Commercial Real Estate

Real estate taxes, Israeli real estate

Changes in Israeli Purchase Tax as a Stimulus for the Israeli Real Estate Market

By Adv. Etgar Kedem-Kaufman, Adv. Avi Becker and Adv. Nicole Levin Changes in Israeli Purchase Tax Recent changes in Israeli purchase tax may be a stimulus for the Israeli real estate market. The hope is that this will stimulate the Israeli real estate market that was badly hit due to

Make up your mind already.

Recent promises by the government for a change in legislation has caused a freezing of many projects.  This is especially hard at a time when everyone is waiting for a lowering in real estate prices.  One such “promise” is the exemption from V.A.T. for certain purchasers acquiring apartments in new

Foreign Real Estate Investors Where Are You?

I remember a time when the prices of second hand apartments were always linked to the U.S. dollar.  This was because the Israeli currency was always sliding against the U.S. dollar and other currencies.  This made the purchase of apartments by foreigners a lucrative deal for them and for Israelis