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Wednesday, April 01, 2020

Real Estate

Using “GPS” To Navigate Through Uncertainty

More days have passed, and the only thing that remains constant is the increased level of anxiety and unease across the globe. As the Coronavirus wreaks havoc on the medical lives of so many, the social and economic impacts are doing damage at record magnitudes. As someone who has gone through several market crisis’s, including a

Four Outdoor Cleaning Tips That Could Save You Thousands

(BPT) The sounds of birds chirping, longer daylight hours, and budding trees and flowers are early signs that warmer weather and spring are on the way. That means more time outside to enjoy nature, but it’s also a sign it might be time for a little spring cleaning.

“Cold temperatures,

The Fed Takes Unprecedented Action – Cutting “Rates” To Zero

Indisputably the Coronavirus has impacted the lives of every single person throughout the world – medically, emotionally, financially or otherwise. Our hearts and prayers go out to everybody who has been impacted and affected. We pray for continued health and protection, with speedy salvation from The One Above for all those harmed by

Q&A With Toms Rivers’ Shifra Cymet

Born and raised in Ocean County, Shifra Cymet knows the area extremely well and is always on the lookout for real estate opportunities. Young and energetic, Cymet’s personality is infectious and has earned her a stellar reputation with her clientele. Her poise and professionalism and ambitious

Proper Pruning Is All About the Right Tools

(StatePoint) If you are like most homeowners, you need to prune trees, shrubs, bushes and other plants in your yard from time to time. But do you know which tool is best suited for each particular job? Experts say that choosing tools wisely is key to maximizing beauty, and minimizing damage to plants.

The Time Is Always Right To Buy in Jerusalem

Shalom from Israel. What a crazy few weeks! Every day I try to understand what we are all living through at the moment. Being a Jerusalem real estate broker I can not analyze the medical situation any more than any other unqualified person. I follow all advice offered and take even more care, but I wish us all an end to this troubling

How To: Make Purchase Payments

This article, part of a series of “how to” articles that focus on various aspects of purchasing a home in Israel, will address issues relating to making purchase payments.

First Payment

When buying an existing property in Israel, it is common for the

The Benefits of Lower Mortgage Rates

The world is quickly shifting to address the Covid-19 global epidemic with so many historic events taking place. Everything from schools, businesses, conferences, sporting events, and financial markets are experiencing unprecedented disruptions and adjustments. As of this writing, the stock market has tumbled into a “bear market” –

Beware - Historically Low Mortgage Rates?!

In case you have not been following the news, I would humbly suggest that the # 2 headline item of the week has been the historically low mortgage rates. The 10-year United States Treasury bond, which is a safe-haven for investors during times of market volatility, has broken beneath a psychological benchmark of 1.00%. Not only that, the

Zeevyah Benoff Finds New Home at V&N Realty

Zeevyah Benoff has joined the team at V&N Realty (V and N Group LLC), sharing her talent with the community she has called home for much of her life. A Teaneck resident for the past 30 years, Benoff considers V&N a premier real estate boutique company and a true household name.

“If you

Spring Cleaning for Spring Allergies

(BPT) As days grow longer and new blooms appear, it can only mean one thing: Spring is here and with it comes the task of spring cleaning. For people with allergies, spring cleaning does more than spruce up a home. When done correctly, it removes dust, mold, dander and other allergy triggers so you can feel your best.

Tivuch Shelly, Real Estate in Israel: Based on Trust, Variety and Flexibility

(Courtesy of Tivuch Shelly) When it comes to a major purchase, involving the commitment of a large sum of money, trust is a big factor—trust in both the product one is buying and in the seller. There is generally no more major purchase in a person’s life than a home, often involving a substantial mortgage extending over several