Thursday, August 22, 2019

Real Estate

A Guide to Affordable Home Improvement

(BPT) The holy grail of home improvement is a project that makes a big difference to the appearance or value of the home without breaking the bank. The key is to focus on low-cost, quality items that will give the most bang for your buck. Here are five to consider:

New Bathroom

Protect Your Vacation Home When You’re Away

(BPT) Whether it’s a cabin up north, a villa down south or a quaint cottage near family, many people in the United States own second

The US Embassy-Flusser Connection

What is the relationship between David Flusser and the United States Embassy? David Flusser was born in Vienna, grew up in Czechoslovakia, was educated in Prague and completed his doctorate at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. So far, there’s no apparent connection.

Let’s dig deeper:

How to Properly Budget

By Gedaliah Borvick

‘House’ It Going in the Marketplace?

According to a report released this past week by the National Association of Realtors, sales of existing U.S. homes fell 0.4% in April (compared with March) to a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of 5.19 million units. Furthermore, in comparison, sales were 4.4% lower compared with April 2018. Existing home sales are an important

Good Night Moon

I was recently in Ness Ziona and wandered upon Ilan Ramon Street. Reading the street sign reminded me that, with so much focus on Israel’s recent lunar space project, it is an opportune time to focus on Israel’s first astronaut.

The Beresheet spacecraft was a private initiative, rather than

Get a Great Lawn in Less Time

(StatePoint) It’s no secret that your home’s exterior gets the spotlight during the summer. Once the weather warms up, neighborhoods fill with the sounds of yardwork. Expertly manicured grass and enviable curb appeal require maintenance and the right equipment.

If “old reliable” isn’t

Smart Tips for First-Time Homebuyers

(BPT) Today’s first-time homebuyers face a variety of hurdles when trying to enter the real estate market. While interest rates have declined recently and there are signs that more inventory may be coming onto the market, many buyers continue to feel frustration in finding and financing a home.

Azorim’s Haneviim Boutique Luxury Project Is Selling Fast

(Courtesy of Azorim) The year 2019 ushered in a gust of fresh air for buyers in the Haneviim Boutique luxury real estate project. Five apartments have already been sold since the beginning of the year (January – February 2019), while over the past year (from January – December 2018), a total of thirteen apartments were

Smart Tips for First-Time Homebuyers

(BPT) Today’s first-time homebuyers face a variety of hurdles when trying to enter the real estate market. While interest rates have declined recently and there are signs that more inventory may be coming onto the market, many buyers continue to feel frustration in finding and financing a home.

Three Tips to Refresh Your Home and Your Spirit This Spring

(BPT) Every spring, the changing season brings a desire for renewal. It’s a time of growth, transition and revitalization. The latest trend in home cleaning popularized by Marie Kondo reveals what many of us yearn for - not just decluttering, but a fresh start, a clean slate. We

The Source of Life

Mekor Chaim is a southern Jerusalem neighborhood that is surrounded by Baka to the east, Katamon to the west, the Greek Colony to the north and Talpiot to the south. It is known as a one-street neighborhood, as over 90% of its residents live on Mekor Chaim Street. I always wanted to write

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