Residential Real Estate

Real estate transactions from abroad

Transactions in Israeli Real Estate from Abroad During Carona

Israeli real estate transactions from abroad during the Carona pandemic can be challenging. Government offices are closed in many places and it is difficult to get things done. New international laws restrict the transfer of funds needed to buy and sell real estate. How to navigate these obstructions when buying

transferrable development rights, town planning, historical buildings

Israeli Real Estate Deals V. U.S. Real Estate Deals

Israeli real estate deals v. U.S. real estate deals – what is the difference and why is it important to know? Many people are nervous about entering into real estate transactions in Israel  for various reasons.  In Israel the real estate transactions are conducted in Hebrew a language they are

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