What do foreigners who want to buy a house in Turkey need to know?
- What do foreigners who want to buy a house in Turkey need to know?
Foreign nationals who want to buy a house in Turkey should obtain the following information before the sale process:
-It is necessary to find out which country's citizens can buy real estate in Turkey by applying to the General Directorate of Land Registry and Cadastre (Foreign Affairs Department), Land Registry Directorates or Embassies/Consulates of the Republic of Turkey.
- It is necessary to confirm that the residence to be purchased is not within the borders of the military security zone.
This information can be obtained by asking the authorized command by the Land Registry Directorate. If the real estate is within the borders of the security zone, it is not possible to sell houses to foreigners. After obtaining information about the restrictions imposed on the purchase of real estate by foreigners in Turkey, the sale can be made.
Foreign nationals who want to buy a house in Turkey must first make an appointment in order to carry out the title deed transfer process. Online appointments can be made through the Land Registry Appointment System of the General Directorate of Land Registry and Cadastre.
- The documents required for real estate sales to foreign nationals are as follows:
-Real estate deed, Identity document or passport (Translation of these documents can be requested if necessary.)
- Real estate market certificate obtained from the municipality
-Mandatory Earthquake Insurance (DASK) policy
-Real estate valuation report