Sunday, June 04, 2023

Real Estate

Tips for a Safer, More Enjoyable Summer at the Pool

Pools are great for play, exercise and therapy. However, it is critical that while enjoying ourselves, we take appropriate safety precautions.

According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, more than 275 children nationwide under the age of 5 drown in swimming pools annually, and more


Top Five Reasons to Move to Jerusalem

Many of my friends often ask me when I plan on leaving Jerusalem. As my family grows, they assume we’ll move to areas like Raanana or Modiin. But the truth is we have no intention of leaving.

In fact, my family and I love Jerusalem and everything it has to offer. Here are my top five reasons:


Are You a Loan or Home Hostage?

These days, it is not uncommon to feel “trapped” in your home. With the lack of available houses on the market and the historically low interest rate mortgages that most homeowners have, there is reason to feel constricted. Here is an incredible stat: Approximately 60% of the outstanding conventional mortgages in the United States are


Do We Still Need Windows That Open? The Return Of Allergy Season

Hachoo, Hachoo!! Whether you find yourself walking in the park, sitting on your deck or eating hot dogs at your neighbor’s last minute Sunday BBQ, it seems like everyone these days is puffy eyed, red nosed and sneezing. The tulips and cherry trees are nearing the end of their spring show and what the late blooming 100 ft. tall


Olim Advisors’ Parlor Meeting In Edison Looks at Investing In Israeli Real Estate

Olim Advisors’ Paul Bloom, a former Edison resident who now lives in Israel, recently met with a group of people at the home of Penina and Asaf Shmuel in Edison to discuss how Olim Advisors can assist U.S.-based investors in purchasing real estate in Israel.

Bloom, the company’s VP


D-Day Is Coming. Are You Prepared?

Life can be full of surprises, and many of those surprises can be expensive. Unfortunately, most people are unprepared for life-changing events and have little-to-no reserves. According to a recent banking study, over 60% of Americans do not have enough savings to cover a $1,000 emergency expense. This is up from a drastically lower number


Continued Hope for Buyers

In an encouraging sign for demoralized buyers, the latest trend, which began about six weeks ago, seems to be holding. The number of houses coming up on the market in Teaneck, Bergenfield and New Milford have continued to rise to a level not seen for almost five months. This rise is accompanied by continued easing of listing prices


Three Things You Should Know Before Buying a Home

(BPT) Have you ever wished homeownership came with a user’s manual? There’s only so much you can prepare for, whether you’re buying your starter home, forever home - or something in between. It’s all too common to face unexpected expenses, including ongoing maintenance of your property with hidden added costs. In a new


Celebrate [email protected]! Buy a Home in Your Homeland

(Courtesy of Tivuch Shelly) The State of Israel, established in 1948, is celebrating its 75th anniversary in a few days! Israel was founded as a homeland for the Jewish people and for the past 35 plus years, Shelly Levine, founder of Tivuch Shelly real estate, has been working tirelessly to build up the country and assist Anglos in


New Edison Store, My Family Appliances, Welcomes Orthodox Community

A new appliance store opened in Edison on November 1, 2022 and bills itself as a business with decades of experience serving Orthodox Jewish customers and meeting their needs with Sabbath ovens, refrigerators and other devices. How is that possible? For My Family Appliances, located in the Wick Plaza Mall on Route 1, this


Protecting Your Items – and The Earth – When Moving

(StatePoint) Moving is a big job – and it can be a wasteful one, too, considering all of the packing material required. Make moving more sustainable with these eco-friendly tips:

Space Saving:Using thinner sustainable wrapping to secure your breakables avoids the need for


Israel’s Birthday Present

Happy birthday to the state of Israel! At 75 years old, the country has thankfully been weathering the global economic downturn relatively well. Let’s address a number of issues affecting Israeli real estate and then examine some of the popular Anglo markets.


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