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Michael Buerk, UK TV Presenter and Broadcaster, loves Gocek.

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Michael Buerk, UK TV Presenter and Broadcaster, loves Gocek. British TV presenter Michael Buerk loves Gocek reported the Telegraph. Buerk is the co-presenter of Britain’s Secret Homes, was a contestant on I’m a Celebrity …get me out of here last year and, during the 1980’s, an award winning BBC journalist ... Read More »

Bye Bye Thomson’s – the loved brand name is to be phased out in favour of TUI

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Bye Bye Thomson’s –  the loved brand name is to be phased out in favour of TUI The familiar British tour operator brands of Thomson and First Choice are to be phased out, reports the Daily Mail and The Guardian. Thomson’s has been a well loved high street and online ... Read More »

Important! New changes to the Turkish residence permit application process

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Important! New changes to the Turkish residence permit application process An important notice for foreigners living in Turkey requiring a residence or work permit – new changes to the application processes have been announced. Perhaps the two most informative news articles we have read regarding the new Turkish residence permit ... Read More »

Stage 4 of the 51st Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey in Fethiye

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“Get on your bike” suggests President Erdogan as he helped promote the 51st Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey (TUR) last week. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan cycled his way from Maidens Tower to Harem Bus Station on his custom made bike last week to not only help publicise the national event, ... Read More »

Fethiye cruising into a bright future?

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This week is an important week for Fethiye Chamber of Commerce (FTSO) as their plans to build a deep water jetty may take a leap forward. From the Oceanwide Properties office overlooking Fethiye bay, you can’t help but notice the occasional cruise liner as it comes to rest for its ... Read More »

Despite personal tragedy, Sandy enjoys her life in Uzumlu, Fethiye.

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Sandy Bliss moved to the coastal town of Fethiye on the Mediterranean coast of Turkey in 2012 and despite personal tragedy, does not in any way regret her decision. The owner of a beautiful Turkey property, she was kind enough to share her story with us; “My husband Chris and I, ... Read More »

Electric cut causes chaos across Turkey

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Massive power outages across almost all of Turkey caused chaos yesterday, as all those visiting their property in Turkey for Easter are no doubt aware. Those of us living in Turkey, especially in some of the more remote coastal areas and villages, will be used to power cuts. In fact, ... Read More »

Good news may be in store for foreigners looking to work in Turkey.

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Good news may be on the horizon for some professional residents and people with a property in Turkey and the desire to work in the country. It may get easier for foreigners to secure work in Turkey should the government pass a proposed new bill. Last month a new draft ... Read More »

Fethiye property prices may be boosted if the town gets Province (City) status

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Join the campaign, sign the petition and help Fethiye secure the Province (City) status it rightly deserves. Fethiye Municipality held a meeting this week to discuss and announce its campaign plans to secure Fethiye a Province (City) status. Suleyman Akbay, Director at Oceanwide Properties said, “Should “Fethiye il Olsun” (Fethiye ... Read More »

Important! 2015 New Turkish Residency Laws Explained

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If you have Turkish residency, or intend on buying a property in Turkey, Oceanwide Properties suggest you read this article. There has been a lot of ex-pat social talk recently regarding changes to the Turkish residency laws. As those that live here will know, there always seems grey areas for ... Read More »

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