Friday, February 03, 2023

Real Estate

Sea and Surf in the Holy Land

Live the coastal life in Netanya, Israel.

(Courtesy of Tivuch Shelley) In the last few months, Tivuch Shelly has had much success leading scores of buyers from overseas to settle or invest in the beautiful resort city of Netanya. We currently represent four residential


Reasons to Consider A Metal Roof

(StatePoint) One of the most important considerations for any major home project is its return on investment. That’s why experts point to metal as a solid choice for roofing.

“If you’re looking for that elusive combination of beauty, longevity and energy efficiency, metal roofing is a smart


Massive Layoffs Everywhere I Look…

The US economy has officially rehired all the jobs that were lost during the pandemic. This was confirmed after a blowout jobs report for July that unexpectedly showed a gain of over 528,000 jobs, according to data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This monthly gain was more than double what the most aggressive economists


Green Cleaning Product Trends With a Powerful Impact on the Planet

(BPT) You want to change how you clean to be more green, but there is an overwhelming amount of products that claim to be better for the environment. Separating hype from reality can be confusing, but when you look more closely at what’s trending, you’ll find the best options not only make a difference for the


Kingdom in the Sky

When my kids were young we often arranged our Shabbat meals together with other families whose children were of similar age. We encouraged them to sit as long as could be reasonably expected, certainly had them stay for discussions on the weekly Torah portion, but then they were dismissed—off to go play with their friends. It


The Times They Are A-Changin’

The lyrics of a popular song sung by Bob Dylan, “The Times They Are a-Changin’,” truly depict today’s turbulent times. Sudden changes are always difficult to face and the challenges are now evident in our daily lives.

I barely recognize the prices of yesteryear when a yummy Shabbat


The Path Ahead

Several months ago, Moshe Kinderlehrer, the publisher of this paper, agreed that I would start a column focusing on people interested in downsizing their home. My first article was going to start like this:

I recently received my Medicare card. I’m turning 65 in a month and I’ve decided it’s time


In the Center of It All

The other day, Dan Leffel, our company’s Modiin maven, was raving to me about the Modiin Absorption Department’s extensive olim services. At that moment, I understood why this beautiful, friendly city has become a popular destination for olim: American-style customer service.

Modiin is


Price Versus Value

A father said to his daughter, “You have graduated with honors; here is a Jeep I bought many years ago. It’s pretty old now, but I think you will benefit from it. But before I give it to you, take it to the used car lot downtown and tell them we want to sell it. Let’s see the price they offer you for it.”


Steady as She Goes

The Teaneck, Bergenfield and New Milford markets continue along their slow yet steady path of modest increases in inventory (now 109 homes combined), with the average listing price down ever so slightly to $750,000. While lower than last month, the numbers are completely on par with what the asking prices were through the essential


How Do I Decide Where to Live in Jerusalem?

(Courtesy of Tivuch Shelly) “I want to live in Jerusalem, but I am not sure where to settle.”

This is something we hear quite often.

Over the past 30-plus years, Tivuch Shelly has had the privilege to take part in building up the historic city of Jerusalem. We are


Plan to Age in Place? Tips To Make Your Home Safer

(BPT) According to the AARP, the number of households headed by people 65 and older will grow to 48 million in the next twenty years, and many of those adults plan to age in place for as long as they can. If you or a loved one want to stay at home as you get older, it’s crucial to make the home environment as safe as possible.

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