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Purchase Groups – an alternative way to purchase an apartment in Israel

Building an apartment as part of a purchase group in Israel is a popular and less expensive way than buying a new apartment 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... Read more
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Mabat HaShuk: Real estate transactions in Israel — August 2020

The following is a selection of real estate deals that were recently transacted in Israel. This gives our readers a general idea of the residential market and the activity taking place around the country. Jerusalem: A 6-room villa, 178 sqm on 4 floors, located on Yair Street, Baka, was sold for NIS 5,950,000 (Jackie Bitensky... Read more
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Green building in Israel will become mandatory from March 2022

The Green Building Standard has existed in Israel for 15 years but, until now, it has been non-compulsory. In 2013, several wealthy cities in central Israel began obligating building contractors to adopt green standards and regulations. Last week, the Interior Minister signed the official standard, and within a year and a half green building in... Read more
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Could Israel’s periphery become more attractive for real estate investors?

A look at the Government’s latest proposals to encourage new construction and settlement in Israel’s peripheral regions. Could investment in these areas become more attractive? The pronouncements by Minister of Construction and Housing Ya’acov Litzman in recent weeks regarding measures he is planning, which would spur construction of residential housing in Israel’s outlying regions, have... Read more