Straddling two continents across the Bosphorus Strait, with its skyline studded with minarets and modern towers, Istanbul is World-famous for its rich history.
Considered truly a global city, Istanbul is the largest city in Turkey and forms its business, financial, and creative capital.
For the best part of two decades, Istanbul has been the success story of Turkish property. International buyers, increasingly from the Middle East, flooded into the vibrant ‘gateway to the west’, lured by a new crop of luxury homes, a boom in prices—and stunning waterfront views.
The Turkey Citizenship by Investment Program launched in 2017, has proven to be an attractive and popular choice among global investors, thanks to its low entry points of just $250,000. As a result, property price growth has averaged 23.6% per year since 2010. With no signs of slowing down, 2020 marked the highest level of house sales ever recorded despite the pandemic sparked standstill in April and May.
Besiktas is one of the most vital sea hubs on the European side of the Bosphorus while also being the capital of finance, shopping, nightlife, education, arts and culture in Istanbul. Besiktas is home to some prominent neighbourhoods in Istanbul like Levent, Ortakoy, Arnavutkoy, Kurucesme and Bebek and hosts various valuable historical sites such as Dolmabahçe Palace, Ihlamur Valley, Yıldız Palace, and Ortaköy Mosque.
Sarıyer located in the northern European tip of Istanbul, has been perceived as a summer resort throughout its history. Politicians, celebrities and wealthy families escape the heat of Istanbul and spend time in their luxurious holiday homes by the shore during the summer. With picturesque nature, dense green spaces, stunning beaches and charming view of the Bosphorus, Sariyer is one of the most charming areas in the country.
Located along the Bosporus on the Asian side of the city, Beykoz has a unique character which is hard to find in other districts. Beykoz is one of the tranquil and upscale areas of Istanbul, and it is an integrated service area with luxury that distinguishes it from the rest of Istanbul. Beykoz is an attractive tourist spot for local and international travellers for its beautiful coasts of Istanbul which is dotted with luxury cafes and unique restaurants.
Located at a lively point within the European side of Istanbul, Sisli is home to several famous historical and cultural sites. Known as Paris’ Champs Elysées and Manhattan’s 5th Avenue, Nisantasi is one of Sisli’s most prestigious and luxurious neighbourhoods that share the magnificent views of the Bosphorus River along with other neighbourhoods like Bomonti and Kurtulus.
Beyoglu is one of the most sought after and central districts in Istanbul. Famous tourist landmarks including Takism Square and Istikal Avenue makes Beyoglu area one of the most bustling and attractive districts in Istanbul.
Located on the Anatolian side, Kadikoy is a dynamic district of Istanbul that features a more relaxed and vibrant vibe than the bustling European side. Central Kadikoy is a cosmopolitan area with abundant cafes, bars and unique boutiques and serves as a transport hub of the Asian side of Istanbul thanks to the proximity to the European side.
Umraniye area is considered the center of the Asian side of Istanbul and is a vital area where Istanbul Financial Center is located. It is characterised by wide green spaces, picturesque nature and spacious modern residential areas. Due to its elevated altitude, panaromic scenes of the Bosphorus and European Side can be seen from Ümraniye.
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