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Who We Are & What We Do

About Us

Established in 2003 by Arzu Aygın and partners, Henry Charles Estates has been providing a highly efficient and very professional real estate service to local and overseas investors for over fifteen years. Henry Charles Estates’ impact on the North Cyprus real estate market is largely due to its driving ambition to be ‘The Trusted Professionals’. The companys’ rise in this sector was largely due to the commitment of the entire team to provide superior client/customer satisfaction and attain the best possible results. Henry Charles Estates provides the full package in property services which includes residential/commercial sales, property management, rentals and property/land valuations as required.


Henry Charles Estates proudly holds the following awards:

Company Profile

Henry Charles Estates are the leading estate agents in North Cyprus. We have a reputation of the highest pedigree to uphold and the financial and managerial structure necessary to maintain our continuous high level of customer satisfaction. The company ethos of Henry Charles Estates is built around offering our customers total property purchasing satisfaction. We offer the full range of services required to ease buying property abroad, something that can often be quite stressful when dealing with a new/foreign culture. Henry Charles Estates also deal with investor groups and local buyers.

Our vision is to make Henry Charles the estate agents of choice for somewhere to live, work, play and grow in North Cyprus. To be the countrys’ best-in-class estate agency at identifying and expressing the single most relevant message for the clients we represent, and strategically act in their best interest without fear or compromising the core values that make us who we are.

The company ethos of Henry Charles Estates is built around offering their clients complete customer satisfaction and total professionalism from the first point of contact right through to, and beyond completion. Henry Charles Estates is an independent estate agent, providing an unparalleled professional service.

Each and every member of Henry Charles Estates is absolutely committed to doing all they can to provide a smooth and hassle-free service for you, the client.

Our staff are amongst the very best in the industry, each carrying a solid reputation in their field, an outstanding wealth of local area knowledge and a real determination to always be delivering exceptional standards of customer service.

We are highly trusted and experienced professionals committed to going that extra mile to exceed all your expectations, keeping you well informed throughout the whole process of selling or renting your home.

We aim to tailor each and every marketing package to our clients’ individual requirements. We guarantee to always provide you with honest and realistic advice, together with a comprehensive first-class marketing and sales service, to ensure a quick and efficient move. We take the utmost pride in everything we do, achieving solid results each and every time.

The Team

Arzu Aygin – (MBA) Managing Director

Arzu is the co-founder and managing director of Henry Charles Estates. She has a very active role within the company overseeing all operations and mainly dealing with accounts and finance. Arzu also gives consultations to large investment groups as well as local businessmaen. She has a large network of UK and Turkey based contacts which she utilises to generate international sales. She has been known to write the only economy and business magazine in the TRNC, Ekonomi Kibris Prestige occasionally. Her team consists of 12 qualified personnel from various nationalities/backgrounds and she interacts well with each of them.

Ediz Aygin -Managing Director

Ediz co-founded Henry Charles Estates along with his wife Arzu Aygın. However, as he was running his own construction company at that time, he didn’t become fully active within HC until later in 2008 when he became managing director. He has been running the business with Arzu ever since. Edizs’ role within the company includes meeting with local investors and construction companies as well as dealing with the legal aspects of buying and selling. Another one of his roles is to deal with solicitors and government offices.

GÖNÜL ÇAĞLAR - Sales Director

Gönül joined Henry Charles Estates in 2008. Her vast knowledge of the island makes her a vital member of the team and an absolute asset to the company. She is our Sales Director and deals mainly with taking on new properties. She is highly qualified in the real estate sector with 16 years of experience under her belt. Gönül arranges weekly meetings with her sales team to discuss new and sold properties, valuations, price updates, locations of new sites and arranges meetings with construction companies.

VOLKAN DEMİRALP – Town Office Manager

Volkan is head of operations at our second branch, the Town Office. His role is to manage and guide his own team to buy, sell and let properties with the utmost of ease. He attends our weekly head office meetings to brainstorm and exchange views and ideas about the property market. His vast experience of over 30 years in sales makes him a key member of the team.

HANDE DEMİRALP – Sales Consultant (Town Office)

Hande is jointly responsible for running our Town Office alongside her husband Volkan. Her role within the company is to deal with sales & lettings, property viewings, taking on new projects and managing her own property portfolio. She also deals with after-sales customer care. Hande speaks fluent Turkish, English and German.

NARÇIN TİMUR – Sales Consultant

Narçın has recently re-joined Henry Charles Estates as a sales consultant after previously working for the company for 7 years as the office administrator. Her role within the company is to deal with client sales and enquiries, property viewings, insurance consultations and taking on new projects and rentals. She is fluent in English and Turkish.

AYA BADAWI – Sales Consultant/Marketing & Media Management

Aya joined Henry Charles Estates in 2018. She is our Arabic speaking sales consultant and her role within the company is mainly dealing with Middle-Eastern/North African (MENA) clients. She is also responsible for marketing and advertising as her previous work experience has mostly been in this field. She speaks fluent Arabic and English, and is new to the real estate sector.

IŞILAY ILGAZ – Administration/Sales

Işılay moved to Cyprus from the UK in 2011. Her first encounter with Henry Charles Estates was through Mustafa Özbada as a client. She has over 20 years experience in administration and secretarial duties. Her role within the company includes dealing with enquiries, handling correspondence, maintaining diaries/arranging appointments, preparing the property write-ups, uploading all new properties/projects onto our chosen websites, typing/preparing and collating reports, logging/processing bills/expenses, handling office schedules and coordinating meetings. She is also learning about the sales side of the business. She speaks fluent English and Turkish and is the newest member of the Henry Charles team.

POLAT KOÇYİĞİT – Rentals & Property Management Representative

Polat has been with the company since it was formed in 2003. Mainly dealing with the property management and rental side of the business, he is resposible for rentals, local clients and finds the best possible properties for potential tenants. He carries out related errands such as electricity board and council office trips to deal with tenant utility issues. He is also responsible for our sales boards which we display on properties for sale/to let.


Henry Charles Estates provides the following services:

  • Property Sales
  • Valuations
  • Property Management
  • Land Registry Services
  • Long Term Lettings
  • Short Term Lettings
  • Insurance Services
  • Legal Advice
  • Investment Consultancy
  • Inspection Trips
  • Pool Maintenance
  • Heating & Cooling Systems Installation/Maintenance
  • After Sales Care
  • Car Hire
  • Hotel Reservations
  • Airport Transfers
  • Building/Construction Services
  • Plumbing and Electrical Services
  • Gardening/Landscaping Services
  • Cleaning Services
  • White Goods/Furniture Packages