Coastal Housing Project in Netanya

A new 170 million shekel ($44.7 million) housing project just west of Netanya’s coastal road will create 169 single family homes.Zalman Nelson, 8/30/2009, 3:03 PM

Religious Getting in on Buying Group Trend

Israel's religious are turning more and more to buying groups to offset home buying costs.Zalman Nelson, 8/13/2009, 4:42 PM

Tip for Those Buying a Home in Israel

Anyone who has decided to purchase a property should always order an independent engineer report. Here's why...IsraelNN Staff, 7/12/2009, 3:07 PM

New Housing Campaign for Immigrants

A new month-long campaign from the Ministry of Immigrant Absorption makes more public housing available.Zalman Nelson, 6/24/2009, 11:36 PM

How Long Has it Been on the Market?

How long a property has been on the market is irrelevant. If you like it, then buy it. Baruch Finkelstein, 6/17/2009, 6:15 PM

Golani Soldiers Run for Israel from Hermon to Eilat

The annual Golani Run for Israel began Sunday at Mount Hermon. Many soldiers are taking part in the event which includes community service.Yehudah Lev Kay, 6/15/2009, 11:05 AM

Extra Costs in Purchasing a House in Israel

When my daughters visited New York for the first time, they were stunned to see people waiting in an organized line for the bus. Baruch Finkelstein, 6/9/2009, 4:19 AM

Purchasing Groups – Pros and Cons

What is a purchasing group? How is it different from purchasing an apartment from a construction company Nicole Levin, Adv., 3/19/2009, 6:41 PM

New Housing: Up in Jerusalem, Down Everywhere Else

Only 880 new apartments were sold in January – 20% fewer than in January 2008. In Jerusalem, though, sales more than doubled.Hillel Fendel, 3/1/2009, 12:10 PM

The Global Economic Crisis - Its Effect on Israeli Real Estate

Israel is not an island unto itself although it may seem so at times. Nicole Levin, 1/19/2009, 1:43 PM

Real Estate Purchasing Groups Form for New Immigrants

Purchasing groups for Olim (new immigrants) are forming in order to buy nice homes in upcoming areas at attractive prices. Baruch Finkelstein, 12/18/2008, 7:03 PM

Prices in Jerusalem in the Wake of the Global Financial Crisis

How has the global financial crisis affected the Israeli real estate market?Baruch Finkelstein, 12/8/2008, 1:07 AM

Do You Always Need a Lawyer - Even for a Simple Rental Contract?

Prospective tenants often choose to use off-the-shelf lease agreements.Nicole Levin, 11/21/2008, 1:04 PM

Living in Jerusalem Part I

It is a great mitzvah to live in Jerusalem and therefore anyone who is able to do so, should try to fulfill this Jewish ideal. Baruch Finkelstein, 10/7/2008, 8:27 AM

Rentals, Summer 2008

Rentals in Jerusalem are hard to find. The day a good rental gets listed, it is already taken. Baruch Finkelstein, 8/27/2008, 1:06 PM

A Real Estate Agent’s Observations about Teenagers

As a real estate agent who has visited dozens, even hundreds of homes a year, I’ve gained quite a few insights into the way people live. Baruch Finkelstein, 8/11/2008, 1:11 PM

Basements in Israel

Basements are less common in Israel then they are in most places in the United States, mainly because private houses are less common. Baruch Finkelstein, 7/4/2008, 11:20 AM

Summer Sales

In the days of the Talmud people would move into a new house in the summer because in the winter moving wagons would get stuck in the mud. Baruch Finkelstein, 6/15/2008, 1:09 PM

New Facebook Group for Young Couples in Israel

Are you a young Anglo living in Israel, looking for that community feeling you had in the states?, 6/4/2008, 11:13 AM

Put the Money Down

Standing on a busy Tel Aviv sidewalk, I didn’t need a phone to hear the yelling of a client calling from New York, asking...Baruch Finkelstein, 6/1/2008, 11:34 AM

The Falling Dollar: New Trends in Israeli Real Estate Contracts

As the Israeli shekel strengthens against the US dollar, real estate transactions in Israel are now frequently quoted in Israeli shekels...Nicole Levin Law Offices, 5/27/2008, 9:36 PM

The Dollar Effect on Israel's Real Estate Market

"For the first time in four years it looks like there is a reason for prices to drop in the attractive Israeli real estate market."Baruch Finkelstein, 5/5/2008, 2:20 PM

Forbes: Israel Is Most Up-And-Coming Real Estate Market

Forbes business magazine has rated Israel as the world's most "up-and-coming" real estate market, according to Globes online business magazine. ( , 4/8/2008, 8:07 PM

Int'l Market Not Hampering Jerusalem, TA Real Estate

Figures published in a housing report this week show that housing prices decreased by 3 percent nationwide in January and February (, 4/4/2008, 2:16 PM

Ministers Reject Criticism of Housing Permits

Left-wing ministers defend housing project in Givat Zev, Neve Yaakov, say plans were approved eight years agoAvi Tuchmayer, 3/11/2008, 1:13 PM

Comparison: Israeli vs. U.S. Real Estate Transactions

When Is The Deal Binding? Who Pays the Construction Company’s Legal Fees? Mortgages, Taxes, and more.Nicole Levin Law Offices, 3/11/2008, 12:58 PM

