9 episodes

Shalom and welcome to On The House, the podcast about real estate in Israel. Your host, Debbie Goldfischer, an experienced real estate consultant, and the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Buyitinisrael is joined by a diverse group of industry experts providing valuable insights and professional guidance to help you understand and navigate the market.

Stay tuned for in-depth conversations on the industry, the purchasing process, the players, and the challenges. From Gadera to Hadera, and beyond, we’ll be exploring neighborhoods, opportunities, and hot deals on the market. All this is On The House.

Whether you’re thinking about Aliyah, looking for a vacation pad or a financial investment, or buying a home as a haven, now is the time to Buyitinisrael!

Please visit www.buyitinisrael.com for more news, updates, and guidance on real estate in Israel, or email info@buyitinisrael.com to help you find your home in Israel.

On The House Buyitinisrael

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    • 5.0 • 12 Ratings

Shalom and welcome to On The House, the podcast about real estate in Israel. Your host, Debbie Goldfischer, an experienced real estate consultant, and the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Buyitinisrael is joined by a diverse group of industry experts providing valuable insights and professional guidance to help you understand and navigate the market.

Stay tuned for in-depth conversations on the industry, the purchasing process, the players, and the challenges. From Gadera to Hadera, and beyond, we’ll be exploring neighborhoods, opportunities, and hot deals on the market. All this is On The House.

Whether you’re thinking about Aliyah, looking for a vacation pad or a financial investment, or buying a home as a haven, now is the time to Buyitinisrael!

Please visit www.buyitinisrael.com for more news, updates, and guidance on real estate in Israel, or email info@buyitinisrael.com to help you find your home in Israel.

    Israel Real Estate: Selections, customization, and project management

    Israel Real Estate: Selections, customization, and project management

    This episode focuses on the post-purchase process of new construction in Israel, featuring Gabi Hammer, a project manager who specializes in assisting buyers, particularly those abroad. Gabi and Debbie delve into the intricacies of purchasing off-plan and what happens post-purchase, including selecting suppliers, making structural changes, and managing the process. Gabi shares her experience and expertise in coordinating with contractors, ensuring selections are met, and offering property management services. The conversation also touches upon the challenges and solutions for buyers living overseas, the importance of early purchases for customization, and the role of a project manager in making the process less daunting. Gabi emphasizes that buying a home in Israel can be an exciting and enjoyable experience with the right support.
    Gabi Hammer can be reached by WhatsApp at +972-508815450.

    • 34 min
    Israel Real Estate: Legal aspects of purchasing new construction

    Israel Real Estate: Legal aspects of purchasing new construction

    This episode focuses on the legal intricacies of purchasing new construction in Israel, emphasizing the importance of hiring a local real estate attorney specializing in real estate law to protect buyers' interests, especially foreign clients.  Special guest Gil Efrati is a partner at the E.S. Shimron, I. Molho, Persky & Co. law firm.  With corporate, insolvency, and real estate law expertise, Gil has a notable track record in managing legal proceedings for urban renewal projects and insolvency cases, including the Hefzibah Group.In the episode, we discuss the crucial early engagement with a lawyer, the significance of the Tofes Harshamah registration form, due diligence, securing buyer funds through Israel's voucher system and bank guarantees, and deposit refundability.   We also explore the time frame for closing a deal, the importance of involving an architect, and the final registration of ownership rights.Gil Ephrati can be reached by email at gephrati@smplaw.co.il.

    • 43 min
    Israel Real Estate: Understanding what you’re buying off-plan

    Israel Real Estate: Understanding what you’re buying off-plan

    This third episode of the second season of On The House, which focuses on buying new construction in Israel, emphasizes the importance of understanding what you are purchasing before proceeding with the legal processes and the transaction. The episode features experienced interior designer Tamar Harow, who specializes in assisting clients, particularly those from abroad, in understanding the nuances of their purchases, from evaluating apartment plans to ensuring that the property meets their expectations. Discussions include the significance of verifying unit sizes and specifications, understanding technical documents, and the importance of planning for additional costs such as air conditioning, smart home capabilities, and customizations.Tamar shares insights on working with builders, choosing the right finishes, and the cost-saving benefits of making changes early. The episode also touches on coordinating purchases and changes for clients living abroad and emphasizes the value of professional guidance through the buying process. To contact Tamar Harow or learn more about her professional services, please visit her website.

    • 52 min
    Israel Real Estate: Finding the ”best” new-build

    Israel Real Estate: Finding the ”best” new-build

    This episode of On The House features an in-depth discussion with Meir and Chanan Sand from the Sand Real Estate Group, focusing on the intricacies of buying a new home in Israel, particularly for foreign resident buyers.  They outline a comprehensive guide for potential buyers in selecting the right property, from choosing a developer to understanding the significance of the location, neighborhood, and various amenities. Additionally, the Sand brothers emphasize the negotiation process for better prices, terms, and improved tech specs. The conversation highlights the Sands' specialized approach to forming communities of overseas buyers to enhance negotiating power and secure better deals from developers.

    • 41 min
    Israel Real Estate: An Introduction to Purchasing New Construction in Israel

    Israel Real Estate: An Introduction to Purchasing New Construction in Israel

    This episode kicks off the second season of On The House with a deep dive into purchasing new construction or 'off-plan' in Israel. Special guest Ellie Gertel, a Boston-born entrepreneur and founder of the Barav Real Estate Development company, shares his journey into the real estate industry in Israel, his company's approach to development, and his insights on buying off-plan. This episode covers the role of the developer and the contractor, the benefits of new construction, payment terms, the significance of the madad (inflation index), and security measures to protect buyers. It also addresses potential risks, including developer bankruptcy or delayed projects, and offers advice on financing and choosing the right developer and contractor.The discussion touches on the broader context of increased interest in Israeli real estate from Jews worldwide amidst rising anti-Semitism globally. Gertel reflects on the emotional and historical appeal of owning property in Israel and the unique aspects of the Israeli real estate market.

    • 49 min
    Israel Real Estate: Regions and Residential Areas in Israel

    Israel Real Estate: Regions and Residential Areas in Israel

    In the fourth and final episode of our opening season, Introduction to Real Estate in Israel, we give a bird’s eye view of Israel and provide an overview of the various regions in the country, including Judea and Samaria. Our guest, Gila Specter, certified land appraiser, shares insights into the regions, discussing urban and rural residential options, the implications of buying in a town or city, as well as the complexities of buying in a Moshav or Kibbutz, and weather considerations in different parts of the country.  Finally, we address land ownership in Israel and the potential challenges that may arise when a lease expires.To contact Gila Engel, please email her at gila@yaron-spector.co.il.

    • 44 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

doctorzvi ,

Thank you Debbie!

Finally!!! A real estate agent who understands me and what I am looking for in Israel and who can explain the market clearly and succinctly! Thank you Debbie!!! BuyitinIsrael…. Here I come!! -Doctorzvi

Marcia*** ,

On the House

This podcast was so informative about the housing market in Israel. Debbie Goldfischerwas highly knowledgeable and professional and had an excellent guest. She asked the questions that every pitentional buyer. Would choose to ask. Well done!

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