There are a number of reasons why it is important to create a lease that is fair to both the tenants and the landlords. Like the rest of the world, Israel is in the midst of a financial crisis whose full implications are still unclear. The crisis is affecting the rental market, making it more…

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A rental contract that is good for tenants is one that leaves them with peace of mind and as much certainty as possible regarding the length of the rental. Many tenants feel that they cannot significantly affect the contents of their lease. They are afraid that trying to negotiate will cause the owner to rent…

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This article discusses two prominent types of exemptions from paying arnona (Israeli property taxes): exemptions for property that stands empty and exemptions for property that is unfit for use. The differences between these two types and the legal conditions for receiving them are explained below. The Cohen, Decker, Pex & Brosh law firm in Jerusalem…

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Is it Easy to Start a Business in Israel? Israel is a small country but one with a strong and stable economy. Starting a business in Israel, even as a foreign national, is easy in comparison to more than 190 other countries in the world, according to the Doing Business report of 2020 – Economy…

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What legal solutions exist for apartment and business tenants during the Corona epidemic? When and how can one terminate a lease or rental agreement? And why is it so important to exercise good judgment and avoid reckless steps? This article will explain the matter of terminating a rental agreement under unexpected circumstances in Israeli law.…

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It can be challenging to try and understand the cost of arnona due to the fact that there are complicated measurements and rules that go into the calculation. For those of you who do not know what arnona means, it is essentially a property tax, and more specifically, a municipal tax. This article addresses how…

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