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Buying & Renting a Home

Adjusting to a new home and community is a critical part of successful acclimation and integration in Israel. The resources below provide guidance about renting a home and property purchase as well as Aliyah benefits, which include mortgages, tax breaks and rental assistance.
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1 Living on a Kibbutz 2760
2 Garin Communities 5885
3 Online Resources for Housing 40921
4 Short Term Housing 33980
5 Points to Consider in Choosing a Community 51854
6 Getting a Mortgage In Israel vs. the US 10065
7 Rent Subsidy Offices 16570
8 Glossary of Israeli Real Estate Terms 8962
9 Rental Agreements 12638
10 Legal Aspects of Buying Property 12334
11 A 10 Step Guide to Purchasing an Apartment in Israel 11514
12 Arnona (Reduced Municipal Tax) 26658
13 Mortgage Benefits 28576
14 Ownership Structure of Homes in Israel 5962
15 A Guide to Different Types of Mortgages in Israel 10511
16 Rental Assistance 39897
17 “Hidden Costs” Involved in Home Purchases 5782
18 When Do I Really Own My Home 6902