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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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Rentals in Israel have continued to rise throughout the Covid-19 pandemic

Contrary to initial estimates that rent would drop due to the economic crisis brought on by Covid-19, the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) published surprising data indicating a steady rise in rental prices in Israel. The cities of Tel Aviv and Ashdod are leading the trend, with an average increase of 3.5% in rental prices... 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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Mabat HaShuk: Real estate sales in Israel — August 2020

The following is a selection of real estate sales in Israel that were recently closed. 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