Real Estate Law Articles and News in Turkey

Turkish Citizenship By Purchasing Property

Turkish Citizenship By Purchasing Property Turkey has reduced the limits for foreigners to acquire Turkish citizenship to encourage investment, according to new regulations published in the country's Official Gazette yesterday. Accordingly, foreigners who own real estate in Turkey worth a minimum $250,000, instead of a previous limit of $1 million, can now avail Turkish citizenship. [...]

By |2018-09-22T14:42:18+00:00September 22nd, 2018|Real Estate|Comments Off on Turkish Citizenship By Purchasing Property

Right of Pre-emption Under Turkish Law

Right of Pre-emption Under Turkish Law Turkish Civil Code provides two types of pre-emption rights without providing a definition: one is the contractual pre-emption right and the other one is the legal pre-emption right. A contractual pre-emption right is one conferred by a contract. Any property owner can conclude a contract with anybody empowering him/her [...]

By |2018-02-27T11:50:52+00:00February 27th, 2018|Real Estate|Comments Off on Right of Pre-emption Under Turkish Law

Co-Ownership by Shares Under Turkish Law

Co-Ownership by Shares The first type of co-ownership that Turkish Civil Code regulates is “co-ownership by shares”. The Turkish Civil Code defines the co-ownership by shares in Article 688 as “where a certain things are in the ownership of several persons, each of whom owns a share of it and yet it is outwardly undivided, [...]

By |2018-02-26T11:35:39+00:00February 26th, 2018|Real Estate|Comments Off on Co-Ownership by Shares Under Turkish Law

Buyin Property In Turkey – A Guide For Foreigners

BUYING PROPERTY IN TURKEY: GUIDE FOR FOREIGNERS This guide is prepared to help foreigners who wish to buy property in Turkey. However, this guide is not a substitute for professional consultancy services. 1. Legal Basis: In accordance with the Article 35 of the Land Registry Law No. 2644, amended by Law No. 6302, which entered [...]

By |2018-02-20T13:28:11+00:00February 20th, 2018|Real Estate|Comments Off on Buyin Property In Turkey – A Guide For Foreigners

Citizenship through real estate purchase in Turkey

Turkey has reduced the limits for foreigners to acquire Turkish citizenship to encourage investment, according to new regulations published in the country's Official Gazette yesterday. Accordingly, foreigners who own real estate in Turkey worth a minimum $250,000, instead of a previous limit of $1 million, can now avail Turkish citizenship. Turkey's housing sales to foreigners [...]

By |2018-09-20T17:58:39+00:00February 8th, 2018|Real Estate|Comments Off on Citizenship through real estate purchase in Turkey

A New Law Eliminating VAT For Foreign Property Buyers In Turkey

Turkey’s parliament has approved an omnibus law which introduced an exemption of 18 percent of value-added tax (VAT) for foreigners who invest in real estate in Turkey. The law, which was passed by parliament late on Feb. 23, will also be applicable to Turks who live and work abroad for more than six months. Foreigners [...]

By |2018-01-26T15:34:22+00:00January 26th, 2018|Real Estate, Tax Law, Uncategorized|Comments Off on A New Law Eliminating VAT For Foreign Property Buyers In Turkey

Turkey: Acquiring Real Estate Of Foreign People In Turkey

Acquiring real estate of foreign real person and foreign legal person is ordered in the article 35 of Land Registry Law 2644. According to this; With the reservation of reciprocity and compliance with legal restrictions, foreign real person can acquire real estates, where falling under the real estate use or locality development plan in central [...]

By |2018-01-26T15:34:34+00:00July 2nd, 2015|Real Estate|Comments Off on Turkey: Acquiring Real Estate Of Foreign People In Turkey