Required Documents When Buying or Selling A Property In Turkey



How can I buy a house in Turkey?

Buying and selling a house in Turkey is straightforward. The contract is signed at the Turkish deed offices. However you must make sure the house is free of debts and any 3rd party rights. You can find extensive information on our Conveyancing & Real Estate Law section. We pride ourselves for being amongst the best conveyancing lawyers in Turkey. We have dealt with a serious number of conveyancing matters with 100% client satisfaction.

I paid for a property but the seller did not transfer my deed?

As being among the best real estate lawyers in Turkey, we can definitely help you with a matter like that. If you signed your pre sale contract in relation to the sale at the notary, you can force the seller to sell the property. However if you signed your pre sale contract informally, then you can file a civil suit to get the money you paid back with the proof of the transaction of the money. You can find more information on this matter on our Conveyancing & Real Estate Law section.

I have an heir who has properties in Turkey. What should I do to inherit my inheritance? 

To inherit your inheritance, you will need an inheritance certificate showing that you are the heir of the deceased obtained through Turkish Courts. You will then need to prepare the correct paperwork and pay the inheritance tax. As being amongst the best inheritance lawyers, we deal with your inheritance matter from A-Z. For inheritance, you can find information on our Inheritance Law section and read our article Inheritance Law in Turkey.

Can I make a will in Turkey?

Yes you can but wills are valid in Turkey only if they are done according to law. Please contact us to make a will in Turkey not to have complications in the future. You can find more information on our Inheritance Law section.

Are wills not valid according to Turkish Inheritance Law?

Wills are valid in Turkey. However, some heirs have reserved shares. If their reserved shares are given to somebody else by a will of their ancestors, for them to get their reserved shares, they need to file a court case. You can find information on our Inheritance Law section and read our article Inheritance Law in Turkey.

I divorced my Turkish partner abroad. Is that divorce valid in Turkey?

For your divorce to be registered in Turkey, you need to apply to Turkish Courts for the foreign court decision to be recognized and enforced or you can register the decision at the Turkish Consulate in your country.  As being English speaking divorce lawyers, we can handle that matter for you in the shortest amount of time. For more information please read our Family Law section.

How quickly can I divorce in Turkey?

There are two kinds of divorce procedures in Turkey. A contested and a non-contested divorce.  If you can settle with your spouse and choose non – contested divorce, you can divorce in a couple of weeks where a contested divorce may take years to finalize. For more information please read our Family Law section.

I had a traffic accident in Turkey. Can I claim my damages?

Yes, you can claim compensation for your moral and material damages. As being English speaking injury lawyers, we work very hard to get the most compensation possible for you. Please read our Personal Injury Law section for more information.

As a foreign, can I form a company in Turkey?

Yes you can and you do not even have to be here. We can do it all for you as we have an extensive experience on company formation  in Turkey .You can find more information on our Commercial Law section.