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Second Home purchase in Turkey by Swedish Iranians: An Explorative Study
Södertörn University, School of Natural Sciences, Technology and Environmental Studies, Tourism Studies.
Umeå universitet.
2017 (English)In: 26th Nordic Symposium of Tourism and Hospitality Research October 4-6 2017, Falun, Sweden: BOOK OF ABSTRACTS, 2017Conference paper, Oral presentation with published abstract (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

Second home tourism is often discussed in the context of the western world. Other groups and their motivations, in this case people of Iranian background who are a large ethnic group in Sweden, are often neglected, although the group has shown interest in purchase of second home in Turkey.The aim of this study is to get more insight on Swedish Iranians’ purchase of second home in Turkey. 19 e-mail interviews (with Broker companies, owners, and potentially buyers) have been conducted. Also participant observation in Antalya region in June 2015 and at the exhibition of “Buying Properties Abroad” in Kista in September 2015 has been done.The interview results reveal that the Swedish Iranian second home buyers collect information through friends and relatives, various web sites, exhibitions, brokers, and real estate companies before buying apartment. Their motives have been: following other friends/relatives who bought apartments there, cultural proximity including the Turkish language and food, geographic proximity to Iran, relatives living in Iran do not need Turkish visa, economic factors including prices, the climate, and investment for the retirement. They stay in their apartments at least once a year up to 4 times a year and the duration of their stay each time is at least one week. A part of them might choose to live partly or permanently in Turkey after the retirement. Their motives are similar to many other second home owners elsewhere but there are also aspects related to the political context of this mobility.

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2017.
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Swedish-Iranians, Second-homes, Turkey, Antalya, Tourism
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Social and Economic Geography
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URN: urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-33749OAI: oai:DiVA.org:sh-33749DiVA: diva2:1160614
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26th Nordic Symposium of Tourism and Hospitality Research October 4-6 2017, Falun, Sweden
Available from: 2017-11-27 Created: 2017-11-27 Last updated: 2017-11-27Bibliographically approved

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