about Oceanwide Properties

OCEANWIDE PROPERTIES

Oceanwide Properties are fully accredited real estate agents in the UK and Turkey. We only deal in what we know best – buying and selling property in Turkey.

We offer a no-nonsense and friendly approach to Turkish property investment, sales and consulting. With a UK headquarters in London, a Turkish head office overlooking the bay of Fethiye, and a number of regional and associate offices along the Turkish coast, we are ideally equipped to help investors along the path to securing a Turkish home.

Oceanwide Properties have a property to suit all tastes and budgets. From holiday homes, buy to lets, home from homes or luxury mansions, we have it covered – and if we have nothing on the books that suits, we’ll gladly head off and hunt down the ideal home!

We believe in keeping our vendors and clients interests at heart. Selling Turkish properties is not just our job, it’s our passion. Your journey may start simply browsing our website, watching a property video or reading our posts, but get in touch and let us guide you through the entire process from start to finish.

CONTACT US today for an initial chat – you won’t be disappointed!

WHY US?

 Oceanwide Properties are fully accredited estate agents in the UK and Turkey. Established in 2005, we have extensive experience in dealing with the fluctuations of the Turkish property market. Many agents have come and gone. Oceanwide Properties are one the few that have way surpassed the 10-year mark and have big expectations for the next 10! We believe in offering a quality service and approach. Our team are multi-lingual and trained in every aspect of property sales in Turkey. We offer consumer recognised and industry regulated assurances that you and your property in Turkey are in professional hands.

We realise purchasing a property anywhere is a big financial commitment and that it can be daunting – especially if you are unfamiliar with foreign rules and regulations. As reassurance, Oceanwide Properties strictly abide to guidelines set out by leading property bodies and are members of:

National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA)

European Confederation of Real Estate Agents (CEI)

International Consortium of Real Estate Associations (ICREA)

International Real Estate Federation, UK Chapter (FIABCI) 

Turkish Federation of Real Estate Associations (TEMFED) 

Fethiye Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FESO) 

Oceanwide Properties are not simply an internet based company, we have a head office in London and regionally based offices and staff in Turkey. Our aim is to provide clients with a full service and walk investors through from initial enquiry to the sale and beyond. We pride ourselves on our deep local knowledge alongside a full understanding the Turkish property investment process, related laws and regulations. Our staff are trained to give the best service individually focused to client and vendor needs. We believe sale’s don’t simply stop at completion and offer a full after sales service meaning many clients go on to become our friends. At Oceanwide Properties we encourage purchasers and vendors to give us feedback and are constantly trying to improve our service in order to maintain high standards. Our testimonials speak for themselves

Oceanwide Properties have a traditional philosophy and work ethic. We firmly align our business aims against it:

  • To offer a firm knowledge of the local Turkish property market and its processes
  • Demonstrate consistently high standards at competitive prices
  • Provide clients with an honest, high calibre full service.
Oceanwide Properties understand that many people are cautious when buying property in Turkey. Issues surrounding poor quality of builds, properties sold with insufficient legal rights, problems relating to land or title deeds and properties with debt registered against them are an unfortunate reality throughout Turkey, at home and abroad. There are the good and the bad in most industries and, although many unscrupulous agents and developers have thankfully fallen by the wayside, some do still exist. At Oceanwide Properties, we only represent apartments, villas and land that has passed a rigorous due diligence process. Title deeds (TAPU) and habitation are available to view on all the vendor homes we represent and we strongly advise all our investors to use the services of a fully independent lawyer to best protect their interests.

 More About Us…

Selling and buying a property in Turkey is easy with Oceanwide Properties. With friendly multilingual staff in the UK and Turkey, you can easily communicate your needs and requirements to a professional who’s trained to listen and advise. We have a reactive, modern and constantly updated website featuring the majority of our properties and allowing you to browse listings on the go. Our strong social media coverage, optional updates, RSS feeds, property alerts and dedicated news feed ensures you are well informed on new properties, bargains, investments and features as they arise. In addition, Oceanwide Properties provide a full range of client and vendor support services covering the entire Turkey property sales and purchase process. Please refer to our Buy and Sell head menu options for a detailed breakdown of specific services, but in brief, we provide:
1. Vendor Services. Looking to sell your property in Turkey? Oceanwide Properties offer a range of marketing and sales packages to help secure that sale.
2. Property Buying Services. All our client services are tailored individually to investors, We offer a full range of services and have properties suiting most budgets and requirements
3. Developer Services. We work closely with many developers throughout Turkey. Our services range from property listings of projects and properties to sole agency marketing packages
4. Agent Services. Oceanwide Properties are keen to partner and network with quality, registered agents throughout Turkey. We believe in networking with like-minded professional agents in order to offer our investors the best range of properties and locations. Please contact us if you are interested in working alongside us.
Seen a property you like the look of? Fancy taking a look for yourself? An inspection trip with Oceanwide Properties will enable you to further explore your desired location and view a specific home or selection of property in Turkey aided by our local experts. Our aim is to give you the maximum time and information needed to find your ideal Turkish property, and we will offer a mix of personal guided tours alongside free-time allowing you get a feel of the local area on your own terms.

Our focus is to arm you with all the information you require to make a fully informed decision, all we ask is that you are seriously considering a property purchase in Turkey and are willing to communicate freely with us about your thoughts and preferences during your trip. We pride ourselves on our knowledgeable and friendly staff, and we are careful to ensure that you feel under no pressure or obligation throughout the entirety of your visit with us.

