Finding housing in Israel can be a daunting task. Fortunately, the Internet offers a wide variety of resources for those seeking temporary and long term rentals, homes for sale, as well as second hand furnishings. Here is a listing of some of the more popular sites.
The following is a list of English websites that focus on short and long term rentals, as well as property sales throughout Israel:
- http://www.janglo.net/: Lists housing for sale or for rent in locations throughout Israel.
- http://groups.yahoo.com/group/tanglo/: Tel Aviv group where you can post requests on many different topics.
- Diramat: Listings for apartment rentals in Jerusalem, Bet Shemesh, BneiBrak, Ashdod, Beitar, Modiin Illit. Call 02-500-0444 or 1-800-300-150. The service costs 129 NIS/month.
- http://www.buyitinisrael.com – A site with information about real estate and properties in Israel.
The following is a list of Hebrew websites that offer comprehensive listings including, but not limited to, homes for sale, apartment rentals and second hand furnishings for sale:
- Looking for an Apartment in Jerusalem (English, public group)
- Looking for an apartment in Jerusalem … (English, public group)
- Apartments/roommates in Jerusalem (English, closed group)
- Jerusalem Apartments – Buy/Sell/Rent/Trade! (English, public group)
- Apartments for Rent in Jerusalem/Rechavia/Nachlaot/Baka/Talbiya (English, public group)
- Apartments for Rent in Nachlaot Jerusalem (English, public group)
- Secret Jerusalem (English, public group)
- House Hunting in Israel (English, closed group)
- דירות מפה לאוזן בירושלים (Hebrew, closed group)
- דירות ירושלים – הקבוצה לענייני דירות ושותפים (Hebrew, closed group)
- דירות להשכרה בירושלים (Hebrew, public group)
- דירות שותפים בירושלים (Hebrew, closed group)
- דירות להשכרה ושותפים בירושלים (Hebrew, public group)
- דירות כשרות מפה לאוזן – ירושלים (Hebrew, public group, religious)
- דירות כשרות מפה לאוזן ירושלים (Hebrew, closed group, religious)
- דירות מפה לאוזן לדתיים בירושלים (Hebrew, closed group, religious)
The following articles cover a range of topics including building a home, buying homes and properties from a building contractor, learning about new communities, descriptions of various areas in Israel, etc.
- For a free meeting with a mortgage consultant at www.ribit4u.co.il, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- http://www.lawadv.com: Free legal advice in English and Portuguese for new Olim.
- Wooden Homes in Israel outlines the benefits of building a home in Israel that is made of wood, rather than the Israeli standard of reinforced-concrete/block homes.
- For information on the legalities of buying or leasing a home in Israel, please see http://lawadv.com/real-estate-memorandum-2014/
- Citip.co.il, for renters to find out the truth about the landlords and buildings for the place they’re about to rent.
- Or Movement (primarily regarding the Negev and Galil) – https://ormovement.org/http://eng.or1.org.il/HTMLs/Home.aspx
- Interactive map of Moshavim – http://www.tmoshavim.org.il/content/?did=6
- Guide for renting in Tel Aviv – http://housingcentertlv.wix.com/livingintelavivyafo#