Friday, October 30, 2020

Real Estate

Are You Suffering From FOBO?

You read that right; it wasn’t a typo. By now, we are all familiar with the acronym “FOMO” – the social state of mental or emotional anxiety caused by the “fear of missing out.” So what is “FOBO?” While I have seen FOBO described as the “fear of being offline,” in this case, I am talking about another common phenomenon,


Eitan Rosenfeld Joins the Team at Keller Williams Realty

Eitan Rosenfeld has joined the team at Keller Williams Realty. Rosenfeld, who previously worked for the Wein Agency in Teaneck, describes the culture at KW as unique and unparalleled. “At KW everyone is on the same team helping one another succeed,” he said. “Agents are treated like partners working toward a common goal, a


Links Residential Welcomes Chaim File to the Team

(Courtesy of Links Residential) The team at Links Residential is excited to welcome Chaim File as their newest REALTOR®/Sales Associate. Chaim grew up in Israel, in the neighborhood of Ramot in Jerusalem. He studied at Yeshivat Mateh Binyamin in Bet El and later graduated from Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem with a BFA in


Happy Residents Spread the Word About One500 in Teaneck

(Courtesy of One500) One500, the luxury rental community that opened for leasing this August in Teaneck, is off to a stellar start thanks in large part to its enthusiastic residents.

Referrals are the biggest source of new apartment leases at One500, according to


Decisions, Decisions, Decisions …

As the Presidential elections heat up, there are undoubtedly very significant decisions that Americans will have to face very soon. For now, the decisions that I am referring to are more impactful to the individual homeowners and homebuyers as they grapple with essential mortgage selections. A careless or uninformed conclusion can cost a


Are There Benefits to Buying a Timeshare in This Day and Age?

(BPT) Once upon a time, if you said you owned a timeshare, you might get a side eye from a well-meaning friend who was concerned you caved to a hard sell for a vacation option. But times have changed, and a quiet revolution in the industry now shows that timeshares can be a savvy vacation strategy.


Make Your Home a Healthier Place

(StatePoint) Our homes are our sanctuaries. It’s more important than ever to ensure your home is a safe and healthy environment for you and your family. Indoor air quality can have a negative effect on your health, and the air inside your home is oftentimes more polluted than the air outside. Explore five effective wellness


In Honor of the Presidential Elections: Linc-o-lin

I love the streets of Jerusalem whose inspiring names bring thousands of years of Jewish history to life. And yet, one of my favorite streets in central Jerusalem is named after Abraham Lincoln. Many years ago, while taking a taxi to a meeting on that block, I could not contain my smile when the cabdriver pronounced the street name


Make Your Yard a Safe Haven for Beautiful Birds

(StatePoint) Without a few measures in place, your home and garden could be hazardous to birds. Here are some great ways to create a safe haven for beautiful flying visitors.

  • • Garden organically: Conventional pesticides can be toxic to birds, so ditch the dangerous chemicals. Did you

Fanning The Flames In Real Estate

A once-in-a-century pandemic may seem like the extreme opposite of what might fuel a housing boom -nevertheless, it’s certainly what we have seen over the past few months. The question is, what is causing this fire in the real estate market, and will it continue to burn?

Mortgage Rates


Jerusalem’s Mesila Project: True Luxury In the Picturesque German Colony

While COVID-19 may have affected the world economy, Israel’s property market is booming—both due to Israel’s relative economic stability and the fact that in these unstable times, Israel is seen as the one and only “rock” that is here for every Jew.

Established over 15 years


Five Home Improvements for Fall

(BPT) The average American home has nine DIY jobs that need to be tackled, according to a study conducted by Porch.com. Fall is the perfect time to give your home a little TLC and start checking off projects on your to-do list. Here are five easy fall fixups to get your home ready for the upcoming season: