Purchase Costs

When purchasing a property in Turkey there are of course a number of fees involved, below is a summary of the costs incurred.



Initial Costs


Translation of Passport at the Cartography Office:                   £40 per passport

Notary Costs(Power of Attorney) & Translator Fee:                  £125

(Or just Translator fee if representing yourself at completion 300ytl)

For costs based on obtaining a Power of Attorney in the UK please contact us



Final Stage Costs


Purchase Tax 4% of Declared amount**:                                   £(Roughly calculate 4% of 90% of Purchase price)

Solicitors Fees (1% of Purchase subject to min£650):              £650

Survey                                                                                               £200

Duty Tax 2:                                                                                        £140

Paperwork Fees:                                                                              £40

DASK (Compulsory Government Insurance):                              £35 - £90

Estate Agent Fees 3% of Purchase Price:                                     £


Other Considerations

Private Insurance (Buildings & Contents) Approx. £100 -  £200 per annum


Approximate annual ongoing payments

Annual maintenance fee – Compulsory if part of a complex and price varies depending on the type of property and complex usually between £350 - £850 for an apartment and £650 to £1500 for a Villa.


Council Rates & Property taxes are payable May & November and cost approximately £100 per annum, Dependent upon property type, area & size of property - Paid at the local Post Office by presenting a copy of your TAPU.

DASK (Compulsory Government Building insurance): £ 35 - £90 (Varies depending on size and age of property) - Paid annually, just add it on to your own Buildings and contents insurance 

Electricity/Gas & Water – Dependent on personal consumption.  A deposit of 450ytl Electric & 120YTL water is required by the Utilities Companies when registering new ownership - Once set up in your name the bills can be paid by cash at the Post Office or by Direct Debit.


*All the above costs are for guidance purposes only and are subject to change as set by the government

Please contact us for a quote based on your chosen property 

Select Properties Turkey 
45a Cumhuriyet Cad. Hisaronu, Oludeniz Mah
Fethiye Mugla 48340 Turkey

Tel: 0090 533 698 0309
or:  0090 530 409 2614
UK: 0843 103 0525 (BT 4p/Min)
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