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Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Real Estate

Facilitating an Environment of Knowledge

Jeff Bezos, CEO and founder of Amazon and known by most by the label of “richest man in the world,” wrote something in his annual shareholder’s letter that I will never forget. “The very best leaders empower others,” said Bezos. That message has resonated with me for many years as I built my business on this exact foundation. I

Approved Funding to Hold ‘Success Summit’ on Wednesday

Approved Funding Corp., a multi-state mortgage lending business, is eagerly gearing up for its “Success Summit” event, planned for this Wednesday, Feb. 26. Featuring guest speakers David Stanton, Laibel Schwartz and Michael Sweetney among others, the event will cover real estate and business topics such as growing a

Gedaliah Borvick of ‘My Israel Home’ to Introduce New Project

When Gedaliah Borvick and wife Fayge made aliyah in 2003 from Bergenfield, with five children in tow, they were joining family from both sides and many friends from Bergenfield and Teaneck. Their destination was Beit Shemesh, where they still reside, now blessed with seven children and three grandchildren.Their sons served in the

Understanding the Building Construction Index

When buying a property in Israel and determining your budget, there will be additional costs above the purchase price to keep in mind, such as the acquisition tax, lawyers’ and brokers’ fees and other sundry items. When buying an apartment under construction, also known as buying “on paper” or “off plan,” an important

How to Extend Your Living Area to Outdoor Spaces

(StatePoint) When warmer weather arrives, it’s all about spending time in your home’s outdoor spaces. Here are a few new ideas for transforming your porch, deck or yard into an oasis of relaxation.

Spruce Up

Before getting down to brass tacks, it’s time to

Should You Term-Down Your Mortgage?

Rates are once again trending lower, thanks in part to the global economic concerns of the coronavirus. Inquiries are resurfacing once again, about potential refinance opportunities where homeowners who didn’t make a move soon enough are revisiting those options. If you are one of those individuals, this is a new chance for you to reach

Hottest Kitchen Trends From KBIS 2020

(BPT) Today’s home chefs want - and expect - more from their kitchens than ever before. To optimize their culinary and entertaining skills, they seek exciting new ways to push the boundaries of what they can do at home. These forward-thinking cooks also aim to prepare meals efficiently, using the best high-tech advances

The RAIN on Water Event Space Sportstar Of the Week: Sammy Teplitsky

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and The RAIN on Water Event Space would like to recognize 14-year-old Sammy Teplitsky as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The eighth grader at SAR Academy had 18 points and 15 rebounds in a huge win against Moriah last month and the Sting are a perfect 10-0, as they head into the playoffs. Coach

Retirement in Tzfat

Tzfat. Safed. Sefad. However you like to spell the holy city’s name, her mystical, artistic and airy quality remains. Tzfat is one of Israel’s four holy cities, included in the cadre of Chevron, Tiveria and, of course, Yerushalayim, and she certainly holds her weight in the Jewish world. The birthplace of both the

Abracadabra – The Sleight of Hand in Mortgages

Abracadabra is a mantra often used by magicians when conducting their tricks. Similarly, according to Wikipedia, “Sleight of Hand” refers to “fine motor skills when used by performing artists to entertain or manipulate.” It is closely associated with close-up magic, optical illusions, and thievery – namely, the art of deception.

Luxurious Jerusalem Residences For Sale at the Shalem Tower

Internationally acclaimed developer AKA Real Estate is changing the Jerusalem landscape with the introduction of the magnificent Shalem Tower. Situated in the center of Jerusalem on the renewed Jaffa Street, the luxury tower boasts high-end amenities including doorman service, a magnificent lobby, business center, pool, fitness

Hot Bathroom Trends for 2020

(BPT) Adding or remodeling a bathroom is a popular home improvement project in 2020. Whether it’s a simple powder room, a useful three-quarter or a grand master bath, it’s worthwhile to research the top trends so you can create a space that is functional while also increasing your home’s overall value.