Istanbul is a very big and condensed city. Thus, there are differences in between buying house in Europian side or Anatolian side. Hence, there are lots of things should be considered before buying a house for both sides of the city.
If the one wants to have a house not only living but also as an investment, he or she should think about the areas that will be valuable in future. In this sense, the Europian side is always the first choice if the budget is enough. Especially, Küçükçekmece and Başakşehir are getting more and more importance in these days. Other favorite parts are Beşiktaş, Beyoğlu. In general, Europian side of Istanbul is always more advantageous if the budget is enough to afford it.
What are the advantageous of these two sides?
As mentioned before, Europian side always has certain prices and is always valuable. On the other hand, Anatolian side is for the people with reasonable incomes. However, some parts of Anatolian side is also gaining huge importance with the future projects. So, it may be a good thing to have a house in there as an investment. Some parts of this side such as Pendik, Tuzla, Ataşehir will gain more importance in further days due to on-going construction projects and having huge potentials of improving.
Both sides are always advantageous to have a house, the priority should be considered in accordance to personal aspects.