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BUYING, BUILDING, AND OWNING A HOME IN ISRAEL

You found the place to get up-to-date information, tools, and advice for helping you make sound decisions throughout the process of buying, building and maintaining a home in Israel. All this is brought to you by our editor, professional in-house staff and selected experts in their respective fields.

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Why Buy a Home in Israel?

From high returns on investment, profitable income yields, and portfolio diversification, to a range of emotional factors that don’t fit into any financial or investment formula, there are plenty of motivating factors for Jews around the world to want to own property in Israel.  Here are our top 5 reasons to buy your home in Israel:  1. The... Read more
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Purchase groups in Israel– an alternative way to purchase an apartment

Purchase groups in Israel are a popular and less expensive way to buy a new apartment than through a developer. But with potential savings up to 20% of the apartment price, this route bears a greater risk and the Government is now considering tightening regulations to protect purchasers. Increasing signs of instability followed by legal... Read more
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Where can you buy an apartment in Israel for a million shekels or less?

Despite the high cost of housing in Israel, it is possible to find apartments for a million shekels or less in most cities, including the most desired city of Jerusalem, as well as some parts of the expensive Gush Dan region. In Haifa and Be’er Sheva, you can even buy an apartment for three to four hundred thousand shekels. Buyitinisrael went to ten cities to see what you could buy for a million shekels or less. Read more
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Why are homes in Israel so expensive?

A shortage of housing, an excessive amount of regulations, inefficient transportation systems, and a belief that prices will never come down. Why the cost of homes in Israel is so high. Anyone who takes a look at Israel real estate will quickly learn that homes in Israel are expensive. Extremely expensive. The average price of... Read more
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Buying a home in a new project in Israel — 10 factors to consider

You've decided to buy a property in Israel, and you even know where in Israel you want to buy. You checked out the various new projects that are being marketed and narrowed down the search to three or four developments. Each one sounds pretty much the same as the other, “5 rooms, 2 bathrooms, living room, dining room, kitchen, balcony, storage room and two covered parking spaces”, so how in the world do you decide which new project in Israel is right for you? Read more