Wednesday, April 08, 2020

Real Estate

Record-Breaking Numbers

Let’s first start with the indestructible stock market. Improving sentiment around the United States and China trade relations has contributed to the market’s record run over the past few days. The Dow, Nasdaq, and S&P have achieved record highs intra-day numbers and closings throughout the week. Upon reports of a


Affordable DIY Projects to Transform Your Home

(StatePoint) Transformative home renovations don’t need to be complicated, nor do they need to cost an arm and a leg. There are plenty of affordable DIY projects you can do in a weekend to add beauty to your home’s indoor and outdoor spaces. Here are a few to consider:


Fun Ways to Celebrate Fall

(StatePoint) It’s time to celebrate colorful falling leaves and cooling weather with fun seasonal activities. The good news? You don’t have to travel far from home to get your fall fix.

Here are a few ways to get into the spirit of autumn close to home:


‘My Israel Property’ Offers Reliable Real Estate Services in Israel

Purchasing property in Israel can be difficult, but My Israel Property is here to help. The business provides personalized and customized real estate services for those looking to purchase property in Israel. Helmed by former New Jersey residents and longtime friends Ilana Garber and Sandi Ryker, the company strives to


Five Ways to Elevate Your Home Decor Through Minimalism

(BPT) - The latest trends in home decor reveal a desire for a feeling of tranquility and calmness, perhaps as a response to today's overly busy and distracted lifestyles. From Marie Kondo's decluttering craze to a return to natural materials in home design, everyone is looking for a way to create a peaceful, less hectic inner space. When it


Expert Tips for Lighting Your Home’s Outdoor Spaces

(StatePoint) Many homeowners spend time and money perfecting curb appeal, but forget to make it shine at night. Experts say a well-lit home exterior and surrounding landscape is both beautiful and functional.

“The addition of outdoor lighting is transformative, making it possible to see beauty


Not All Mortgages Are Created Equal

For background, the Federal National Mortgage Association (more commonly known as “Fannie Mae”), and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (more commonly known as “Freddie Mac”), both buy mortgages on the secondary market, pools them, and sell them as mortgage-backed securities (“MBS”) to investors on the open


Home Maintenance Projects That Could Save You Thousands on Repairs

(BPT) Routine maintenance: two words that likely evoke eye rolls, exasperated sighs and dread for most homeowners who read, hear or even think about them. However, they’re also a homeowner’s best line of defense when it comes to protecting their most important investment - their home.

“Many homeowners insurance policyholders are choosing higher


Bring the Outdoors in This Fall

(BPT) With the weather cooling down and trees changing to vibrant colors, it’s no wonder many consider autumn their favorite time of year. Fall draws people outside to apple orchards and pumpkin patches and fills homes with the smells of seasonal baking.

To enjoy the positive benefits of nature even when spending time indoors, why not open up your


Levi Eshkol: Water Superhero

I recently met with a young couple living on Levi Eshkol Boulevard in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Ramat Eshkol and asked them if they knew who Levi Eshkol was. “Wasn’t he a war hero or president many years ago?” was their response. I realized that it was high time to dedicate an article to this fascinating leader.


To the Moon and Back With Israel: Check Out the Lincoln Residence

Just a refresher to revert back to my last article over the summer in the Jewish Link reminiscing the "50" year colossal landmark anniversary of man's first walk on the moon on July 20,1969.
Although it seemed enticing to have another potential location

Five Essentials to Build a Home Office

(StatePoint) Want to maximize your productivity when working in your home office? Here are five essentials to build out the space:

• A Solid Chair: Don’t shortchange yourself with the wrong chair. It’s the basis of your comfort, which is critical for putting in the hours needed for success. Look