Legal Structure for Foreign Real Persons
There are some points to be noticed by foreigners who wish to buy a property in Turkey
The foreigner has to inquire with the Land Registry Directorate if there is any limitation on the property, such as mortgage, arrestment, or any obstacle which prevents the sale of the property.
• If the application by the foreigner for buying a property is rejected, the act can be appealed to the relevant Regional Oﬀice of the Land Registry Directorate.
• It is advised that foreigners should work with persons/companies who/which are expert and reliable.
• Having a residence permit is not a condition for the foreigner who wishes to buy a property in Turkey. Likewise, buying a property does not automatically grant the foreigner a residence permit in Turkey.
• If there is a disagreement between the sides on the sale of the property, the case has to be brought before the Turkish courts by referring to judicial authorities