Israel, although a modern country, is an ancient land. There are many early sites going back thousands of years. There are also many ancient cities such as Jerusalem, Acre, Jaffa (Yafo), Tiberius, Beer Sheva and Safed. In addition to this, the return of the Jews to their homeland sparked the
Buying an apartment in Israel from abroadMany people purchase apartments inIsraelwhile living abroad. To many this seems like a daunting task since many questions arise about the technicalities of the transaction. How will you sign the contract if you are not inIsrael? How will you make the payments? How will
Urban renewal projects are one of the newest trends to hit the Israeli real estate scene. As several major Israeli cities have no more room to grow, municipalities have allowed older buildings to be renovated, giving the city a “facelift” and enabling new apartments to be added to existing buildings.
I have a client that purchased an apartment from a construction company in Israel at the preconstruction stage. He recently made a trip to Israel to check on the progress of the construction and here are a few of his first impressions: The apartment is so small When my client
In the past couple of years anyone dealing with Israeli Real Estate has been occupied with several issues. When purchasing an apartment in Israel it is important to understand some or all of these issues and how they can affect your transaction. Is there a real estate bubble in Israel?
In the past few years we have seen many residential real estate projects being built on land belonging to the Moshavim. Indeed, it has been said that this type of project is an ideal one for young couples who would like to fulfill a dream of having a home with
Comparison between Israeli Residential Real Estate Transactions and British Residential Real Estate Transactions
Many people are nervous about entering into Real Estate transactions in Israel for many reasons. In Israel the real estate transactions are conducted in Hebrew, a language they are not completely familiar with. They are not used to Israeli business mentality. Purchasers who are not native Israelis feel that the
In the not so distant past it was assumed that as soon as a building was declared an historical building slated for preservation its value was enhanced. The reason for this is that as soon as the building is labeled as a building that is to be preserved and protected
You’ve decided to buy an apartment from a construction company and closed on the price. Congratulations. But before you travel any further down the property purchase path, here are a few important things you need to know so that you can plan your finances for the transaction without getting taken
There are major differences between buying an existing apartment in Israel from a private individual (second hand) and buying a new apartment from a construction company at the preconstruction stage. Below are a few things to remember: Check the permits. Have a professional check the building permit to see that