Apartments In Israel - Not Always What You Are Expecting

If you have a dream to own a home in Jerusalem, follow it. Baruch Finkelstein, 2/4/2008, 9:52 AM

Stepping Stones to Purchasing Your Dream Home in Israel

Buying a home in Israel could be your dream come true. Here are some initial steps to take to help the deal go smoothly.Nicole Levin Law Offices, 1/23/2008, 11:10 AM

Top 12 Questions When Renting an Apartment in Israel

If you're about to rent an apartment in Israel you're bound to have a few questions about the legal side of things. Nicole Levin Law Offices, 1/9/2008, 10:41 AM

Monthly Real Estate Question - January

Baruch Finkelstein, 1/3/2008, 9:23 AM

The Making of a New Community in the Hills of the Shomron Part 1

Ariel was awarded government funding for the Communal Aliyah Project and appointed Avi Zimmerman, an English speaker, as director of this project.Bridgitte Raven, 12/31/2007, 12:42 PM

Israel's Real Estate Market 2007

The real estate boom that began three to four years ago in Jerusalem neighborhoods near the center of town has spread to the entire city. Baruch Finkelstein, 12/31/2007, 9:37 AM

Jerusalem's Har Homa Waiting for Expansion

PA and US protest new neighborhood, but Housing Minister denies ordering a halt to construction. New budget includes funding for 500 units.Hillel Fendel, 12/25/2007, 1:13 PM

New University City to Be Erected Near Tzfat

American real estate magnate Bob Stark and others plan to invest 3 to 4 billion dollars into a new college town in the Galilee in northern Israel. Sarah Morrison, 12/23/2007, 6:43 PM

Buying from Plans - 8 Essential Questions to Ask Your Contractor

Buying a home in Israel can be stressful at the best of times. Know what questions to ask.Nicole Levin Law Offices, 12/20/2007, 11:26 AM

Renting Out Your Apartment in Israel

You've invested in real estate in Israel & now you're ready to earn some money by renting out the property. Tips on how to protect your investmentGuest: Nicole Levin Law Offices, 12/19/2007, 11:19 AM

The Effect on the Real Estate Market of a Divided Jerusalem

I have been asked by a number of citizens, what will happen to real estate prices if the government divides the city? Baruch Finkelstein, 11/18/2007, 8:46 PM

Seven Things Your Real Estate Lawyer Should Do For You

Buying or selling real estate in Israel can be a stressful experience. Here are some ways your real estate lawyer can take away the legal headachesNicole Levin Law Offices, 10/21/2007, 12:31 PM

The Price is Right

“I have $250,000 and want a three to four room apartment in Baka with a garden”, said the determined voice over the phone. “Baruch Finkelstein, 9/19/2007, 1:54 PM

Real Estate Taxes You Need to Know About

If you're involved in real estate transactions, here is an overview of the main real estate taxes.Nicole Levin Law Offices, 8/21/2007, 10:08 PM

Why are Real Estate Prices Escalating in Jerusalem?

Rising real estate prices in any city is typically a symptom of a growing economy...Baruch Finkelstein , 7/22/2007, 12:15 PM

Comparison Btw Israeli & US Residential Real Estate Transactions

Below you will find a list of practical differences between U.S. real estate transactions an Israeli real estate transactions.Nicole Levin, Law Offices, 5/30/2007, 11:32 AM

A 'House and Garden' in Lachish

We may never erase the loss of what we had in Gush Katif, but, with the Almighty's help, we will recreate it in the rolling hills of Lachish. Rachel Saperstein, 5/20/2007, 9:43 AM

Buying a New Home in Israel from a Construction Company

10 Important Things To Know When Buying a New Home in Israel from a Construction CompanyNicole Levin Law Offices, 5/20/2007, 9:24 AM

The Fourth Rule of Real Estate - Know the Legal Side!

Go'el and Gilla speak with attorney Aryeh Rachlin about all issues related to purchasing your bayit ne'eman b'Yisrael. , 5/11/2007, 8:27 AM

Seeking Accessibility when Buying a Home

Today more and more healthy, mobile people, with an eye toward the future, look for homes with easy external and internal access.Bayit BeYisrael, 4/22/2007, 9:58 AM

Finding a Home in Jerusalem

The purpose of this guide is to help guide you in making some of these decisions when buying your new home in the greater Jerusalem area.BaYit Be'Israel, 4/12/2007, 9:55 AM

U.S. Orthodox Realtor makes 'Business Aliya'

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Ghostbusters Protest Proposed Four Seasons Hotel in Jerusalem

Protest holds up decision on hotel projectGil Zohar, 2/14/2007, 10:25 AM

Three Questions to Consider Before Signing Your Contract

Knowledge Is PowerAryeh Rachlin, 2/14/2007, 10:10 AM

Boom Times for Israel's Luxury Property Market

Israel's high-end real estate market is sizzling., 2/14/2007, 9:48 AM

New Record Set for Central Tel Aviv Property Prices

Private investors have bought the Pitman school compound in the center of Tel Aviv., 1/17/2007, 10:49 AM