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BUYING, BUILDING, AND OWNING A HOME IN ISRAEL

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Construction Cost Index: The unspoken additional cost of buying new apartments in Israel

Purchasers of new apartments in Israel, directly from developers, could find themselves paying a significantly higher price than they’d agreed upon when they initially closed the deal. The reason for this comes down to fluctuations in the residential construction cost index, published monthly by Israel’s Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), which estimates changes in construction... Read more
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Coronavirus: How it’s impacting the Israeli mortgage market

The COVID-19 pandemic is still raging strong. Nobody knows with any certainty if we, in Israel, are in the beginning, the middle, or towards the end of this ordeal. These are treacherous unchartered waters and it is unclear what the effects on the financial markets will be in the long term. While we are all... Read more