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Real estate market

Buying a home on paper? You may pay 10-15% more than you thought

Housing prices have risen 7.2% in the past year, according to the Central Bureau of Statistics, and show no sign of slowing.


Housing crisis in Israel: Prices up by 7.4% since last year

Since the 2008 global financial crisis, housing prices in Israel have soared by 214%, more than tripling themselves.

Real estate market

New mortgages in Israel soar to all-time high

June's total is more than 20% higher than May's total, which was itself a record, and is nearly twice as much as was borrowed in February 2020, on the eve of the pandemic.


A decade since Israel's social protests, food-makers afraid to raise prices

The spontaneous protests of 2011 drew hundreds of thousands of protesters from all socio-economic and religious backgrounds to the streets to object to the continuing rise in the cost of living.


Government priority: Israelis need affordable housing - editorial

Getting the situation under control and in sync with some form of fiscal reality will be an uphill struggle, and the government lacks a clear-cut plan to wage it.

New housing units for couples in Jerusalem.

Can the new government slow rising housing prices?

"The problem is a lack of supply in the housing market," said the co-founder of First Israel Mortgages. "The only way to bring down prices is to build more homes."

THE TEL AVIV skyline; the area around the city is home to many Israeli start-ups

Gush Dan office occupancy rates continue climb

Despite the increase in skyscrapers in Gush Dan, office occupancy is still rising, with Tel Aviv at 94%, Ramat Gan 93%, and Herzliya 92%, according to a study by CBRE Israel.

Hadera neighborhood plans

Real estate: Want a seaside apartment? Look to Hadera

Prices of seaside apartments are generally quite expensive, but there are still reasonable alternatives to the pricey apartments in Tel Aviv and surrounding areas.


Israel's housing market is waking up

An increase in the volume of mortgages taken up by the public in recent months is a clear sign that the housing market is waking from its slumber


Israel listed as being second most expensive country to buy a home

Israel ranked number 2 out of 39 countries listed, where houses cost $9,780 per square meter, which accounts for 26.6% of a household's disposable annual income.

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