Europeans buy homes in Alanya
Foreigners started buying property in Turkey in 2003. Before 2003, only Germans used to buy a property in Alanya. After changing the reciprocity law for foreign home buyers, many foreigners have bought properties in Alanya.
Especially German, Finnish, Norwegian, Danish and Swedish people have bought holiday homes in Alanya. Then follow Irish, English, Belgian, Dutch. Recently, Ukrainians and Russians have also bought or rented apartments in Alanya.
The biggest reason for buying a property in Alanya for the majority of buyers from Europe is thanks to Alanya's warm and long summer season and with its mild winter weather it attracts many foreigners to spend the winter in Alanya as well.
Another reasons why to buy a property in Alanya:
Cheaper living conditions than in the EU
Delicious Turkish food
Hospitable Turkish people
High quality healthcare services
Tasty and fresh fruit and vegetable
Gazipaşa airport (only 35 km to Alanya)
Short flight distance to many countries
Many historical areas nearby
14 km long sandy beaches.
Foreign home buyers usually buy apartments or villas in Alanya:
The quality of property construction is developing rapidly every day. Today, the construction sector knows much better what the foreign home buyers want. Apartments in complexes with rich facilities and around Alanya are in demand.
They use their apartments mostly in the summer, but also in the winter when the heat in Europe has sunk below zero degrees where Alanya still offers a summer feeling which even in winter has an average of 20 degrees higher heat than other European countries.
Some like to have an apartment, some buy a villa:
These foreigners often live in Alanya in the winter as well. Some live permanently in Alanya.
Alanya has a population of approximately 100,000 people. This is why many home buyers prefer to buy their homes in Alanya's surroundings.
The most popular places to buy a property are on the east side of Alanya. On the eastern side are Oba, Cikcilli, Kestel, Mahmutlar, Kargıcak and Demirtaş. And on the west side are Konaklı, Avsallar, Okurcalar and Türkler.
In Alanya you can buy a studio or apartment, you can buy a villa with a sea view, even you can design and build your own villa too. You can buy land, you can buy shop or commercial property as well.
There are tons of choices you can make by consulting with a real estate agent or broker, but be sure to choose wisely.