and temporary life. Real estate for sale in Istanbul not only offers luxury, but also the very contemporary style and ultimate service of all terms.
How to Buy a Property in Istanbul?
Even the idea of buying a property abroad is challenging for everybody since it is not easy to spend your savings / money in another country. Buying a house in Istanbul is actually a very easy process if you find a good, reliable local real estate agency.
TERRA Real Estate ® will be glad to help you search and find the best real estate in Istanbul, take care of the legal procedure, and prepare the documents for you free of charge.
As Turkish property experts, we have already made hundreds of foreign buyers home-owners in Turkey since 2004.
If you are planning to buy or invest in a property in Istanbul, all you should do is choose where to buy in Istanbul that suits you, your budget, your family, and your lifestyle.
How to Buy Property with a Payment Plan in Istanbul?
It is possible to buy real estate in Turkey with a payment plan up to 5 years without any bank involved in the transactions. Payment plans in most cases require a minimum 30-35% cash deposit and the rest is payable every month, each third month, or twice a year in Turkish Liras or in your desired currency. When buying a property on an installment payment plan, the interest rate is either very low or no interest at all. Read the "Mortgage and Finance in Turkey" page for detailed information.
* Note: Please note that the payment plan is NOT available for all properties but some bigger Turkish property developers with good financial power can offer this option.
Enter the Professional World of TERRA Real Estate ®
TERRA Real Estate ® specializes in the representation of out-of-region buyers and foreign nationals in the buying and selling of real estate in Turkey and is a committed business member of the Association of International Property Professionals (AIPP) and is regulated by the Property Ombudsman.
As one of the pioneers in the Turkish real estate market, we are confident that our wide real estate portfolio continuously offers unique opportunities. We do not only offer houses for sale in Istanbul but also offer investment commercial properties and lands for sale in Istanbul.
If you contact us regarding properties for sale in Istanbul, we will be glad to send you a hand-picked listing and arrange a viewing tour to show you the mentioned properties. We also offer free consultancy pre-during-after sales in finding the best property in Istanbul. Let's contact us to get started now!