In Turkish language, “emlak” and “gayrımenkul” are words changed interchangably. In the transactions of realty, safeguards and assurances are important. For this reason, when a decision is made for investing in realty, professional help is urged to be received from real-estate counsellor or an intermediary institution like a real estate investment company.
The importance of investing in realty:
Realty market is an essential market for national-economies and also an important resource.
One of the basic needs of people is habitation. For this reason, they prefer first hand residential realty. For commercial real-estate, it is a private property which the larger society may also benefit from. The commercial real estates are instruments of investment which are generally more cost-efficient than residential realty and they generally increase more in terms of their premium.
In Turkey, the choice of investment in realty-sector, are a rising market in paralel with the increase in foreign investments in Turkey. The foreign investors are generally came to invest in commercial real-estate. Before they decide in which sector to invest, they investigate the sectors to be invested and they act conciously. The foreign investors generally tend to focus on in İstabul. In the list of cities which preferred for investors, İstanbul is on top of the list. In this process, the Turkish market for real-estate has a great potential for growth.
İstanbul is the commercial and industrial hub of Turkey and therefore there is an increasing demand for residences, and consequentially investors focus on İstanbul. The growing needs also increase the number of realty items for sale.
The market for realty also increased in such cities like Ankara, İzmir, Kocaeli, Sakarya which are tied to intense transportation networks. Since Sapanca is a district of Sakarya an important touristic destination it is possible to see advertisements of realty for sale like “Satılık Villa”. The cities are places where there are also opportunities for realty as well as investments in industry. We may sight the Sapanca district of Sakarya among such places.
In our days, the realty is transformed into income accruing investment beyond its function of habitation. Realty groups like satılık arsa, satılık daire, satılık villa (land parcels, flats for sale, villas for sale) develop according to the demand of the society. The investors who beforehand tried to solidify his savings into a residential real-estate in order to safeguard his future nowadays tries to get the possession of a commercial real estate and seek a commercial career. It becomes a commercial sector more than basic need of habitation.
For instance, if the investors sells-off the immovable he buys today (be it residence, land parcel, office, plazas, store) after a 5 year period, the transaction in question will provide a possibility of cash flow to the investor in the future.
Regarding investing in realty, an investor should make his investment considering long-term situations. In other words, if an investor sells-off a property he buys today after a three-month period he can not make a profit. The real-estate investments are type of investments which can be financed with great resources. The individual investors are not able to finance high cost real-estate investments by their own savings. If a decision is given to invest, than a professional advice must be sought.