Are you an investor? Or maybe, you have just decided to start a new life and business in Istanbul. In both ways, you need to know The city is really big and populous. Istanbul is divided into two parts: the European and Asian, the first is located west of the Bosphorus Strait, connects the Black Sea with the Sea of Marmara, and is full of life and work …, The second is located east of the Bosphorus and holds great geographical importance, this part is considered one of Istanbul’s best residential areas in the city of Istanbul because of its tranquility, peace, and heritage.
Istanbul is also the biggest cultural and financial center of Turkey. And that makes the city a focus of interest for foreign property investors of all nationalities. The best residential areas in Istanbul vary for many reasons, some of them due to natural beauty, others due to the urban and economic renaissance, and success in various projects and excellence.
Istanbul as well as offers sun, sea, stunning views and beautiful scenery, friendly people, value for money, freehold properties, low cost of living, great investment opportunities.
Your criteria when buying a property for living purposes should be prioritized with the opportunities for the place you work, the social life of the region, transportation services, living conditions especially when you are a family with kids, health services, of the family should. Here, we give you a mini-guide about the most popular places for Foreigners to buy property in Istanbul.
Şişli is one of the major 39 districts of Istanbul on the European side of the city. Although not by the sea, it’s located at the exit from the Bosphorus Bridge that links Asia to Europe. Şişli is one of the oldest and most extensive districts of the city. Especially the number of residences is on the rise. Şişli is perfect for investment. Public transportation is available at anywhere and can take you ever point in the city. Numerous malls, hotels and social activities are in the neighborhood. Not only residences, but also newly built apartments are so popular because of urban renewal. Specifically, Bomonti is the one of the most remarkable regions with appealing real estate projects in the last years in Şişli.
Beyoglu is located on the European side of Istanbul, between the southern part of the Bosphorus and the golden horn, dating back to 4500 years. Beyoglu is one of Istanbul’s most important districts. It is a tourist destination for art, culture, tourism, and entertainment. Its name means “The Regional Patriarch’s Son.” Beyoglu was also named “Pera” at the Byzantine Empire, meaning “the opposite seashore.” It has great access to all public transportation.
Beylikdüzü is a district in the European side of Istanbul, Turkey, located north of the Sea of Marmara, south of Esenyurt, east of Büyükçekmece, and west of Avcılar. Beylikdüzü is the modern part of Istanbul which is improving more every day. This is one of the most budget-friendly districts of the city. Another advantage is that it’s close to Atatürk Airport, 15 minutes drive. Choices of public transportation are very rich for the area. Access to the region became easier with the extension of the Metrobüs line to Beylikdüzü. Metrobüs operates 24 hours, so it is possible to go to Beylikdüzü directly from the downtown anytime. Investment in Beylikduzu has a great value owing to the presence of first-class facilities in the region. Hundreds of luxury projects are currently under construction from residential projects to the IDO maritime transport station.
Sarıyer is the northernmost district of Istanbul, Turkey, on the European side of the city. The Sarıyer district is a huge area consisting of the villages on the European side of the Bosphorus from Rumelifeneri, down through Tarabya, Yeniköy, İstinye, Emirgan to Rumelihisarı. Its neighbors are Eyüp to the northwest, Beşiktaş to the south and Kağıthane to the west. Sarıyer has a fine private museum, the Sadberk Hanim Museum founded by the Koc family, the richest of Turkey. A superb collection of archaeological and ethnographic items are housed in two old wooden houses. Sariyer is a city of luxury real estate and historical palaces and the most secure area of earthquakes in Istanbul.
Bahçeşehir is situated in the European portion of İstanbul. “Bahçeşehir” is named after its beauty and the many parks there. In the last years, Bahçeşehir is one the most looked-for locations for investors because it has many luxurious residential complexes with the highest amenities, social and health facilities, and many shops and malls. It’s close to Atatürk Airport, universities, malls, shopping districts, seaside and public transportation. Not to mention its proximity to the new Istanbul Canal project, which will play a leading role in changing the future of Istanbul.
Bakırköy is a neighborhood, municipality, and district on the European side of Istanbul, Turkey. The quarter is densely populated, has a residential character, and is inhabited by an upper-middle-class population. Bakırköy lies between the D.100 highway (locally known as E-5) and the coast of the Sea of Marmara. Some parts of Bakırköy are very pleasant residential areas. The centre of Bakırköy is an important commercial district. There is a huge shopping district a range of cinemas, bars, and cafés, as well as a conversion of streets to pedestrian malls. Bakırköy is easy to reach by public transport.
Kadıköy is a large, populous, and cosmopolitan district in the Asian side of Istanbul, Turkey, on the northern shore of the Sea of Marmara. Kadıköy is also the name of the most prominent neighborhood of the district, a residential and commercial area that, with its numerous bars, cinemas and bookshops, is the cultural center of the Anatolian side of Istanbul. Its neighboring districts are Üsküdar to the northwest, Ataşehir to the northeast, Maltepe to the southeast, and Kartal beyond Maltepe. The major Haydarpaşa Terminal of the Turkish State Railways is located close to Kadıköy’s center.
Üsküdar is a large and densely populated district and the municipality of Istanbul, Turkey, on the Anatolian shore of the Bosphorus. It is bordered on the north by Beykoz, on the east by Ümraniye, on the southeast by Ataşehir, on the south by Kadıköy, and on the west by the Bosphorus, with the areas of Beşiktaş, Beyoğlu, and Eminönü on the opposite shore. The Üsküdar district is primarily residential, and considerable numbers of its residents commute to central Istanbul. It is connected by rail and road with major centres of Anatolia and is linked by ferry service and bridge with central Istanbul. skudar is famous for its beautiful shoreline, the Maiden’s Tower, Camlica Hill, Fethi Pasha Grove, historic places such as 16th century Mosques, fountains and many more.
Kartal is a district of Istanbul, Turkey, located on the Asian side of the city, on the coast of the Marmara Sea between Maltepe and Pendik. Despite being far from the city centre, Kartal is heavily populated. the district’s neighbors are Maltepe to the west, Sultanbeyli, and Sancaktepe to the north, and Pendik to the east. Luxury apartment complexes have been built on the coast, along with much more housing inland and this has attracted more shops and infrastructure. There are several well-known private and state schools in the area, Maltepe University is the private university of Kartal. the distance between Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International airport and Kartal is only 10 kilometers. Kartal coast, Dragos Hill, and Aydos Forest stand out as the sightseeing spots of Kartal
Ümraniye is a district located on the Asian side of Istanbul. It was separated from Üsküdar in 1987. It is bordered by Çekmeköy to the northeast, Sancaktepe to the east, Ataşehir to the south, Üsküdar to the west, and Beykoz to the northwest. It is known as Ormaniye because of the green area it once had. Ümraniye is the most populous district of the Anatolian Side in terms of population. In the last few decades, Ümraniye has built a lively shopping and business district. With the real estate investments made in this region by the big companies of the market, are known as the district with the strongest infrastructure.