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Protecting Clients From Themselves

We all try to retain top professionals – be it doctors, lawyers, etc. – to protect our families. Similarly, My Israel Home has had the great pleasure and responsibility for the past half decade to protect our clients’ interests when buying and selling homes in Israel. Although most clients make level-headed decisions, we have witnessed a small minority of clients who have allowed their hearts, rather than their heads, guide their decision-making. 

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2015-01-18 18:45:53
Zionism For The Jet-Set

 Herzliya's Marina (Photo: CC-BY-SA Adiel Lo, Wikipedia)

The Hamptons in Herzliya Pituach represents what Rabbi Schneier considers to be a natural progression of his original vision for The Hampton Synagogue: to create a luxurious neighborhood that appeals to the affluent, Hamptons-style Jewish population and helps engender a visceral attachment with Israel.

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2015-01-13 17:31:00
Advantages and Disadvantages of an “Acquisition Group”

A few years ago, my client wanted to buy an apartment through an Acquisition Group. However, his attorney dissuaded him from participating. Interestingly, over the past few months a number of my clients joined Acquisition Groups in Modiin and central Jerusalem. What is an Acquisition Group, what are the risks, and when is it worthwhile to join?

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2014-11-12 10:33:18
The Fashionable German Colony

 Bustling Emek Refaim (Photo: CC-BY-SA Avishai Teicher, Wikipedia)

The German Colony is an exciting and upscale Jerusalem neighborhood. It is famous for its main thoroughfare Emek Refaim, which is one of the city’s most popular streets, bustling with activity and boasting cafes, restaurants and trendy boutiques.

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2014-09-12 01:30:26
Inspiration From The Fallen Soldiers

 IDF soldier near Gaza border (Photo: Nati Shohat/Flash90)

Over the past few weeks, Jews throughout the world have joined together in a tremendous display of solidarity to support Israel during Operation Protective Edge.  The outpouring of love and appreciation to our soldiers has been inspiring, and the acts of chesed that this unity has spawned have been nothing short of astounding.

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2014-08-20 16:43:47
Seaside Living

Netanya Beach Netanya Beach (Photo: CC-BY-SA YuvalR, Wikipedia)

Although most of my clients enjoy the hustle and bustle of Jerusalem life, others prefer beautiful views of the Mediterranean Sea, and the slower pace and charm of a coastal town. For many of these clients, Netanya is a good fit.

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2014-06-17 16:55:01
New Country, New Careers

Nathan Zussman of "Interiors" Nathan Zussman, proprietor of "Interiors" (Photo: Gedaliah Borvick)

We are all “works in progress,” hopefully always trying to grow and expand our horizons. Making aliyah is a growth opportunity, affording people the opportunity to explore new career paths in the Holy Land.

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2014-06-02 23:06:21
How are Property Taxes Computed?

In Israel, property taxes are called “arnona,” an ancient Greek word which has been in our lexicon for at least two thousand years (see Tractate Pesachim 6a).

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2014-05-22 13:56:15

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