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Jerusalem: A Consistently Booming Real-Estate Market

The global economic crisis of recent years is leaving its mark on the Jerusalem real estate market in more ways than one. Foreign buyers are taking more time to buy into the property market, but they are still here and want to find their “home” in the “Jerusalem of Gold”, while local purchasers appear […]

By |December 14th, 2011|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Jerusalem: A Consistently Booming Real-Estate Market

Subprime in Israel?

Subprime. Its notoriety prevails throughout the world. The word alone conjures up vivid memories of recession, ruined investors, and failed banks. With the financial crisis in the United States allegedly over, the question for us begs, does subprime lending exist in Israel? Can history repeat itself here? This question was posed to the Head […]

By |December 13th, 2011|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Subprime in Israel?

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Bank of Israel to keep buying forex

Central bank’s governor says will continue to intervene in foreign exchange market to ensure Israeli exports remain competitive

Israel’s central bank will continue to intervene in the foreign exchange market to ensure Israeli exports remain competitive, Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer said on Monday.

Some analysts have questioned whether Fischer can continue contradictory policies of […]

By |December 10th, 2011|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Bank of Israel to keep buying forex

Government Steps in to Lower Property Prices

For many young couples beginning their lives together, as well as for other families, the dream of buying a home has become a dream that is difficult to achieve. Notwithstanding the usual dilemmas such as location, size and other parameters, the issue of financing poses an even more daunting prospect. In fact, the financial […]

By |December 9th, 2011|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Government Steps in to Lower Property Prices

Israel: The fastest growing real-estate market in the world.

Today as much as ever the number of people purchasing investment properties in Israel continues to rise. Even following the world’s economic collapse Israel has been confirmed as the fastest growing real-estate market in the world.

For those contemplating investing in Israeli property the following will be of interest:
The cities showing the highest annual rates […]

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Israeli Credit Rating May Be Cut by S&P in Line With U.S. Action

Israel may have its AAA credit rating on U.S.-guaranteed sovereign bonds cut by Standard & Poor’s Ratings Service in line with a similar action it has warned of taking on U.S. debt.

S&P put Israel’s rating on “CreditWatch” today, meaning there is a 50 percent chance it may be cut in the next 90 days. […]

By |December 7th, 2011|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Israeli Credit Rating May Be Cut by S&P in Line With U.S. Action

Dear Readers

We are very pleased to introduce to you the first edition of First Israel’s “Israel Real Estate Newsletter”. Our aim in creating this newsletter is to provide our readers with the latest information on Israeli real estate and mortgage banking news. For those individuals interested in real estate in Israel, it is now […]

By |December 26th, 2010|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Dear Readers

Israeli Exchange Rates Mid July

1 Dollar
USA
3.6450

1 Pound
Great Britain
5.7593

100 Yen
Japan
4.3768

1 Euro
European Monetary Union
4.9986

1 Dollar
Australia
3.5373

1 Dollar
Canada
3.5435

1 Krone
Denmark
0.6708

1 Krone
Norway
0.6241

1 Rand
South Africa
0.5240

1 Krone
Sweden
0.5452

1 Franc
Switzerland
3.7234

1 Dinar
Jordan
5.1429

10 Pound
Lebanon
0.0242

1 Pound
Egypt
0.6403

By |December 21st, 2010|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Israeli Exchange Rates Mid July

Living the High-Life in Hertzlia-Pituach

Hertzalia-Pituach is highly regarded as one of the most luxurious areas in all of Israel. This centrally located town built on the beaches of the Mediterranean is situated between Kvish Hachof (the coastal highway) on the west and the neighborhood of Nof Yam on the north. This beautiful town was once known as the […]

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