Wednesday, August 05, 2020

Real Estate

Lessons in Lending

I am plagued, no pun intended, as I sit here deliberating about what I should be writing about for my article this week. I have repeated too many times to count, about the myriad of stimulus from the United States Government that is being made available to individuals and businesses who are in need. I am winded from talking to so many


The Banana King

I recently gave a lecture titled, “The Streets of Jerusalem,” and mentioned that many streets in Kiryat Menachem and Kiryat Hayovel are named after Central American countries—such as Guatemala, Colombia, Mexico, Nicaragua and Panama. These countries voted in favor of the United Nations Partition Plan on November 29, 1947,


Free Mortgage Payments For All?!

As the COVID-19 Coronavirus continues to wreak havoc on the lives of everyone throughout the globe, in the mortgage world it feels like new challenges and threats continue to grow by the day. That said, I am certainly not equating the immeasurable damage being done as a result of the virus, and we continue to pray wholeheartedly


Corona and Real Estate

Capitol Real Estate Sitting here in Jerusalem on a Friday morning I have so many unanswered questions and know that so many questions will never be answered.

How did all this coronavirus infection really start? How is it that Israel still does not have an emergency government? What support will the


Turn Your Backyard Into a Safe Space for Healthy Play

(BPT) As Americans across the country retreat to their homes to help slow the spread of COVID-19, many are rediscovering the value of their yards as places to take in fresh air, engage their children in outdoor games and enjoy physical activity in a safe environment.

Three Tips for Safe,

Spring Cleaning for Spring Allergies: Six Steps From the Experts

(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.


Your Home Is Your Castle?

As life takes many turns, sometimes a saying that you are proud to share backfires. As a realtor, I always encouraged my clients to embrace the concept that “Your Home is Your Castle.” This has now come back to haunt me. During these harrowing days of isolation in the shelter of our homes, our houses have gone beyond castle


Top Ways to Lighten Up Your Home Workspace

(StatePoint) Many people have found themselves working from home. Whether setting up shop at the kitchen table or creating a complete home office, here are simple hacks to make your new work environment comfortable and productive.

“No matter which room becomes your workspace, proper lighting


Decorating With Table Lamps

(StatePoint) Many people underestimate the power of lighting to set the mood and introduce different design elements into their home’s interiors. As a result, they often make the mistake of relying solely only overhead fixtures to light their homes.

To get that cozy, homey feel, be sure to


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