Coastal Housing Project in NetanyaA new 170 million shekel ($44.7 million) housing project just west of Netanya’s coastal road will create 169 single family homes.
Religious Getting in on Buying Group TrendIsrael's religious are turning more and more to buying groups to offset home buying costs.
Tip for Those Buying a Home in IsraelAnyone who has decided to purchase a property should always order an independent engineer report. Here's why...
New Housing Campaign for ImmigrantsA new month-long campaign from the Ministry of Immigrant Absorption makes more public housing available.
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.
Golani Soldiers Run for Israel from Hermon to EilatThe annual Golani Run for Israel began Sunday at Mount Hermon. Many soldiers are taking part in the event which includes community service.
Extra Costs in Purchasing a House in IsraelWhen my daughters visited New York for the first time, they were stunned to see people waiting in an organized line for the bus.
Purchasing Groups – Pros and ConsWhat is a purchasing group? How is it different from purchasing an apartment from a construction company
New Housing: Up in Jerusalem, Down Everywhere ElseOnly 880 new apartments were sold in January – 20% fewer than in January 2008. In Jerusalem, though, sales more than doubled.
The Global Economic Crisis - Its Effect on Israeli Real EstateIsrael is not an island unto itself although it may seem so at times.
Real Estate Purchasing Groups Form for New ImmigrantsPurchasing groups for Olim (new immigrants) are forming in order to buy nice homes in upcoming areas at attractive prices.
Prices in Jerusalem in the Wake of the Global Financial CrisisHow has the global financial crisis affected the Israeli real estate market?
Do You Always Need a Lawyer - Even for a Simple Rental Contract?Prospective tenants often choose to use off-the-shelf lease agreements.
Living in Jerusalem Part IIt is a great mitzvah to live in Jerusalem and therefore anyone who is able to do so, should try to fulfill this Jewish ideal.
Rentals, Summer 2008Rentals in Jerusalem are hard to find. The day a good rental gets listed, it is already taken.
A Real Estate Agent’s Observations about TeenagersAs 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.
Basements in IsraelBasements are less common in Israel then they are in most places in the United States, mainly because private houses are less common.
Summer SalesIn 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.
New Facebook Group for Young Couples in IsraelAre you a young Anglo living in Israel, looking for that community feeling you had in the states?
Put the Money DownStanding on a busy Tel Aviv sidewalk, I didn’t need a phone to hear the yelling of a client calling from New York, asking...
The Falling Dollar: New Trends in Israeli Real Estate ContractsAs the Israeli shekel strengthens against the US dollar, real estate transactions in Israel are now frequently quoted in Israeli shekels...
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."
Forbes: Israel Is Most Up-And-Coming Real Estate MarketForbes business magazine has rated Israel as the world's most "up-and-coming" real estate market, according to Globes online business magazine.
Int'l Market Not Hampering Jerusalem, TA Real EstateFigures published in a housing report this week show that housing prices decreased by 3 percent nationwide in January and February
Ministers Reject Criticism of Housing PermitsLeft-wing ministers defend housing project in Givat Zev, Neve Yaakov, say plans were approved eight years ago
Comparison: Israeli vs. U.S. Real Estate TransactionsWhen Is The Deal Binding? Who Pays the Construction Company’s Legal Fees? Mortgages, Taxes, and more.
Apartments In Israel - Not Always What You Are ExpectingIf you have a dream to own a home in Jerusalem, follow it.
Stepping Stones to Purchasing Your Dream Home in IsraelBuying a home in Israel could be your dream come true. Here are some initial steps to take to help the deal go smoothly.
Top 12 Questions When Renting an Apartment in IsraelIf you're about to rent an apartment in Israel you're bound to have a few questions about the legal side of things.
The Making of a New Community in the Hills of the Shomron Part 1Ariel was awarded government funding for the Communal Aliyah Project and appointed Avi Zimmerman, an English speaker, as director of this project.
Israel's Real Estate Market 2007The real estate boom that began three to four years ago in Jerusalem neighborhoods near the center of town has spread to the entire city.
Jerusalem's Har Homa Waiting for ExpansionPA and US protest new neighborhood, but Housing Minister denies ordering a halt to construction. New budget includes funding for 500 units.
New University City to Be Erected Near TzfatAmerican 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.
Buying from Plans - 8 Essential Questions to Ask Your ContractorBuying a home in Israel can be stressful at the best of times. Know what questions to ask.
Renting Out Your Apartment in IsraelYou'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 investment
The Effect on the Real Estate Market of a Divided JerusalemI have been asked by a number of citizens, what will happen to real estate prices if the government divides the city?
Seven Things Your Real Estate Lawyer Should Do For YouBuying or selling real estate in Israel can be a stressful experience. Here are some ways your real estate lawyer can take away the legal headaches
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. “
Real Estate Taxes You Need to Know AboutIf you're involved in real estate transactions, here is an overview of the main real estate taxes.
Why are Real Estate Prices Escalating in Jerusalem?Rising real estate prices in any city is typically a symptom of a growing economy...
Comparison Btw Israeli & US Residential Real Estate TransactionsBelow you will find a list of practical differences between U.S. real estate transactions an Israeli real estate transactions.
A 'House and Garden' in LachishWe 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.
Buying a New Home in Israel from a Construction Company10 Important Things To Know When Buying a New Home in Israel from a Construction Company
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.
Seeking Accessibility when Buying a HomeToday more and more healthy, mobile people, with an eye toward the future, look for homes with easy external and internal access.
Finding a Home in JerusalemThe 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.
Ghostbusters Protest Proposed Four Seasons Hotel in JerusalemProtest holds up decision on hotel project
Three Questions to Consider Before Signing Your ContractKnowledge Is Power
Boom Times for Israel's Luxury Property MarketIsrael's high-end real estate market is sizzling.
New Record Set for Central Tel Aviv Property PricesPrivate investors have bought the Pitman school compound in the center of Tel Aviv.