Month: September 2011

Turkey property market boosted by 11% tourism growth

Turkey’s Culture and Tourism Ministry have this week released data highlighting the country’s staggering tourist arrivals for the first 7 months of the year. According to the latest information, Turkey welcomed over 17 million holiday makers between January and July. This impressive figure represents an 11% increase in tourism compared with the same period last… Read more »

Overseas property continues to outperform the stock market

After yet another period of stock market volatility, investors have increasingly moved towards the security of property. Experts have highlighted the fundamental stability of bricks and motor as opposed to stocks and shares which are heavily affected by speculation and the daily change in investor attitudes. Practical and high yielding, property has consistently outperformed Bonds… Read more »

Costa Blanca & Costa Calida property outlook positive

A large study analysing the fluctuations of house prices in Spain has revealed that prices in the Costa Calida and Costa Blanca are stabilizing. The survey which used research from 100,000 homes across Spain has highlighted the Alicante and Murcia regions in particular, both performing much better in the first half of 2011. It has… Read more »

Beginning of a boom? Turkey property sales & prices increase

Official data released by Turkey’s Land Registry has revealed a significant uplift in the number of people buying new build homes in Turkey. The July figures showed an impressive 7.29% increase in transactions compared with the same period last year. These figures also represented an increase of 1.2% compared with the month before highlighting how… Read more »