Turkish real estate vocabulary

Kapora / down payment

In Turkey, a down payment is a widespread way of securing an item you want to buy that can or will not be delivered at the time of purchase.

This could be items such as a car, an apartment, custom-made curtains, or anything else you will buy today but have delivered later.

When making a down payment, be careful not to make it too high. The level of down payment varies from sector to sector, so ensure you know the required level before paying.

Remember also to get a receipt and, if possible, pay via a bank transfer instead of paying cash.