Real estate sales to foreigners in Turkey
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Real estate sales to foreigners in Turkey recorded a record year over the past 10 years.
According to information obtained by Anatolia, from the General Directorate of Land Registry and Survey of the Turkish Ministry of Environment and Urban Development, foreigners bought 67,322 properties in Turkey last year.
Iraqis topped the list of most foreigners buying real estate in Turkey, followed by the British, then the Germans, Russians and Saudis.
Last year saw the purchase of 6,307 real estate lands, 61 thousand and 15 apartments by 63,986 foreign citizens.
Real estate sales to foreigners in Turkey reached 10,806 properties during 2010, while this number reached 67,322 properties during the past year.
Foreigners preferred the states of Istanbul, Bursa and Mugla to purchase real estate, while Istanbul, Antalya and Mugla topped the list of the states with the most purchase of apartments by foreigners.
During 2019, Istanbul saw 25,872 apartments sold.
At the level of the Turkish districts that sell best apartments and real estate to foreigners, the list is issued by:
Esenyurt District (Istanbul), with 7 thousand and 266 properties
and Alanya District (Antalya Province) with 6 thousand and 152 properties.
The citizens of Britain, Germany and Greece, topped the list of the most buying real estate in Turkey among the European Union countries, in all past years.
Source: Anatolia Agency