Turkey

Turkey

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The number of overseas property purchases in Turkey rose by 78 per cent in the first half of 2013, with the city of Istanbul leading the way. “Most of our clients who were interested in buying Turkish properties used to be British,” explains Julian Walker of Spot Blue International Property. “Now we are seeing a lot of buyers from the Middle East, who view the country as a safe place to invest.”

On the market: One-bedroom apartment in the Bahcesehir area of Istanbul, £63,000 with Spot Blue

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