Ownership statistics of properties in Turkey in 2011

The Land Registry Directorate General has recently declared their statistics of 2011. According to the statistics shows that a total of 123.000 foreigners own 113.687 different properties in Turkey. There are 2.858 properties owned by foreign investment companies in Turkey.

Most of the foreigners prefers resort cities such as Antalya, Muğla and Aydın and big cities of Turkey, like Istanbul and Bursa for their second home in Turkey.

These immovable properties owned by foreigners, cover an area of 86.1 million square meters. Antalya, Belek, Alanya are the favorite of foreigners who want to buy apartments and villas. 41.184 foreigners have 32.057 properties in Antalya, Belek, Alanya, Kemer and Side.

Best property buyers are British citizens

British, German and Greek citizens owns the most properties in Turkey. 35.656 British citizens own 25.177 properties, followed by 28.306 German citizens with 37.233 properties and 10.859 Greeks (mostly Turkish people who lives in Greece) with 9.989 properties.