Our Turkey Property Inspection Trip Service

Oceanwide Properties inspection trips usually encompass three to four days, and we will readily assist you in the required preparations. Our service covers:

Flight booking
Organised transfers to and from local airport in Turkey
Accommodation booking (Bed & Breakfast basis) in a local hotel/apartment in Turkey
Custom guided area tour
Property viewings
Self-explore and discussion time
Access to local developers/architects, legal and financial advisers

Your Costs: Flights and accommodation*

*We do try to aid the funding of your inspection trip to Turkey, and should you find your perfect property through us and are ready to purchase while in Turkey, we will refund the costs of your flight (up to £300) and accommodation (based on max. two adults sharing a room in hotel/apartment accommodation).

Before Booking a Property Inspection Trip

At Oceanwide Properties, we strongly advise that you ensure you have sufficient funds in place to cover the purchase of a property before booking an inspection trip or coming to view property in Turkey. The market is buoyant, therefore what is on our books today may not be tomorrow and we would hate to see you leave disappointed!

Making Your Own Way to Turkey

If you are making your own arrangements for a trip to Turkey we will be happy to arrange appointments for you before your departure. This is to ensure that we understand your exact requirements so that we prepare your personalised itinerary before your arrival at your chosen destination. Alternatively, when in Turkey you are welcome to contact us at our local main office based in Fethiye, and our staff will be happy to make arrangements.

 Selling your Turkish property or have a property in Turkey for sale? Register it with Oceanwide Properties and let’s get it sold!

Since 2005 Oceanwide Properties have helped clients sell and secure Turkish homes. Our sound mix of marketing and client support services are specially devised to locate the ideal buyer. Our media and marketing team are constantly on the hunt for new ways to promote properties and believe strongly in a proactive approach to finding clients. Alongside promoting vendor properties via traditional listings, investor databases, press, direct mail and exhibitions, we also now have a strong social media presence, run a successful blog, network internationally and are now starting a Vimeo and YouTube channel where drone and video footage of exclusive properties will be featured. Find out more in our Sales Services Guide.

“There’s a buyer out there for every property providing it’s priced correctly and marketed to the right people”, says Suleyman Akbay, Director at Oceanwide Properties. “Our marketing strategy works! It is one that we have spent time and money developing since we were established in 2005”.

Oceanwide Properties believe in the importance of marketing. We have an in-house marketing and media team in Turkey as well as additional support from PR agencies in the UK. It’s their job to monitor opportunities and market trends as well as make sure we are always one step ahead of the game. We have a clear web and social media presence alongside running regular campaigns both locally and internationally. Our exclusive properties are listed on the main real estate portals like Right Move, and also presented to investors at exhibitions like A Place in the Sun and other industry events throughout the year. You will often find Oceanwide Properties and our team members mentioned in the press. In addition, our dedicated blog site runs regular features, stories, case studies and property alerts. The blog now reaches over 30,000 people since it’s launch in 2015. We are currently developing a wider reach on social media. We are in the process of starting Vimeo and YouTube channels. These will feature properties in video format. If you would like more information on our marketing and press activity, please CONTACT US.

 Oceanwide Properties, as part of our social responsibility, like to give something back to the local community.

Oceanwide Properties believe in giving back to the community. We help the local council in special needs cases and regularly contribute to a number of charities in the local area.

FETHIYE COUNCIL. We have worked alongside Fethiye council on special projects helping families really in need. Recently we supplied the furnishings and fittings for a village house that had been destroyed in a blast leaving a local family homeless (read the story here).

FETHIYE INTERNATIONAL GROUP. F.I.G launched in November 2003 and were the first international charity in Fethiye. The group was formed by a group of foreigners living in Turkey. They wanted to contribute to their adopted local community. F.I.G is set up under the umbrella of FETAV, a local Turkish charitable foundation. It has developed over the years into a permanent charity that raises money for the benefit of local children. F.I.G runs a charity shop in Fethiye where proceeds go towards the purchase of equipment for schools, providing bursaries for university students and support for medical bills in special cases. F.I.G is solely run on the support of volunteers, donations, fundraisers and sales from the shop. Oceanwide Properties are firm supporters of F.I.G’s work and have run fundraising events and talks to help profile their activities. Our Uzumlu office acts as a drop off point for clothes and household items for the charity. People can leave their unwanted goods and we take them to the charity for sale in their shop once a week.

ANIMAL AID is a charity that has been running in the Fethiye area since 2008. Their mission is to help the many street animals in the area. The organisation is run by volunteers and funded by the money raised from local events and by charitable donations. They carry out wonderful work feeding, catching, spaying and neutering street animals. They help strays that have been injured or are unwell and limit the population in an attempt to keep numbers under control. Oceanwide Properties offer Animal Aid a monthly donation as well as ongoing support where necessary.

FETAV FETHIYE HAYVAN DOSTLARI (Animal Friends Charity) was set up in 2016. They are a government animal aid charity. Alongside work helping street animals, they are focused on educating the local community on how to best treat domestic and working animals and wildlife. Oceanwide Properties often attend charitable fundraising events organised by the group. In April 2017 we opened our Uzumlu office to them during the villages famous Morel Mushroom Festival. We allowed volunteers to sell items and crafts to raise money for an animal education centre to be built near Fethiye. Here they will teach school, community and social groups about animal welfare issues so future generations will grow up with a better understanding of how to treat animals.

If you would like to find out more about the charities mentioned or wish to make a donation, please contact us.

Oceanwide Properties are not simply an internet based company – take a look for yourself! Here’s a few photos of the Oceanwide Properties Team:

Oceanwide Properties are interested in speaking to professional developers with quality projects and property in Turkey. We only work with like-minded companies and individuals eager to develop their businesses in a professional and ethical manner. We promote properties and developments that pass due-diligence assessments and that are fully above board and legal. If you would like to discuss working with us, please CONTACT US.