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The best places in Istanbul for residency


The best places in Istanbul for residency

Istanbul is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. The number of people who want to live in Istanbul, which connects the Asian and European continents and attracts investors from all over the world with its strategic location, is increasing day by day. Istanbul, one of the most prestigious cities in Turkey, is the first choice of foreigners in real estate investment. The Turkish Government offers unique opportunities for those who intend to buy real estate and live in Istanbul. The most important of these opportunities is the obtaining of Turkish citizenship by property purchases of 250,000 USD and above.

Let's talk about the important things foreigners, who plan to live in Turkey, should know before starting to live here.

Turkey with the standard of living, low cost of living, the possibility of Turkish citizenship through real estate investment, the simple process of work, and residence permit, is a great country for foreigners who want to live here. The sheltering, rental fees, transportation, fresh foods, daily social spending, and the cost of living in Turkey are cheaper than in many European countries and the United States. Also, luxurious real estate prices are quite affordable in Turkey.

Foreigners, who decide to live in Turkey, are required to obtain a work or residence permit after 90 days visa. (A foreigner with a residence permit must obtain a work permit to work in Turkey. The residence permit cannot be used for a work permit.) One of the easiest ways to get a residence permit in Turkey is to buy real estate. You can easily get residence permit in Turkey with your family (spouse and children under the age of 18) by buying real estate. You can also apply for Turkish citizenship with your family (spouse and children under the age of 18) through a property investment of 250.000 USD and above.

Living in Turkey is pretty good for foreigners, who come from abroad and whose earnings are foreign currency. With the depreciation of the Turkish lira against foreign exchange, the housing sales in Turkey are increased. That is, a foreigner with foreign currency income from abroad can take a good quality of life in Turkey on very good terms.

The most popular city for foreigners who want to live in Turkey is Istanbul. Istanbul has numerous real estate options for foreigners who want to live here. In a city with so many options, location selection is of great importance. In this article, we talked about the best places in Istanbul for residency.

The advantages of Istanbul made it a great opportunity to live in it

The best places in Istanbul for residency

  1. Besiktas

Besiktas is not only in Istanbul but also is one of the best places to reside in Turkey. Besiktas, located on the Bosphorus strip on the European Side of Istanbul, is the most prestigious and valuable district of Istanbul. In Besiktas, the culture, art, and education capital of Istanbul, there are all kinds of social facilities such as luxury restaurants, cafes, and shopping centers with world-famous stores. From Besiktas, which is close to the most important and touristic centers of Istanbul, you can reach places easily such as Taksim Square, Eminonu, Sultanahmet Square, and the Grand Bazaar in a few minutes. Besiktas also has public transportation alternatives such as tram, funicular, ferry, and bus, which can be reached easily in other districts of the city.

The best places in Besiktas for residency are Bebek, Levazim, Akat, Arnavutkoy, Kurucesme, Levent and Etiler.

  1. Kadikoy

Kadikoy is one of the most preferred and most important settlements in Istanbul. Kadikoy, which is a developed district, has various transportation facilities such as ferry, metro, train, and bus. You can easily reach the European Side districts by ferry from Kadikoy, which is seen as the center of the Anatolian Side. It is a distinguished district where many activities such as concerts, theater, opera, painting exhibitions, seminars, conferences, and panels can be held together. In Kadikoy, which has a very lively city life, you can find many social opportunities such as entertainment, sports, and arts. Bagdat Street, one of the most famous streets of Istanbul, is located in Kadikoy.

The best places in Kadikoy for residency are Suadiye, Caddebostan, and Moda.

  1. Beyoglu

Beyoglu is a popular district of Istanbul frequented by visitors. With Taksim Square, Galata Tower, and Istiklal Street, with its historical passages and historical, it is the district where the most iconic works of Istanbul are located. Everyone living in Istanbul takes into account the proximity of the place where he/she lives to Taksim Square. The importance of Beyoglu for Istanbul is different with its lively lifestyle and streets that don't sleep. There are generally historical buildings in Beyoglu. Although there are not many new housing projects, many people who want to feel the rhythm of the city prefer to live in Beyoglu.

The best places in Beyoglu for residency are Galata, Cihangir, and Asmalimescit.

  1. Sariyer

Sariyer is one of the greenest and most livable districts of Istanbul. This district, where lively city life and peaceful life come together, is famous for its natural beauty, restaurants, museums, and historical places on the Bosphorus. It is the place where especially the upper-income group often prefers to live.

The best places in Sariyer for residency are Istinye, Yenikoy, Baltalimani, Emirgan, and Tarabya.

  1. Fatih

Fatih is a distinguished district on the Historical Peninsula where you can find everything about Istanbul. The district, which hosts most of the historical monuments of Istanbul, is among the most visited places by tourists. It is also possible to find new buildings restored within the scope of urban transformation works in Fatih, where generally old and historical buildings are located.

The best places in Fatih for residency are Fener, Balat, and Eminonu.

  1. Bakirkoy

Bakirkoy, which is on the coast of the Marmara Sea, is one of the districts of Istanbul with the highest living welfare. It is famous for its lively and modern daily life, social facilities, shopping centers, restaurants, and cafes by the sea. It is possible to find many luxury housing projects with sea views in Bakirkoy.

The best places in Bakirkoy for residency are Yesilkoy, Atakoy, and Florya.

  1. Atasehir

Ataşehir district, located on the Anatolian side of Istanbul, stands out with newly built luxury housing projects, transportation facilities, and recreation areas. The district, which has developed very rapidly in recent years, is among the most preferred places for residence.

The best places in Atasehir for residency are Kayısdagi and Kucukbakkalkoy.

  1. Sisli

Sisli is one of the most cosmopolitan and luxurious districts of the European Side. The district is famous for its vibrant and lively city life, history and culture, churches, museums, mosques, and shopping centers. It is very close to the most important historical and touristic districts of Istanbul such as Beyoglu, Fatih, and Sariyer. There are many newly built luxury housing projects in Sisli.

The best places in Sisli for residency are Nisantasi, Tesvikiye, Bomonti, and Macka.

Diversity of reasons for choosing the area in Istanbul for housing

  1. Uskudar

Üsküdar is a district on the Anatolian side, with luxury social facilities on the Bosphorus. Uskudar, which hosts magnificent views, is famous for its Camlica Hill, Fethi Pasha Grove, historical mosques, and fountains. Also, the iconic symbol of Istanbul, the Maiden's Tower, which is one of the first places that come to mind when Istanbul is mentioned today, is located within the borders of Uskudar. There are many ultra-luxury housing projects in Uskudar.

The best places in Uskudar for residency are Kuzguncuk, Beylerbeyi, and Cengelkoy.

  1. Basaksehir

Basaksehir, which has been a shining star in recent years, is one of the most preferred districts of Istanbul. Basaksehir with its large and comfortable living spaces, and spacious apartments, is one of the most preferred districts with its peaceful and calm living environment.

The best places in Basaksehir for residency are Bahcesehir, Ayazma, and Ispartakule.

If you have decided to live in Istanbul, Diyar Turk Real Estate is always ready to serve with its wide portfolio. You can contact the experienced and professional consultants of Diyar Turk Real Estate to get more information about places to residency in Istanbul.

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