Attorney Shlomi Ashkenazi recently shared with me a distressing story of a couple who bought an apartment “on paper” in a new project under construction in Jerusalem. The couple, let’s call them David and Yael, did not hire an attorney to represent them and relied on the developer’s lawyer to draft the contract and guide them in the
Most people understand the importance of having your home inspected by a professional before you buy a new property. Home inspectors have years of experience and specialized training so they know what to look out for in aging homes and what problems are likely to appear. Here are the top four things home inspectors generally look for, so
How to Find a New Office Location for Your Business
It’s tough to find the perfect office for your business. There’s so many different things you need to account for: office space,
(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
(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
While I am sure a lot of people were playing catch-up this week, the markets continued without us with lots of noteworthy information coming forth over the past few weeks. Fortunately, or unfortunately, by the time we analyze this current data, there will be a slew
(BPT) The leaves have changed, temperatures are dropping and pumpkin spice treats abound, which means winter is coming. Now is the time to winterize your home, which can mean up to a 10% savings on your energy bills, according to Energy Star.
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
(StatePoint) PMI, APR, LTV…these unfamiliar acronyms don’t need to bewilder or intimidate uninitiated homebuyers.
To help you negotiate the homebuying process like a pro, Freddie Mac is sharing definitions of 10 key acronyms you’ll encounter as you meet with lenders, make a down payment
Tel Aviv’s Florentin neighborhood is undergoing dramatic change. Named for David Florentin, a Greek Jew who had purchased the land in the late 1920s, the neighborhood suffered for many decades from urban decay and poverty. Its present turnaround is being fueled by younger residents and aspiring artists who have attracted
(BPT) Scarves. Pumpkin spice lattes. Leaves crunching underfoot. Sweater season is moving in fast, which means it’s time to start transitioning to fall maintenance to make sure your home and yard are ready for winter. The following are 10 things you can do to prepare for the cold and wet weather ahead.
(BPT) Many interior designers gravitate toward grays or whites as a starting point when building a home’s look and feel, but a new trend is emerging. Homeowners are getting back to basics and finding ways to bring the outdoors in by using neutral earth tones as their blank slate. These wood tones have become the “new neutral” for