Real Estate Advisors

Ms. Filiz Dede


Filiz Dede is the Lead Advisor for the CitizenshipTurkey real estate division. She has been a real estate professional since 2014 and works as an independent agent of Keller Williams Cadde Real Estate Company as well.

Filiz has brought a vast banking and financial industry experience to her real estate profession after working over 20 years at one of the leading financial groups of Turkiye. She has hold management positions at operations, marketing, strategic planing and branch management in Akbank and has shown high level of integrity, reliability and cliıent service during her professional banking career.

A graduate from the Middle East Technical University Economics Department and Anadolu Open University Real Estate and Real Estate Management, Filiz is well equipped to serve our client needs in the Turkish real estate market.

Filiz is married and mother of 2 children.

Mr. Tugan Dede


Tugan Dede, who has lived and studied in Canada past 8 years, recently relocated to Turkiye to pursue his career in international real estate.

A fresh graduate of Carleton University Economics Department, Tugan brings his enthusiasm, positive energy and multicultural approach to IRC Group and helping IRC clients sourcing properties for the purpose of acquiring Turkish Citizenship by real estate investment.

He is also an independent agent of Keller Williams Real Estate Company in Istanbul.

Legal Advisors

Mr. Cemil Karahasan

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Cemil Karahasan is the co-founding partner of Saral Law Firm (1991), which is a full service, client oriented boutique law firm established in Istanbul, Turkiye (1991) and home for ten highly credibly Lawyers.

A graduate of İstanbul University, Faculty of Law (1987) and a member in good standing of Istanbul Bar Association (Registration #15366), Mr. Karahasan has been practicing Turkish Law since 1988. During his professional life, he has been Legal Counsel and Lawyer of many leading Conglomerates, Commercial Enterprises and Individuals in Turkiye. His legal expertise expands to Corporate Law, Contract Law, Corporate Governance, Compensation Law, Labor Law, İnternational Commercial Law, Transportation Law, Real Estate Law, Intellectual Property Law as well as Turkish Immigration and Citizenship Law. He also acts as the legal representative of his clients in international litigations.

Mr. Karahasan has had an entrepreneurial experience in Canada, where he run and operated a full service high dining Mediterranean Restaurant and café for several years as an Immigrant. During his entrepreneurial time, he had been acquainted with North American legal and business environment, embraced multiculturism as well as excelled in cross cultural communications.

With his legal expertise and reputable full service Law Firm experience in Turkiye as well as international living, business experience and cross-cultural skills, Mr. Karahasan offers his legal service as the Lead Legal Advisor to IRC – International Residency & Citizenship Consultancy clients for the Turkish Citizenship by Investment program.

Mr. Tunay Yılmazlar


Tunay Yılmazlar is founding partner of Yilmazlar Law Firm. He specializes in real estate law.

Tunay Yılmazlar, who has graduated from Kadikoy Anatolian High School at 2005 and afterwards has graduated from Koc University Law School at 2009, speaks fluent English. He is admitted to Istanbul Bar at 2010.

Starting from the year of 2009, Tunay Yılmazlar has been working at the most reputable international law firms in Turkiye, where on the other hand he has worked at Elitok & Hartnett Law Firm at Washington, DC during a particular time period at his career.

He has extensive experience at real estate law, corporate law and litigation and dispute resolution. He has been advising real estate projects with vast value from their development to completion at each step.

Additionally, he assists foreign real person clients at their property investments in Turkiye and in their subsequent residence and Turkish citizenship acquisitions in connection with their property ownership.