Renting office space by the hour, day or week has caught on in Israel as more professionals put a premium on mobility over ownership.
Returns on Tel Aviv office property can be twice as high as for apartments, but beware the glut in around two years.
Homes in central Israel tend to monopolize headlines, but some major deals were sealed in 2013 from Kiryat Shmona to Eilat and even in Sderot. Were these homes worth the multi-million-shekel price tag? You judge
You'd better be a good seller, if you’re not already working as a mover. And make sure you get a work visa. After that, it gets addictive.
Sources say they believe part of the proceeds will be used to pay a large dividend, with Eliahu reaping hundreds of millions of shekels in cash on his 69.5% stake in the company.
Known as a frequent target of Qassam rockets from Gaza, Sderot seems an unlikely place to buy up property. So why are real estate prices in outlying cities like this one shooting through the roof?
Relaxed restrictions, low interest rates and the instability of the stock market prompt many investors to resort to property. But newcomers buying in outlying areas don't always know what they're getting into..
Israeli borrowers show preference for variable rate mortgages.
Some 8,000 new office suites are slated to be built in and around Tel Aviv over the next few years, which could send rental rates tumbling.
Many couples can't afford to buy a home nowadays without parental help, leaving a growing number of pensioners with hefty mortgages.
A recent study shows that last summer's protest movement indeed led to lower housing prices, but for a brief period only. And it's been uphill every since.
Couple with average income would need 24 years to make down payment.
Complex is to include 25 movie theaters, stores, restaurants and other attractions.
Asking prices in the resale market began climbing again this year after languishing for several months.
Study finds that for young couples, new home cost 156 monthly salaries last year - 74% more than in 2004.
Treasury seeks to develop market for long-term rental apartments in Israel; tenders for 1,000 rental units to be published in coming weeks.
Moving into a high-rise building might enhance your view, but it may also jack up your monthly maintenance fees - big time.
How to make the most on your real estate investment.
In 2009-2010, apartments of up to three rooms constituted 6-7% of all apartments built; by last year 9% of new builds were that size.
Bank of Israel projects slight decline in demand for new housing in coming years.
Preliminary treasury data show 8,000 units sold in May.
It's time to stop sitting on the fence: Housing prices aren't going to drop much, if at all.
Residents who think they may be owed money can check their eligibility on the city website or by calling the municipality.
Buyers take out so-called bridge loans when they purchase a new home before they've sold their old one. The total amount of such loans increased NIS 1.5 billion last year, to NIS 17.5 billion.
Supply constraint is vanishing, stock of unsold homes is rising.
Homes in Israel cost more than anywhere else in the OECD.
Just a few minutes' stroll from the site of Tel Aviv's old bus station with its teeming migrant population, investors are buying up property and residential development is taking off.
All the tenants, except one, agreed to implement reinforcement of their building as described in National Master Plan 38. He has now been forced to toe the line by the local supervisor of land registration.
It's real simple: Before you purchase a home, make sure you do all the basic calculations.