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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 2786
2 Garin Communities 5897
3 Online Resources for Housing 41147
4 Short Term Housing 34154
5 Points to Consider in Choosing a Community 51961
6 Getting a Mortgage In Israel vs. the US 10116
7 Rent Subsidy Offices 16664
8 Glossary of Israeli Real Estate Terms 8992
9 Rental Agreements 12698
10 Legal Aspects of Buying Property 12386
11 A 10 Step Guide to Purchasing an Apartment in Israel 11572
12 Arnona (Reduced Municipal Tax) 26791
13 Mortgage Benefits 28728
14 Ownership Structure of Homes in Israel 5974
15 A Guide to Different Types of Mortgages in Israel 10557
16 Rental Assistance 40086
17 “Hidden Costs” Involved in Home Purchases 5796
18 When Do I Really Own My Home 6914