Israeli Guide About Renting an Apartment in Israel

Renting an apartment in Israel is a very different affair from renting an apartment in the United States. In the US, you usually submit your rental application to a professional rental-management company, you provide them with your credit information and proof of income, and you almost never meet or negotiate the rental terms with the… [Read More]

Israel Real Estate Purchase Tax Law

The Israel Real Estate Purchase Tax Law requires the purchaser of property, real estate in Israel to pay a Purchase Tax. The Purchase Tax is based on the price of the property at the time the purchase is made. There are different rates of Purchase Tax depending on the purchaser’s citizenship/residence situation at the time… [Read More]

Locating Unclaimed Abandoned Property in Israel

Locating Unclaimed Abandoned Property in Israel can be very complex, and requires a very knowledgeable attorney.  In Israel, thousands of unclaimed Israeli real estate, assets totaling approximately 15 billion Israeli Shekels currently remain unclaimed, part of them belonging to Holocaust victims who invested in Israel. These abandoned assets include land, developed real estate, bank accounts,… [Read More]