An annex is a smaller section added to the outside of a building, house or apartment that can be used as a garage, basement, storage area, workshop or similar.
It is usually an area not suitable as a living area and does not count as such from a le..
Property tax must be paid for both residential and commercial property. Anyone who has an immovable title deed must pay property tax.
Property tax is calculated annually. The payment is made in 2 installments, which must be paid in May and November...
The public notary is the institution that gives legal validity to documents and transactions.
For 2Base the notary is an essential institution in our daily business. Often our customers cannot be personal present in Alanya when selling or buying pro..
Often the Turkish word "sahibinden" is seen together with property ads.
It means that it is the owner trying to sell directly without any 3rd party such as an estate agent involved.
As an estate agent we obviously do not recommend tw..
Translators are essential in the real estate sector and for every industry. A mistranslated sentence when buying a property can cause a crisis between the buyer and the seller.
Working with an experienced translator who is good at the job is ..
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 bu..
When investing in a property in Turkey, you will also need a Turkish tax number.
For this, you or your representative needs to visit the local tax office.
Besides getting the tax number, foreigners without resident permits typically h..
The person who is chosen to take care of the issues that concern everyone living in the apartment, such as elevator, building cleaning, stairs, lamps, expenses, and bills, and who undertakes this responsibility, is called the apartment manager or administ..
To use automatic bank payments from a local bank for paying your utility bills such as water and electricity can be a good option for all homeowners in Turkey.
However, due to language barriers, costs and bureaucracy having a Turkish bank is ..
When more than one unit is build on a plot, the ownership of the plot is divided using "arsa payi // land share".
So when an apartment building of 40 units is constructed, these apartments are all located on the same plot and the ownership of..
The word "kat" simply means floor. So when you live at "kat 3" it means living in 3rd floor.
As in many other countries the way to name and count floors can be a bit confusing.
Here is a list of Turkish floor names:
- Bodrum kat..