Due to the economic crises in Europe and the United States real estate in Istanbul are a safety and lucrative investment in the future.
Because of the positive economy in Turkey the property prices in Istanbul increased over the past 10 years.
It is not only the location of the city as a bridge between Europe and Asia doing a real estate in Istanbul so interesting; it is also the historical past. Istanbul was the capital of Roman-Byzantine and later of the Ottoman Empire.
Especially the higher class already invested in the real estate market in Istanbul for several years.
Istanbul has increased in recent years to an economic, financial and cultural centre, which is due to the positive foreign policy by Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The city has opened up to the global market and become as an economic and cultural centre.
Many modern conference centres, luxury hotels and impressive office towers were built. Many international companies have established offices in Istanbul to take advantage of the situation and potential market.
In addition to the economic situation, the sparkle, various, and impressive cultural centre is a focal point for buying a property in Istanbul.
In 2010 Istanbul was the capital of European culture.
More than 10 million tourists a year visit the city and who once got the taste, always comes back.
The main attractions of Istanbul, the Blue Mosque with its six minarets, the Hagia Sophia, a former Byzantine church, later a mosque and now a museum and a landmark of Istanbul and the Topkapi Palace, once pompous residence of the sultans.
But also trendy boutiques, Turkish coffee houses, ultra modern cafes, many new shops with goods of all kinds, art galleries, bookstores shape the face of the pedestrian streets, which are continuously being discovered by tourists.