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Monday, March 25, 2019

Real Estate

Ramat Givat Zeev Development Almost Complete

(Courtesy of Ramat Givat Zeev) Over 200 million NIS has been invested in the development of the most beautiful neighborhood in Israel. Over 80 percent of apartments have already been sold.

The development of Ramat Givat Zeev, with its attention to the highest possible quality of construction,

I Love My House

One of the foremost and consistent philosophies from some of the more prolific thought leaders and entrepreneurs about the passion for their profession is the notion of “doing what you love.” Often attributed to Confucius, the quote, “Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life,” resonates

Purchasing a Home

Buying a home can be daunting, especially if it’s your first time. Therefore, when buying a home it’s important to assemble a competent team including a real estate agent, mortgage broker, attorney and a home inspector who can work together to protect your interests. However, while all these professionals are there to work on

How to Buy on Paper

Based on reader requests, we are running a series of “how to” articles that focus on various aspects of purchasing a home in Israel.

We are involved in property sales throughout Israel, many of which are of existing homes. However, since demand for quality housing greatly outstrips supply,

My Conversation with Mr. Bob Borrower

Over the holiday break, I was speaking with a friend about the real estate market. This guy is financially savvy and has an excellent understanding of the economy. He also happens to be in the market to buy his first house. While he didn’t have “real time market stats” at his discretion, he made a compelling argument as to

Smart Homes & Security: Weighing the Vulnerabilities and Benefits of a Smart Home

While smart home technology brings an unprecedented comfort and convenience to millions of homes all over the country, many of us continue to wonder about the security risks introduced by bringing these technologies into our homes. To be very clear, these concerns are completely legitimate, and asking questions—being skeptical—is the

Approved Funding Announces Jan. 13 Home Buyer Seminar in Fair Lawn

Approved Funding, a leading privately held local mortgage banker has announced its “Educational Seminars and Workshop” series for 2019. “Approved Funding prides itself on being a community based local mortgage lender that provides ‘value’ even more than as it provides financing,” says Shmuel Shayowitz, President of

Water-Saving New Year’s Resolutions

(StatePoint) It’s that time of year to start setting New Year’s resolutions: work out more; get a new job; save money. While these are admirable goals, have you considered how your resolutions might make a bigger impact?

Protecting our water is one of the biggest challenges facing the planet, but

Goodbye Spring Cleaning, Hello Winter Refresh

Four home improvement updates to take your home from drab to fab.

(BPT) Every year, homeowners anxiously await spring to refresh and reset their homes. But what if we capitalized on all the time spent indoors during winter to take control of

Ramat Givat Zeev Is Expanding and Now Features 40 Additional Housing Units

(Courtesy of Ramat Givat Zeev) The finest neighborhood built in the last decade for new immigrants is expanding.

Construction of two additional buildings, containing 40 new housing units, has been approved and, when at full capacity, will now be able to house 500 families.

The Carriage House Luxury Condominiums: From a Time of Luxury and Opulence

Located between South Beach and Bal Harbour, back in the day, the Carriage House Luxury Condominiums was the place to see and be seen.

Built in 1967 with just over 400 condominiums and 17 stories tall, what really sets The Carriage House apart are the expansive building amenities. The Fitness

You Can’t Have It All, Or Can You?!

New years and new beginnings are always a chance for people to take out a blank sheet of paper and “start from scratch.” It’s a shame that many people don’t contemplate about new opportunities more often. It is often the empty canvas that helps promote the best ideas and creativity. In personal finance, I think this is an